Dr Mumbo

Mumbrella’s most argumentative comment sections of the year

Mumbrella's comment thread moderator, known to his friends as Dr Mumbo, has had a busy year. Here, he looks back at some of the year's most argumentative threads.

When MLA asked ‘Aren’t we all boat people?’

“Very very cool”, “political correctness gone mad” and “very over cooked. You sure this isn’t an ad for ham?”, all rolled up into one.

The Gentlemen’s Gin Club

As one wise commenter put it: “I’d let this one go fellas. You’re going to get absolutely roasted.”

The Gentlemen’s Gin Club #2: The explainer

Alex Hayes hits the reply button, and Mumbrella gets called the Daily Mail of trade press.

The ad industry said ‘Say No to No’

As Nick Bartlett chimed in: “I am voting yes because I detest Tony Abbott.”

Why Qantas boss Alan Joyce should have given his seat to a passenger who needed it more

That time when 83 people took time out of their day to write about Alan Joyce’s hypothetical family emergency.

‘Women in adland these days have no idea how good they’ve got it’

As you’d expect, this one caused some controversy. “I wonder how many men are reading this?”

Revealed: The major exaggerations behind media agency Atomic 212’s many award wins

Just go read it. 


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