Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-The Million Dollar Homepage creator wants us to do nothing for two minutes every day. No argument there. link

-Taco Bell pulls its ads from MTV’s version of Skins due to “racy content.” link


-NY-based Area/Code, the folks behind the Sharkrunners game for Discovery, has now re-branded as Zynga New York. link

-Grey wants a new anthem for its 2011 Pantene campaign and is inviting delegates at MIDEM in Cannes to submit. link

-Anheuser-Busch will unleash the Clydesdales come Super Bowl time. link

-After getting rebuffed by Groupon, Google launches a competitor. link

-Cannes Lions entries open on Thursday, Jan. 27. link

-Hey everyone, BP is on the hunt for a communications/media director. Good luck with all that. link

-The Digital Advertising Alliance puts its stamp of approval on TRUSTe’s “Trusted Ads” platform. link