Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-JWT Melbourne tells a tale of bitcoin gone bad for Squealing Pig Wines.

-Omelet cracked open a new brand identity.

Tony Hawk just launched a totally sick hybrid agency, bro.


Three branding agencies are behind a surprisingly large number of challenger brands.

-We don’t know what’s more upsetting: the fact that hackers are stealing Instagram influencers’ accounts or that 420 (lol) new influencer agencies opened in 2017 alone.

-Wired has yet another piece on what an unregulated mess the world of paid social media posts really is.

-File under things we know: the ad industry is brutal for people over 50 unless their titles start with C.

-Caviar expanded its directorial roster with the additions of Maggie CareyBen Sinclair, and Bo Burnham

-Creative/production agency Storyfarm of Baltimore hired HZDG vet Andrew Fetchko as CCO.

-Marketing advisor Lindsey Slaby helps you navigate the agency landscape.