Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Freelance copywriter Andy Corbett and director/photographer/editor Patrick Kehoe collaborated on “The Maker” (video above).

-Creative director Matt Dimmer of mcgarrybowen Chicago shares “The Extra Mile,” a project in which he works to connect people to loved ones suffering from cancer.

-Adweek asks “Can This Thai Lager Convince American Millennials It’s Not Just Another ‘Asian Beer’?

-The Intention Economy author Doc Searls asks “What if we don’t need advertising at all?

-Pepsi is launching a global “PepsiMoji” campaign.

-McDonald’s is testing a new Chicken McGriddle breakfast sandwich at eleven locations in Ohio. 

European wireless carriers Three UK and Three Italia plan to adopt ad-blocking technology

-BrandRepublic explores “How Marlboro, Coke and KFC used subliminal advertising.”