Media: Chatter

"There's actually too much spice and not enough meat, not enough nourishment." - Tess Alps, the incoming Thinkbox chairman, uses a food analogy to describe TV's potentially nourishing offering to advertisers as opposed to the "spice" of ambient advertising

"You can tell all those wankers to fuck off." - Richard Desmond, the Northern & Shell chairman, lashes out at critics of his US edition of OK!, which he says will be a success with a circulation of 500,000

"To be really serious in reducing the rate of weight gain, people need to consume fewer calories." - Martin Glenn, the former PepsiCo UK president, hits out at critics of food ads

"An official told me: 'You're not getting in like that.' I took my trousers off. I managed to chuck them to some friends. But another official spotted them and took them away. I watched the game in my pants." - A Holland supporter after officials at a World Cup game confiscated his orange trousers for advertising a brewing rival to the official sponsor Budweiser.


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