Friday Morning Stir

By Minda Smiley 

-Spotify has fashioned a “playlist of the decade” featuring the likes of Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift (video above).

-Thought the Peloton saga had finally ended? Not so fast. The actor who played the infamous “Peloton husband” made headlines on Christmas for gifting his real-life girlfriend the luxury bike.


-Redscout, the design and innovation agency owned by MDC Partners, announced that founder Jonah Disend is stepping down in 2020 from his post as chairman to embark on another venture, Ad Age reports.

-Here’s a fun Friday fact: Pantone’s Colors of the Year from the past decade can all be found in The Simpsons’ living room.

-Buzzword reflections: Ad Age rounds up the worst offenders from the decade. For all of you forward thinkers out there, check out AgencySpy’s “Definitive List of Ad Industry Buzzwords You Need to Know in 2020.” Cannesplaining, Chadvertising and Sorrelled made the list.

-Popstar Kylie Minogue tries to lure “Brexit-weary Britons” away from their homeland in this Tourism Australia ad. Not quite as good as the Danny McBride/Chris Hemsworth from the campaign’s past.

-And finally, if you haven’t seen enough “best-of,” “worst-of” and “top 10” lists to last a lifetime, here’s one more courtesy of Fast Company: The best and worst brand designs of the decade.