Diary: Water-cooler monitor

What topics have the industry been discussing this week?


That the "liar liar, pants on fire" award should 12 min 3 secs

go to Carat's outgoing managing director, Colin Mills,

and his bosses at Aegis, who strenuously denied he

would be leaving the agency.

What deal has DLKW up its sleeve?It's not buying 2 hours 51 mins

its independence from IPG for no reason. With

pre-tax profits of £650,000, what's it really


Wieden & Kennedy, having last week won Sky One 1 hour 32 mins

and this week picked up Pizza Hut, is emerging

as an early contender for Agency of the Year. At

last, the agency is converting the glory of Honda

"cog" into new business.

Tyler Brule's series on media called The Desk, 0 mins 15 secs

currently appearing on BBC4.