Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Facebook is set to challenge Google’s ad empire. link

-Dish has countersued DirecTV for ripping off its “Why Pay More?” concept in recent ads. link

-The ADC is throwing its Young Guns 8 kickoff party tomorrow night. link

-The GOP understands subtlety like no one else. WTF is a Tweet Bomb? link

-The future of ad cliches has three parts in total. Worth reading though. link

-Brand Obama will never effectively advertise how the health care bill works. Never! Because it’s impossible. link

-The Ad Club appointed SapientNitro VP Eric Healy of to its Board of Directors. link

-Syrup, an LBi Group company, made the PUMA spot above.

-Flavorpill is sponsoring the Twitter-themed, charity-driven Twestival in NYC this Thursday. link

-The Travel Channel hired Philadelphia-based post house blue Visual Effects to create a promotional package for Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. link

-Soon-to-be free agent LeBron James is re-upping his contract with Nike. Cha-ching. link

-The Chinese still can’t look at porn. link

-Yahoo is the top ad malware distributor and basically says it’s not their fault. link

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