Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Mcgarrybowen, Olson Engage and Starcom collaborated with Oscar Mayer to bring the Wienermobile to Whittier, Alaska and document the journey (video above).

-Belvedere Vodka appointed KBS as its global creative agency of record.

-Carmichael Lynch welcomed design director Milton Un from Fallon.


-VICE creative agency VIRTUE Worldwide launched “Born in Los Altos De Jalisco” for Tequila CAZADORES.

-Bloomberg examines how “Google and Facebook’s Idealistic Futures Are Built on Ads.”

KFC is offering a free romance novel called Tender Wings of Desire: A Colonel Sanders Novella for Mother’s Day.

-Johsnon & Johnson is partnering with YouTube as exclusive advertiser for its “Best. Cover. Ever.” talent show. Of course, the actual best cover ever is Devo’s version of “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.”