Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham Comment

-JWT Atlanta has hired BBDO alum Michael Dezso as senior partner, director of strategic planning. link

-GM may have been being less than truthful in its post-bailout advertising. link

-IKEA is having some fun with the UK elections. link

-VH1 and Foursquare, a match made in reality heaven. link

-Y&R and Smoke & Mirrors say “History will be made” in a new NHL/Stanley Cup campaign. link

-Tribal DDB is gushing about its official creative partnership with the Webbys, overseeing design, theme and look of the event and tapping Shepard Fairey to design icons and illustrations. link

-Starbucks gets an ‘A’ and J.P. Morgan Chase earns a ‘D’ for their respective social media efforts. link

-San Francisco-based agency Eleven is joining the Red Pencils cause and matching employee donations. link

-Sony has killed the floppy disk. link

-Jeff Blodgett joined Santa Monica VFX shop Brickyard as EP. link

-If KFC doesn’t kill you with its new offerings, IHOP surely will. link

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