Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Adweek asks “Is This Breathtaking Spec Ad for Johnnie Walker the Best Student Work Ever?” (video above). 

-LBB talks with “Maxus MD Anna Hickey on Why Agencies Need to be Responsible Employers.”

-Digiday explains “Why The Media Kitchen gives its millennials housing loans.”


Bicoastal production company Honor Society launched with Megan Kelly as executive producer, managing director and Eli Rotholz as executive producer, head of sales. 

-MediaPost explores “A Non-Tradition of Shareable U.S. Christmas Ads.”

David Lipman of the pseudonymous agency discusses his fall from and return to the world of advertising.

Content marketing and customer engagement agency Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM) appointed Adam Jackson as executive creative director.