Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Charles Schwab released a new spot by Mekanism, the lead agency for its wealth management business, over the weekend (video above).

-AMV BBDO launched a “No Drama” campaign for Dolmio with a spot starring The Wire‘s Dominic West.

-Apple, Google and Facebook all want to make scripted shows on which to place your 6-second ads.


-AdAge chats with “Advertising’s Bad Boy,” Havas co-chairman and chief creative officer Jason M. Peterson.

-Unilever CMO Keith Weed says, “The industry must join forces to banish gender stereotypes.”

Atari is suing Nestle for allegedly using its Breakout game as the basis for an Kit Kat campaign.

-Digiday examines “The inventive ways agencies are helping brainstorm for the fall” (which doesn’t start for another month, by the way).

-New Zealand’s Lion Brewery cancelled a campaign set to star Lance Armstrong when consumers let them know what a terrible idea that would be.