Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Grandma talks some smack in this new, 30-second Slim Jim spot (video above).

-Adweek talks with Leo Burnett CEO Rich Stoddart about moving forward following the loss of the McDonald’s account

-Genius Foods is reviewing its European creative account.


-The Drum examines “Why video will eclipse search and display advertising within the next five years.”

REWIND:VR worked with Björk and directors Warren Dupreez and Nick Thornton Jones to create a VRX (virtual reality experience) exhibition for Vulnicura single “Notget” as part of the Björk Digital exhibit. 

Stillwell Partners is expanding Advertising Week to Cuba this November with an inaugural event in Havana. 

-Campaign explains “Why brands should do more and say less.”

-Intersection chief strategy officer Dave Etherington thinks “OOH has the potential to be just as revolutionary as VR.”