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The Jackson 5 Cereal Conspiracy

Oh sure, you think that headline's nothing more than link bait. Fine. You believe what you want to believe. But I have proof. The Jackson 5 were totally in on the world's biggest cereal conspiracy. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the Zapruder Film of advertising.

First let's start with this spot for Sugar Crisp.

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Badly timed viral "It could happen to all of us" backfires due to recent events

Earlier this week a cryptic message appeared on the spookily named domain http://itcouldhappentoallof.us/. It could happen to all of U.S.? Scarier still, there was a major U.S. city listed - Chicago, and... *gulp* ... a timer. Dum .. dum DUM....!

Better still, the cryptic code was spelled out with symbols for chemical hazard, biohazard, radioactivity, and a slew of religions for good measure. With exploding cookers, fertilizer factories and mailed ricin people might be just a tad edgy right now.

Cue internet panic!

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RPS’ Carlos Arias Lends His Editorial Eye to Rodrigo Prieto’s “Likeness,” Starring Elle Fanning

In yet another wonderful collaboration, RPSCarlos Arias lends his deft talent to the forthcoming short film from Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto entitled “Likeness.” The short, which is to debut at this year’s TriBeCa Film Festival, is the directorial debut of Prieto, who is known industry-wide as one o

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BI: #AgencyLife Hashtag On Twitter Prompts Huge Outbreak Of Whining In AdLand

Really? Whining? For me, "If you don't laugh you'll cry" and "it's funny because it's true" come to mind faster than the word whining, but then I was spitting out the majority of adland-jokes in a manic frenzy while cackling loudly like a crazy woman. For a moment there I was afraid someone would arrive with a nice hug-myself-jacket and take me away. In the hashtag some people were humblebragging, others dropping serious gossip under the guise of a joke. OK, that was me.

 

Roger Brings The Laughs In Image Campaigns For Lifetime TV's "Preachers' Daughters" and "Dance Moms"

Following Lifetime TV's buzz-worthy "Maniac" spot for "Dance Moms," LA-based mixed-media production studio Roger recently reunited with the network to create a new series of promos for "Preachers' Daughters." The brand-new reality documentary series premiered on March 12th. Led by Creative Director Terence Lee, the promos comically present the trials and tribulations of teen parenting (with biblical proportions).

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The Kerry Low Low people are full of clichés.

By now you've seen the Adland Girl video from low cal food people Kerry Low Low. You know, the one that plays like an SNL parody commercial that also feels inspired by Women Laughing Alone With Salad. It's all so very tongue and cheek and har har, I know right? We totally are like that in our ads. And it's coming from a low-cal cheese brand! They even have a Facebook Page that is hilarious!

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Heard City Heads to Tribeca with Hard-Hitting Documentary

Heard City Mixers Cory Melious and Dan Flosdorf recently teamed with Human Worldwide to work on, a powerful new documentary premiering at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival.

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