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TBWA's Ivan Moroke reviews "Lee Clow's Beard" by Jason Fox

Lee Clow's Beard , or rather Jason Fox as he "outed" himself in a rather frank post way back in May '12, is in the adnews again with his bright D&AD yellow book. This time it's TBWA Group MD Ivan Moroke who reviews the book in his oh so charming accent. He says the book is filled with marketing gems and insights that are quote relevant for this digital age.

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East Pleasant Adds EP Brad Edelstein

East Pleasant is pleased to announce the addition of Executive Producer Brad Edelstein to its team. A versatile and experienced producer with a keen eye for talent and abundant relationships throughout the advertising space, Edelstein will be a key advocator and connective force for the East Pleasant brand.

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Obama crowdsources designs to promote DREAMers & "to fix our broken immigration system"

President Obama has partnered up with the Creative Action Network to "invite artists and designers to submit work inspired by the fight for comprehensive immigration reform.

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Finnish Radio station launches via animated GIFs

Fun idea from our Finnish Friends 358 Helsinki. Loop.fi is a station aimed at the young social media loving music lovers. They called the station Loop, was a sarcastic take on the idea that popular radio plays the same thing over and over again.

The website's gallery has 70 GIF's in its collection. A few feature well known Finnish performers.
But the really cool part is you can synch them to the beat of the music.

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Toys R Us give underprivileged kids free toys, concern trolls wish they hadn't.

Look at the girl top left. Look at her face. She loves this hug. She loves whatever toy that is. Do you want to deny her a great big fluffy hug cuddle? Really? No, you wouldn't. And the feel-good prankvert from Toys R us "Field Trip" is full of these little moments of awe/awww. Around 200 kids, selected from New York City charity groups as they are all from underprivileged homes, board a bus thinking they're getting a field trip to see trees.

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Home Depot spends all day apologizing for chimp-tweet

Home Depot on twitter is spending most of their work day apologizing for sending out the tweet above, where the question is: "Which drummer is not like the others?" and not "what were they thinking?". The three drummers are two black men, and one person wearing a chimp halloween mask. Not a monkey mask, chimps are apes. It took around ten seconds before twitter erupted in a collective all caps fest, and the office pool on how fast that social media person will get fired is already at twohundred dollars.

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Sturegallerian's father's day ad asks mothers to "Please, please him" in sexy lingerie

Two complaints. Two. That's how many complaints "Advertising ombudsman" Elisabeth Trotzig has received about this ad so far. The Fathers Day ad for the high end exclusive mall Sturegallerian in the center of Stockholm used a classic trick to shake up the category of fathers day ads. Instead of targeting the family with pictures of nice ties, cufflinks and other items that may be a good gift for dad, it targeted mom directly suggesting she buy something nice for dads eyes only.

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Aussie Director Gemma Lee Makes U.S. Debut Via Madheart

LOS ANGELES—Australian commercials director Gemma Lee is entering the U.S. advertising market for the first time via Los Angeles-based Madheart. Although she has been directing ads for only four years, Lee has accumulated an impressive body of work that includes campaigns for Hyundai, Colgate Palmolive, Weight Watchers and Australian automaker Holden.

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