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A modest proposal for musicians

Another day, another musician fed up with the royalty statements thanks to Spotify.

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UMG hopes to make music profitable again with Havas

Over at Adage comes the earth shattering news that Havas is partnering (how I love that smarmy buzzword) with Universal Music Group to launch something called the

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The Adland HO HO HO Awards

Christmas is the one time of the year that agencies wholeheartedly give themselves over to flagrant self promotion. The infamous ‘agency card’ is no longer a card per se, but anything whatsoever, as long as it gets a few eyeballs and acts as a vehicle to show off your agency’s creativity.

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Celebrate Christmas the Finnish way: With a ham.

In Scandinavia they have a Christmas ham as a tradition. It takes four hours to make. So without further ado, enjoy this gift from Finnish agency 358. It's kind of like a yule log, but meatier.

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Longhorn Steakhouse grills the first Winter Wonder Steak

While the hipsters at my agency all have the youtube yule logs on in the background, Longhorn and Rokkan have done them one better by launching the world's first Yule Steak. Could you imagine really keeping a steak on that long? Yikes. It'd be charcoal by the time it was done.

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Jews make everything funnier. Even youtube.

To promote Jerusalem-based non-profit Comedy For Change Tel-Aviv-based digital agency Hooligans, created

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SantApp brings magic to technology for Christmas

Think technology zaps all the fun and imagination out of young lumps of clay? Good news-- SantApp is here to bring some Christmas magic to your kids' lives.

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Ten gift ideas for adgrunts, designers and copygeeks.

Oblique Strategies : In 1975, Peter Schmidt and Brian Eno created a creativity kickstart pack of strategy cards.

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