Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Houston Astros pitchers Dallas Keuchel and Collin McHugh created a parody of that intentionally bad East Hills Mall commercial (video above). link

-International production company B-Reel announced the addition of Roye Segal to its directorial roster. link

-Strategic advertising agency MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER announced the hiring of Dean Casalena as director of technology. link


-Philadelphia-based advertising and public relations agency LevLane has recruited David Huehnergarth for the newly-created position of senior vice president/director of client engagement.

-MRY auto study goes live. link

-Some of the best and worst branded tweets from the VMAs. link

-Loyola Marymount University’s Institute of Marketing students will “rebrand” Los Angeles this semester. link

-Creative agency 180 Amsterdam has appointed Ben Armistead as head of planning.