Thursday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-We don’t really get this Stella Artois spot starring Idris Elba, which was created by Vayner and supposedly directed by the actor/DJ/sexiest man himself. But we do recall, on a totally unrelated note, that you don’t take notes on a criminal fucking conspiracy!

-In an internal email, Ogilvy CEO John Seifert moved to address internal controversy over the revelation that his agency has been working on recruitment campaigns for U.S. Customs and Border Protection since 2017.


-GUT is literally gutting David, hiring Ignacio Ferioli and Joaquín Cubria as CCOs and partners.

-MillerCoors new CMO Michelle St. Jacques says the company will win over young drinkers by reminding them that its beers have fewer calories than white wine. Good luck, Leo Burnett.

-Guinness is reviewing its global digital account with incumbent R/GA pitching.

-Britney Spears. Kevin Bacon. Latex. There’s a lot going on in this new Publicis ad for BT.

-Boston-based experiential agency Fuseideas expanded to Buffalo New York and hired 8 new staffers.