PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC GalleyCat TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote SocialTimes

Thursday Morning Stir

-We’ve already mentioned the 2013 Grand Clio winners list. In case you didn’t attend last night’s show in NYC (you missed some nice interaction/ball-busting between host Eric Stonestreet and Rob Schwartz by the way), the Clio crew also handed out their first ever “Gravity Award” to Mayo Draftfcb Lima for inventing a billboard that converts condensation into potable water. See case study here.

-Since you rarely, if ever, see a Lucky Charms ad on the telly anymore, Saatchi & Saatchi, Calabash Animation and PatMan Studios are here to create some nostalgia via the viral mashup above.

-McGarryBowen London managing director Ida Rezvani is heading across the pond to assume the same role in said agency’s New York office. link

-Kevin Smith takes a stand against celeb crowdfunding (as do others, as you may have heard). link

-The “world’s first parrot search engine,” you say? link

-No worries, Netflix won’t be selling ads for its streaming site. link

Mediabistro Course

Copywriting: Creative Ad Writing

Copywriting: Creative Ad WritingWork with a freelance copywriter to build your advertising portfolio and land more copywriting jobs! Starting January 12, Kim Taylor will teach you how to make a complete ad using graphics and photos, write strong headlines and body copy for various advertising media, work from a creative brief, and jumpstart your ad portfolio. Register now!