Karoshi is the Japanese word for “death by overwork.” Sadly, the term has currency today, inside and outside of the ad world.
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.