Faulty Premise Du Jour: Stamps Are For Writers, Inventors, Statesmen And Such

According to Ad Age, Chinese officials are embracing capitalism at alarming rates.
If you need evidence for this, here it is: China’s postal service has issued a stamp featuring Bartle Bogle Hegarty’s managing director in Shanghai, Christine Ng.
Ng, of course, is in the business of selling things. Not that writers, inventors and statesmen are that different–we all have something to sell when you get right down to it.



About David Burn

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. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.