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• The Chicago Tribune reports that Jon Flannery has been promoted to executive creative director at Draftfcb Chicago.

And who is Jon Flannery?

He's the guy who came up with the "Ship My Pants" ad for Kmart that went viral, earning the troubled retailer millions of online views and some badly needed street cred.

You can see it at left.

KC's View:
I know nothing about this guy, but I know that this was one funny ad. Glad to see that his funny bone got rewarded.