Wednesday Odds And Ends

By SuperSpy 

– Explaining the lasting appeal or just existence of negative ads. (link)

– The first half ad spend was down 1.6% in 2008. (link)

– Samsung has called a review of the digital advertising arrangements for its mobile phone handsets. (link)

– Yahoo! promises a revolutionary ad platform. (link)

– Oh and rumors abound that Yahoo! as well as Ebay are getting ready to serve up some lay-off notices. Boo. (link)

– Corporate India is in shock after a mob of sacked workers bludgeoned to death the chief executive who had dismissed them from a factory in a suburb of Delhi. (link)

Dita Von Teese is Wonderbra’s latest flame. They gave the hot mama her own line. The pics and video of her marketing kick-off are here.

John McCain pays his celebrity makeup artist $5,000 per session. You know Cindy is paying the bill. (link)

– The act of singers inserting ads into songs continues. (link)

– Find out what the proposed Wall Street $700 billion buy out could get you. For starters, $100B would get you Universal Health Care for all people in the U.S. without it.(link)