Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Here’s a look at the making of Apple’s “The Song” (video above).

-Some advertisers, including Honda and Carmex, are pulling ads from the VH1 show Sorority Sisters following viewer backlash.

Fast Company picks “The 20 Best Ads of 2014.”

AdAge takes a look at YouTube’s most popular ads of 2014.

-Old Navy launched this “White Elephant” holiday Vine campaign.

The Drum examines “Why creatives need time to play.”

-Hootsuite unveils 40 minute brand holiday video of an owl in front of a fire.