Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The Neighborhood puts new Listerine Ready! Tabs to the test by making people step on the Listerine Bold! Box and smell each others’ breath (video above).

-The U.S. government denied McCann’s bid protest over its elimination from the endless U.S. Army review.

-Red alert: Facebook has officially lost the media agencies. We’re sure the inevitable apology ads will make everything okay, though.


-WPP’s soon-to-be former CFO Paul Richardson told attendees at a conference in Barcelona that one third of the company’s business faces “structural challenges.” So, more freelance gigs?

-Someone order Droga5 London a black Russian. The agency won a global creative assignment for Kahlua following a review.

-Reddit embarked on an agency roadshow in hopes of boosting ad sales.

-Nestle is the most nutritious company in the U.S., according to Nestle.

-72andSunny Sydney welcomed six new hires.

-In editorial news, WAX welcomed Avaro del Val while Kyle Brown joined Exile.