#TheDailySpin: Leo Burnett’s lesson in brand loyalty—from 1958

Hope you choke on those Wheaties, says the ad titan. Plus, the funniest GIF trends of 2011, Santa gets help from Siri, the year in news—in Legos, Occupy Amazon, mustache aficionado Aaron Perlut, and more.

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Meanwhile, evangelist Pat Robertson was less than thrilled with the “Saturday Night Live” team. He called a skit mocking the media obsessions with Denver Bronco QB Tim Tebow “anti-Christian bigotry that is just disgusting.”

Need to lighten up (like Robertson)? Look at these 10 funniest animated GIF trends of 2011 from Mashable, and tell me they don’t bring a smile to your face. Between Stephanie Tanner breakin’ it down and Paula Deen riding things, it’s near impossible to bah-humbug this one.

Another nearly impossible feat is expecting someone to know how to get everywhere—I don’t care if the person is Santa. Luckily, Siri has him covered. Little jealous, Rudolph?!

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