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Posts Tagged ‘Gordon Ramsay’

Monday Morning Stir

-Mitchell Yoo and Joni Rentz joined digital shop iCrossing as VP, global engagement lead and senior CD, respectively. Woo, who will serve as global lead on LG, previously worked at Wunderman as group account director on Dell.

-Google is ready to kill Buzz. link

-McDonald’s is rolling out its own in-store TV channel. link

-Specsavers figures out how to make Gordon Ramsay speechless (above).

-Apple sold over four million of its iPhone 4S in the first weekend. link

 

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Monday Odds and Ends

-Gordon Ramsay plugs his new cookware line in a new Kmart spot from PMH (above).

-Netflix drops its Qwikster model. Phew. link

-Who fell victim to the Blackberry service collapse? link

-Facebook wants a bigger role in our daily media consumption. link

-Kanye West has now joined the Occupy Wall St. movement. link

-There will be an Apple employee celebration of Steve Jobs next week. link

 

R/GA Tries to Appeal to Foodies

Now that we’ve gotten a good look at its tattooed staffers, R/GA is introducing us to its foodies, namely those possessing some sort of unique interest in cooking. It’s part of a new series the “agency for the digital age” has unveiled on its Facebook page called Gusto and here, we’re introduced to characters/employees with Guy Ritchie-approved names like David “The Candyman,” Thiago “The Historian” and Will “The Butcher.” We personally like Thiago’s clip above, which features spliced footage and animation to explain his passion for “slow cooking.” Sure, it doesn’t rouse us like a quickfire challenge or Gordon Ramsay berating staff, but it’s a decent, quick diversion during the waning hours of the afternoon. Anyhow, check out Will slice up a pig’s head and David indulge his sweet tooth after the jump.

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