Monday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The Audi R8 is “A Pleasure to Follow” in this new spot from BBH… so much so that it creates some problems (video above).

-Here’s how agencies celebrated International Women’s Day.

-Viceland ramped up its presence at SXSW as other media companies scaled down.


Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein will be honored with this year’s Lion of St. Mark for lifetime achievement at Cannes.

-GoCompare selected Droga5 as its creative agency, following a review.

-MediaCom appointed Tom Curtis as executive creative director.

-YouTube is testing “information panels” informing viewers when they look up search terms “prone to information” in an attempt to stop the spread of conspiracy theories and other misinformation on the platform.

-You will not be surprised to learn that racism is still a problem at ad agencies.

-The Ridley Scott Creative Group launched a new office in Amsterdam.

-Firewood Marketing of San Francisco expanded to Polanco, Mexico City. According to the release, this new location will serve as a hub for its Latin American operations.