Flack: Clash of the Omnicom agencies

Porter Novelli comprehensively thrashed Fleishman-Hillard 8-2 in last week's star-studded 'clash of the Omnicom agencies'.

Could that be because they bagged all the celebs, including former Spurs captain Graham Roberts and footie-loving actor Ralph Little? Or could it because PRWeek's news editor and deputy news editor both graced the Porter Novelli team-sheet? Clearly a tough call. Either way, the game raised £4,000 for Haiti, so well done to all ...

Harvard PR director of strategy and planning Will Sturgeon kick-started his monthly tech drinks again this week. With the free bar drunk dry within the first hour, the after-party took off in fine style at a private karaoke bar in Soho. Highlights included Waggener Edstrom senior digital consultant Jon 'Bon Jovi' Silk's rendition of Bed of Roses. Meanwhile, Bite EMEA MD Kath Pooley struggled to share a mic with 6'8" Octopus Communications account manager James Warnette on a rousing duet of Grease's Summer Nights ...

Meanwhile, some trickster is impersonating Goldman Sachs' global comms chief Lucas Van Praag on Twitter. The joker recently informed fellow tweeters that Hollywood is casting 'Financial Meltdown: The Movie' - and that Van Praag is set to be portrayed by sinister English toff bad guy incarnate Jeremy Irons. Talk about typecasting ...

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