In a laughably stupid ode to the very good print work that British ad agency Abbott Mead Vickers (fuck you, BBDO) used to do for the far superior Economist, Business Week has begun a "brainy" new ad campaign that would make me feel laughably stupid—if I actually read the rag. GET IT, kindergarteners?!? The second brain is BIGGER!!! Now, put your heads down and take a nappie.
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