Adam Bishop, senior TV manager at Starcom Motive, was California
steaming when he went on Paramount’s US tour.
’I was met at the airport by Mark Brown, who at the time worked at
MediaCom. He was already in the US with his 18-year-old daughter. His
opening gambit was: ’Go near my daughter and I’ll kill you!’
’I shared a room with Sky’s Steve Brown for six days, who nearly killed
me with what he called ’Bloody Mary alarm clocks’ - every morning at
10am he’d chink two of them together to wake me up.
’But I think the best part of the trip was the visit to one of the
vineyards in the Napa Valley - we had to leave because we drank all