Ah, you've got to love one thing about the ad business. As self-centered and as egotistical as many in it can be (hey, I know, I worked in it), it's also refreshingly awesome to witness just how much
those in the business like to make fun of themselves.
It seems like every award show promo and witty little agency puff piece wallows in the schadenfreude of skewering every element
of the ad world. Just last week, we were revisited
by "Who Said It? Kanye West
or Your Creative Director." Now we've got the Creative Director Douchbag Detector Device
, a "state-of-the-art-futuristic-hi-tek-gismo
that will calculate the potential DBAG risk of that overly paid Creative Leader."
Here's how to use the device: "Adjust the dials and toggle the knobs to the exact specifications you are
looking for in said Creative Leader and….Beep! Boop! Beep! DING! You will know with 99.997% accuracy whether the Creative Leader you want to hire has real potential… to be a complete
I'm sure they meant to say something far more derogatory than "dill weed."