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Madboy: Beyond Mad Men: Tales from the Mad, Mad World of Advertising by Richard Kirshenbaum

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CHAPTER 16WHEN YOU HAVE A GREAT IDEA—BOTTLE IT!

WHEN ADMEN SELL THEIR AGENCIES, it does not mean they don’t stay in the business, as in my case I’ve stayed on as chairman of Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners. When Donny Deutsch transformed himself from adman to TV host, I questioned my own entertainment aspirations and came back empty-handed. Being a TV celebrity was really not my goal, although I was asked by Plum TV founder Tom Scott to host a fun interview show for the channel called Creative Lunch. For a season, I interviewed interesting creative people such as Cynthia Rowley, Morgan Spurlock, and Mort Zuckerman over real meals (again the food!). Donny had me on his show, The Big Idea, a few times, which was both fun and flattering. But ...

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