Flack's Week: Power Book, Peter and PJs

Roll up! Roll up! Ever wanted to know who would win in a fight between Alex Aiken and Craig Oliver? Who is more quote-worthy out of City boys Roland Rudd and Alan Parker?

W Communications: napping on the job... for a good cause flack assumes
W Communications: napping on the job... for a good cause flack assumes

Or who in the industry harnesses the highest 'journalist fear factor'? Well, through a little shameless self-promotion, you can find out, as we bring you ... the Power Book Power 12 game. Play it now...

In the meantime, poor Peter Bingle looks like he's been a victim of a phishing hack. The former Bell Pottinger Public Affairs chairman has been emailing people in his address book at random asking for a loan of £2,500 to help save his cousin Cathie, who apparently is a missionary in Spain. A concerned reply was met with: 'Thank you for your gesture & spontaineity (sic)'. Flack is no Sherlock, but something smells fishy ...

It seems that ex-Lexis CEO Hugh Birley is a little-known petrolhead: he's setting up a classic motorcycle touring company in Mallorca and offering PRWeek subscribers a discount ...

And Flack wonders if the horse trend will ever end. If we're not eating them we're watching them dance. Word reaches us that a blog post about 3 Monkeys' activation of Three's #DancePonyDance campaign was so popular it crashed the agency's website. Is there anything horses aren't getting the blame for these days?

Flack has been absolutely inundated with agency pictures this week, but they're all along the same theme: PJs.

It was really starting to get worrying until Flack remembered the PR world was collectively going nuts for charity, and seeing as each agency did such a fine job of looking like charitable nutters, Flack decided to showcase the industry's efforts in all their glory.

W Communications looking silly in Soho

Speed Communications setting the standard with, er, the London Evening Standard;

Talk PR leaving us speechless;

Nexus in their nighties;

Eulogy and OnlineFire having fun;

PPS Group actually being read bedtime stories;

the animals at Kazoo; and

Waggener Edstrom working hard ...

Flack salutes your efforts for Red Nose Day, one and all ...

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