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Roundup August, 19 2010

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01. Puma salutes the ‘after hours athlete’ (above)

“Following a summer of slick and snazzy sports ads celebrating athleticism in various forms (though mostly football), Puma has released this spot championing the ‘after hours athlete’, fuelled on beer and kebabs rather than Lucozade and half-time oranges… The ad is created by Droga5 ad agency in New York, and directed by Ringan Ledwidge.” (CR).

02. ‘Fish Forms: Lamps By Frank Gehry’ Opens Aug. 29 At Jewish Museum

“The Jewish Museum will present a selection of colorful, luminous lamps designed by internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry in “Fish Forms: Lamps by Frank Gehry,” on view from August 29 through October 31. This exhibition also explores the significance of fish imagery in Gehry’s work. The lamps will be displayed in near darkness to create a gallery of glowing sculptural fish lit from within.” (Bee).

03.  Nicolas Anelka laughs at ‘nonsense’ 18-match French ban

“Nicolas Anelka says he is “laughing” after being banned for 18 games by the French Football Federation (FFF) over his conduct at this summer’s World Cup.” (BBC).

04. Kings Of Leon turned down ‘Glee’ and ‘Ugly Betty’ slots

“Kings Of Leon have revealed they turned down having their music used in the TV show Glee, as well as a cameo in Ugly Betty.” (NME).

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