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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Yahoo ad exec Rich Riley is leaving the company. link

-Gawker/Deadspin writer and novelist Drew Magary regales us with an ad tale about Harvey Fierstein. link

-Social video company Unruly offers a viral video chart from Cannes. link

-The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority has taken action against Nike because of some athlete tweets. link

-72andSunny and Fabrico Treviso’s “Unhate” ad for Benetton picked up a Cannes Lion Press Grand Prix. link

-O&M, Coke Zero and Joey “Knucklehead” Turman give us a lesson on the “Toe Tappy” dance.

-Burger King hasn’t done too shabby on the New York Stock Exchange. link

-Can ninth-graders teach us about tapping your inner teenager when it comes to risk-taking design? link

-MEC Manchester picked up some BBC biz. link

-Euro RSCG’s health and wellness division Tonic has tapped DFCB New York alum Katie Rogin as its strategic planning head. link

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