Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-VCCP picked Macaulay Culkin as the spokesperson for its new Meerkat Movies campaign (video above). It’s a British thing.

-With the rest of the agency away at Cannes, the remaining employees at San Francisco agency Heat threw their own Cannes-inspired party, Heat Cannes Francisco.

-Los Angeles-based agency Ant Farm appointed Cary Sachs to the newly-created position of president, television and streaming

A certain copywriter wants to offer 500 hugs to the next person who connects with him on LinkedIn. Any takers?

-Moondog Films launched a content division, led by Rasha Clark as head of content.  

Nancy Reyes of TBWA New York argues that sometimes it’s okay for the business NOT to be all about the work.

-Ogilvy & Mather New York CCO Corinna Falusi argues “Don’t judge print: It’s not dead yet.”

George “Adscam” Parker offers to work on Droga5’s new Glenmorangie account for free. Generous offer, George