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Gawker issues defense of trolling Coke, misses irony

In case you didn't hear, Gawker trapped Coca-Cola into tweeting phrases from Mein Kampf. to culture jam Coke's #makeithappy campaign. Because god forbid Twitter show any signs of happiness at this point. When outrage ensued over this dick move, Gawker doubled down on the dickishness with this amazingly tone-deaf defense.

The article, which I won't link, is entitled Brands Are Not Your Friends. It starts with the question "When was the last time Coca-Cola did anything nice for you?"

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Logan & Sons Signs Director Christian Alexander Holm-Glad

Logan & Sons, the live-action division of bicoastal content creation studio LOGAN, signs internationally renowned director Christian Alexander Holm-Glad to the their roster of talented filmmakers. A visionary storyteller, Holm-Glad lends his versatile skillset to the Logan & Sons team and will focus on commercials, television series, feature films, and music videos.

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Hook Adds Associate Design Director David Hsia

Following the exciting promotion of Alison Davis to Director of Operations, digital creative development company Hook continues its aggressive growth with its latest hire, Associate Design Director, David Hsia. An industry veteran and multi-disciplinary talent, Hsia brings a wealth of art direction and design experience which will only add further diversity to Hook’s already robust capabilities.

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Do you know the Way To Go?

This is a fun way to use up a Saturday morning. Way To Go is an immersive experience created by Vincent Morisset. It was produced by his studio AATOAA in collaboration with both the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and France Télévisions.

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Gawker traps Coca Cola into tweeting phrases from "Mein Kampf"

Coca Cola ran the happiest super bowl spot this year. In between the cute pre-bowl puppies and the dead kids, it was a beacon of light of a rather somber super bowl. It showed how a bottle of Coke spilled over the internet, internet harassment turned into smiley faces, cyber bullying to cyber compliments. It was as I called it, an updated version of "I'd like to teach the world to sing". Wouldn't it be nice if we were all a little nicer to each other?

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Pantone pixel art recreating famous works of art - and album covers.

London artist Nick Smith has made several pieces of Pantone pixel art recreating famous works of art which is on exhibit at Lawrence Alkin Gallery until Feb 21st. Naturally the cool looking pixel art of fine art images have spread around the web as we're all suckers for this sort of thing.

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Wikipedia: the perpetual motion native ad machine

Native advertising has been all the rage for some time now, with publications like Buzzfeed touring ad agencies to convince them to hand the creative reigns over to their "viral making" millennials who spend all day poisoning the well with borrowed images & listicles.

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MAS Pairs Philosophy with Natasha Bedingfield for Charity Initiative Hope and Grace

When award winning wellbeing beauty brand Philosophy announced the launch of a new addition to its iconic skincare franchise, Hope in a Jar, the project took on a decidedly philanthropic edge.

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