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2012-05-18 10:26:05

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For four decades, Lee Clow has created and shepherded the kind of advertising ideas that moves businesses and moves us emotionally. Dallas-based copywriter Jason Fox, equally moved by Lee Clow's work, decided to channel Lee's wisdom into 140-character tweets under the Twitter handle @leeclowsbeard. Now, with over 26,000 followers, the hugely successful Twitter feed has been transformed into a book -- also titled leeclowsbeard. Spearheaded by Rob...

2012-04-17 14:20:52

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Halen has added 18 concerts to its highly successful 2012 North American tour. The newly added dates begin July 7 with an encore performance at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Second shows have also been added in the Detroit and New York/New Jersey areas, as well as Philadelphia. Ky-mani Marley is the opening act for all added concerts. The full itinerary can be found below. Tickets for the newly announced shows go on sale...

2012-01-05 23:01:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Van Halen, Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees and one of the most important and influential rock bands of all time, announced their return to the live stage with an extraordinary 2012 North American tour. The announcement was made late last night, during a once-in-a-lifetime performance, at the intimate Cafe Wha? in New York City. Known around the world for some of the most iconic live performances in music history, the legendary rock band will...

2011-04-13 10:30:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The N.C. Hall of Fame, based in the UNC-CH School of Journalism and Mass Communication, has awarded David Oakley with the 2011 Next Generation Leadership Award. Oakley, co-founder of BooneOakley agency in Charlotte, is only the fifth recipient of the awarded since its inception in 2008. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/CL80757 ) "David's portfolio of creative work is smart and relevant and his client roster is deep and...

2010-02-05 21:35:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1984, Apple launched the Macintosh computer with a Super Bowl ad. Based on George Orwell's "1984," one of the most influential books in western literature, the epic commercial ignited a revolution in the computer industry and transformed the Super Bowl into arguably the country's most significant popular culture event. Jump ahead 26 years. Much of this Sunday's pre-game chatter surrounds Careerbuilder.com's failed attempt to run an ad in which a...