–Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner somewhat explains the new season five promotional poster. link
-The IAB unveiled the winners of its first-ever “Mobile Rising Stars” competition. link
-Miami-based agency La Comunidad hired Sra Rushmore, Madrid alums Eduardo De La Herran and Munia Bilbao as interactive creative director and interactive copywriter, respectively. In addition, La Comunidad welcomed ex-Tiempo BBDO creative Jaume Leis as interactive art director.
-VML is collaborating with WPP sibling Y&R to launch full operations in Australia (Sydney, to be exact). link
-Will Brandadvisors’ new, cutesy JCPenney ads starring Ellen DeGeneres suffer from backlash? link
-If you need a branding 101 refresher on taglines, here’s one option. link
-Yum Brands CEO David Novak is ready to feed the world. link
-Just a friendly reminder that IHOP is once again celebrating National Pancake Day tomorrow with free food. link