DIARY: HOTCAKES

Carlton Media Sales supremo Martin Bowley recently treated delegates at a marketing conference to an example of his wit - at the expense of MindShare’s Simon Rees. The pair were taking questions from the floor when they were asked to predict the future media applications of mobile phones.

Carlton Media Sales supremo Martin Bowley recently treated

delegates at a marketing conference to an example of his wit - at the

expense of MindShare’s Simon Rees. The pair were taking questions from

the floor when they were asked to predict the future media applications

of mobile phones.



In response, Bowley took out his phone and said: ’It’s amazing what they

can do these days. Mine is voice-activated.’ He then said ’wanker’ into

the phone. ’That goes through to my finance director,’ he explained.

Then he added: ’And if I say ’arsehole’, it goes through to Simon

Rees.’



As a flabbergasted Rees was sitting next to him, Bowley didn’t need the

latter function at that particular moment.





Capital Advertising’s Christmas bash nearly caused a riot in central

London. The theme of the party, thrown at Home, was ’making our clients

famous’ - and sales staff obligingly dressed up as celebrities for the

night. There were also a few professional lookalikes, who provided

impressive impersonations of Elton John, Denise Van Outen and Michael

Caine.



But the stars of the show were the fake Posh and Becks. The couple who

played them are also an item, and their loving embraces at the club’s

first floor window drove onlookers wild. There was a frenzied attack on

Home as fans tried to force their way in. But Capital’s staff continued

to bop away to a live performance by Texas, oblivious to the havoc

outside.





Hotcakes has always regarded John Brown as a man of some taste, so it

was extremely surprising to see him cuddling up to a fat slag at a

recent party.



The bash was held to celebrate Viz’s 20th birthday and the enormous lady

in question was an inanimate version of one of the comic’s best-loved

characters.



Comedian Arthur Smith also made an appearance - but only after Hotcakes

spotted him struggling through the Underground ticket barriers - and was

later said to have absconded with an entire tub of cocktail

sausages.



Clearly, he had a long and arduous journey ahead of him.



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