Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-SuperHeroes Amsterdam pays tribute to men with cancer with a motorcycle symphony promoting the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (video above).

-22squared hired former Grey Volvo lead Matt O’Rourke as CCO.

-Starting next month, Facebook will cut off advertisers from third-party data access, which is bad news for advertisers.


-Under Armour is eliminating 400 jobs as part of its cost-cutting program.

-StrawberryFrog “saved” Jim Beam, says StrawberryFrog.

-RPA vice president, creative director, social media J Barbush provides a creative’s perspective on W+K’s recent work for Nike starring Colin Kaepernick.

-Dentsu Aegis Network Americas CEO Nick Brien is sick of talking about consultancies.

-Brands are totally into street art right now.

-Campaign selected adam&eveDDB’s “Fisherman” spot for the National Lottery as its “Turkey of the Week.”

-Tool of North America signed James Frost as its newest director. He has worked on projects ranging from the videos for Coldplay’s “Yellow” and Radiohead’s “House of Cards” to spots for Nike, Amex and Ford.