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Tuesday Odds and Ends

-Spirit Airlines continues its string of topical, dumb email ads, this time referencing the Blagojevich conviction (above). link

-A group of creatives at 22squared have launched social games on Facebook to promote Buffalo Wild Wings. link

-Saab is planning a U.S. agency review, which seems interesting considering it reportedly has no money to pay employees’ wages. link

-Here’s how MDC Partners won Target Canada. link

-In cased you missed it, our pal Jim Edwards at BNET posted a follow-up about the Kia/pedophile ad debacle in which the automaker denies knowledge of the ad created by Sao Paulo’s Moma Propaganda. link

-Cornerstone Promotion, which is the sister company of Fader, has axed the “Promotion” part from its name and also opened up a London office.

-Direct response agency Mercury Media appointed Shayne P. Forrester as VP of new business development.

-Pope Benedict XVI has sent his first tweet. Hallelujah! link

-Now that he’s as talkative/jolly as ever, why shouldn’t Mark Cuban do a Transformers/ESPN cross-promotion? link

 

 

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