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Edward Flynn
Works at Better Wear A Hat Creative Services
Lives in Portland, OR
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Nothing says "disingenuous" like using race relations as a marketing tool to sell overpriced bean juice.

They would be better served if they devoted a percentage of each sale to a cause which helps to mend the race problems in this country.

#starbucksFail   #racerelations  
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Here's a video I made to help promote the Friends of Tryon Creek and the importance of children having a connection with nature.

#tryoncreekpark   #friendsoftryoncreek   #trilliumGala   #portlandoregon   #lakeoswego   #oregon   #oregonparks   #nature   #ecology   #childhoodmemories   #childreninnature  
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The Friends of Tryon Creek are having their annual gala benefit on March 14th. Help keep Tryon Creek Park well maintained and beautiful, come to the Gala.

#TryonCreekPark   #FriendsofTryonCreek   #oregonStateParks   #portlandoregon   #urbanparks   #urbanhabitat   #preservation   #conservation   #ecology   #portlandParks   #benefit   #fundraiser  
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I'll be starting up a new political satire cartoon later this month. Here's a tease.

#satire   #politicalsatire   #kochbrothers   #lapdogs   #plutocratpawns  
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...And here's how not to turnaround a company that's had its branding completely screwed by ten years of bad management.

Bob Hoffman had a petty good tear down of this as well: http://adcontrarian.blogspot.com/2015/01/mcdonalds-jargon-fest.html

#jargonfest   #blathering   #mcdonalds  
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Anyone see this? 

http://gawker.com/elegy-for-a-bad-mcdonalds-ceo-1682548827

I wonder where that means to Ms. Wahl's grand plans?
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RIP Joe Franklin. Best late night host ever...to fall asleep to.

The following was inspired from when I actually did meet Joe. It was at his restaurant on 9th ave. When I walked over to him to thank him for all his years in entertainment, he was chewing down a plateful of ribs. Boy did he loved ribs.

https://flic.kr/p/9t3fQJ

#joefranklin   #latenighttv   #talkshowhost  
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I've been working on a series of videos to help promote Tryon Creek Park here in Portland. The Park does a great job at helping children becoming connected with nature. Here's a short 30 second promo I made that I thought you all might enjoy.

#tryoncreekpark   #naturelovers   #childreninnature   #childhooddevelopment   #ecology   #conservationism   #portlandOregon   #oregonParks   #ThefriendsofTryonCreek  
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My dear friend Catherine passed away last week. Unfortunately, the breast cancer she had been battling spread to her brain, lungs and liver. 

Catherine was great artist. Another friend told me Catherine had used the Sketchbook Project to deal with her breast cancer fight.

Here is that sketchbook. 

#sketchbookproject   #cancerawareness   #memorial  
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Sorry to hear about your friend ❤️ what a great artist. How lovely of you to share her work in memory!
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Little Sydney wakes from a nap.

#gh4   #portlandoregon   #cutebabyphoto  
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I know I have a tendency to tear apart plenty of ad campaigns, but this one is my vote for "excellent PSA"! London FCB Inferno (?) did  a bang up job with this. Far better than the Playtex "Like a Girl" campaign that will playing on the Super Bowl.

...oops. I guess I can't escape slamming someone! 

http://www.fastcocreate.com/3040869/this-girl-can-campaign-features-the-fitness-triumphs-of-real-women-of-different-ages-sizes
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Unfortunately, my pal Boy has reach the end of his earthly coil. I'll miss his company while I toil away all day.

https://vimeo.com/54256338

#bestcatever   #petfriends  
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Our other cat was a Black cat and she was the smartest little bag of tricks I've ever known.

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KFC apparently uses the Philippines as it's "test kitchen?" I'm really surprised this wasn't launched in Kansas or Texas.

#junkfoodporn   #adnightmare  
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Brand Imagery Specialist, Graphic Designer, Web designer, Videographer, Video Marketer
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Video Production, Digtal Imaging, Graphic/Web Design and development, Video Marketing.
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  • Better Wear A Hat Creative Services
    Brand Imagery Specialist, Graphic Designer, Web designer, Video Marketer, present
  • FCB, BBDO, ER Flynn Productions
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Creative Services That Enhance Communications
Introduction
Digital Artist, Graphic Designer, Videographer

I create imagery, design and web experiences that enhance the communication efforts of ad agencies and small to mid-size businesses.
 Specializing in Marketing, Advertising, Image Retouching for Print and Web, Graphic Design, Webmastering, and Video Production. Clients: BBDO (GE, Gillette, FedEx,Bank ofr America, Armstrong), Oxford Commnications, Lifesize Entertainment, Uniworld, RandDPC, J.A. Hand Construction
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Recently helped a client acquire 200K in new business.
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Portland, OR
Previously
Buffalo, NYC-New Jersey
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Yesterday's post about the need to rid our industry of the people who are destroying it -- Martin Sorrell and his ilk -- generated an extrao

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A very typical -- and typically muddle-headed -- piece called John Hegarty's Missing the Big Picture By Saying TV Ads Stink appeared last we

The treatment was fine, but the cost is a complete ripoff. They triple and double bill for services that would be easily affordable at clinics like Zoomcare. Steer clear of this facility and Providence Medical Group in general. Total for profit price gouging with little regard to patient affordability. I'll give you a short example of how badly they jack up prices: I had to get stitches at the ER for a cut. They charged me $284 for tetnus shot. The same kind of shot that costs them $15 (in bulk) and which I could have received at Walgreens for $30. Is it any wonder that the US healthcare system is so bad with prices abuses like this happening?
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Dave helped me sell my family home in BIg Flats while I was living here in Oregon. The man is exemplary and very trust worthy. This sale posed some tricky problems, but Dave's knowledge about the matter resolved them smoothly and with a minimum of cost. Definitely one of the best lawyers to in the area. You'd be wise to use his services.
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Been taking my car here since moving to Portland and they do excellent work at a reasonable price.
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