-Mistress Creative and the Bandito Brothers team up for a global brand spot for Hot Wheels (above).
-BMB’s Neil Powell is tweeting live from Uganda until May 29 as he hand delivers the first 1,000 Information Blankets to Ugandan mothers. link
-Alex Bogusky: Spy camera pioneer. link
-McDonald’s CEO Jim Skinner: Ronald McDonald is an “ambassador for good.” link
-Goodness Mfg. hired Rob Bajohr and Neal Desai as senior art director and art director, respectively.
-Aero Film opened New York-based CGI/animation unit, Aero Studios.
-In other prodco news, L.A.-based Duck signed Swedish animation studio Meindbender for U.S. commercial representation, thus forming the aptly titled Meindbender@Duck. link
–Beverly Hills Courier is trying to entice Manhattan area ad/marketing/PR folks with a contest to win a luxury weekend in its city. Cue the Weezer. (P.S. – password is “mediabistro”) link
-Did Ashton Kutcher launch a Twitter app to get back at Twitter? link
-Friendly’s tapped Portland, ME’s Via Group as its new AOR. link