#TheDailySpin: J. C. Penney in serious hot water over ‘seriously hot’ commercial

And we never thought you could go wrong with the ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Phoebe Cates pool scene. We were wrong. Plus, FTC gives Reebok the run-around; Michael Wolff might be out at Adweek, and more.

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J. C. Penney isn’t the only company in hot water. While the jury’s still out on Shape-Ups, the FTC has ruled Reebok must pay $25 million in refunds over false claims that its EasyTone and RunTone sneakers “lead to 28 percent more strength and tone in the buttock muscles” and “11 percent more strength and tone in the calf muscles than regular walking shoes.” That’s the kind of news that just really kills the sole.

Seems all that time using your EasyTones was an evening bigger waste of time than this app from Scandanavian Airlines. As Europe’s most punctual airline, it’s created the TimeKiller app for those less fortunate travelers stuck waiting for their carriers to arrive.

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