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Lucasfilm Ran This Ad in an Irish Paper to Thank the Locals After Filming Star Wars There

Go mbeidh an fórsa leat!

In an infinitely classy and gracious move, Lucasfilm took out an ad in the Irish Examiner to thank the communities of Crookhaven, Goleen and the Brow Head peninsula, where parts…

Sainsbury's Asked Artists for Free Work, So Artists Asked Sainsbury's for Free Food

Great response to lingering problem

A Sainsbury's supermarket in England recently put out an ad seeing an "ambitious artist to voluntarily refurbish our canteen." But what they really need is a scotobiologist, since all they…

This Stunning Ad Shows Why We Need War Reporters Now More Than Ever

Without them, it's all pageantry

If politicians alone controlled the flow of information to the public, war would be tantamount to entertainment, argues a gripping new PSA. A new 80-second video from Paris agency BETC for…

An Outraged Grandmother Is Furious With P&G's Gain for This Stinker of an Ad

Standing up for mee-maws everywhere

Granite Bay, Calif., resident and senior citizen Randee Reidy is raising a stink over a recent ad for Procter & Gamble's Gain laundry detergent that associates grandmothers with a stink…

This French Ad, Aimed at Celebrating Women, Is Ridiculed for Stereotyping Them Instead

Vacuum cleaners only respond to estrogen?

Here's a new one: An anti-sexism ad has been pulled for being, well, sexist. French TV station France 3 pulled its latest campaign after widespread criticism. The offending ad shows a…

Want to Buy a Confederate Flag but Not Look Racist? This Seller Has a Solution

A.J. Hall's unique business model

Want to purchase a Confederate flag, but worried you'll look like a racist? A.J. Hall will sell you one. And you'll be in the clear. Why? Because he's a "real-life black…

MSNBC Airing 15-Second Daily News Video

One bite-sized story, aimed at younger audiences

Now you have no excuse to not have time for the news. MSNBC announced it will be airing 15-second pieces produced by NowThis News as part of a series called…

'NYT' Duo of Carr and Stelter Discuss Media Landscape

Crowd told to 'always be iterating'

David Carr and Brian Stelter know how to put on a good show. Going for a little more than an hour, the Riggs and Murtaugh buddy duo from the Gray…

Brian Williams' New Show Off to Decent Start With Promos

'Rock Center' by way of '30 Rock'

Does anyone need to be reminded that Brian Williams is a sly dawg whose journalistic gravitas coexists easily with self-deprecating humor? Sure, why not? The dapper newsman stars in a…

NYC Newscast's Artsy Subway Posters Send an Odd Message

Old-timey TV sets with static-y screens in a darkened room with papers strewn across the floor? Artsy and cool, perhaps, but is it the best imagery for New York's WPIX…

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