Friday, June 05, 2020

15036: Memorandum Addendum.

AgencySpy posted on even more memorandum and dummies from holding companies responding to the race-rooted issues that have ignited outrage, grief and protests around the world. Hey, where was this humanitarian concern during Black History Month?

Thursday, June 04, 2020

15035: Mo Memos, Mo Hypocrisy, Mo Bullshit.

AgencySpy posted on more memorandum and dummies from holding companies expressing shock and outrage over the race-rooted events rocking the country. IPG Chairman and CEO Michael Roth is furiously churning out memos—and Omnicom Pioneer of Diversity John Wren is accelerating the memo momentum. Plus, WPP CEO Mark Read is joining the memo mob. Of course, no one is publishing a memo featuring hard numbers for diversity in their own offices—as the reality would warrant a meme.

Wednesday, June 03, 2020

15034: ADCOLOR® Zooms Forward…

Adweek reported ADCOLOR® has canceled its annual shindig and plans to hold a virtual confab later in the year. Hey, now all the hypocritical corporate supporters can make their tax-deductible donations without having to actually—literally or figuratively—show up.

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

15033: Industry Voices Tweet In Style On Racism.

Adweek spotlighted industry opinions regarding the responses—or lack of responses—from White advertising agencies to the racism-rooted events roiling the nation. Derek Walker tweeted his perspectives in his spirited style. Meanwhile, Cindy Gallop jumped on the bandwagon in her opportunistic style—hey, where was her bravado back in the day when she actually had hiring authority? Cue chirping crickets.

Monday, June 01, 2020

15032: Mo Money, Mo Solutions.

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15031: Xerox Hyping White Warrants Redesigning And Reprinting Strategy Brief.

Um, during this current moment of racial protest and turmoil, why the hell are Xerox and Jeff Goodby gushing over the wonders of White?

Sunday, May 31, 2020

15030: Popeyes Got A Brand New Bag…

Adweek reported Popeyes refreshed its brand and colors. The coloreds, er, colors don’t appear to include Annie the Chicken Queen.

Friday, May 29, 2020

15029: No Fandom For Memorandums From Random Dummies.

AgencySpy posted about IPG memos expressing shock and outrage over systemic racism and hate. Okay, but the best way these hypocrites can effectively address systemic racism and hate is to finally end institutionalized exclusivity and pseudo unconscious bias in their own currently empty hallways. Guess these clowns missed the memo.