Devo Sues McDonald's, Starch Engages, Colt 45 Dubbed Too Cool

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- Musical group Devo (yes, apparently, they still exist) is suing McDonald's for making Happy Meal dolls in the band's likeness.

- Wanna hop on the "engagement" bus and whip out some cool "engagement" figures during your next client presentation? Then check out Starch's new engagement index, a buzzword-worthy combination of the organization's "noticed" and "read half/some" metrics.

- As only George Parker can, Yahoo's recent re-organization is characterized akin to the way Queen Victoria characterized the inevitability of rape.

- AgencySpy reports, "AS just got another tip that "at least 2 ECDs and a bunch of lower level creatives have gotten the axe today" at Doner. This can't possibly have anything to do with Minute Maid. No, you think? That was quick."

- Here's a few new, and very lame, commercials for Burger King's Loaded Steakhouse Coronary Clogger. Thanks, Crispin.

- Because drinking beer might be interpreted as cool, a Colt 45 campaign in Philadelphia is under fire from activists.

- Bill Hicks says marketers and advertisers should fucking kill themselves.

- There's a new "male enhancement" drug on the market, complete with coy looking porn star.

by Steve Hall    Jun-27-08   Click to Comment   
Topic: Brands, Commercials, Research   

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The de-evolution of the "whip it" band appears complete...they should be grateful that Mickey D forgot about their silly hats and brought them another 15 minutes of infamy...

Posted by: John Gillett on June 27, 2008 3:34 PM





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