A shocking role model for your advertising

A shocking role model for your advertising

Ryan Wallman
August 16, 2016

Some time ago, my uncle played me a recording of Derek and Clive, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore’s famously crude radio show.

Now, when I say it was crude, I mean it was crude. Look it up if you don’t believe me.

Winners at the 2016 Creative Floor Healthcare Awards

Winners at the 2016 Creative Floor Healthcare Awards

Ryan Wallman
July 20, 2016

Last week, we were chuffed to hear that we’d won a gong at The Creative Floor Healthcare Awards – the ‘toughest healthcare award show on Earth’.

Finalists in the Creative Floor Healthcare Awards

Finalists in the Creative Floor Healthcare Awards

Ryan Wallman
May 31, 2016

First, a confession.

I’ve tended to be a touch sceptical about creative awards in the past.

Hot Copy podcast: interview with our Head of Copy

Hot Copy podcast: interview with our Head of Copy

Ryan Wallman
May 12, 2016

Our Head of Copy was recently interviewed for the Hot Copy podcast. Hear his thoughts on copywriting and creativity in the healthcare context.

Release your hits

Release your hits

Ryan Wallman
March 31, 2016

Many years ago, there was a famous Australian song that featured the following lyric:

The water out of the tap is very

hard to drink.

Unconventional Wisdom: an interview with our Head of Copy

Unconventional Wisdom: an interview with our Head of Copy

Ryan Wallman
March 1, 2016

Our Head of Copy, Ryan Wallman, was recently interviewed by Jonathan Rivett (columnist for The Age and a fellow copywriter) for the Unconventional Wisdom series. Here is Jonathan’s write-up of the interview.

Hospital advertising that doesn’t suck

Hospital advertising that doesn’t suck

Ryan Wallman
October 13, 2015

You’ve probably seen lots of ads for hospitals and other healthcare services.

And yet I’d wager you would struggle to recall something remarkable about them – if in fact you can recall anything about them.

Stop ‘making a difference’. Stop it now.

Stop ‘making a difference’. Stop it now.

Ryan Wallman
August 25, 2015

Just last weekend, in a single newspaper, I saw no fewer than five instances of organisations claiming to ‘make a difference’.

The good, the bad and the ugly at Lions Health

The good, the bad and the ugly at Lions Health

Ryan Wallman
July 1, 2015

The Cannes Lions festival tends to polarise opinion.

If you’re there, you love it. If you’re not, you can’t stand it.

I gatecrashed a party and met some healthy thinkers

I gatecrashed a party and met some healthy thinkers

Ryan Wallman
April 22, 2015

Last night I attended the Google Firestarters event at the National Gallery of Victoria. It was invitation-only, mainly for agency planners and strategists, so you’re probably wondering how the hell I made it past security with my teeth intact.

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