Friday Stir

By Kyle O'Brien 

-For plumbers, the day after Thanksgiving is also the busiest day of the year, because with turkey bones and potato peels shoved down the disposal, grease pouring down the drain, and the toilet and shower on heavy rotation by guests, Black Friday changes to “Brown Friday.”

PB&, the agency that brought you “Poopy the Plunger,” utilizes a slice of pumpkin pie to distract from the narrative of disgusting clogs for client Bob Oates Sewer & Rooter.


-Now that Wieden+Kennedy has dropped out of the KFC pitch, Adweek’s David Griner looks back at some of the campaigns that defined the partnership.

-Adweek’s Olivia Morley reviews how remote work has altered co-location agency teams.

-Leo Burnett London worked with McDonald’s on a sweet holiday ad that tells the story of the lifelong bond between a girl and her imaginary friend.

-Adult Swim and Wendy’s are taking their partnership on the road with a Rick and Morty-themed “Morty’smobile” that delivers fries.

-On Veterans Day, Corteva Agriscience gave viewers a glimpse into the lives of the veteran farmers who now serve their country in a different way.

-Kevin the Carrot is back for Aldi U.K. this holiday season in a Dickensian animated spot that features a trove of new vegetable and fruit characters.

-Wedding day is a special day, especially if you’re a football fan, apparently. Dos Equis helped a couple who are Texas A&M football super fans tie the knot without missing a game. The brand threw Morgan and Rodney an entire wedding, set on the Aggies’ practice field before a game at Kyle Field, and agency Sid Lee helped make it happen.