The Kafka Questionnaire: Aaron Griffiths

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Aaron Griffths, Ogilvy & Mather, New York
Aaron Griffths, Ogilvy & Mather, New York
What's the nastiest thing you ever said to a client?
We used to name spots with simple nouns like "Balls" and "Men." So when they told us which scripts they liked and didn't like, it would play nicely into our 4th grade sense of humor.

What's the most important etiquette rule for workplace IMing?
Make sure your buddy is at his/her desk before sending the surprising result of your Google image search for "natural."

What would you do for berries and crème?
I already own all of their albums, so maybe I'd help them organize a reunion tour. Or if they just wanted someone to talk to, I'd do that.

Who's the most underrated advertising icon?
Belinda Carlisle

If you put an iphone and Dominos pizza in a will-it-blend blender, what will you get?
The world's most well-designed $35 slice of cold cheese pizza.

What do you see when you look up at the glass ceiling?
A bad place to live in a hail storm.

What's your fashion tip for any of the upcoming presidential candidates?
Dress oddly. Americans love anyone they can feel superior to.

What's the great undiscovered pie filling?
Taco meat.

Would you rather be adopted by Madonna, Angelina Jolie or Rosie O'Donnell, and why?
Madonna. Because she, more than my natural parents, helped guide me through puberty. I would've chosen Prince and Apollonia for the same reason, but they weren't one of the choices.

If you were a hero, what super power would you have?
Really warm hands.

What fashion trend should be resurrected, and why?
Ornate mustaches. They're like a individual logos on your face. And they're incredibly cool.

What's the best pick up line you've gotten on a social networking site?
Is this the Aaron that I got into so much trouble with?

What will be the next type of controller to be developed for the Nintendo Wii?
Silverware.

If you and Rachel Ray had a lovechild, who would it most closely resemble?
My wife's divorce lawyer.

What will ultimately bring on the demise of reality television?
Reality mobile?

Resurrect an old ad tagline for a modern day product. . .
My kitty cat craves Fanta

What will be the next overused term in ad lingo?
Cat in a toilet bowl.


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