Monday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Your moment of zen for today is provided by Park Pictures directors The Mercadantes, whose collection film “Naps,” features a bunch of sleeping animals (video above).

-This PSA from Chicago multicultural shop Burrell examines the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on black communities. It includes footage shot by Detroit bus driver Jason Hargrove, who died of Covid-19, and will run across TV One, Black News Channel, Revolt TV, iOne, Rolling Out and Bounce TV.

-Adweek examines how the cannabis industry has transitioned to a virtual 4/20.


PJ Perreira shares lessons learned from founding an agency during a recession.

-Agency finance chiefs in the U.K. predict a 20% drop in agency income for 2020 due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

-TV networks are bracing for a tough ad market through the fall.

P&G promises to continue spending on marketing amidst the coronavirus pandemic.