Viral video: Barack’s got 99 problems, but Mitt ain’t one

Alphacat steps up to the presidential parody podium in a spoof of the Jay-Z anthem. Plus, inside the male mind, athletes take it all off, social media and the Olympics, the many scents of Disney, awesome wine bottles, and more.

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The economic recovery has been painfully slow; unemployment remains high; U.S. troops are still entangled in far-off wars, and the nation’s current health-care system languishes. With an election less than four months away, the Commander-in-Chief has his work cut out for him. But, of all President Obama’s problems, Mitt Romney is not one of them—at least not according to an amusing new presidential parody of the Jay-Z hip-hop classic, “99 Problems” performed by Iman Crosson (a.k.a. Alphacat).

It might not amount to 99, but marketers do have a number of problems targeting the male consumer. Thankfully, Advertising Age just teamed with data partner GfK MRI to takes us inside the masculine mind with the release of their new report, “Dudes to Dads: U.S. Men’s Attitudes Toward Life, Family, Work.”

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