Thursday Odds and Ends


By Kiran Aditham Comment


-IFC and Kayak have enlisted Reggie Watts (who happens to co-host Comedy Bang Bang on said cable network) to bust out some “riffs” about the travel site (one example above).

-CD/director Bob Rice, who was also a writer at Saatchi & Saatchi early on in his career, has joined the roster of Toronto-based prodco, Holiday Films. link

-WPP Digital has acquired a minority stake in mobile consulting company, Mutual Mobile. link

-Lufthansa is the latest airline following British Airways and the latter’s sister carrier Iberia to review global media duties. link

-Coca-Cola has launched an ad campaign to defend the use of aspartame in Diet Coke. link

-Another day, another study revealing that Facebook makes people sad. link

-Sid Lee helped craft a new brand identity and “mono-brand” stores for Montreal-based jeweler, Maison Birks. link