Monday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Clemenger BBDO Melbourne crafted an ode to the pub for Carlton & United Breweries, entitled “We Miss the Pub” (video above).

-Artist Shantell Martin criticized McCann over an offensive email asking to partner on a Black Lives Matter mural “while the protests are still relevant.”

-Black industry leaders revealed how they’re leading and coping during Adweek’s “A State of Revolt” virtual event last Friday.


-The Adweek mothership unveiled its Creative 100 honorees for 2020.

Digital ad spending began recovering in May.

-A look at Atlanta agency Dagger’s three-phase reopening plan.

Ad industry staffing may be stabilizing somewhat, with job losses down significantly in May.

-Music consultant Josh Rabinowitz decries advertising’s crappy use of music lately (our phrasing).