The AdPulp Interview: Steffan Postaer

Steffan Postaer is one of Chicago’s best known ad men. After a storied career at Leo Burnett–where he helped create the legendary “Curiously Strong” print and outdoor campaign for Altoids–Postaer decorates his resume (and maybe his office) with the MPA Kelly Award for best print campaign in North America, Best of Show at the Addys, […]

The AdPulp Interview: John January

John January, Senior Vice President and Executive Creative Director at Sullivan Higdon & Sink in Kansas City is one of the good guys. Why else would the American Advertising Federation’s Kansas City branch name him Kansas City Advertising Professional of the Year? I suppose it might have something to do with commitment to craft, a […]

The AdPulp Interview: Chris Maley

Chris Maley is a friend, a former colleague and a fellow copywriter making his own way in the world. He’s also a great guy to have beers with or go to a game with, because Chris is good company and he’s one funny dude. He’s got that mischievous Irish gene, as well, which is one […]

The AdPulp Interview: Tom Asacker

The AdPulp Interview is one of my favorite features on the site. I get to ask smart people about important topics of the day in our industry and learn from them in the process. With that in mind, I’m excited to offer you the following interview with Tom Asacker. Tom’s one of the good guys […]

The AdPulp Interview: Luke Sullivan

Luke Sullivan, Copywriter. I somehow can’t imagine his name without the professional designation, given how synonymous the two are. Of course, Sullivan’s more than a Copywriter today. He’s also Senior VP/Managing Group Creative Director at GSD&M in Austin and the author Hey Whipple Squeeze This, one of the more instructive “how-to” books available on the […]

The AdPulp Interview: Tracy Wong, John Schofield and Mark Watson

SEATTLE–It’s a sunny, brisk day. I walk from the Westin toward the touristy Pike Place blocks and keep going down to Western where

The AdPulp Interview: Doug Lowell

Doug Lowell of ID Branding was one of the first people to see my fledgling book back in the spring of 1995, when he was an ACD at AKA Advertising and Saas. He was also one of a handful of people in the business that made an impression on my developing ad mind. So I […]

The AdPulp Interview: Vinny Warren

Vinny Warren, a founder and partner of The Escape Pod, is the man. When he was at DDB/Chicago he helped bring urban slang to the mouths of millions via Bud Light’s now world famous “Whazzup” campaign. At his own agency he’s pulling some equally funny (and effective) “Penny Pranks” for OfficeMax. He’s also been a […]