PETA warns sexy vegans about the perils of too much Va Va Voom

Actually it’s too much BWVAKTBOOM which stands for ‘Boyfriend Went Vegan and Knocked the Bottom out of Me,’ which is apparently what might happen when regular guys go vegan and become Sting-like tantric sex performers. There are girls with sore ...

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Now the Guardian joins Cannes adfest with young creatives competition

Cannes is becoming a bit like Ancient Rome, the whole world (in this case the creative one) gathers there and there are an increasing number of supplicants hawking their wares to try to get a start in the business. Saatchi ...

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Thomas Cook and JWT India show UK big brother how to make a decent ad

Thomas Cook, the venerable UK travel agent (now majority-owned by a German outfit) has been a veritable disaster zone recently, losing nearly £400m last year and sacking long-serving CEP Manny Fontenia-Novoa. It’s now kept afloat by its bank lenders and ...

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London creative star Matt Follows heads to Clemenger BBDO Sydney

British freelance writer and director, and former award-winning copywriter, Matt Follows is joining Clemenger BBDO Sydney as a creative director under ECD Paul Nagy. Follows, who won a Cannes Gold for British Airways at M&C Saatchi and a D&AD pencil ...

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Can Bango unlock mobile ads for Facebook?

Potential investors in Facebook are fretting that the social network, due for a $100bn IPO later this year, has no evident mobile advertising strategy. But just a year ago Facebook followers were bemoaning the absence of a credible advertising strategy ...

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Can Rupert Murdoch save the sinking Sun?

A News International spokesman tells us Sun editor Dominic Mohan is “not resigning” in the wake of five more high-profile arrests of his senior colleagues. Well, thank goodness for that. Someone has to be there to switch off the lights, ...

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The English FA doesn’t want Harry Redknapp as England manager, it wants Martin O’Neill

The ongoing comedy of who’s to be England football manager continues with Tottenham’s Harry Redknapp, recently acquitted of tax evasion charges, the ‘people’s choice.’ But the Football Association, the antideluvian body that runs the English game at grass roots level ...

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