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Friday Morning Stir

-According to an Adweek/Harris poll, the majority of Americans are bothered by sexual imagery in ads. Prudes. link

-State Farm’s new tactic: Mutilated monkeys? At least it’s better than the most boring spokesman in the world (above). link

-CBS chief Les Moonves is excited about the spring 2011 ad upfront. link

-Here are new details on the iPad 2 for all you geeks. link

-Holiday greetings now come in AR form. link

-How does Google influence search and advertising? Let comScore tell you. link

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