Thursday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Looks like there’s no love match for “Raj” in the works as Popchips has pulled said ad from its latest campaign, which was created by Zambezi. link

-The Cannes Lions crew picked Mars, Inc. as its 2012 Advertiser of the Year. link


-W+K Tokyo promotes Nike Free via a 3D projection mapping experience at the Red Brick Warehouse in Yokohama (above).

-According to reports, Facebook has finally set a date for its IPO: May 18. link

-Mashable provides a handy infographic aimed at proving that 2012 is the year of the online political ad. link

-Hollywood prodco City Films added director James Wahlberg to its roster.