Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

Mick Mahoney, executive creative director at RKCR/Y&R, discusses the inspiration behind Johnnie Walker’s “The Man Who Walked Around the World” campaign (video above).

-Havas Sports & Entertainment merged with branded-content agency Cake to form Havas SE Cake.


-Animal rights group Last Chance Animals says the MTA rejected its ad against horse-drawn carriages.

-Adweek examines “How the Men’s Room at Mullen Lowe L.A. Became a Reddit Sensation.

-Procter & Gamble sold luxury hair care brand Frédéric Fekkai in a joint venture between Designer Parfums and LUXE Brands.

-Chinese legislators updated the country’s advertising law.

-Digiday asks “Who rebooted it best: Hamburglar or Colonel Sanders?

-PSFK examines Mad Men’s effect on suits.