The Affliction We All Suffer From
Are you one of those rare people who gets tired and/or bored of advertisements? In this episode, Abe and Ryan tackle the obscure condition known as “ad fatigue.” They’ll discuss what scientists wore in the 70’s, share the ads they find boring at the moment, and experience the horrors of “banner blindness.” Notable quotes: “They look like a squashed jelly bean/potato.” “I’m selling a sandwich, and I am serious!”
Our Version of the Odd Couple
Often described as having “a perfectly adequate voice” and “very dark hair,” Ryan Croker is a Senior Copywriter at Saxton Horne and co-host of “Why’d I Buy That?” Ryan Honed his banter skills as part of Brigham Young University’s famed sketch comedy group Divine Comedy. At the same time, he earned an MFA in Creative Writing, teaching persuasive writing to college freshmen, a compliment to his BA in History. Ryan has worked in the advertising industry for 8 years, at Saxton Horne for 4 of them. In his off time, he works on writing fiction and playing video games with his children.
Nicknamed “Mudflap,” this mild-mannered video producer of no fixed hairstyle is grate with cheese and has never once been mistaken as even a lesser Baldwin brother. DJ, blacksmith, ornithologist and amateur UN delegate. Spent college summers working with basketballs for farmers. Has only ever googled his name. Interned briefly in the pogo stick aftermarket. Won an injunction against medium tobacco and big tortilla. Sagittarius. Hopscotch references upon request.