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Posts Tagged ‘Drew Magary’

Wednesday Morning Stir

-SMG Dynamic Markets president Iain Jacob and Team Creatif CEO Sylvia Vitale Rotta will head up the Media and Design juries, respectively, for next year’s Dubai Lynx festival, which will take place March 10-13.

-Following Nike’s decision to drop Lance Armstrong, Deadspin’s Drew Magary offers his always colorful, entertaining take on matters. link

-Framestore has welcomed Marc Smith as senior design director at its New York office.

-DDB Chicago alum Bill Cimino has taken over for Bob Winter as CCO of Y&R Chicago. Y&R would not comment on Winter’s next destination as it’s not official yet.

-While we’re on the Windy City tip, might as well let you know that Energy BBDO/Xi opened up a one-week-only pop-up store in Wicker Park to promote the “Unboxed” exhibit at the Children’s Museum. link

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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Yahoo ad exec Rich Riley is leaving the company. link

-Gawker/Deadspin writer and novelist Drew Magary regales us with an ad tale about Harvey Fierstein. link

-Social video company Unruly offers a viral video chart from Cannes. link

-The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority has taken action against Nike because of some athlete tweets. link

-72andSunny and Fabrico Treviso’s “Unhate” ad for Benetton picked up a Cannes Lion Press Grand Prix. link

-O&M, Coke Zero and Joey “Knucklehead” Turman give us a lesson on the “Toe Tappy” dance.

-Burger King hasn’t done too shabby on the New York Stock Exchange. link

-Can ninth-graders teach us about tapping your inner teenager when it comes to risk-taking design? link

-MEC Manchester picked up some BBC biz. link

-Euro RSCG’s health and wellness division Tonic has tapped DFCB New York alum Katie Rogin as its strategic planning head. link