Copywriting
Copywriting is writing copy for the purpose of advertising or marketing. The copy is meant to persuade someone to buy a product, or influence their beliefs.Copywriters (known as continuity writers in ...
The In-House Writer
The In-House Writer is a Los Angeles-based copywriting service that specializes in creating publicity, marketing and corporate communications materials. Established in 2004, the company has provided w...
Jun Maki
Jun Maki (眞木 準, Maki Jun, October 20, 1948 in Aichi Prefecture - June 22, 2009) was a Japanese copywriter. A 1971 graduate of Keio University, he formerly worked for Hakuhodo, Japan's second l...
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Stan Freberg
Stan Freberg (born Stanley Friberg; August 7, 1926) is an American author, recording artist, animation voice actor, comedian, radio personality, puppeteer and advertising creative director, whose care...
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Shigesato Itoi
Shigesato Itoi (糸井 重里, Itoi Shigesato, born November 10, 1948) is a Japanese copywriter, essayist, lyricist, game designer, and actor. Itoi is the editor-in-chief of his website “Hobo Nikkan I...
Kenny Everett
Maurice James Christopher Cole (25 December 1944 – 4 April 1995), known professionally as Kenny Everett, was a British comedian, radio DJ and television entertainer. Everett is best known for his care...
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Salman Rushdie
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (/sælˈmɑːn ˈrʊʃdi/; Kashmiri: अहमद सलमान रुशदी , احمد سلمان رشدی ; born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children (198...
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John Singleton (Australian entrepreneur)
John Desmond Singleton AM (born 9 November 1941) is an Australian entrepreneur. He built his success and wealth in the advertising business in Australia in the 1970s and 1980s. He now has diverse inv...
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Cat Stevens' comments about Salman Rushdie
Following Ayatollah Khomeini's 14 February 1989 death fatwa against author Salman Rushdie, Yusuf Islam, previously known as Cat Stevens, made statements that were interpreted as endorsing the killing ...
Julian Koenig
Julian Norman Koenig (/ˈkeɪnɪɡ/; April 22, 1921 – June 12, 2014) was an award winning copywriter and widely considered one of the greatest in the history of advertising. He was inducted into The One C...
Terry Gilliam
Terence Vance "Terry" Gilliam (/ˈɡɪliəm/; born 22 November 1940) is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor and member of the Monty Python comedy troupe.Gilliam has direc...
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Frederik Pohl
Frederik George Pohl, Jr. (/ˈpoʊl/; November 26, 1919 – September 2, 2013) was an American science fiction writer, editor and fan, with a career spanning more than seventy-five years—from his fir...
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Russell Hoban
Russell Conwell Hoban (February 4, 1925 – December 13, 2011) was an American expatriate writer. His works span many genres, including fantasy, science fiction, mainstream fiction, magical realis...
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Sherwood Anderson
Sherwood Anderson (September 13, 1876 – March 8, 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Self-educated, he rose to become a successful cop...
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John Emory Powers
John E. Powers (1837–1919) was a highly influential American copywriter. The world's first full-time copywriter, he worked for the department stores Lord & Taylor and Wanamaker's before becoming a...
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Bryce Courtenay
Bryce Courtenay, AM (14 August 1933 – 22 November 2012) was a South African novelist who also held Australian citizenship. He is one of Australia's best-selling authors, notable for his...
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Mark Fitzloff
Mark Fitzloff (born February 3, 1971 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American advertising creative director. He is most known for his work at Wieden+Kennedy on Nike and Coca-Cola, and for reviving Proc...
Chan Mou
Chan Mou (陳某) is a comic artist. His first comic ever self-written and self-produced Unhuman (《不是人》), based on the Three Kingdoms period and released in 1996, had won him numerous awards and recogniti...
Augusten Burroughs
Augusten Xon Burroughs (born October 23, 1965 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American writer known for his New York Times bestselling memoir Running with Scissors (2002).
Burroughs was born Ch...
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The East is Blue
The East is Blue is an essay by Salman Rushdie about the subversive potential of pornography in Asia and the Muslim world. It was published in 2004 in Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' book XXX: 30 Porn Sta...
David Ogilvy (businessman)
David Mackenzie Ogilvy (/ˈoʊɡəlviː/; 23 June 1911 – 21 July 1999), CBE, was an advertising executive who was widely hailed as "The Father of Advertising". In 1962, Time called him "the most sought-aft...
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Richard N. Hughes
Richard Norman Hughes (born March 1, 1927, Michigan – died October 9, 2004, Durham, North Carolina) was an American television executive and television station editorialist.
Hughes began his caree...
Joseph Heller
Joseph Heller (May 1, 1923 – December 12, 1999) was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright. The title of one of his works, Catch-22, entered the English lexicon to refer to...
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