Ah, l'amour. It seems someone in adland has been struck by a stray
Cupid's arrow, for what should arrive on Campaign's desk but a plea from
a lovesick puppy desperate to identify a swarthy Adonis she's spotted
The self-styled Soho babe moons: 'I'm a 28-year-old lass who has the
hots for this sexy bloke.' Sounds promising enough, until she continues
'he looks like Steve Tyler from Arrowsmith'. Well, it takes all sorts -
unless this is a tribute band to the better-known Aerosmith and is
fronted by a bonafide looker, but who's splitting hairs?
The lovelorn one gushes: 'He has long, dark hair and the sexiest face
I've ever seen.' She adds: 'My friend thinks he works in either an
advertising or a film production company.' So, in the spirit of frisky
springtime, we've racked our brains and come up with some likely
Jonathan Glazer, a director at Academy, certainly fits the bill with his
olive skin and pouting lips, while RSA's Chris Cunningham is a shy,
dark-haired looker with a penchant for making weird films full of naked
writhing bodies, but we won't hold that against him. WCRS's affable Leon
Jaume causes hearts to flutter, and Saatchis' swarthy Dave Droga
(looking uncannily like failed Popstar Darius) has a legion of female
Pluck up the courage to approach your man, Soho babe!
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