"I view [the Kardashian situation] like people viewed the plague in the Middle Age. I just want to survive it."
That's Jerry Della Famina talking about the prospect of Kardashian family members vacationing in the Hamptons this summer. Which is pretty funny coming from the guy once known as the "Madman of Madison Avenue."
Creativity is like washing a pig. It's messy. It has no rules. No clear beginning, middle or end. It's kind of a pain in the ass, and when you're done, you're not sure if the pig is really clean or even why you were washing a pig in the first place. — Luke Sullivan
If you're in advertising (or want to be) and you haven't yet read Luke Sullivan's Hey Whipple, Squeeze This!, you absolutely should.
You will be happier and more successful when you adopt this philosophy. Trust me, young 'uns. Don't let the fact that Robert Downey Jr. was a drug addict for most of his adult life dissuade you. In this case, he's absolutely right.