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Tom Burrell Becomes First African-American Inducted Into One Club Creative Hall of Fame

Burrell Communications Group founder Tom Burrell, who has been breaking barriers his entire career, has added yet another one to the list. The One Club inducted Burrell into its Creative Hall of Fame, making him the first African-American to receive the honor, which dates back to Leo Burnett’s inaugural induction in 1961. Burrell was inducted…[…]

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How Celebrity Pup ‘Doug the Pug’ Is Turning Internet Fame Into Merchandising Dollars

Laura Perks still remembers the day in October 2015 when she got an anxious call from one of her toy buyers. The man sounded a little desperate. The holiday shopping season was coming, and a top executive at TJX Companies (operators of Marshall's and T.J. Maxx) made it clear she wanted some plush pugs on[…]

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What to do in the first seconds of your 15 minutes of internet fame

The Bone Zone suddenly became a less amusing place Thursday when sleuths discovered the nation’s favorite everyman had a somewhat unsavory Reddit history. The debacle around Ken Bone’s AMA highlighted an issue every sudden internet celebrity needs to consider: their digital past. SEE ALSO: Yes, you can buy a sexy Ken Bone Halloween costume online[…]