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Tag: PR Stunt

Bras and Brass

Two things have caught my eye in social media circles over the last couple of days. The first is a journalist who wrote a blog slating PR agencies and consultants. The second is boobs. Or more specifically, bras.On Tuesday, a freelance journalist called Kevin Braddock chose to publish a post to his blog that laid

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Cirkle  •  7th Jan 10

Will Real Men Wear Tights?

Apparently, the latest fashion must-have for the man about town is a pair of tights. Yes, you heard me…tights. Apparently demand for ‘Mantyhose’ has risen so much that one of our top London stores has started stocking them. Whilst I am sure this is more PR stunt than reality, I think it’s brilliant that someone

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Cirkle  •  24th Sep 09

Countdown Queen Rachel Riley Boosts Ratings

It may have a cult following, but 25-year-old Channel 4 show Countdown can hardly be viewed as particularly relevant to 2009. But over the last couple of days there’s been a surge of interest in the long-running quiz programme in the press. And it’s not been due to conundrums or number puzzles. For the last

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A joke too far?

As the Edinburgh Fringe Festival draws to a close, kudos must be awarded to the resourceful comedian Lewis Schaffer, who scooped the Malcolm Hardee Cunning Stunt Award for the best publicity stunt at the festival. Schaffer not only persuaded Scottish publication ‘The List’ that he was the sponsor of this year’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards, but

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Cirkle  •  2nd Sep 09

Lots (more) fun for Katie Price….

So Jordan has been on the PR campaign again this weekend, with another fun “family “ day out for self-publicist Katie Price. Yesterday, Katie took son Harvey to theme park Thorpe Park in Surrey while ex husband Peter looked after their other two children. As usual Katie and Harvey were accompanied by Katie’s new boyfriend

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Cirkle  •  24th Aug 09

Social Experiment Leaves Maidstone Hopping Mad

A fly-posting campaign dubbed as a ‘social experiment’ by its creators is causing mayhem in the town of Maidstone. The campaign features an image of a drugged-up, Donnie Darko-esque cartoon rabbit with no words or explanation, which has been appearing all over the walls and street furniture around the town. The town centre is up

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Cirkle  •  13th Aug 09

Peter Andre – Playing The PR Game Perfectly Or Going Too Far?

I have to admit I am firmly in Camp Andre over the whole Jordan/Peter split. That isn’t because I am a woman-hating female, I have in the past thought Katie Price was an honest, successful modern day woman. Photos of Andre crying as he handed his children back to a nanny whilst Jordon flashed her

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Cirkle  •  7th Jul 09

Help find the missing “rose boy” (sponsored by Kodak)

Megan Fox, star of the Transformers sequel has helped Kodak peak in the headlines this week. A young lovestruck teenager, dubbed ‘Rose boy’ presented Megan Fox with a single rose at the premier of her new film this week but was stubbed by Fox for his efforts and dismissed back into the crowds. In a

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Cirkle  •  25th Jun 09

Happy June 19th

Today is the happiest day of the year – apparently. A ‘scientific’ study has revealed that Friday 19th June is the best date in the calendar due to a number of contributing factors – the outdoors (O), nature (N), social interaction (S), childhood memories of summer (CPM), temperature (T) and holidays (HE). Want to know

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Cirkle  •  19th Jun 09