'Dumbs Ways to Die' Ends With Record 5 Grand Prix, Adding Film and Integrated CANNES, France—In the end, the dumbness was record breaking. Visitors to the Cannes Lions festival here speculated all week about just how many Grand Prix the "Dumb Ways to Die" train-safety campaign from McCann Melbourne would pick up. Tonight, it added a Film Grand Prix and an Integrated Grand Prix, bringing its grand total to five. (It had already won in Direct, PR and Radio.) That ...
June 22, 2013 - AdWeek
4 Dumb Experiments An elephant on acid? A rat who can’t understand Japanese backwards? A scientist is meant to be inquisitive and investigative. But there are some experiments that toe the border between common sense and sheer dumbness.
June 20, 2013 - Fox News
David Foster Wallace in Boston Globe (registration) It may well be, Wallace writes, "that those who receive and act out the gift of athletic genius must, perforce, be blind and dumb about it-and not because blindness and dumbness are the price of the gift, but because they are its essence."