Greenpeace Arrested, Missionary Positioned, Hipsters Jazz

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- Greenpeace publicity stunt in Calgary ends in eight arrests.

- Some ads are destined never to see the light of day. Here's View image from Life Cover.

- According to ComScore, Inc., the number of consumers accessing business directories on mobile phones increased 14 percent year-over-year to 17.3 million users in March 2010.

- How much hipster can you fit into a Jazz? Honda Jazz illustrates.

by Steve Hall    Aug- 4-10    
Topic: Guerilla, Policy, Racy



Kelly Brooke Bares Butt and Boob For Reebok EasyTone

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This week, Londoners were treated to a gigantic billboard on which a naked Kelly Brooke illustrated how Reebok EasyTone sneakers will make anyone's ass look as good as hers. Seriously. That's all it takes. A pair of sneakers. And you'll have an ass as fine as Kelly's. Genetics are irrelevant.

by Steve Hall    Aug- 4-10    
Topic: Celebrity, Outdoor, Racy



Spaceman Stu Admires McDonald's Server's Legs

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So...what's going on in this new McDonald's commercial from leo Burnett? Well, Spaceman Stu, a little kid, lands in front of a McDonald's, is handed a Happy Meal filed with all his favorite things. He's a very happy traveler. Especially at the end of the commercial when he catches a glimpse of the McDonald's employees killer legs. Weird.

Anyway, the ad's a month old but it's a slow news day and we caught this on AgencySpy so we thought we'd share.

by Steve Hall    Aug- 4-10    
Topic: Strange



Battle of the Ad Bands Returns During Advertising Week

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For the last two years, McCann Erikson's More Fucking Cowbell has won the annual Advertising Week Battle of the Ad Bands. And rightly so. They rock. But just how long can a dynasty like this last? After all, whatever happened to Whitesnake? Poison? Iron Maiden?

On Tuesday September 28 at the Highline Ballroom beginning at 8PM, you'll all have the chance to see whether or not McCann can keep its title. Or, if you're so inclined, see if you can beat them. If you work in an agency and you have a band, submit your entry here (PDF).

Otherwise, just go. It's a lot of fun.

by Steve Hall    Aug- 4-10    
Topic: Industry Events



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Lindsay Lohan Plays 'Digital Muse' For Marc Ecko

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So there was all this talk in June about Lindsay Lohan appearing nude in an ad campaign for her line of handbags. It seems that never happened but she did hook up with Marc Ecko for a series of ads promoting the designer's Cut & Sew Fall 2010 campaign.She'll appear in several videos for the brand as well.

Explaining the campaign, Ecko said he decided to use Lohan as a digital muse for the campaign which, among other things, he says is an homage to old James Bond posters.

The photoshoot took place May 7. TMZ images from the campaign.

by Steve Hall    Aug- 4-10    
Topic: Brands, Campaigns, Celebrity









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