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If you aren't a Stockholm Adgrunt, you may never have heard of Jörgen and Jonny the boys behind the Jarowskij weekly newsletter - and thus you have missed many a good laugh. I tracked down the elusive duo and asked them a series of dumb questions....
Even under the duress of the current economic climate, Goodby Silverstein & Partners remains a class act in both the quality of their work and the management of their agency.
In an e-mail obtained by fuckedcompany (which mistakenly identifies them as a "lawfirm"), they compassionately explain staff and pay cuts.
Just received the ill-timed new copy of Advertising Age's Creativity. It's titled "The Comedy Issue" with "King of Comedy" Cliff Freeman on the cover.
Editor Stefano Hatfield's introductory notes make reference to "Xtreme" humor and heightened violence that "negates the impact of that violence."
Of course, he wrote those insensitive words long before we witnessed the heartbreaking impact of real extreme violence on live television.
Singapore agencies cry foul against Ogilvy's "scam" Cannes winners!
Good news for Upper Worli, we don't seem to be the only nation caught with our pants down on scam ads, the latest to be honoured with this distinction is Singapore. And this scandal involves as many as four Cannes Lions!
The PETA did it again, as Grant our caffinated adlistfriend points out, when they ran and ad with the headline: "Would you give
your right arm to know why sharks attack? Could it be revenge? Go Vegetarian, PETA.". It's not the jr-forever copywriter style headline that is turning heads - it's their usual tasteless timing......
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