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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-WPP gets in bed with Vice. link

-Mars fared well in Ace Metrix’s list of most effective Q1 TV ads. link

-Jay-Z launched an original content site, complete with editors and all, called Life and Times. link

-Spike Lee will receive the Promax BDA Lifetime Achievement Award. link

-This Thursday, Apr. 7, Philly will celebrate the 78th anniversary of the end of Prohibition with the help of some TuB Gin (above).

-The GOP is responding to President Obama‘s 2012 campaign launch via social media. link

-American Apparel’s Dov Charney says, “we’re not going bankrupt.” Phew. link

-Havas Digital was named digital AOR for The Economist. link

-China bans the word “luxury” from ads. link

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