Ask people who work in the advertising industry what their favourite TV show is, and many would say “Mad Men”.
For those of you who haven’t watched Mad Men yet, the drama series is about an American advertising agency (Sterling Cooper) set in the 60s. The show revolves around the Creative Director Don Draper and how the company would deal with clients and briefs (and their personal lives) during that era. The show deservingly won the Golden Globe Award for best Television Series (Drama) – 2008, 2009 and 2010.
What I love about the show is the way Don Draper would tackle briefs and how these Ad people in the show would be chain smoking and drinking right in office as they discussed about work. Such things are not possible today for the obvious reasons (Oh here’s a trivia – In the TV show Mad Men, all the people smoke all the time, but since they (actors) are not allowed to smoke cigarettes in the film studio according to California Law, they are actually smoking herbal cigarettes on the sets!)
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Recently, a Mad Men kinda work environment happened to us too…
For two entire days (Saturday and Sunday), the Creative Department from our Mumbai office went to Lonavala for a Workshop – A creative brainstorming session!
It was one of the most memorable weekend vacations I ever had.
As is the tradition, this year too Diwali at Webchutney was very bright, just like us! And decently loud, just like us! And extremely crazy, yes yes, just like us!
At Delhi, the Pooja was to start at 9, like sharp 9. And it did at 10.30 like sharp 10.30. Which made a few (because there were a few) of the early ones angry and understandably sleepy.
A budding filmmaker who can seriously rock a crowd, a copywriter who moonlights as a comedian, another who paints Puma flipflops and a techie who’s obsessed with photography – Meet the multitalented young stars of Webchutney! Continue reading →
This is a heads up to all those nice people who love to waste their time on Facebook and Twitter and what-have-you. If you’ve ever aspired to work for this hallowed organization, here’s your chance. Continue reading →
Webchutney just got spanking new merchandise. Everything is getting bigger, better and meaner. Okay the point is, we have a table now (table tennis table) and also we have brand new sun umbrellas up in our open roof café which read Webchutney. Continue reading →