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Tuesday Morning Stir

-Have you seen the new MySpace yet? Pretty, but perhaps too little, too late though? link

-The street artist behind the fake NYPD attack ads speaks out. link

-After a 10-year absence, Minneapolis agency Martin|Williams and its sister PR shop Karwoski & Courage will manage advertising and PR for the Cities 97 Basilica Block Party’s 19th and 20th anniversary events in 2013 and 2014.

-The Onion‘s A.V. Club has announced the call for entries for its Dogme 95-inspired “Paramater” online short-film competition. link

-Judging for the London International Awards has officially commenced in Las Vegas. link

-New York-based editorial house the now corporation added Dave Herman, Ed McGowan and David Bruce Bates Jr to its roster for East Coast representation.

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Kristen Schaal Channels Satan for Sony Ericsson Smartphone

We’ve seen a lot of ads in the recent past dedicated to a variety of company’s latest smartphones. Yeah, technology is cool and all, but props to Sony Ericsson for injecting some humor into ads for their latest product, Xperia PLAY.

Debuting today on YouTube are five spots from Sony and McCann starring comedian Kristen Schaal of Flight of the Conchords and The Daily Show fame. Helmed by SNL and Portlandia director Jonathan Krisel, the spots highlight the phones unique gaming abilities above all else. In a press release, Peter Farmer, head of marketing for North America, Sony Ericsson says, “With the Kristen Schaal videos, we’re showing everyone that we are ready to PLAY, by having a little fun first.”

What other kind of phone would you expect from the company behind the PlayStation 3? Credits, and Schaal ready to “blow the heads off her mother f&$%#*g enemies” after the jump.

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