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Bclassic " Classical Comeback" booty shaking ladies still dancing to Dvorak, RIAA update

This is just a heads up that the RIAA takedown notice kerfluffle has been sorted out, and honestly it was just as simple as changing the music bed to another version of the "Dvořák - Symphony No. 9" used in the ad for B-classical music festival. The previous version had 42,977 views on the waveya2011 Youtube channel and a whopping 3,471,206 views on Bclassic's own youtube channel, for those keeping score at home.

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STYLEPIT introduces a scrolling lookbook

Online fashion retailer Stylepit decided to create a lookbook to showcase all the cool brands they have on offer, so they created this nifty panning site.

Danish agency Uncle Grey took a phantom flex camera, put it on a track, and scrolled through a subway platform. There you could click on a highlighted person and see the article of clothing in color. It is a nice way to navigate, though my wifi is acting spotty today, so there was a lot of lag unfortunately. Just as well. I found more than a few things I could have bought.

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David Abbot wanted two very good account men at Doyle Dane Bernbach.

Sadly, David Abbott Dies at Age 75, and as Vinny Warren said, it's as if Advertising just lost its Mick Jagger. An elegant white haired Mick Jagger.

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Brach's candies introduces a virtual taste test

Head on over to Brach's website and you'll discover the brand new Virtual Taste Test.

What you do is you select a product, and then see a digital metaphor that showcases what the candies taste like through music and graphics. After selecting a description, you move on to the next one until the virtual taste test ends with a completed phrase you made up from the selected word.Then you are given the option to share with friends on Facebook or Twitter and receive a coupon for $1 off any two Brach’s items.

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Kip Cornett, father of beardvertising, talks creativity in Kentucky

Remember the beardvertising billboards we wrote about last year, created by ad agency Cornett? Well, Kip Cornett the ad agencies founder and namesake has been interviewed in the Kentucky paper, you might want to glance at it.

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Google Doodle congratulates Norway on their bicentennial

Congratulations Norway, who just turned two hundred years! Googles doodle for the occasion is clearly inspired by the historical painting "Eidsvold 1814" which depicts the signing of the Norwegian constitution in 1814. Norwegians all over the world are decked out in their finest bunader ready to get their dance and drink on. But first parades!

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Scam ads - the Mr Hyde to our Dr Jekyll.

While Ogilvy in India have already apologized for the Kurl-On poster featuring Taliban assassination attempt survivor Malala "bouncing back" to sell mattresses, we can expect more like this as we're officially in the international ad award-season now. Scam ads winning awards in Cannes is a tradition.

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