Outlive Yourself

In the world of advertising, the opportunities to do great work that does great good are often few and far between. (Excepting cause agencies, of course. Or hopefully.) Pro bono work, which often offers the promise of creative freedom wrapped in noble purpose, too...

Standing Up for the Little Big Man

On October 18, 2008, a group of extraordinary people will gather at Arrowhead Stadium – home of the Kansas City Chiefs – for the 13th Annual Buddy Walk. For those who don’t know, the Buddy Walk seeks to raise awareness of Down syndrome, as well as funds for...

The Karaoke Marathon is On

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago in this post, former ad jockey and all-around stand-up guy PK Gillock is attempting to break the Guinness record for karaoke singing. He’s doing this for charity and not merely to be a nasty fellow. Since his charity earns money...

Former Ad Guy Saves World with Karaoke

Almost.Patrick Kirk (PK) Gillock is not the seventh son of the seventh son of the seventh son of the seventh son of the fabled art director who first put a client’s logo in the lower right-hand corner of the spread (only to be told by the client to move it back...

Happy Birthday, America

I could easily and extemporaneously rattle off a list six-feet long in 10-point courier about why America is still the best place to call home. But instead, I’ll just say it’s because of people like Kaziah Hancock. If you can watch this without smiling,...