Thursday Odds And Ends

By SuperSpy 

– Amazon and Tivo’s new system, “Buy It Now” is scary, but geeenius. (link)

– The WSJ has launched their rich folk only magazine with 51 advertisers from across the 1% must-have list (Hermes, Audemars Piguet and Dior etc.). (link)

– Digital agency EVB snatched up Goodby, Silverstein & Partners’ Stephen Goldblatt as executive creative director. (link)

– Publicis just bought Seattle’s 5-year old agency PBJS, which does branded entertainment and events. (link)

– Just in case you give two figs, Neal Prescott, the man behind WPP’s new <a href="Deliver thing-a-ma-jig explains it all to Creativity Online. (link)

– W+K has kicked off their inaugural London Monthly Badge-off. Cute buttons galore. (link)

– Google’s browser, Chrome, has grabbed 1% market share in one day. Not bad. Crap. Now Mediabistro is going to have yet another browser to try and make the comments system work with. Crap. Crap. Crap. (link)

Brit Brit is going to roll the dice (yet again) and open up MTV’s VMAs on Sunday. While it may not be good for her career, it’ll be great for the ratings. You can watch the lip-synching debacle of her performance last year above. (link)

– It’s Fashion Week in New York City. Bail on work early and crash a party or two, yeah? (link)