Topical Smirnoff ad "would be happy to talk about Russian ties under oath"

With tongue firmly placed in cheek, Smirnoff got extra topical this week mirroring President Trump & the ongoing saga of the "Russian investigation" that is happening in the United States.

The economist cover: Terror and the Internet

Every so often a cover of a magazine will stop you dead in your tracks, like the Economist "oh fuck" cover in 2008...

Beers named "Drink Responsibly", an idea so good it's been done four times

Naming a beer "Drink Responsibly" is such a good idea we were kicking ourselves for not thinking of it first when we first shared the...

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Do you harp on about diversity in advertising? Put your money to making it happen.

The School of Communication Arts in London has launched a clever fundraiser in these pre-Cannes days.

M&C Saatchi LA makes multiplatform campaign for San Diego Zoo’s New “Africa Rocks” exhibit

M&C Saatchi turned to Gentleman Scholar, Kyle Lambert, and SCROJO for talent in creating a colorful multiplatform campaign.

This is me when I am angry. (Let’s create plenty of scholarships through plenty of drinking.)

There is a small circle of creatives who wrongly believe that SCA students are privileged.

Tyler Shields, the decapitation of Trump and stolen inspiration

We've seen this so often that we have an entire section named Badland, usually to discuss the copying of ideas - everything from...

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Kathy Griffin poses with Trump's disembodied head, apologises, but still fired from jobs

Update: CNN statement : "we have terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year's Eve program"

Resumé - helgintervju, Åsk Wäppling

There's an in-depth profile yours truly in the trades this weekend.

Trump branded toilet paper to be sold in Mexico

In the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, an attorney named Antonio Battaglia registered the trademark "Trump" in August of 2015.

Spotify settle class-action lawsuit filed by David Lowery and Melissa Ferrick

Nothing hurts an IP offering like a class-action lawsuit.

Gabriel Portnof joins Framestore as CG Supvervisor

Framestore’s New York office has hired esteemed CG Supervisor Gabriel Portnof.

"We are Sikhs" campaign fights an uphill battle against media that think they're Muslim

On Vaisakhi - a historical and religious festival in Sikhism celebrated on April 13 or 14 every year and is "the Sikh new year", a million-dollar awareness campaign launched in the United States...