Saturday, December 6, 2008
I don't have anything to say about advertising today, so I thought I toss into Ad Aged some words from one of my favorite all-time writers: Ring Lardner. You can find a lot of Lardner's work online but for now, here are two quotations.
"Mother set facing the front of the train, as it makes her giddy to ride backwards. I set facing her, which does not affect me." From a short story called, "The Golden Honeymoon."
And, perhaps the greatest line in all of American literature from a Lardner story called "The Young Immigrants": "Shut up he explained."
Posted by george tannenbaum at 9:00 AM