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H&R Blockhead: Actor Blabs to Press About Super Bowl Spot

brand.gifA little bird told us that an actor in the H&R Block commercials was taking interviews announcing that the spot he was in was going to air during the Super Bowl – arguably ‘The Louvre’ of television commercials…if the Louvre was annual and aimed at selling swollen people more stuff to swill.

Anyway, the actor announces he’s going to be in said spot. Agency calls his agent, tells him to tell him to shut up. All press mentioning the spots mysteriously don’t cite actor guy at all.

Lid back on – tight.

Then after all this – a different H&R Block commercial will air during the Super Bowl. The one sans actor guy.

Oops.

There’s a moral in this story…somewhere.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.