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Posts Tagged ‘Ryan Gosling’

Friday Morning Stir


-The newly formed Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy, a ProCure center, has picked hometown agency Frank Unlimited as its first agency of record. A $1.6 million budget will go to print, radio and online advertising, and event marketing.

-It looks like the Ryan Gosling Easter stunt, which was dreamed up last year by copywriter Jenna Livingston, is returning this weekend. link

-In the wake of the Ford Figo ad fiasco, JWT India’s chief creative officer/managing partner Bobby Pawar has been axed. link

-Twitter co-founder Biz Stone is reportedly poised to launch a new mobile startup called Jelly. link

-Ogilvy & Mather Prague and BRW USA director Roman Valent go back to simpler times in a new spot for Pilsner Urquell (above).

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Aw hell yeah, it’s Friday. Time to get your meatball on. But first, how about some Alan Watts powered inspiration? Dude knows how to stir up a ruckus, and by that I mean deliver a message so obvious I wonder why you ad kids didn’t think of it sooner. Then you’ll see the mystery of Honey Boo Boo, as read by Christopher Walken. I call him that cuz we’re bros. Sup Chris. Let’s go get it.

5.  Ever seen those kids on mountain or BMX bikes doing cool tricks? Yeah, well here’s a guy doing crazy stunts on a damn road bike. Now that’s what I call disrupting the status quo.

4. Note to self: buy more bananas. If you know your Chris Walken references, that’s the one from the time Kevin Pollock, who does a mean Walken impersonation, called Walken in Walken’s voice and left a voicemail to buy more bananas. Anyway, that’s not what you’re seeing today – rather, it’s the CW reading Mama Boo Boo. So good.

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Copywriter Behind ‘Starbucks Spelling’ Outed as Ryan Gosling/Easter Stunt Creator

You might remember Jenna Livingston as the mastermind of the “Starbucks Spelling” Tumblr from last summer, and over the weekend, the New York-based copywriter returned with a more ambitious side project/stunt that involves, who else, meme darling Ryan Gosling. Several sites have been following Livingston’s amusing viral effort in which 200 Easter eggs were hidden throughout NYC. Each egg came with a note that included a picture a Gosling as well as an Easter-themed message and signature, and those who found one could tweet their images to @GoslingEaster to prove it. Livingston, though, says she is not connected to the actual Ryan Gosling in any way, though we’re curious to see how the actor feels about this (she tells us he has yet to respond).

Anyhow, Mashable posted some stats and images from Twitter last night, which can you can check out here and peep a larger image from the outdoor effort after the jump.

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