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Jane Austin: can Ryan Reynolds make advertising fun again?

“Ads should be fun”, Ryan Reynolds told Cannes yesterday. It’s a highly controversial statement for an industry that lost all interest in fun years ago. Thankfully, the Hollywood actor-turned-adman also offered some lessons in comedy for the more humourless amongst ...

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Jane Austin from Cannes: this year it’s girls on top – nearly

Chrissy Teigen is one of the funniest, sarkiest people on Twitter. The celebrity wit, author, and wife of John Legend, once tweeted: “I always have a note in my pocket that says “John did it” just in case I’m murdered ...

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Jane Austin: John Lewis, WPP and Publicis disagree shock and Blaze trumps the Superhumans

Inside the emotional manipulation department at John Lewis In a seminar entitled ’emotional masterclass in advertising’, the people behind the Christmas ads that made a nation weep explained their approach. For Craig Inglis, the John Lewis marketing director, it’s about ...

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