Stories you’ll find in this week’s print edition of Adweek Midwest

And Now for Our Winners
Forget Hollywood. We got De Niro, we got Madonna, we got … Carrot Top. Our Maddy Awards salute memorable ad moments and some we’d like to forget. Our reader’s also weigh in.

Hitting the Brakes
GM Behind FCB’s Hyundai Pullout
Hungry for more General Motors business, Interpublic Group CEO John Dooner encouraged Foote, Cone & Belding to get out of the review for Hyundai’s $160 million account, sources say. GM is said to be wary of new conflicts for its main agency holding company.

Order To Go
Denny’s is reviewing its $50 million account with an eye toward consolidation. The restaurant chain now has 11 agencies, including WestWayne, MediaVest and minority shops, handling its business. Food experience preferred; the Rojek Cutcher Group is handling.

Out of Home
Kellogg’s has tapped Marriner Marketing Communications to handle its Food Away From Home division. The $5-10 million assignment includes Kellogg’s and Keebler’s products marketed to restaurants, schools and convenience stores. Leo Burnett and Noble & Associates were incumbents.

The Lobster Fest
Former Long Haymes Carr creative chief Mylene Pollock joins Euro RSCG McConnaughy Tatham as a group creative director on the Red Lobster account. Pollack was at Ogilvy & Mather in New York before her short stint at LHC IN North Carolina.

No Moore
After 19 months at the agency, Fallon’s No. 2 creative Bob Moore is leaving to become co-president and executive creative director at Publicis in the West in Seattle. Fallon has no plans to fill Moore’s position, but is looking for a
couple of associate creative directors.

Drinks All Around
With NBC backing off from its plan to allow hard-liquor advertising, Debra Goldman offers a post-mortem, and some advice for the next network that dares jump in the fray. Adweek roving reporter Joan Voight looks back at the last eight years as she packs up her boots. Plus, new definitions for ad buzz words.