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Dec 10, 2019

Toygar Bazarkaya, global chief creative officer at Optimist, talks about hitchhiking across Europe in the ‘80s and ‘90s, thumbing rides from his home in Stuttgart, Germany to art museums around Europe. He also also talks about growing up the child of Turkish immigrants in Germany, the excitement of finally owning...


Dec 3, 2019

Terri Meyer is co-founder and co-CEO of Terri & Sandy, the agency she runs with her best friend Sandy Greenberg. She talks about how she gets away from the pressures of agency management to recharge, as well as the dystopian allure of “The Handmaid’s Tale,” the bright nostalgia of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”...


Nov 26, 2019

In this classic episode of Ad Block, Goodby Silverstein & Partners founder Jeff Goodby talks about his tequila importing business—a small-batch, high-end liquor aged for 5 years in three kinds of barrels. “It makes you do your other job better to have things on the side, whether it’s fishing or painting or...


Nov 19, 2019

Michael Fanuele, president of MDC media agency Assembly, talks about competing in formal debate in high school and college, including against future Texas Senator Ted Cruz. He also weighs in on the best Italian comfort food, why the data says country music is better than rock ‘n’ roll and handicaps the persuasive...


Nov 12, 2019