Flack: Flack's Week

Despite the global cutbacks signalled on page 3, PRWeek is aware of one vibrant agency opportunity.

The Little Rooster Store is seeking PR support to help promote the Little Rooster, a product aimed at women that is dubbed 'an alarm clock that wakes with pleasure'. 'The Little Rooster curves comfortably around your pubic mound,' explains the blurb. And what does CEO Tony Maggs want PR to achieve? 'Help in taking advantage of the global buzz.' Interesting choice of word, Tony ...

Congratulations go to celeb PR kingpin Gary Farrow, who braved the pain from his recent knee replacement surgery to collect his OBE for services to the music industry and charity. Farrow arrived at Buckingham Palace on crutches last week, helped along by his wife and Sun columnist Jane Moore, and some 'very good painkillers Michael Jackson would have paid good money for'. Collecting his OBE, Farrow chatted away with Prince Charles about music and the PR industry. Flack can confirm that Dr Conrad Murray was in no way involved ...

The PRCA Awards turned out to be a 'smashing' and expensive night out for Journalista's newest recruit, Lorna Gott. The Hilton slapped a £400 bill on the CIPR Outstanding Young Communicator when she fell into a lamp after one too many glasses of champers ... 400 quid? Must have been a bloody nice lamp ...

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