Monday Odds & Ends

By Matt Van Hoven 

There’s a lot happening in the world of advertising these days. From lawsuits to other lawsuits to the death of outdoor and dismal ad spending in 2008. But here’s a bit of what we didn’t cover on AgencySpy today.

&#151 Google could/should have done more to keep Armstrong. link


&#151 The Seattle Post Intelligencer moved completely online. No more tree killing! link

&#151 AdAge now reporting more and more about non-advertising issues. link

&#151 BestBuy’s got new competition in Wal-Mart. Oy. link

&#151 Did you know WaPo hosts ads in their “News” pulldown? Crazy. link

&#151 Our favorite chocolaty spread is now also a Web giant. link

&#151 This story is boring and you probably won’t care to read it. link

&#151 You can take the booze out of England, but you can’t raise the minimum price of a drink you scurvy tiddlywinks! link

&#151 Did you know they have national underwear day in Brazil? It’s not today, but who cares! Sexy times. link