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 Amplifying your corporate story on LinkedIn (to the power of 4)

Amplifying your corporate story on LinkedIn (to the power of 4)

 Frank Lampard interview for Barclays

Frank Lampard interview for Barclays


Monday Funday: superheroes and rebellious robots


“The Uniteds of Manchester”

Footy fans across the UK were in for quite a surprise this weekend as they settled down to watch this year’s FA Cup final. Instead of the usual fence-sitting ex-pro waffling on about the ‘magic’ of the tournament, the game was introduced by none other than Deadington Pool Smythe, the 12th Baron of Old Fortinghamshiringhamshire – or as you may know him, superhero Deadpool.

Unfortunately for Jose Mourinho, even the Ryan Reynolds character couldn’t save his side from a trophyless season.

Evelyn is done

When the film-makers in Hollywood depict a dystopian future it usually ends with us poor old humans being enslaved by an army of power hungry robots who’ve turned the tables on their masters. Of course, marketeers – by-and-large an optimistic bunch – take a more light-hearted approach, and those at US telecommunications company Sprint see a future where the bots are very much on our side.

As part of the brand’s ‘The Super Intelligent Mission Campaign’, a gang of hardworking robots down tools in the name of progress.

From the ha-ha-harchives

This early noughties ad from shoe brand Clarks will be especially LoL-some to anyone who, like Monday Funday, has had to spend a fair bit of time in Preston, north-west England. If you’ve not experienced it for yourself, let’s just say – in spite of its many charms – it’s not the first place that springs to mind at the mention of ‘Parisian chic’.

Joe McAweaney