Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Here’s your Friday dose of dog content, courtesy of LIFE Agency’s “Nourish Every Dog” spot for British dog food brand Butcher’s (video above).

-What sort of complications will emerge out of Publicis’ acquisition of Epsilon?

-Amazon hired Tastemade CMO Andrew Saunders to lead its entertainment marketing division.


-Facebook ran ads for the Trump re-election campaign that violated its own targeting rules, but don’t worry, we’re sure they’ll hold themselves accountable.

Snoop Dogg tasked design firm Pentagram with designing his new line of bongs.

-S4 Capital’s MediaMonks acquired Caramel Pictures. And the peanut grows a little larger.

-Hometown Financial Group appointed Manchester, New Hampshire-based GYK Antler as its agency of record, following winning creative duties for The Commuter Rail Network in Greater Boston and project assignments for Ocean Spray and Baskin-Robbins.

-Uncommon co-founder Nils Leonard, who knows a thing or two, discusses writing.

-Saatchi & Saatchi hired Dan Treichel as executive creative director.