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Salt-N-Pepa Finds a Whole New Generation of Fans

'90s icons talk about how an ad put them back in the Zeitgeist

No '90s playlist would be complete without such Salt-N-Pepa hits as "Shoop," "Whatta Man" and "Let's Talk About Sex." A slightly earlier hit, "Push It," was appropriated by insurer Geico…

How to Score a Job With Today's Top Media Brands (or Anywhere, Really)

Fusion HR chief talks etiquette, networking and self-awareness

Know thyself, said the ancient Greeks. Cheri Eisen, Fusion's head of human resources, thinks that advice is on the nose, even though Socrates and Plato weren't talking about wading into…

Won't You Get in Alan Thicke's Bed for a Good Cause?

Perfectly coiffed former Growing Pains patriarch Alan Thicke rolling around on a luxurious king­-size bed: dream or nightmare? It's for a good cause, so be a sport and play along. Thicke…

Carl's Jr.'s Latest Sexed-Up Burger Eater Is Less Classically Beautiful Than You Might Expect

If you thought there was no way to top a Paris Hilton-Hannah Ferguson slow-motion car-washing, sex-eating burger-palooza, you'd be wrong, Carl's Jr. wants to tell bros. Supermodels and celebutantes don't have…

Peeps Do Their Best to Get Scary for Halloween

More sweet. Less scary. That's the promotional campaign, not the ingredient list. The perennial Easter favorite Peeps continue to try to become a year-round candy with these "peepified" illustrations for Halloween.…

Cheerios' Camille Gibson Champions Diversity

2014 Brand Genius winner for CPG/food

It’s not that Camille Gibson thinks people get sentimental about their breakfast cereal exactly—though she’s not averse to tugging at a few heartstrings to market Cheerios, one of the most…

MasterChef Finalist Explains the Crossover Between Cooking and Advertising

Elizabeth Cauvel is also a creative director at MRY

When she was auditioning for Season 5 of Fox’s hit cooking show MasterChef, Elizabeth Cauvel told producers she was an associate creative director at New York-based ad agency MRY, working…

TV Gets Undressed

VH1’s Dating Naked is the latest stripped-down series to seduce viewers

To say that this wedding is unconventional doesn’t quite capture the essence of the nuptials of reality show contestants Ashley and Alika. First off, the bride and groom met with the…

From Birthday Suit to Lawsuit

Cast member of VH1's Dating Naked wants $10 million for show's failure to blur

Jessie Nizewitz was prepared to bare it all for VH1’s summer series Dating Naked. But the 28-year-old contestant from Long Island says she didn’t realize that her most private parts,…

Nielsen Exec: Don't Expect to Be Impressed by Impact of Mobile TV Ratings

Starts tracking viewing on devices

Nielsen has declared itself "open for business" in terms of tracking TV viewing on smartphones, tablets and other electronic gadgets. But don’t expect those numbers, which will be available for…

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