Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-AMV BBDO and BT will send your handwritten notes wherever the hell you want them to go in this odd new campaign.

-Ocean Spray is reportedly splitting with Arnold after more than 20 years.

-Droga5 launched a new sarcastic robot spot for Sprint, while Publicis New York is busy killing furry monsters for Hewlett Packard Enterprise.


-Did your clients make you do any royal wedding crap? If so, ugggggh.

-Channel 4’s in-house 4Creative team brought Gilead to the U.K. with a campaign promoting season two of The Handmaid’s Tale.

-Ogilvy CEO John Seifert talked to AdAge about “refounding” the agency, admitting that “times are tough” all around.

-Engine Digital has named a team of directors to oversee its four practices: strategy, design, engineering, and delivery.

-Consultant Jack Skeels told a crowd in Toronto that agencies need to drop the “bad client” narrative, presumably because all clients are bad.

Andrew Boulton argues that copywriters should just be assholes, dammit.