Thursday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-We have no idea what the woman in this Richards Group Dish Network ad just said.

-Oh hey, remember Papa John’s? Today Forbes published its big story about the company’s “bro culture,” which reportedly includes two settlements related to “sexually inappropriate conduct.”

-Publicis Groupe’s quarterly earnings call didn’t go so well. The results dragged down stock prices for all major holding companies.

-Droga5 won more work with Google after a review.

-Turns out WPP actually came out ahead in the Shell review.

-Did the new Bonobos campaign rip off BBDO’s work for International Women’s Day? You decide.

-Amazon to your clients: do you REALLY need an agency??

-BSSP won AdAge’s Small Agency of the Year award.

-Departing Publicis.Sapient COO Ewen Surgeon has some doubts about the business model.