Monday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-This 3-minute promo for the Sands Resorts Macao, created by Saatchi & Saatchi of Greater China, reminds that people will always pay attention to Victoria Beckham’s husband. (We still don’t get it.)

-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is stepping down after 12 years; she will be succeeded by former president Ramon Laguarta.

-Here are a bunch of stories from agencies who dealt with toxic clients in the past. You’ll relate.


-And the NYT has a nice one about why it’s so hard for companies whose founders double as spokespeople.

-Agency recruiter Christie Cordes lists the 5 questions she asks prospective creative hires.

-So you want to make a funny ad, eh?

-More headaches for media shops: Mars pulled all ads from YouTube after a Starburst spot ran ahead of a video promoting a violent London gang.

-Mekanism, Giant Spoon, HBO and Bumble took over a Manhattan brownstone just to remind everyone that you will never be able to afford a mortgage. Ever.