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Friday Odds and Ends


-Hank the Hamster predicts Cannes Film Lions (video above).

-According to Decoded‘s Oracle, the odds of Volvo’s “The Epic Split” winning a Cannes Lions award are 81%. link

-A copywriter has a rather unusual Kickstarter. link

-Neil deGrasse Tyson talks about beaming ads on the moon. link

-Meet P.J. MacGregor, Instagram’s “agency whisperer.” link

-Genpact, New York, has chosen Darling Agency, New York, as its first-ever advertising agency of record.

-The story behind Periera & O’Dell’s “Stay Together” campaign for Skype. link

-Marketing agency GrapeStory and social media agency Vayner Media put together a campaign turning soccer players into superheroes for Major League Soccer. link

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