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Tesco promote "Smokey Bacon" flavoured Pringles as Ramadan snack

A Tesco store in London managed to make this error when promoting midnight snacks for Ramadan - a store stocker who placed the Pringles with the "Ramadan Mubarak" (Ramadan is blessed) point of sale material stacked the different flavours available so that the "Smokey Bacon" was positioned at th

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Google ad executive dies at Cannes Lions festival

Adland can confirm that a report broken this afternoon by the Guardian is true; a Google exec has been involved in an accident at the Cannes Lions Festival, which has resulted in a death.

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Adland Live at Central Saint Martins - Show Two

The Central Saint Martins Graphic Design Show opens to the public today, sponsored by Mullen-Lowe Group who will be revealing the winner of this year's Lowe Nova Prize later in the month. I went to the opening night viewing, and saw some intelligent, sophisticated and inspiring work.

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ECD at O&M Johannesburg Mariana O’Kelly: "Should The Glass Lion Be Made From Tougher Stuff?"

What is the Glass Lion? Well, if you hadn't heard, the Glass Lion "recognises work that implicitly or explicitly addresses issues of gender inequality or prejudice, through the conscious representation of gender in advertising".

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Assembly Signs Award-Winning Director Jeffrey Fleisig

Assembly is thrilled to announce the signing of award-winning director Jeffrey Fleisig.

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The Cannescellation: Chrome add-on that deletes Cannes Tweets.

Sick of seeing all the free-flowing rosé, amazing Cannes houses rented for the cool people, party pictures and bikini shots already?

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The Best of Cannes Self Promotion

In 2011, Grey Group flew a banner over Cannes reminding people that their agency was "Famousily Effective".

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Open Letter To Brands - about consumers (aka "Gamergate")

Over at The Week a their correspondent Ryan Cooper, who has written for Washington Monthly, The New Republic, and the Washington Post but as far as I know not worked in adverti

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