Thursday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Alibaba has hired a Washington D.C. lobbying firm in a sign that it’s getting serious about a Yahoo takeover. link

-CP+B integrated production intern Jules Ameel spent four days creating a “Cheesy Font” to celebrate Domino’s new Stuffed Crust Cheesy Bread (above). link; link


-Go Daddy hopes an ad featuring a naked Danica Patrick will distract you from its whole SOPA mess. link

-Groupon’s deal to acquire Silicon Valley start-up Campfire Labs “is closed.” link

-Google edged out Facebook to become Nielsen’s “top web brand” of 2011. link