From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Black Monday

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Jerry Della Femina entitled his 1971 satiric look at the advertising industry "From Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor".  The title came from an adman's tongue-in-cheek idea for a new campaign during a brainstorming session on behalf of the client, Panasonic.  Della Femina obviously knew that the idea of such an advertising campaign was funny because it was an outrageous parody of something characteristic of the industry.  Certainly, the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 is a kind of Read more [...]