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Posts Tagged ‘James Clunie’

Monday Morning Stir

-In case you missed it, JWT New York creative director Josh Kilmer-Purcell and his partner Brent Ridge won The Amazing Race last night. link

-Former BBDO creative director James Clunie grabs the spotlight thanks to his Onion-like newspaper about parenting, The Parenteer. link

-In what’s been dubbed a “seismic shift,” Yahoo is planning on moving its ad sales unit to a “category” model. link

-Cheil Worldwide promoted VP of corporate strategy Daiki Lim to president/CEO. He replaces the retiring Nack-Hoi Kim. link

-As the Draftfcb camp tells us, “the dogs did it!,” meaning actually driving a car as part of a new campaign for SPCA Auckland and MINI (above). link

-”Bowling optional” chain Lucky Strike Entertainment tapped Santa Monica’s Blitz to serve as its new agency of record. Along with branding duties, Blitz will handle Lucky Strike’s social, search, analytics, mobile and location-based marketing.

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Norman, Reilly, Credle Among 2011 One Show Jury

It fell through the cracks last week, but what the hell,  in case you haven’t heard and are interested, we have the list of who’s playing judge and jury in the 36th Annual One Show, which will take place on May 12 at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall in NYC. Those of you vying for Gold, Silver and Bronze Pencils, check out who’ll be poring over and critiquing your work come April 3-10, 2011 after the jump. By the way, One Show deadline entry is Jan. 31.

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HBO Doesn’t Want You to Be a Cheap Bastard this Xmas

With the help of Biscuit Filmworks’ Tim Godsall and BBDO NY, HBO is plugging DVD box sets of its hit shows like True Blood, Entourage as well as the underrated Eastbound & Down. Here, we see fans of the various shows’ significant others mimicking episodes and playing Grinch instead of actually going out and buying the damn box sets for their loved ones. Well, at least they’re being somewhat innovative.

We know it’s been diminishing returns with Entourage over the past couple of seasons, but we figured we’d throw Vinnie Chase and company a bone since it’s the season and all and post this clip at the top. As an added bonus, if you insist on showing off your ingenuity, there’s a site for you to make AR-enhanced puppet versions of select scenes of said shows here. Check out the funnier Eastbound clip and the, um, hi-tech True Blood episode rendition along with credits after the jump.

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