Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Jung von Matt created a “Crying Billboard” for BMW in Germany (video above).

Visit South Bend apologized for copying Love Communications “There’s Nothing to do in Salt Lake” campaign

Of course “chief amazement officer” is a thing.

-Grey London is partnering with WestField London’s KidZania, a role-play attraction recreating adult workspaces for children, allowing children to create an ad that will be seen on Clear Channel screens around KidZania. An attempt to attract young creative talent to Grey?

Horizon Media encourages its employees to take improv classes to develop better “team building” and presentation skills.

Who said advertising doesn’t work? It got a bunch of people to exercise.

Don’t you wish it were illegal for agency employees to send emails outside work hours?

Tired of clients obsessing over Snapchat? Too bad.

-Leo Burnett Mexico teamed up with Ecuadorian independent journal 4pelagatos to create MashiMachine, “a new interactive video platform that advocates for Ecuadorians’ freedom of speech.”