Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Verizon celebrates “Humanability” in its new campaign from mcgarrybowen, which will make its broadcast debut during Sunday Night Football (video above).

-Adweek explains “Why Retailers Are Rethinking Their Holiday Ad Strategies and Moving Away From Storytelling.”

-David co-founders Anselmo Ramos and Gaston Bigi are leaving the agency to launch their own venture.


-The GOP tax bill is winning the advertising battle. And we all know how well advertising works!

-The Wall Street Journal reports that Samantha Bee told the men attending last night’s Ad Council dinner to keep their hands on the table.

-Copyranter lists his “9 most WTF ads of 2017.”

-McCann Health won its third Network of the Year award with a nod from Clio Health.