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Thursday Odds and Ends

-All eyes of the media world seem to be on the LinkedIn IPO, which reminds us to update our profile some time. link

-The global nightmare that is Lady GaGa will never be over. Thank you, Starbucks. link

-Ignited was named creative AOR for something called NOX Audio.

-Euro RSGC alums Alicia Johnson and Hal Wolverton launched an aptly name boutique called, yep, Johnson+Wolverton. link

-IPG launched a new, New York-based production unit called Pipeline. link

-BBDO Berlin and Shilo co-founder/director Jose Gomez live “for the city” (above). link

-Cannes named Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt as Media Person of the Year.

-The CDC is preparing for a zombie holocaust. Haven’t they read any Max Brooks books? link

-Meanwhile, Allstate is ready for the May 21 apocalypse. link

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