Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-72andSunny Amsterdam tackles “toxic masculinity” in its new “Is It OK For Guys” spot for AXE (video above).

-McDonald’s U.K. CMO Alistair Macrow said pulling its controversial bereavement ad was ‘”the only decision to make.”

-Samsung topped Kantar Media’s list of last week’s top spenders on media placement for new creative.


-Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes died at the age of 77.

-Officer & Gentleman co-founders Alex Katz and  Javier Iñiguez explain “What it’s like to be PornHub’s ad agency.”

-A new study by Marketing Agencies Association suggests you should stop collaborating with clients more than once a day.

-Uh yeah, of course “The Fearless Girl” is going to win a Cannes Lion.

-Mother New York CCO Corinna Falusi discusses “her accidental career in advertising and the pain of an agency breakup.”

-Lyft is planning an advertising shift under new CMO Melissa Waters.