Monday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Larry Page and Sergey Brin announce that they’re giving up majority control of Google over the next five years. link

-DDB and Bud Light re-imagine the “Swear Jar” minus clothes. link

-Taco Bell founder Glen Bell, Jr. passed away at the age of 86. link

-AOL acquired online video company StudioNow for $36.5M while parting ways with CTO Ted Cahall. link

-R/GA launched its new campaign for Ameriprise. link

-Stupid Facebook games are addictive and make millions. link

-Cohn & Wolfe promoted Patricia Godefroy to Chief Branding Officer. link

-Arby’s invades Brooklyn in style. link

-Charmin TP rebrands as Cushelle. link

&#151 Here, tattooed reporter Kiran Aditham delves into the making of the 6 best Nike ads of all times (since he was to shy to share it, I sneaked into this post to add it). link

More: “Friday Odds and Ends