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The MMA Fighter Is The Most Popular Celebrity in Two States

esquire.com — Tomorrow night, mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey cranks up her level of celebrity a few more notches by hosting Saturday Night Live. So let us pause for a moment to celebrate the accidental visionaries of two states in the Mountain Time Zone.

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Lands Hulu Election Special

adage.com — Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, a puppet character created and voiced by Robert Smigel, has been spotted on the presidential campaign trail lately, prompting headlines like "Ted Cruz Gets Pooped on by Triumph the Insult Comic Dog in New Hampshire" and tweets like this: Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog (thanks Twitterverse for the ID) trying to ask #TedCruz a question in #NH.
Jan 21, 2016

RT @adage: Triumph the Insult Comic Dog to star in a one-hour Hulu election special - for us to poop on bit.ly/1OAaVJC pic.twitter.com/sSiQQBgiBX

Jan 21, 2016

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Jan 22, 2016

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A Belgian Radio Station Plans to Beam 'Last Messages' to David Bowie Into Space

creativity-online.com — As the world continues to mourn David Bowie, one Belgian radio station has found a particularly touching way to pay tribute to the icon. The Send a Last Message to Major Tom website, a collaboration between JoeFM and creative agency LDV United, invites fans to write short "final messages for David Bowie" -- e.g., "David Bowie, you were one amazing man and you left such an incredible legacy.
Jan 14, 2016

RT @adage: Beam final messages to David Bowie into space with this touching tribute bit.ly/1JMTRRN pic.twitter.com/VXh9dVbaS8

Adele + James Corden + Carpool Karaoke = Social Media Gold

adage.com — On last night's "Late Late Show" on CBS, host James Corden invited Adele to take part in his recurring Carpool Karaoke segment in a much-hyped appearance -- and of course Adele didn't disappoint.

Here's Time's Stunning David Bowie Memorial Cover

creativity-online.com — Time magazine just released the cover of its Jan. 25 issue, on newsstands this Friday, featuring an iconic image from the Trunk Achive of the late David Bowie. Shot by fashion photographer Herb Ritts in 1989, the image marks Bowie's second appearance on Time's cover (the first came on July 18, 1983, tied to the release of his "Let's Dance" album).

Here's Time's Stunning David Bowie Memorial Cover

adage.com — Time magazine just released the cover of its Jan. 25 issue, on newsstands this Friday, featuring an iconic image from the Trunk Achive of the late David Bowie. Shot by fashion photographer Herb Ritts in 1989, the image marks Bowie's second appearance on Time's cover (the first came July 18, 1983, tied to the release of his "Let's Dance" album).

'He Stands on the Bible': A Look at Ted Cruz's Ad Messaging

adage.com — A new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register Iowa Poll out this morning has Ted Cruz and Donald Trump "locked in a tight race for first place" -- 25% for Cruz, 22% for Trump -- as the Iowa caucuses approach. (Marco Rubio and Ben Carson are far behind, competing to be No.
Jan 13, 2016

RT @adage: 'He Stands on the Bible': A look at Ted Cruz's ad messaging in Iowa bit.ly/1TVr11U pic.twitter.com/BVfuQxHexN

Bait-and-Switch Alert: 'Deadpool' Is Not Actually a Romance, Despite These Ads

creativity-online.com — "Deadpool" hits theaters on Feb. 12 in the U.S., but from the looks of these wry ads spinning it as a romantic comedy, you wouldn't guess that the film is the latest hyperviolent superhero-themed thriller out of the Marvel/X-Men universe.

Watch David Bowie, 17, Punk the BBC in His First PR Stunt

adage.com — One of the videos being shared today as the world remembers David Bowie is this grainy clip of his first television interview, as a teenager, when he went by Davie (or Davy) Jones. On a November 1964 broadcast of the BBC's "Tonight," he was introduced by host Cliff Michelmore as the 17-year-old founder of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-haired Men.

New Conservative Ad Slams Donald Trump for Being Pro-Clinton

adage.com — Club for Growth Really Hates the Idea of Mr. Trump Winning the Republican Nomination Conservative political advocacy group Club for Growth has made no secret of the fact that it really, really hates the idea of presidential candidate Donald Trump winning the Republican nominaton.
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Jan 29, 2016

RT @bazecraze: "Trump is going to wipe out ISIS, straighten out China and make Mexico build us a wall!" "I like Bernie Sanders." "Come on, be realistic."

Jan 28, 2016

Goodbye, Buddy Cianci, You Corrupt, Terrifying Thug—and Thanks t.co/OocOYztmUA @gabrielroth

Jan 27, 2016

RT @badbanana: I'm going to use Megyn Kelly as an excuse to skip all my meetings this week. #StandWithTrump

Jan 23, 2016

RT @thedogist: Nancy, Newfoundland (5 y/o), Central Park, New York, NY • "We've been out for four hours. She can't get enough." pic.twitter.com/YTez0C2laK

Jan 23, 2016

RT @toddschnitt: The ski slopes are open in #NYC!!! This cross country skier rolls down 11th at University Place. #blizzard2016 pic.twitter.com/B2Swj7v1Uh


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