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    Or you could be the horse's ass that doesn't want to work at Barton F. Graf 9000. But you might not last long at DDB California.
  • AKQA Staffers Not Playing Nice In The Sandbox
    In brawl-like atmosphere employees swing bottles and slam bodies; somebody needs a timeout! Separately, Motown touted as ad Mecca and agencies love LinkedIn.
  • Levi's and MasterCard Headed To Review?
    It appears to be the case given reshufflings in the CMO ranks at the marketers, a sure sign of changes to come. Also, GM calls an audible on The Big Game and The Washington Post goes native.
  • Twerk Your Booty MTV
    Condom maker Trojan had to feel pretty satisfied with its hookup with the VMA Awards Sunday night, given the show turned out to be a rating sensation.
  • Lift And Separate What?
    For years bra ads hawked their products without even mentioning the body part they're designed for-the female breast. Now Target has swung the pendulum in the opposite direction, referring in ads to breasts by slang names such "assets" and "bangers."
  • We're Number One, For Now
    What to do when your two biggest rivals propose a merger that will displace you as the Big Holding Company Kahuna and make them Number One in Adland by almost any measure? Well, for WPP, the answer is two-fold.
  • Quick, Sign On Here Before The Inc. Dries
    The good news is that "advertising and marketing" companies rank among the fastest-growing on Inc. magazine's just-released "Inc. 5000" list. The bad news is most of them don't actually make advertising, they just develop technologies to make money off of it.
  • Bulk Up While Watching TV
    Sometimes it seems as though there are as many minutes of ads on TV as there is actual content. This might prove to be a healthy development for couch potatoes.
  • Relax, Have A Nice Refreshing Can
    Is it possible for a beer can to be "refreshing?" Not the beer inside the can, but the can itself. MillerCoors says yes indeed. Anheuser-Busch has some doubts.
  • Big Swingin' App
    Want to read a book? There's an app for that. Check your heart rate? There's an app for that too. How about guestimate the size of your penis based on your shoe size?
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