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Video: Fake 80s “Computer Show” explains Reddit starring co-founder Alexis Ohanian

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In appropriate doses, few aesthetic styles are as funny as the awkward look of 80s video and TV production. If you agree with this premise, you simply can’t afford to miss the faux-80s “Computer Show”. The Youtube series has just gone live with two episodes, one of which features Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit.

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How the British really react to a royal birth explained in one simple diagram

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If you base your view of the British on their media you’ll doubtless think that they have a long and enduring love affair with their royal family. Take the latest royal birth. At the time of writing, the latest addition to their clan has only been around for a few hours, yet already she is the subject an explosion of sycophantic media adoration. But the British people themselves actually have a far more practical relationship with their Greco-German overlords. To help better understand it, the wonderfully talented Angry Flat Cap has created this simple diagram. Prepare to have your preconceptions shattered, flow chart style.

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admanwritingtips

The ad man guide to firing up your creativity

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You’ve been working like a Duracell bunny all week on five different ad campaigns. Your Art Director has made your concepts look like bad expressionism and your Creative Director is questioning your copywriting talents with phrases like “did you go out drinking last night?” and “Maybe it was cool in the Eighties”. When the weekend arrives it feels like you’ve jumped aboard a lifeboat.

For the next forty-eight hours, you want to forget work and write some fiction, but your brain is mush and your enthusiasm has done a runner. What do you do? It’s a tough one, but one great thing about working in advertising is that you have to hit deadlines. And to hit deadlines you need to fire up your muse. Here are five foolproof techniques, which I’ve used in the last decade to make my clients happy.

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