Friday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Two of Campbell Mithun’s “Lucky 13” interns, Marlena Jordan-Childress and Michael Santee, will stay on with the agency and work in its Compass Point Media unit.

-They certainly aren’t playing. A day after the announcement that the will of late Beastie Boy Adam Yauch prohibited use of the band’s songs in advertisements, the Beasties have sued Monster Energy Drink for copyright infringement. link

-Missed this one initially, but the potential b-ball stars of tomorrow take center stage today in a new Jordan Brand ad from W+K New York (above).

-Iran’s government is definitely not enamored with the worldwide web. link

-Newly installed Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is reportedly trying to recruit Katie Jacobs Stanton, who’s currently head of Twitter’s international markets, for a “big media role.” link

-July was a good month for political TV ad spending. link

-Registration is open for the Barkley-hosted “Marketing & Millenials” conference in NYC, which will wrap with Hyper Island crowdsourcing an e-book in real-time. link

-The FTC’s been busy as of late as it’s followed up fining the hell out of Google with finalizing its Facebook privacy settlement. link

-Jalopnik takes a look at the GM/Ewanick fallout. link