Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-WTF did we just watch!? It appears to be a spot from Rosapark imagining a strange, swanky, futuristic rocket launch party to promote Gaz Réseau Distribution France (GRDF)’s “green gas,” a renewable gas made from organic waste (video above).

-Longtime creative exec and over 30-year agency veteran Duncan Milner is suing TBWA for wrongful termination.

-Gut hired three more senior leaders from David Miami: two executive creative directors and a chief client officer.


-It’s part of a much larger talent war between Gut and David.

-Havas Group acquired Paris creative agency Buzzman.

Google agreed to pay a $170 million fine to the FTC after violating children’s privacy laws to gather information for ad tracking.

-GroupM data and tech platform mPlatform is fading into the background.

-Business Insider takes a look inside Amazon’s growing ad business.