Monday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-France’s Buzzman and client Boursorama really hope they can convince some people to intentionally click on a banner ad.

-Ad Contrarian Bob Hoffman really, really didn’t like the Kaepernick spot. (When was the last time he liked anything?)

-It’s not advertising, but this blatantly racist Serena Williams cartoon from Australia’s Herald Sun does kinda back up the Nike campaign, no?


-Accenture Interactive CEO Brian Whipple will eat your digital lunch at scale.

-But can former GroupM exec Brian Lesser help AT&T take a bite out of Facebook and Google’s business?

-Things we missed: Dating app Tinder signed 72andSunny L.A. managing director Jenny Campbell as its new CMO.

-Crossmedia hired a bunch of people in its new Philadelphia office.

-BBH won the Burger King U.K. account without a pitch.

-The agency also hired Neil Miller of Possible as chief experience officer.

-Richard Whitman of MediaPost wonders how much progress women in the ad and media industries have really made, given some recent news.

-J.Crew is looking to make a comeback with this in-house campaign, titled “New Crew.”