Editorial: Symbol of the best and worst of adland

Geoff Seymour was just 61 when he died and yet he seems like a throwback to a "loadsamoney" and devil-may-care adland culture synonymous not just with another era but another world. The one-time Collett Dickenson Pearce and Lowe star writer was one of the saddest examples of how the industry could spit out people as easily as it swallowed them. Let's hope the habit isn't about to return.


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