Monday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-Everyone’s talking about the Golden Globes this morning, but new agency TBD, led by former 180LA creative Rafael Rizuto, also released its first campaign for client Nokia.

-Speaking of the GGs, HuffPo thinks maybe Winona Ryder deserves an award for her L’Oreal McCann comeback spot, which aired during the show.

-WPP’s Kantar is streamlining its consulting services under Kantar Consulting.

-ESPN reminds clients that girls watch sports, too.

-Are your agency’s offices as nice as those of Croatia’s señor? Nope.

-We all hate influencer marketing, but that didn’t stop Viacom from acquiring influencer agency WhoSay, which has worked to pair semi-famous people with brands like McDonald’s and Aveeno.

-Volkswagen says AI is better at buying ads (and selling cars) than its media agencies. Whoops.

-Wunderman global CEO Mark Read took his work email off his phone to stop all those “incessant interruptions.”