Monday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Universal McCann and McCann NY have formed a joint strategy venture called UM Inside. link

-Grey New York is launching a new Blizzard-focused campaign for Dairy Queen this month. link

-Saatchi & Saatchi chairman Bob Seelert reflects on his time at the agency in a new interview. link

-Goodby has the most nominations in the Magazine Publishers of America’s Kelly Awards. link

-Doc Martens is celebrating 50 years by enlisting bands to record tunes that “represent the spirit” of those who’ve worn the shoes. link

-A Wendy’s ad from 2007 of all things is preventing a proper Violent Femmes reunion. link

-Dr. Dre is pulling double duty as both a headphone pitchman and Boston Red Sox fan. link

-Is the video above the lamest agency self-promotion ever? link

-The newly redesigned YouTube is getting mostly positive feedback. link

-TBWA\Chiat\Day and Absolut continue to rack up cool points with the Thirty Days NY fest. link

-Medialets launched a new mobile app campaign for Stride’s Mega Mystery gum. link

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