Adventures in Advertising

Rudy Perz
Rudy Perz

In 1965 I saw a commercial that would change my life. I think I was watching The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, and when it was ...

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Honorary Joseph Mantegna Boulevard
Honorary Joseph Mantegna Boulevard

I drove past Morton East High School a couple of weeks ago, and I noticed one of my classmates had a street named after him. ...

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My Inner Voice
My Inner Voice

I’ve helped many actors begin careers in voice-over. When I was in college, I took a course called Oral Interpretation, taught by Professor William Dahlman. ...

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Spring Forward
Spring Forward

I always looked forward to spring training for baseball. Ernie Banks came up with a prediction that the Cubs would have a better team each ...

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SUPER BOWL XLIX
SUPER BOWL XLIX

I was not looking forward to Super Bowl XLIX because I didn’t like the match-up. I’m not a diehard fan of the Seattle Sea Hawks ...

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PIE GIRLS
PIE GIRLS

At last, a novel about advertising from the stay-at-home spouse's point of view! Pie Girls isn't Mad Men. It is a romantic comedy written by ...

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Mr. Cub
Mr. Cub

My wife and I went to a movie Friday night, and when we came home and turned on the television, we learned that Ernie Banks ...

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The Sugar Bowl
The Sugar Bowl

As I sat and watched the 2015 Sugar Bowl, I was looking forward to a great football game between Alabama’s Crimson Tide and the Ohio ...

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