Thursday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-Interesting take: Anomaly and Crown Royal think you should probably drink more water while watching football at a bar to avoid being that guy (and to wash the stuff out of your mouth).

George Tannenbaum has some thoughts to share about timeless timesheets, goddammit.

-The McCann group won a review for Columbia Sportswear, which spent just over $5 million on paid media in the U.S. last year.


-Ogilvy U.K. chief creative officer Emma de la Fosse is leaving for Digitas.

-Morning Consult has Nike’s favorability taking a hit across the board after the new W+K spot debuted yesterday—but especially among Republicans and white people. (What, you’re surprised?)

-Another important survey released yesterday shows that the teens are truly, finally deleting Facebook.

-Campaign thinks maybe Harvey Nichols’ female empowerment rebrand should have included the name of its co-founder, Anne Harvey.

-Time for some vodka shots as Publicis has applied its country model to Russia, with media CEO Sergey Beloglazov promoted to chairman and comms chief Vladimir Tkachev named as his replacement.

-CAA Sports has hired Havas global chief marketing ops officer Rachel Conlan to work in brand consulting, property sales and athlete marketing.