Now Hiring: Entrepreneurial Idea Movers

Ad Age executive editor, Jonah Bloom, recently had breakfast with former Ogilvy President Rick Boyko.

I voiced my anti-ad-school prejudices, a slightly risky proposition given that Boyko now runs such an institution, the VCU Adcenter.
My slightly nervous salvo went something like:

About David Burn

Co-founder and editor of AdPulp. I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. I worked for seven agencies in five states before launching my own practice in 2009. Today, I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.


  1. Down at the bottom of the article is the revealing part:


  2. The more things change the more they stay the same. If you’re an aspitiring creative and you have big ideas, then they need to show up in your book.