“Amid growing evidence that Sumner Redstone is planning sweeping changes at Viacom, speculation in the industry has turned to who might be recruited as the successor to CEO Philippe Dauman,” reports our friend, Variety’s authoritative managing editor for television, Cynthia Littleton. The story...
We'd like to preface this story by saying "Don't try this at home," but we already know somebody—probably in Ukraine—is going to seize the opportunity anyway. Having warned you, we hereby assuage our consciences. Companies like GoPro...Show More Summary
Marketers going to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity should always expect to get a little sand between the toes, but this year their flip-flops will get more dusty than ever due to tech companies. The beach is going...Show More Summary
McDonald's has partnered with Sony and Rovio, the creator of Angry Birds, to create a 360-degree video promoting the upcoming feature film The Angry Birds Movie. The 60-second spot puts the viewer in the center of a McDonald's restaurant,...Show More Summary
A new lawsuit against the YouTube channel H3H3 Productions has rallied the YouTube community so let's take a dive into the case and see what's going on. The post Understanding the H3H3 Lawsuit appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
That prize banjo scene from the film Deliverance gets a CG-infused makeover in Kia's latest ad, featuring its trademark hamsters, who have basically become the Barbie doll of brand mascots—they do everything, and probably have a better...Show More Summary
As Donald Trump caught up with Hillary Clinton in the polls over the past two weeks, the Bernie Sanders campaign has reiterated its last-ditch argument to win over superdelegates and secure the nomination: The Vermont senator is walloping Trump in the polls by over ten points, in contrast to Clinton’s dead heat. Show More Summary
Has the "mystery" of John Miller been solved? Perhaps, after a big night for Donald Trump on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday, in which he agreed to debate Bernie Sanders and also copped to pulling out fake names in the past, though whether that includes the now-infamous Miller moniker is still...
And she'll continue to write her weekly column.
A bit of retail history was made on late-night TV recently, when CVS finally buckled under the pressure of consumer annoyance and Jimmy Kimmel's wrath. We're speaking, of course, about the pharmacy chain's legendarily long receipts,Show More Summary
The Bachelorette is a show with notoriously pretzel-like gender dynamics. On the one hand, the ABC dating program puts a woman in total control of the traditionally patriarchal dating structure—and undercuts the notion that promiscuity in men is admirable while in women it is shameful. Show More Summary
MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews admitted on live TV that the New York- and Washington-centric news media doesn’t represent America particularly when it comes to individual gun ownership under the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the right to keep and bear arms. Show More Summary
All Candace Payne wanted was yoga pants, and she ended up amusing the world. The Dallas-area mother was shopping at Kohl's recently when she got discouraged about buying the pants (and sticking to her workout goals) and discovered a Chewbacca mask in the toy department, ABC News reports. "It accidentally...
Did you know that Joan Didion has a wasp named after her or that Peter Benchley, the author of Jaws, has a shark named after him?
When you think of BuzzFeed video, you probably think of “27 Weird Things Guys Lie To Each Other About” or the Tasty recipe videos that have taken over your Facebook feed. BuzzFeed has made a huge commitment to building out its video capabilities, and funny and shareable videos have become its staples. The company launched...
As The Rocky Horror Picture Show heads to a reboot, what do we know about the copyright and licensing for the film and its songs? The post Copyright and the Rocky Horror Picture Show appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
The cream keeps rising to the top at Organic Valley. After earlier hit ads like "Saving the Bros" and "Real Morning Report," the brand really milks it in a new spot by having one of its dairy farmers, Gerrit van Tol, open a peculiarShow More Summary
Nobody wants a stranger in their shower. And, unless you're a morning person, you especially don't want them talking to you in a manner more chipper than their yellow rain slicker. But Holiday Inn Express has found an exception to that general rule, bringing Rob Riggle into the virtual shower—galoshes and all. Show More Summary
For the second consecutive day, Hamilton made it's way into the opening of an upfront. Broadway stars Daveed Diggs and Leslie Odom Jr. bookended ESPN's upfront this morning from The Minskoff Theater—ironically home to another Broadway mainstay in The Lion King—with special performances centered around sports. Show More Summary
Eight out of 10 fishermen prefer Smith sunglasses over other brands. So, what on earth is wrong with the other two guys? That was where Linus Karlsson started out in brainstorming ideas for Smith's ChromaPop sunglasses, which help their wearers see better on the water. Show More Summary