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Leaked music contract hints at impending launch of Amazon’s Spotify killer

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Ensuper<p>There have long been rumors that Amazon (S AMZN) is working on a Spotify-like music subscription …

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Silhouette Don Draper Is On Some Good Acid In This Psychedelic New 'Mad Men' Teaser

So far, most of the promotional materials for the seventh and final season of <i>Mad Men</i> have focused on aviation. Don getting off an airplane, Don and Roger sipping libations in first class, Roger eyeing up stewardesses in the airport, etc. The latest teaser, however, takes a different approach, …

'Mad Men' Season 7 Premiere: Cast Gets Sentimental, Calls Dibs on Set Pieces

Christina Hendricks says she's eyeing a picture from Joan's apartment as a keepsake, while Elisabeth Moss hopes to keep Peggy's ring as the AMC …

TV

YouTube tries to grab a chunk of the TV advertising industry’s budget

Google is doubling down on its efforts to attract big-name advertisers to its YouTube streaming video service by offering them a guaranteed number of views, according to advertisers that spoke with the Wall Street Journal.<p>Google’s actions are part of its strategy to grab a larger chuck of the ad …

This Amazing Ad for Guide Dogs Makes You Realize How Much They Really Do

Out of nowhere, we're suddenly seeing some pretty incredible ads for guide dogs.<p>In January, we had the Norwegian Association of the Blind's amusing …

Advertising Industry

How One Of The Most Powerful PR Firms In NYC Came Out Of A Conversation In An Elevator

It sounds like the plot of a movie: A recent college grad from the south buys a round-trip ticket to New York City. She gives herself 30 days to find a job, an apartment, a life. If she doesn't find it, she's going home.<p>In 1991 Alison Brod, founder and CEO of one of New York City's foremost …

New York City

The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Advertising

These companies illustrate what the future of the business looks like.<p>1. GoPro<p><b>For letting everyone in on the extreme-sports video action.</b> Few companies have built their brand identity on the back of content as completely and entertainingly as the San Mateo, California–based camera maker. It’s no …

Advertising

‘Wake Up and Smell the Bacon’ With Free Alarm Gadget From Oscar Mayer

In case you haven't experienced the surreal delight of being guided from slumber by the smoky allure of "the nostril's north star," then Oscar Mayer …

Advertising Industry

Tennis Gets Quirky in USTA’s New Ads From the Director of Napoleon Dynamite

Ever wonder what tennis can do for you? Well, for starters, it can make you smarter, stronger, happier, more attractive and pretty much …

Advertising Industry

Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Following on from his amazing series last week, here are Halley Docherty’s latest collages for us – well known historical paintings of city scenes around the world, from Istanbul to Saint Petersburg and Tokyo to New York, superimposed on to Google Street View

Steven Spielberg Is Interested in a 'West Side Story' Remake

Steven Spielberg has directed them all - action flicks, serious dramas, sci-fi epics, and comedies. But there's one genre he has yet to tackle: the movie musical.<p>Deadline reports that the iconic director is interested in a remake of the classic, Oscar-winning musical "West Side Story."<p>Now, before …

Wonderful Subway Ad Shows a Woman’s Hair Blowing Around Whenever a Train Arrives

Here's more billboard crack for you out-of-home addicts.<p>This fun digital subway ad in Sweden for hair-care products was rigged up to recognize when …

Advertising Industry

Ads of the World

IAB Head: 'The Digital Advertising Industry Must Stop Having Unprotected Sex'

What would happen if any rubber manufacturer anywhere, no matter how new or unqualified, could, at will, inject its tires onto the assembly line on which Chrysler makes its cars? Almost immediately, the result would be a lot of dead and injured motorists, as defective tires start shredding and …

Digital Advertising

'Lego Movie' Bloopers Prove Even Mistakes Are Awesome

Bloopers can be equally as funny, if not more absurd than the original movie, or they can turn a dramatic scene into a good laugh that will leave …

Bryan Wood on Twitter: "A woman attempting to take a picture at a hockey game in Sochi today. This may be one of my favorite pics ever. http://t.co/x2X20ebCdq"

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As far as I’m concerned, there’s never been a better time to be a voice-actor. What used to be a relatively closed network of certain studios in NYC …

Ben McKenzie to Play Commissioner Gordon in GOTHAM

5 Reasons 'The LEGO Movie' Is Going To Crush The Box Office This Weekend

That's a good bet since the Warner Bros. film based on the brick toys is expected to have a huge opening.<p>An overwhelming amount of reviews for the film extremely positive. (It currently stands at 96% on Rotten Tomatoes.) Box office estimates are tracking the film to bring in north of $60 …

Box Office

The Top 50 People Most Retweeted by Mid‐Size Marketers, Per Study

DNN and Leadtail collaborated to analyze the Twitter behaviors of mid-size marketers—those with 50 to 5,000 employees—during Q4 2013 to see what …

Star Trek

New Fillmore Silver Spring 30sec Radio Concert Ad