Thursday Morning Stir

By Kiran Aditham 

-Toronto agency Grip Limited is helping Pizza Hut Canada thank its Facebook fans this Valentine’s Day with a smooth, cheesy (no pun intended) ballad (above). You can submit your own lyrics for the inevitable remix here.

-Meanwhile, Mobile, Alabama’s Red Square Agency has enlisted its own, um, Cupid to send personalized messages this day via Vine in an effort called #Valenvine (Chrome or Safari required). We appreciate the gesture, folks. link


-Self-proclaimed “ideas man” Floyd Hayes, who you might remember from this, has compiled his own list of the world’s top five most romantic TV ads. link

-Martin Agency has designed the album art for Def Leppard’s single, “When Love and Hate Collide,” which was initially found on the veteran U.K. rockers’ 1995 greatest hits album, Vault, and is now available for the first time digitally today. link

-L.A.-based prodco Motion Theory, aka MTh, has hired Aric Ackerman as chief operating officer.

-American Airlines and U.S. Airways are merging in an $11 billion deal to create the world’s largest airline. So what does this mean for consumers? link; link