Tall Tales From Miami’s Advertising Legends

Sam Crispin, Chuck Porter and Alex Bogusky got together in a room in Miami today. For students of the business, this is great source material.

At 18:00 minutes in, Porter recalls how all the account people at the agency used to hate Alex and “wish he was dead.” Classic. The news of which leads Bogusky to smile slyly and remind Porter how he solved that problem. By promoting him. Classic.

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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.