Finally we can burn the old ad dictionary as Pete Blackshaw has written The Official Social Media and Mobile Glossary of 2010 which contains such gems as spurned media, wiki wart and Oedipost complex. It's funny as hell.

TWEET-SHIFTING: Delaying or mixing Twitter posts so axe murderers don't know you're miles from home. Increasingly common as a spousal and family covenant among folks who travel with high frequency.

CURBCASTING: The almost unstoppable cacophony of loud voices barking all manner of silliness into the airwaves thanks to Bluetooth devices. You see this on every street corner and curb.

Factory Design Lab - Leader / Power of Orange - (2010) USA

Tool's Jason Zada directed a pair of amusing web films for Factory Design Lab as part of the agency's recent re-branding featuring the new tagline, "Power of Orange." The playful clips, which feature largely slow-motion sequences, symbolically communicate the efficacy of the company's new message by portraying the color orange as a catalyst behind unlikely scenarios.

Leader is set around a sun-soaked summertime swimming pool surrounded by bikini-clad beauties who stare longingly, in sunglass-lowering disbelief, as a portly, stout man struts toward them. As he disrobes, exposing a sheaf of back hair and rolls of body fat, the women (along with the pool boy), gape, almost in ecstasy, at the one feature that obviates all the physical malformations: his orange Speedo.

Remember the name Jean-Francois Porchez people, he is our hero in this hilarious story.

The French Police have a special force called Hadopi , which is set up specifically to stop piracy and illegal downloads. When they unveiled their new logo - and French culture minister Frederic Mitterrand, said that Hadopi "finally had a face" - Jean-Francois Porchez spotted his typeface in the design. The typeface he had sold exclusively to France Telecom. You can't make this stuff up.
telegraph:

The design agency Plan Creatif that created the Hadopi logo has now admitted it used the typeface by mistake and the design had now been "tweaked".
But Mr Porchez said he was still considering legal action against the government for illegal use of his design.

Ps, if you fancy shopping, you can find Porchez Typofonderie fonts here.

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