Monday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Publicis Dallas beat out the likes of MARC USA and The Richards Group to take the CiCi’s Pizza account. link

-Merkle launched a social media division called Merkle Connect. link


-“Professional creativity is the result of careful routine.” link

-Uh oh, W+K’s new “Search Engine” campaign for Dodge that we just covered may have backfired. link

-Doritos creator Arch West will be buried with his product, obviously. link

-The guy who plays the Geico caveman (well, one of the guys) has landed a role in Rob Zombie’s next movie. link

-The Weinstein Company appointed Stephen Bruno as president of marketing. link

-Commercial/music video director James Frost (he of Radiohead’s “House of Cards” fame) and EP John Benson launched L.A.-based prodco, Honey Badger. link

-Red Door Interactive launched an online game for West Coast Mexican fast-food chain, Rubio’s. link