Arturo NY
Subscriber since: October 2006
Location: KATONAH, NY
About Me
I am the erstwhile president of two now defunct advertising agencies, and an advertising writer by trade - now a writer/marketing consultant. Some of my favorite things: Motorcycle touring, Franklin automobiles, antique and vintage cars, movies, and lots of et cetera. Nicest guys I've worked for: The Steinways - John and Henry. Smartest guy I've worked for: John Phelan, Chmn NYSE. Most challenging client: The New Yorker magazine. Most interesting client: IBM. Most rewarding client: QPB and Book of the Month Club. Most fun: Killington skl area. Favorite bike: BMW R1200RT. Favorite riding: Utah, Idaho, California. Favorite wife: Mimi. Favorite kids: Nicholas, Elizabeth, Abigail. And so on and so forth
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Favorite Word:

I love the way it rolls of the tongue. Other words that roll off the tongue well : Allagash (river), Kittanning (town in PA) Skowhegan (canoe) Columbiana (town in OH) etc. etc.

Favorite Quote:

"...what we obtain too cheaply we esteem too lightly. Tis dearness that gives everything its value..."
- Tom Paine, in The Crisis

Favorite Topics:


Dubiously Distinguished



Business writing:


The Lingo of Film Noir
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To Bee or Not to Bee?

How to write:

How to Reduce Writing Shame


Marketing copy:

Dubiously Distinguished

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