Monday Stir

By Kyle O'Brien 

-Wunderman Thompson in Canada launched new AI work with True Patriot Love Foundation in Canada in honor of Remembrance Week. Using letters from veterans across World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the War in Afghanistan, “Remastered Memories” brings to life scenes from the battlefield, hospitals, and life in the trenches. AI image generator MidJourney pulled specific verbiage to create realistic imagery in art form for a time in which a quarter of Canadians under the age of 45 don’t see the importance of Remembrance Week.

-The 4A’s invited Adweek to a lunch with CEOs across the industry landscape to talk about some of the most pressing topics in the industry.


-Celebrated creative leaders Ana and Hermeti Balarin are returning to the U.K. to run Wieden+Kennedy London as chief creative officers.

-Magnolia Bakery has launched its first-ever nationwide TV spot titled “The New Yorkers Are Coming,” debuting today.

-This week’s Marketing Morsels is stuffed with samplings from Taylor Swift promoting Capital One, Goldfish, Pillsbury, Jimmy Dean and many more.

-In meetings with agency and brand leadership this week, Elon Musk, has been receptive to concerns about hate speech on Twitter while also generally eluding pressing questions about the platform’s future.

-A new campaign for Dole doesn’t claim that pineapple juice has superpowers, but it does highlight characters living their best lives by being their authentic selves.

-On this week’s episode of Off Madison, Adweek community editor Luz Corona joins host Shannon Miller to talk about Latinx storytelling and how to better represent those audiences.

Sean “Diddy” Combs, adding a new pillar to his music, fashion, media and booze empire, becomes the latest celebrity to wade into the $27 billion American cannabis industry.