LOFTY TOPICS: So you're stuck on a plane and the guy who plops down next to you just happens to be .*.*. Henry Kissinger. "Ready for a good chat?" the voice-over asks. No problem, if you've been reading The Economist. Abbott Mead V ickers/ BBDO
, London, wanted the renowned statesman for its 30-second spot because of his "daunting intelligence," said Chairman-Creative Director David Abbott.