Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Intel staged and filmed an event featuring 100 drones in the Palm Springs desert to celebrate the FAA loosening restrictions on who can pilot commercial drones (video above).

Splitsider argues that modern comedy owes quite a bit to “This Is Sportscenter.” Wait, what?

-The Drum talks with former Havas chief David Jones “on why the agency model will become ‘obsolete.'” Hmm, haven’t heard that one before.


More About Advertising wonders whether WPP’s decision to drop out of the McDonald’s review could be an opportunity for another Chicago shop like, say, FCB. (We are pretty sure it’s not, but speculate away!)

Someone caught an Iris Worldwide intern napping, and a “Photoshop war” ensued.

Need another reason to hate social media? It made “streetwear” mainstream

Four months: a new record for shortest agency/client relationship?

-Facebook appointed iProspect global president Ben Woods as director of agencies for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.