Monday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Mother London served up a campaign for KFC U.K. and Ireland that’s all about finger lickin’ and Chopin (video above).

-Adweek unveiled its annual Media Agency of the Year recipients:

OMD was named as Global Media Agency of the Year for the second consecutive year.


U.S. Media Agency of the Year UM‘s work included a documentary about nurses on the frontlines of the AIDS epidemic shown at Cannes Film Festival.

Breakthrough Agency of the Year Canvas Worldwide grew beyond the automotive category.

-Digiday talks with Plan A co-founder Andrew Essex about the “non-holding company of the future.”

-Research company System1’s Ad Ratings system confirmed what we already knew about Burger King’s campaign. Viewers were disgusted by the “Moldy Whopper” but it got them talking.

Becky Morrison, founder of production company The Light, examines “The hidden cost of commercials.”