Airport Insecurity

Okay, I’ll make this ad-related in a minute…
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…but how insane is it that airport security wouldn’t let Troy Smith bring his Heisman Trophy on the plane????
Now, here’s my question for all you award-show winners: Has anyone had trouble carrying a One Show Pencil on the plane? Or a Cannes Lion?
What about your oversized portfolio cases or unusual photography equipment? Do you get any extra scrutiny? Has anyone from the TSA rummaged through your book looking for liquids and said, “Oh, Ogilvy did that 20 years ago”?
See, I told you there was an ad-related connection. I know I ship all *my* Lion stautettes home.

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About Dan Goldgeier

Blogging on AdPulp since 2005, Dan Goldgeier is a Seattle-based freelance copywriter with experience at advertising agencies across the U.S. He is a graduate of the Creative Circus ad school, and currently teaches at Seattle's School of Visual Concepts. In addition, he is a regular columnist for TalentZoo.com. Dan published the best of his TalentZoo.com columns in a book entitled View From The Cheap Seats: A Broader Look at Advertising, Marketing, Branding, Global Politics, Office Politics, Sexual Politics, and Getting Drunk During a Job Interview. Look for it on Amazon in paperback and e-book editions.