This comes after a two year investigation in which the BBB was caught with its pants down, i.e. "of accrediting new members and awarding them inflated ratings in exchange for cash," according to the L.A. Times.
They're baaa-ack! Hostess Twinkies are back, they'll return by this summer says the new owner who I imagine keeps rubbing his hands together like Mr Burns knowing full well that this news will dominate the media for weeks to come.
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Over at DunkinDonuts facebook page there's an app that allows you to be photobombed by Avery Bradley. You can also win celtics tickets (on 4/16), a fully loaded DD Card, an autographed basketball and more stuffs if you participate in the sweepstakes. It's simple, just pick an appropriate pic of Avery that'll work with your existing image, then Instagram-filter it and share with your friends and see how many people actually fall for it. *snicker*
Tina Turner graces the cover of Vogue Germany in April, and this is unexpected. No, I'm not going to talk about this being unexpected due to her age (73 for those keeping score at home), as I grew tired of the Tina Turner is rock-grandma schtick already during her private dancer comeback era. No, I'm going to say it's unexpected as this is the first time Tina Turner has graced the cover of Vogue. I'm sorry, you've had everyone from Beyoncé & Adele to Rihanna and Lana Del whatever on the cover but never Tina!? No wonder I don't buy Vogue.
Seattle bar "The 5 Point Cafe" bans the Google Glasses at their establishment with this nicely designed symbol an an announcement on facebook. Declaring themselves the first bar to ban the Google Glass, they bought themselves miles of press while simultaneously branding their bar as 'seedy and a little notorious'. Woo!
At SXSW Google unveiled a talking shoe. Their ad innovation program “Art, Copy and Code” just birthed sneakers that can talk your ass into getting off that dang couch. ABC news spoke to Aman Govil, the lead of the advertising arts team;
"If you put what the shoe knows through an algorithmic logic engine, it can translate it into copy," Govil explained. "Now if you give that copy to an interesting copywriter, you could give the shoe personality. One shoe could be the trash-talking shoe."