Oct 17, 2022 • 1HR 32M

17. When all you can TERF is think about

Defending womanhood in advertising with Åsk Dabitch Wäppling

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Writer Isaac Simpson explores the world through the lens of modern propaganda.
Episode details

On Episode 17 of The Carousel pod, I’m joined by most-interesting-woman-in-advertising Åsk Dabitch Wäppling to chat about ad-world contrarianism.

Åsk is founder and publisher of Adland, current CTO of Brown and Red studio, and former art director at Saatchi, BBDO, and Publicis. She presents a fearless independent perspective on our occupied industry and other issues. She is for example an outspoken TERF, although the label doesn’t necessarily fit.

Topics include:

  • Stalkers and Faraday cage purses.

  • Being banned from awards juries for speaking out against chemically castrating children and womanhood erasure.

  • Her own terrifying experiences with Lupron.

  • The right’s terrible design prowess, Mike Ma as a glimmer of hope.

  • Being a woman on Twitter.

  • Rare good current campaigns like this Dole/St Luke “Malnutrition Labels: Nutritional Ink” and Postmates/Mother LA “When all you can food is think about…

Links for Åsk:

Adland: https://adland.tv/

Newsletter: https://dabitch.net/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dabitch