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Friday Morning Stir

-Fast Company profiles now-former JWT chief creative innovation officer James Cooper and his ping-pong clothing brand, Thompson Punke. link

-What happens when Hyper Island, the 4A’s and ThinkLA get together with Los Angeles ad folks to chow down and write a book? Well, here you go. link

-VivaKi teamed up with Russian search engine Yandex to launch a new targeting tool for display ads dubbed Digital Eye. link

-Will Amazon really own the entertainment ad vertical? link

-German shop Jung von Matt has some interesting recruiting methods (above). link

 

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