Monday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

The latest ad for Hillary Clinton attacking presumptive GOP candidate Donald Trump recreates the 1964 “Confessions of a Republican” ad, featuring Bill Bogert drawing implicit comparisons to Barry Goldwater (video above). 

Razorfish’s sleek New York office looks a little empty. Who is hanging out with the lonely storm trooper?

-Fast casual restaurant Freshii chose Canada’s OneMethod as its new global digital, social and strategic agency of record.

-Independent New York digital and social agency GLOW appointed Robert Sosin as senior creative directorAnnie Ok as director of innovation, Eric Drumm and Jennifer Fink as digital strategists, promoted Clayton Benn to director of video production and Sean Lynam as director of marketing.

POSSIBLE Mobile created a new app for GSK and released a related study using Apple’s ResearchKit. Will it transform the way providers monitor and improve patient health? We have no idea.

Mountain Dew picked its newest permanent flavor: Pitch Black. Looks…delicious?

Here’s a new take on attempted viral marketing: Chia Pet invited us to watch Donald Trump‘s fake hair grow during the GOP convention.

Steve Stoute of Translation says we have to fight racism in the ad industry’s backyard. We would read more but, you know, paywall.

M&C Saatchi London “poached” top creatives Matt Collier and Wayne Robinson from Leo Burnett (also in London).