August 2015 Blog Archives

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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Spot on: Advanced Insurance Solutions’ new TV commercial

It was somehow fitting that the 30-second TV commercial we developed for client Advanced Insurance Solutions had one of its earliest airings during the Little League World Series. After all, I first got to know Chris Painter, co-owner of AIS,

Getting right with Rochester: Part Two

Read Part One here After much handwringing over the matter of the University of Rochester’s name, then-President Dennis O’Brien announced in April 1986 that it would stick. “We are U of R,” I remember hearing him say as I listened

Getting right with Rochester: Part One

Rochester, N.Y., and I parted ways nearly 30 years ago, and not on good terms. In a rented brown Chevy Citation, dorm-mate Phil and I offered a salty salute as we passed the University of Rochester campus on our way