Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Model Erika Linder does some gender-bending in this ad for Tom Ford’s Lips & Boys lipstick line (video above).

-How fans launched a successful campaign to get General Mills to bring back French Toast Crunch.


The Drum looks at “Brands we noticed for the wrong reasons.”

-Alcoholic ginger beer brand Crabbie’s enlisted up and coming artists for its multiplatform “Refreshingly Adventurous” campaign.

-Actor Edward Herrmann, who served as the voice of Dodge from 1992-2001, died on Wednesday.

-The British Advertising Standards Authority ordered Urban Outfitters UK to take down a photo of a model on their website deemed””irresponsible and harmful” for promoting an unhealthy body image.

The Wall Street Journal thinks you should “Learn to Embrace the Digital Detox.”