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Title $Ellebrity : my angling and tangling with famous people / George Lois.
Author Lois, George.
Publication London : Phaidon, 2003.
Description approximately 260 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits ; 26 cm
Call # 659.113 L
Note Includes index.
Summary "Sellebrity is at once a poignant culmination of Lois' ideas and memoirs, and a showcase of 139 of his most influential celebrity campaigns for culture-bending products such as Xerox, ESPN, Jifly Lube, Lean Cuisine, Tommy Hilliger and USA Today, illustrated with the original ads and images. Designed by Lois himself, the book presents the stories behind the ads, explaining in Lois' entertaining, irreverent prose how the ad was conceived, how the celebrity powers the Big Idea, and the unexpected pitfalls, scuffles, and lifelong friendships that ensured as Lois "angled and tangled" with the stars. In addition to the campaigns, the book features revealing sections on Obnoxious Celebrities (The Dirty Dozen), All-Time Favorites, Heroes. Most Memorable Clients and Hall of Fame Bosses, it also includes a chronology of his prolific life and legendary career."--Jacket.
Contents 1. Floyd Patterson: Left for Dead in the Ring -- 2. Brooklyn Dodgers: Thinking of Going to Los Angeles? -- 3. Yogi Berra: Talks to a Cat with a Long Island Accent: Whitey Ford -- 4. Andy Warhol: Drowning in a Giant Can of Campbell's Soup -- 5. Muhammad Ali: Palm Reading of Ali's Hand in Ali/Frazier III Fight Program -- 6. Pat Benatar, David Bowie, Boy George, Dire Straits, Eurythmics, Hall & Oates, Huey Lewis and the News, Billy Idol, Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, George Michael, Stevie Nicks, Police, Lionel Richie, Tears for Fears, Thunderbirds, Pete Townshend, Van Halen, ZZ Top: "I Want My MTV" -- 7. Joe Namath: "My Old Pal Ovaltine!" -- 8. Nauga: The Birth of an Ugly Celebrity Spokesman -- 9. Adolf Hitler: Searching for Hitler in Germantown -- 10. New York Yankees: Opening Day Lineup with an Italian Accent -- 11. Alexander Hamilton: Our Pledge to the Founder of the Post -- 12. Susan Blakely: Becomes a Star by Milking a Cow -- 13. Jimmy Breslin: "Hello? Edwards & H-H-Hanly?" -- 14. Mickey Mantle: "I'm Learnin'. I'm Learnin'" -- 15. Bobby Riggs, Margaret Court Smith, Billie Jean King: Men Vs. Women -- 16. Floyd Patterson: Defends "Cassius Clay" -- 17. Garry Kasparov Vs. Anatoly Karpov: Nose to Nose -- 18. Robert Benchley: Immediate Ambiance -- 19. Alger Hiss: Presents a Typewriter to Sportswriter: Red Smith -- 20. Mona Lisa, Pinocchio, Jaws: Why is this Shark Laughing? -- 21. Sonny Liston: The First Black Santa -- 22. Jack Nicholson, Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper: St. Patrick's Easy Rider Marquee -- 23. Paul Revere: The Shot Heard 'Round the World -- 24. Robert Moses, Moses & God: "Moses-Thou Shalt Not Build a Road" -- 25. Chief Johnny Big Tree: The Man Who Posed for the Indian Nickel -- 26. Bob Dylan: Jokerman, MTV Best Video of the Year.
27. Susan Anton, Marvin Hagler, Telly Savalas: "I'm Just Wild About Harrah's!" -- 28. Senator Jacob Javits: The Missing Campaign Portrait -- 29. Priest on $64,000 Question: 15 Minutes of Fame -- 30. 19 New York Chefs: Praying for a Good Review -- 31. Mayor Ed Koch: Begging for Bucks -- 32. Richard Nixon: Being Made Up to Become President -- 33. Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, Perry Ellis, Ralph Lauren, Geoffrey Beene, Bill Blass, Stanley Blacker: Famous with Two Outrageous Ads -- 34. Darrel Dess: God and Gladiators -- 35. Darryl Strawberry: "Don't Take Drugs ... Take Pictures!" -- 36. Oprah Winfrey, Barbra Streisand, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sister Mary Rose McGeady, Liz Taylor, Tina Turner, Gov. Ann Richards, Barbara Bush, Helen Gurley Brown, Gloria Estefan, Admiral Marcia Evans, Liza Minnelli, Gloria Steinem, Naomi Wolf, Rosalyn Carter, Faye Dunaway, Monica Seles, Rosa Parks, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Carol Channing, Nancy Kerrigan, Julie Krone, Daisy Fuentes, Naomi Judd, Senator Olympia Snowe, The Delaney Sisters, Whoopi Goldberg, Barbara Walters, Angela Lansbury, Martha Stewart, Reba McEntire, Leanza Cornett, Christina Saralegui, Elizabeth Dole, Lauren Hutton: The No Nonsense American Woman of the Month -- 37. Rubin Hurricane Carter: Elisting Celebs to Help Free an Innocent Man -- 38. Frank Sinatra: And his Sicko-Phants -- 39. Richard Nixon: In the Oval Room, Alone, Late at Night -- 40. Dick Tiger vs. Joey Archer: Forcing About with Two Tiny Ads -- 41. Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cleopatra: Spoof of Cleopatra -- 42. Carol Channing, Jackie Gleason, Bob Hope, Prof. Irwin Corey, Rodney Dangerfield, Henny Youngman, Joel Grey, Lynn Redgrave, Eddie Arcaro, Willie Shoemaker, Lainie Kazan, Ben Vereen: "The New York Bets" -- 43. Frank Sinatra: "There's Some Nut on the Phone" -- 44. Autographs of Worldwide Celebs: The Four Seasons Restaurant.
45. Svetlana Stalin: Joe Stalin's Fink Daughter -- 46. Robert Redford: Narrates Wolf Record -- 47. 87 Pontiac Choirboys: Neighborhood Celebrities -- 48. Joe Louis: "Where Were You When I Needed You?" -- 49. Unfamous Woman: The Reason There's No Film Ingenue on this Cover -- 50. Andy Warhol & Sonny Liston, Salvador Dali & Whitey Ford, Hermione Gingold & George Raft, Bennett Cerf & Ethel Merman, Mickey Spillane & Marianne Moore, Rex Reed & Mickey Rooney, Dean Martin, Jr. & Satchel Paige: "When You Got It -- Flaunt It" Odd Couples -- 51. Ed Sullivan Dons a Beatles Wig -- 52. Morton Downey, Jr.: Creating the Mighty-Mouth of Television -- 53. Dagwood Bumstead, Art Buchwald, James Beard: Food Covers Bite the Dust -- 54. Masaichi Kaneda: A Grandiose Baseball Scheme -- 55. Alice Pearce: Applies Lipstick, Turns into Joey Heatherton -- 56. Tiny Tim, Michael J. Pollard, Arlo Guthrie: Not 3 Pretty Faces -- 57. Lois, Holland, Callaway: Become Celebs -- 58. Muhammad Ali: As the Martyr St. Sebastian -- 59. Senator Warren G. Magnuson: Winning By Pointing a Finger -- 60. Mickey Mantle, Johnny Unitas, Wilt Chamberlain, Ray Nitschke, Oscar Robertson, Don Meredith, Willie Mays: "I Want My Maypo!" -- 61. Don King: "It Made My Hair Stand on End!" -- 62. Jacqueline Onassis: Her Vision of Aristotle Onassis -- 63. Joe Bonanno: Portrait of a Loving Parent -- 64. Alarmo: Animated Superhero Selling Home Security -- 65. Greg Norman, Dominique Wilkins, Michael Chang, Boomer Esiason, Dennis Rodman, Dan Johnson: "Pump Up and Air Out!" -- 66. Road Runner: Celebrity Spokesbird -- 67. Ursula Andress: My Battered Woman -- 68. Jimmy Brown, Pierre Salinger, Kim Novak, Tony Curtis, Pat Brown, Ed Sullivan, Lynn Redgrave, Casey Stengel: Dissin' the Truman Capote Party -- 69. Muhammad Ali, Rubin Hurricane Carter: The Ultimate Celebrity Campaign.
70. Joe Dimaggio: "Where Have You Gone, Joe Dimaggio?" -- 71. Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali: The "Hurricane" Song -- 72. Barbie As Bettie Page: The Queen of Curves -- 73. Joe Namath vs. the National Organization for Women -- 74. Dorothy Lamour: Flying Once Again, on the Road to Morocco -- 75. Tom Margittai & Paul Kovi: Saving a White Elephant -- 76. Alex Von Bidder, Julian Niccolini: The Torch is Passed -- 77. JFK: A Nation's Tears -- 78. Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, Bob Pettit, Jerry West, Rick Barry, George Mikan, John Havlicek, Elgin Baylor, Bill Walton, Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson, Red Auerbach: Anacin Dream Team -- 79. Marilyn Monroe: Invitation to Seven Year Anniversary -- 80. Leeza Gibbons, Chris Evert, Rita Moreno, Susan Lucci, Kathy Mattea, Heather Whitestone: Mystery Celebs: Whose Legs are These? -- 81. Mayor John Lindsay: Awol at the Harlem Ice House -- 82. Susan Sarandon: On TV as a "Young Mama" in 1967 -- 83. Sandy Duncan: Sings "I'm Your Mother" -- 84. Aunt Jemima: Creating Aunt Jemima Syrup -- 85. Robert Kennedy: Ruthless Bobby Takes on the Silver-Haired Grandpa -- 86. Dr. Spock: "What Kind of Baby was Dr. Spock?" -- 87. Lt. William Calley: A Killer Celebrity Cover -- 88. Michael Jackson, Shirley Tempel, E.T., Mozart, Kelso, Cats, Rin Tin Tin: 5th Anniversary: Famous 5-Year-Olds -- 89. Hubert Humphrey: The Dummy on the Lap of LBJ -- 90. Walt Clyde Frazier: A Cool Dude Superstar Modeling Clothes -- 91. Charlie Chaplin: The Bodybuilder is a Tramp -- 92. Carlos Santana, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren: The First-Name Fame Game -- 93. Bob Cousy, Whitey Ford, Boomer Esiason, Mrs. Alan King: Hometown Long Island Celebs -- 94. Phyllis Diller, Richard (Jaws) Kiel: "I Love My Mug ... Root Beer" -- 95. Thirteen Women Senators: The Sister Power Dream Team -- 96. Unknown Celeb: Whose Ear is This?
97. Patrick Ewing: Phoenix Signs Ewing -- 98. Dustin Hoffman: "Little Big Man" in New York City -- 99. Marcus Allen, Bobby Bonilla, Dennis Byrd, Ray Childres, Roger Clemens, John Elway, Leonard Marshall, Eric Davis, Richard Dent, Mike Ditka, Boomer Esiason, Jumbo Elliot, Dennis Conner, Ernest Givens, Bob Golic, Jim Harbaugh, Jeff Hostetler, Jim Kelly, Howie Long, Ronnie Lott, Dan Marino, Warren Moon, Greg Norman, Darryl Strawberry, Joe Paterno, Rick Pitino, Andre Reed, Lawrence Taylor, Gabriela Sabatini, Mike Singletary, Bruce Smith, Thurman Thomas: "In Your Face" Makes ESPN No. 1 -- 100. Mussolini, Jimmy Cagney, Lyndon Johnson, Burt Lancaster, Rosalind Russell: X-Rated Celebrity Quotes on Walls of Ma Bell's -- 101. Germaine Greer Ogles Norman Mailer as King Kong -- 102. Donald Trump, Jimmy Breslin, Jason Williams, Rebecca Lobo, Brian Dennehy, Kim Raver, Ed Koch, Tim Robbins: Braving Hurricane Floyd -- 103. Dozens of Brothers: Celebrity Brothers on Menus -- 104. Mayors Alioto, Massell, Landrieu, White, Maier & Lee Alexander: Six Best Mayors in America -- 105. Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick: Shooting The Producers the Morning After -- 106. Joe Louis, Marianne Moore, Eddie Bracken, Jimmy Durante, Norman Thomas, John Cameron Swayze, Helen Hayes, Kate Smith: Famous People Beyond Reproach/Esquire Cover -- 107. Dick Schaap: The New York Times Crossword Puzzle and His Obit -- 108. Jack Ruby: Shoots Lee Harvey Oswald Once More -- 109. Fidel Castro: Castro and His Revolting Parrot -- 110. Malcolm Forbes, Leona Helmsley, J. Danforth Quayle, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Latoya Jackson, Rob Lowe: No Excuses Award of the Month -- 111. Pauline Trigere: "Dear John" Brouhaha with John Fairchild -- 112. Ann-Margret: Takes on Woody Allen -- 113. Power Lunch Celebs: Fihe Interrupts Lunch -- 114. Bob Dylan, Malcolm X, Fidel Castro, JFK Heroes of College Students.
115. E.G. Marshall, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Roddy McDowell, Joe Namath, Dennis Weaver, Cliff Robertson, Sally Struthers, Shecky Greene, Michael Nouri, Robert Webber, Neil Sedaka, Dave Debusschere, Harry Morgan, Polly Bergen, Phil Rizutto, Peter Graves, Brenda Vacarro, Stefanie Powers, Barbara Rush, Pauline Trigere, Lloyd Bridges, Robin Wright, William Friedkin, Eva Marie Saint, Melissa Sue Anderson, Johnny Unitas, Chita Rivera, Michael Moriarty, Franco Columbu, Patty Duke, Audrey Landers, Ralph Bellamy, Joanna Cassidy: "I'm Going Home ... To Greece!" -- 116. Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier: Thrilla in Manila Fight Program -- 117. Florence Knoll: Paying Homage -- 118. Howard Hughes: The Very First Howard Hughes Hoax -- 119. George Foreman vs. Evander Holyfield, Bart Simpson & Bugs Bunny, Billy Crystal & Patrick Ewing: "The Battle of the Ages" Heavyweight Championship Bout -- 120. Bo Svenson: "Hang Over this Cliff or I'll Throw You Off It!" -- 121. Kirk Douglas: Imitates Himself for Holyfield/Tyson Fight -- 122. Richard Benjamin, Theodore Bikel, Truman Capote, Howard Cosell, Ernest Gruening, Michael Harrington, James Earl Jones, Roy Lichtenstein, Sidney Lumet, George Plimpton, Budd Schulberg, Jose Torres: 12 Angry Men Stand Up for Ali -- 123. Elvis Presley, Leslie Uggams: Elvis Lives! -- 124. Jack Dempsey, Casey Stengel, Betty Grable, Jane Russell: Two Macho Men and Two Hollywood Sex Symbols Who Love Pussycats -- 125. Ed Koch, Mayor John F. Hylan: The Mayor in 1924 Announces the Birth of Little Eddie Koch -- 126. New York Post Reporters: "We're Keeping the Sizzle but Adding the Steak!" -- 127. Norman Jewison, Andrea Dromm: A Star is Scorned -- 128. Jack Lemmon, Tyne Daly, Edward James Olmos: Union, Yes! -- 129. Phantom of the Opera, Azania of the Jungle, Robin Hood: Selling Condoms on TV -- 130. Bill Wennington: Substitutes for Michael Jordan.
131. Bearded Celebs: Welcome Bearded Dave Marash Back to New York -- 132. Reggie Jackson, Tommy Tune, Carol Channing, Eartha Kitt, Donald O'Connor, Adam West, Downtown Julie Brown, Hector Camacho, Nancy Sinatra, Wilt Chamberlain, Gene Shalit, Lesley Ann Warren, Rita Moreno, The Pointer Sisters: 15 Masked Celebs Make Rio the Big Winner in Vegas -- 133. Ernie Kovacs: A Dream Day with Ernie Kovacs Turns into a Nightmare -- 134. Groucho Marx: The Last of the Marx Brothers Leaves Us Laughing -- 135. Puss'n Boots: My Cat Follows in the Footsteps of the Most Famous Cat Ever -- 136. Tarzan & Jane: Show Up for Portrait, 300 LB. Boy Stays Home -- 137. Senator Howard Baker, Bill Marriott, Jr., Joe & Deborah Namath, Joan Collins, Wilt Chamberlain, Mayor Jane Byrne, Charles Schwab, Diahann Carroll, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Willard Scott: Singing for USA Today -- 138. Jean Genet, William Burroughs, Terry Southern, John Sack: An Underground Intellectual Dream Team Covers the 1968 Democratic Convention -- 139. John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, Dr. King: At Arlington Cemetery.
Subject Lois, George.
Advertising campaigns -- Anecdotes.
Commercial art.
Lois, George. (OCoLC)fst00013476
Advertising campaigns. (OCoLC)fst00797831
Commercial art. (OCoLC)fst00869331
Genre Illustrated works.
Anecdotes. (OCoLC)fst01423876
Alt Title Sellebrity
Related To Online version: Lois, George. $Ellebrity. London : Phaidon, 2003 (OCoLC)649545724
ISBN 0714842842 (hardcover)
9780714842844 (hardcover)

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