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Deputy Editor of Ad Age, dog lover and reality TV connoisseur currently mourning American Idol. I do not have tiger blood and I do not move like Jagger.

REI Takes Titanium Grand Prix, Netflix Nabs Integrated

adage.com — "It was such a brave idea." That's how Bartle Bogle Hegarty founder John Hegarty described the #OptOutside campaign from outdoor retailer REI, which won the Grand Prix in the Titanium category at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival on Saturday. "You should not be able to see where the advertising stops and the brand starts."

Harvey Weinstein Will Not Give Maurice Levy a Break

adage.com — Cannes Lions The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is packed with master connectors, but the most connected of all might just be Miramax co-founder Harvey Weinstein, who in the course of a 45-minute conversation with Publicis Chairman-CEO Maurice Levy managed to name-drop about 20 major celebrities in both the entertainment and ad worlds.

Blow-Up Dolls and Sexist Parties: Controversy at Cannes

adage.com — Passersby on the Croisette during the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity are used to seeing a lot of strange things, but Wednesday night might have hit a new bar: Nine blow-up dolls in T-shirts labeled "Object," tethered to lamp-posts between the Hotels Martinez and Carlton.

If Iggy Pop Ruled the Ad World

'Cheeky' McWhopper Wins Media Grand Prix

'Next Rembrandt' Proves Data Isn't Scary

adage.com — Cannes Lions Fresh from winning the Cyber Grand Prix , J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam's "The Next Rembrandt" handily picked up the top prize for the Creative Data Lions at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity. WHAT IT IS: J.

The Story Behind Madonna Badger's Women Not Objects Campaign

adage.com — Cannes Lions The audience at the Lumiere Theater at Cannes today might have expected another presentation of creative in the session "Sex, Lies and Advertising." Instead, they got a moving and brutally personal story of how the campaign's creator lost her children and parents in a fire and how that helped spawn an effort to halt objectification of women in advertising.

Ad Age Takes the 'How to Cannes' Tour

adage.com — Cannes Lions So you're a grizzled Lions hunter who has been to many International Festivals of Creativity. You know all the tricks and tips. But what if you are a first timer? Luckily, you have Liz Moseley. Ms. Moseley is one of the "How to Cannes" guides conducting tours given at the Palais several times a day.

Advertising Hall of Famer Bill Backer Dies

adage.com — Legendary Adman Penned Coke's 'Hilltop' Among Other Iconic Campaigns The man who taught the world to sing has passed away. Bill Backer, a longtime creative at McCann Erickson before going on to co-found Backer & Spielvogel, has died at the age of 89, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Goodbye, American Idol. This Fan Will Miss You.

adage.com — After the Final Finale: 15-Year Journey for TV Phenomenon Comes to an End Today I had to change my Twitter handle. Since 2009 it's read "'American Idol' voyeur." This week ended a 15-year run for a TV show that became part of the popular culture and touched many of us personally.
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Jul 29, 2016

It's a good day for some key lime pie, isn't it @mjgoldberg ?

Jul 29, 2016

At least Cookie Monster still has a job.

Jul 28, 2016

Breaking: @GeneralMills starts review of all U.S. retail businesses.

Jul 28, 2016

Obama puts the "O" in orator. Still marveling over last nights delivery. A master class in public speaking no matter what your politics.

Jul 27, 2016

Hey, person next to me: Its a cellphone, not a megaphone, dummy!

Jul 26, 2016

Appears that all @PaBusTerminal ticket machines are accepting only cash. Mass confusion and long lines. Cc: @CommutingLarry

Jul 25, 2016

Um, #Bachelorette producers? I had a better room at the Kokomo Holiday Inn than this year's fantasy suite.


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