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Gabriel Beltrone

This Foot-Care Brand Made the First Magazine You Read With Your Feet

What better way to sell foot-care products than with an entire magazine for and about feet? Hansaplast, a Beiersdorf-owned band-aid brand, is launching a line of creams, deodorant and antiperspirant called…

Vice CEO Punches Back at Critics of North Korea Trip

Shane Smith discusses new HBO show

Specs Who Shane Smith Age 43 New gig Host of new HBO newsmagazine, Vice Continuing gig Co-founder, CEO, Vice Media Vice got a lot of criticism when your new HBO show went to North Korea…

Daniel J. Edelman Dies at 92

Founded public relations powerhouse in 1952

Daniel J. Edelman, founder and chairman of the eponymous public relations agency, died today of heart failure, the agency confirmed. He was 92 years old. Edelman founded Edelman, the company, in…

Ad of the Day: 'The Sun'

Scandal, what scandal? The News International tabloid has more fun than ever in Grey's new spot

Welcome to the sunny alternate universe of The Sun. In this new ad from Grey London, the News International tabloid puts on a happy-go-lucky face amid the ongoing arrests of its…

From Boy to Man, and Brand

Watch out, Ryan Seacrest (and Howard Stern). Zach Sang is coming for you

Zach who? If you’re not an obsessive consumer of teen celebrity news gossip, or a regular viewer of Nickelodeon, you’re probably not familiar with Sang, an enterprising 19-year-old Internet radio…

Watch These Ads Before Playing Any Music for Your Fetus

Pregnant music lovers: The jury may be out on whether playing music for your expectant belly actually benefits your unborn child. What about the potential downsides? A new series of…

Mr. Peanut Gets Manly After Mixing It Up With 'Men's Health'

Cue the teenage humor: Planters Nuts has created a new ad touting its snack mix, co-branded with Men's Health magazine, as "the manliest mix we've ever assembled." It's an amusing…

Cosmo for Guys: Girls Leer, Too

Agency Thinkmodo continues viral efforts for Hearst app

Attention gents. Cosmo for Guys wants you to know that you can be objectified, too.  Earlier this year, Levi's proved the obvious—that some men stare at women passersby—by catching them in…

When Banner Ads Attack

Are publishers, brands safe from mismatched placements?

Players in the online ad industry do their best to protect clients from embarrassing media placements. But sometimes, their best is not enough. No brand or publisher is totally safe…

'Psychology Today' Asks Why Black Women Aren't Pretty

Controversial piece draws fire, is deleted

Mental health bimonthly Psychology Today came under fire Monday after it published a blog post by Dr. Satoshi Kanazawa titled "Why Are African-American Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women?"  In…

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