Friday Morning Stir

By Doug Zanger 

-Ogilvy Milan created a haunting film for a human rights group on the heels of Italy’s government removing protections for immigrants at the end of last year.

-Quiet Storm founder Trevor Robinson on racism within advertising, and why it still exists today.


-The 2nd Avenue subway extension in New York is pretty but expensive. This parody campaign highlights the not-so-magnificent things about it.

-Unlike that effort, the “real egg” McDonald’s campaign in Penn Station is legit.

-That was quick. 72andSunny Sydney’s ECD Micah Walker has left the agency after eight months with the dreaded: “We wish Micah all the best in the future and thank him for his creative contributions while he was with us” parting gift.

-Welcome to India, Sir Martin Sorrell!

-The Guardian is up for an Oscar. Here’s how the news organization built a studio inside of its news business.

-The internet is going crazy over Nintendo of America’s president leaving … and being replaced with a guy named Doug Bowser.

-Put your bets, Pinterest is the latest “unicorn” to file for an IPO.

-Wonder who will win in a battle of UPS and United Pot Smokers…

-One way to make up for lost revenue: Apple and Goldman Sachs are partnering on a credit card.