Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Chicago-based prodco Rascals & Rogues imagines the apocalypse in their hometown in a new ad for, um, Stevens Point Brewery’s Black Ale (above). link

-Speaking of Chicago, local agency Tris3ct promoted Melissa Routhier to GCD across its Kimberly-Clark business, which includes Cottonelle, Viva and Scott brands.

-So, er, how’s Facebook stock looking today? link

-Dentsu’s acquisition spree continues as the Tokyo-based holding company has bought up Montreal-based agency BOS. link

-Google has rebranded Google Product Search as Google Shopping, and with it, comes pay-for-placement changes. link

-Mullen gets another nod here today as the agency has been tapped to handle Lenovo’s North American e-commerce display marketing program. link

-TBWA\Chiat\Day NY president Jamie Gallo is leaving for a gig with the NBA. link