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And Now, Your Weekly Video Miscellany

Since I refuse to play any meme videos, you’ll notice that this week’s collection doesn’t have gazillions of views. I’m a snob like that. Rather, this week’s content is a love-fact, avalanche back-flipping, condom-delivering foray into cool and smart and funny things. You’ll be entertained, assuming your brain works exactly like mine does. As an extreme narcissist, I can only assume it does. Here you go, like it or not.

5.Los Angeles mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti, not to be confused with fictional Baltimore mayor Tommy Carcetti from HBO’s The Wire, has one thing in common with his surname almost-doppleganger; friends in high places. Here, actor and business owner and father of three Will Ferrell advocates for Garcetti in typical Ferrell fashion. For Spanish speakers, there’s also a spot by Salma Hayek. At just 34,420 views, Ferrell’s is just a little baby bump. Still, the man knows how to keep it fresh by popping up in random places doing fun things.

4. Back in 1985, someone started the first ever condom delivery service. It didn’t last. But the idea was reborn recently by a NJ college student whose company offers service in a snap. If you didn’t know, PR sometimes counts as “free” advertising. Because it’s free. And you have no control over the final product. Still, with 112,198 views, this kid’s company probably just reached capacity.

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Friday Odds and Ends

-Since it’s almost Oscars time, let’s show this ad from Doner for Fiat that appeared in Vanity Fair (above). link

-Survey: Advertisers anticipate an increase in spending. link

-G2/iris alum Brad Bryen joined New York-based shop George P. Johnson as VP of client services.

-It’s a tweet-off kids, as Taco Bell introduces its Doritos Locos tacos via a battle on the micro-blogging service. link

-Salma Hayek is on a desperate hunt for milk in a new campaign from Deutsch NY. link

-Here’s USA Basketball’s new logo. link