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Posts Tagged ‘Rush Limbaugh’

Thursday Odds and Ends

-Audio post house Sound Lounge, which recently renovated its location in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, welcomed Charlex alum Chris Afza as mixer.

-So, who won big at the 2012 ARF David Ogilvy Awards? link

-Best Buy is closing 50 of its U.S. stores by 2013. link

-Clear Channel says all is well when it comes to advertisers on Rush Limbaugh‘s radio show. link

-PHD has a new U.S. CEO. link

-The One Club offers some behind-the-scenes footage for BBDO New York’s M&M Super Bowl spot. link

-London-based Hypernaked is behind this snowboarding-themed clip promoting the filming prowess of a slew of Nokia Lumia 800s (above).

-Have you played Tribal DDB Amsterdam’s Facebook game promoting the third generation of VW’s 21st century Beetle? link

-Social media firm HootSuite has gained $20 million in secondary funding. link

 

 

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Friday Morning Stir

-Is the Ad Council pro-Rush Limbaugh? link

-Here’s some iPad 3 lathering. link

-Desperate times call for desperate measures, even in the ad world. link

-Here’s a new AutoTrader spot from DDB Toronto (above).

-Paris-based Fred & Farid is opening up shop in Shanghai come fall. link

 

Tuesday Odds and Ends

-If you have a minute and just want to get dizzy, indulge in Coca-Cola’s “Falling Dominoes.” link

-Budweiser Canada/Labatt help Winnipeg hockey fans welcome back their Jets with some “fan brew” (above).

-Armani Exchange alums Tom Jarrold and Matthew Scrivens, who served as CMO and SVP/creative director, respectively, have launched their own NYC lifestyle agency, JET/MMS. Here’s a hint as to who their first client is: A|X. link

-Bahamas resort development Baha Mar retained Las Vegas-based SK+G as its AOR.

-Notorious, er, dating site AshleyMadison.com comes to Rush Limbaugh‘s side (of course), saying it has offered to buy all excess ad inventory from the advertisers that have pulled ads to date, for three months. link

-Scott Becher joined Ft. Lauderdale’s own Zimmerman as EVP, managing director.

-Here’s one list of the most popular iPhone apps of all time. link

-Riney, Martin|Williams and Richards Group alum Keith Sherman joined Dallas-based Freeman+Leonard as EVP of marketing & sales.

 

Monday Odds and Ends

-Hoffman/Lewis CEO Bob Hoffman getting honored at this Wednesday’s SF ADDYs is causing a bit of a stir in one particular comment thread. link

-Bi-coastal music production company Elias Arts has brought on Greg Griffith as a creative director/composer in its NY office.

-MDC Partners acquired a majority interest in New York-based social commerce firm, dotbox.  link

-Seinfeld‘s classic food moments get a nice, illustrated tribute. link

-The Cleveland Cavaliers and AOL are among the latest to pull ads from Rush Limbaugh‘s show. link; link

-Draftfcb Chicago and director David O. Russell are behind the new 70′s-styled KFC spot above.

-The Bees Awards, which honors social media work, announced the call for entries for its third edition. link

-TargetCast tcm appointed SVP, group director Bruce Fagerstrom as the first planning director of TargetCast inside division. In addition, the media agency welcomed David Klein as SVP, group director of the Pfizer Consumer Healthcare business and Gerry Borsellino as SVP/CD.