Marketing has long prided itself on the looks, charm and
considerable sexual prowess of its readership. Mix’s first glance at the
picture (right) seemed to confirm what we had long suspected - that Bill
Clinton, leader of the world’s last superpower, is a subscriber!
While this is a man who is fully clued up when it comes to personal
service and one-to-one communication, his brand image has been slightly
Sadly, however, it turns out that the chap above is Tim Waters, Bill
Clinton lookalike. He hit London recently to film a cinema ad for
Gremlin Interactive’s Nintendo 64 game Body Harvest.
In the game, ’Clinton’ warns of the imminent arrival of an alien
As the speech concludes, a girl’s hand is seen rising from behind the
It’s always good to hear of an agency which maintains a healthy
disrespect for its clients. Cue marketing consultancy Manifesto, which
was recently challenged to a ’friendly’ football match by client Yellow
Manifesto secured a resounding 3-1 win with two goals scored in the
second half. Indeed, such was the agency’s enthusiasm - or should that
be competitiveness - that it fielded 12 of its 15-strong squad for the
first ten minutes of the game.