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He was a former advertising executive who became one of television's top producers, bringing powerhouse shows such as "Dallas," "Knots Landing" and "The Waltons" into American homes in the 1970s and '80s. Lee Rich, co-founder and former president of...
All The RageTo mark Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee, Pantone and ad agency Leo Burnett's London office have created a color guide that matches Pantone's color numbers to some of the British monarch's most memorable monochromatic moments -- like the royal...
John Hughes, the influential writer-director who captured the humor and angst of the teen experience, 1980s style, in hit movies such as "Sixteen Candles," "The Breakfast Club" and "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," died Thursday. He was 59. Hughes, who...
Jacket Copy10 Mad Men books to tide you over during the hiatus that goes until 2111. I mean 2012....
Times Staff WriterHarley Bates is steaming. He pushes past the off-duty cop standing in front of his ranch and charges the reporter and photographer. "Get the hell off my land!" he says. "Sir, I'm a reporter " "You're scaring people taking their pictures as they drive...
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When Dave Linne graduated from Naperville Central High School he couldn't wait to leave the western suburbs. But years later looking back at his career writing ads for McDonald's, Kraft, Disney, Pepsi, Nintendo, Hallmark and more, he realized the impact...
Elizabeth Redmond, a longtime librarian and researcher at Leo Burnett, could always be counted on to come up with information when it was needed. John Kinsella, a former CEO of the Chicago advertising agency, recalled talking to a client who was at a...
Luminaries from Chicago's television, advertising and filmmaking communities filled the ballroom at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel for the 49th Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards gala April 23. More than 300 people were on hand as...
Thomas Dyja looked at me with abject horror, then humor, then, as his face crumbled in defeat, resignation. A face that said, "See? This is why I wrote a 412-page cultural history of Chicago at midcentury that — as much as it pulls together...
They're back: Construction cranes. In downtown Chicago. Lots of them, a visible sign of the more than 2,600 luxury rental units that will be added to the apartment market this year. About every downtown neighborhood has a project in the works or in...
Tribune staff reporterSept. 21 is an important date at Jellyvision Lab. For starters, it's Chief Executive Amanda Lannert's birthday. It also happens to be Mustache Day, an annual tradition at the Chicago-based technology company. Employees who are able to grow facial hair...
Tribune staff reporterOn a warm September day in Chicago, Rishad Tobaccowala counseled a roomful of Leo Burnett executives on how to sell high-tech gadgets -- told in terms of hot dogs. Tobaccowala, who has spent 30 years at Leo Burnett and affiliated agencies,...
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