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If you want to earn a crust, join Maxus

If you want to earn a crust, join Maxus

Diary thought that it had heard it all - amateur dramatics, sports days, even stand-up comedy to try to improve morale among the galley slaves.

Social photos of the week

Social photos of the week

WCRS should be walking tall after its recent B Q win, but the creative director Ross Neil appeared to lose a few inches after he and the chief executive, Matt Edwards, popped on the overalls to "unleash" some DIY skills. Stephen Miron (@s...

 
 
Social photos of the week: Hot admen, James and Joey

Social photos of the week: Hot admen, James and Joey

A round-up of the best photos from across adland's social web this week.

 
 
Dynamo puts the fire in Dick's fireside chats

Dynamo puts the fire in Dick's fireside chats

With Dick Costolo in town, Twitter whisked away Starcom MediaVest Group's Pippa Glucklich, Maxus' Lindsay Pattison, ZenithOptimedia's Belinda Rowe and Havas Media's Paul Frampton to Chewton Glen for one of the boss' famous "fireside chats".

 
 
Sealed with a kiss

Sealed with a kiss

They say you should be passionate about your work, but should you be passionate with your colleagues?

 
 
Social photos of the week: Paul McCartney and Ben Priest in a onesie

Social photos of the week: Paul McCartney and Ben Priest in a onesie

Rockstars, onesies and cooking contests... it was all go in AdLand this week.

 
 
Ogilvy's Louis Glynn is 'Adland's Hottest' again

Ogilvy's Louis Glynn is 'Adland's Hottest' again

Campaign has always striven to promote the industry's best looking individuals, but our news agenda means we are often forced to choose topicality over beauty.

 
 
Proximity assistant scales building dressed as Superman

Proximity assistant scales building dressed as Superman

Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a guy dressed up for the ever-popular Woo Week which featured staff at many agencies romancing their colleagues anonymously for charity.

 
 
Valentine's cards for creatives

Valentine's cards for creatives

It's a special kind of love - the bond between art director and copywriter.

 
 
The paps return for Campaign's Diary

The paps return for Campaign's Diary

Now, where were we?

 
 
Social photos of the week: Adam & Eve's 'Mr Rob' goes all Daft Punk

Social photos of the week: Adam & Eve's 'Mr Rob' goes all Daft Punk

Campaign reviews adland photos from the week across Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and everywhere else on the social web. Nowhere is safe...

 
 
Week in pictures: @TheCornerLDN has that Friday feeling and @tinafegent likes cheeky Chiltern

Week in pictures: @TheCornerLDN has that Friday feeling and @tinafegent likes cheeky Chiltern

The past week has brought us pictures of a tongue-in-cheek railway station announcement and the ultimate Brit - James Bond.

 
 
Dumb Ways to Die: the toys

Dumb Ways to Die: the toys

Aleksandr the meerkat had better watch out.

 
 
Week in pictures: @tracey_lou on noodles and @as_goodstuff considers stealing

Week in pictures: @tracey_lou on noodles and @as_goodstuff considers stealing

What you've been pointing your camera phones at this week in the world of advertising.

 
 
Nuts staff go nude for charity calendar

Nuts staff go nude for charity calendar

The nudity in this week's Nuts magazine has taken a surprising turn. Instead of ladies, it's the lads who are baring all - specifically the male editorial staff of the IPC magazine.

 
 
Week in pictures: @OMD_UK meets The Queen, @rorysutherland meets Ogilvy's desk

Week in pictures: @OMD_UK meets The Queen, @rorysutherland meets Ogilvy's desk

Adland has been on the move this week, and luckily for us, you've been snapping pictures of your antics.

 
 
Week in pictures: @TrevorBMBagency on KitKats and @brucedaisley's knitting

Week in pictures: @TrevorBMBagency on KitKats and @brucedaisley's knitting

In a new Friday round-up, Campaign brings you our favourite pictures taken by ad folk around the internet over the past week.

 
 
Isobel's 2013 Christmas card is a cracker

Isobel's 2013 Christmas card is a cracker

Isobel has gone for a ballroom dance scene in its 2013 Christmas card. If some of the smiles look a little strained, that's probably because the photo shoot took nine hours.

 
 
Saatchi & Saatchi joins in the festivities with Christmas window display

Saatchi & Saatchi joins in the festivities with Christmas window display

Saatchi & Saatchi has recalled the iconic "pregnant man" ad for the agency's Christmas window display.

 
 
Wiedens channels Wonka for Christmas window spectacular

Wiedens channels Wonka for Christmas window spectacular

Wieden & Kennedy has out-done Willy Wonka himself with its latest window display.

 
 
DigitasLBi #RaveCave: in pictures and numbers

DigitasLBi #RaveCave: in pictures and numbers

DigitasLBi's Brick Lane offices entertained 1,800 #RaveCave ticket holders last Thursday for the agency's "best rave ever".

 
 
Can media agencies cook?

Can media agencies cook?

Media buying is certainly not a piece of cake. But can agencies cook a cake?

 
 
Yahoo's @Queen_uk series: an exclusive preview

Yahoo's @Queen_uk series: an exclusive preview

It's Gin O'Clock. Or it will be at 5pm on Friday 15 November when Yahoo launches an online comedy series, based on the marvellous @Queen_uk Twitter account.

 
 
Murphy and McCabe talk Christmas ads on Radio 4

Murphy and McCabe talk Christmas ads on Radio 4

Adam & Eve/DDB's James Murphy and Campaign's Maisie McCabe graced the airwaves of Radio 4's Today Progamme this morning to discuss the Christmas ad season.

 
 
Zenith Media goes back to the 80s

Zenith Media goes back to the 80s

When Zenith Media opened in a warehouse in Paddington in 1988, it was a very different time.

 
 
On the Campaign trail

On the Campaign trail

Dennis the Menace was spotted reading Campaign at Brand Licensing Europe, which was held in Olympia last week. He had to graduate from comics at some point.

 
 
A brief history of Volkswagen print ads

A brief history of Volkswagen print ads

Brand Licensing Europe hits London this week (16th October) and we have a snippet from the event's keynote speech "Milestones and magic - the history of Volkswagen" by VW archivist Dr Ulrike Gutzmann.

 
 
Pet app 'cyber bullies' child

Pet app 'cyber bullies' child

Here's a frightening example of push notifications being much too pushy.

 
 
Lotto's got big balls

Lotto's got big balls

As if a catchy Gilbert O'Sullivan hit wasn't enough to promote its revamp this week, the National Lottery has only gone and floated some enormous balls down the Thames.

 
 
One way to quit your job...

One way to quit your job...

Video editor Marina Schifrin has seen her resignation go viral.

 
 
#selfie, #twerk, #celebspot, go!

#selfie, #twerk, #celebspot, go!

Richard Bacon looks pleased to have been snapped by staff from Fetch on their pub crawl challenge last week. They were probably pretty chuffed too - they thought they were going to a training day.

 
 

Pick of the Week

Pick of the week: The Pilion Trust, Publicis London

Pick of the week: The Pilion Trust, Publicis London

James Swift is impressed by The Pilion Trust's new campaign.

 
 

Turkey of the Week

Turkey of the week: Dove, Ogilvy & Mather Brasil

Turkey of the week: Dove, Ogilvy & Mather Brasil

Louise Ridley feels Dove's latest spot lacks the usual magic.

 
 
Tara Beard-Knowland

Simply, Better

 
 
 
Dave Trott

I HEART MEMES

 
 
 
Nick Jefferson

Jesus Games.

 
 
 
Andy Nairn

The Trust Trap strikes again

 
 
 
Dave Trott

BIG DATA v SMART DATA

 
 
 
NABS

Calling all heroes

 
 
 

PICTURE GALLERY

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Nabs Big Bash Last night's Nabs Big Bash at Battersea Evolution was aptly themed Heaven and Hell as for many it was just that.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Big Awards 2012 Campaign celebrated its Big Awards 2012 in style last week at Grosvenor House.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: British Arrows Awards Agency creatives were out in force to celebrate the British Arrows Awards 2012.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Creative Circle Awards Creatives from all agencies gathered together for last night's Creative Circle Awards at London's Roundhouse in Chalk Farm.

Daily Diary - Picture Gallery: Best Awards Revellers were out in force at last night's Marketing Agencies Association (MAA) Best Awards held at The Brewery, Chiswell Street.


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