-Saatchi & Saatchi and Toyota co-opted Lesley Gore‘s 1963 feminist anthem “You Don’t Own Me” to sell cars to young people (video above), and research says it worked.
-Why do so many rappers rep Grey Poupon? Because TV ads still work, even if they last ran in 1997.
-Google can stop pretending it doesn’t use its search engine to promote its own business.
–Jeff Goodby advises: “Work for Bosses Who Can Take a Joke.”
-Snapchat is selling itself hard to U.K. agencies, but they’re like, show us the numbers.
-This week, Cheil global CCO Malcolm Poynton told the London International Awards Creative LIAisons in Vegas that we are living in “a golden age” of advertising.
-DeVry University (a for-profit college) reached a settlement with The Department of Education over deceptive advertising.
-The Drum launched its annual Diversity Census.
–Kentucky agency Cornett will begin selling a “Marketing Buzzword Jar” next month in an attempt to mock/kill industry buzzwords.