Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Manlybands teamed up with Creatably and director A. Todd for this viral video promoting its men’s rings. It’s got dolphins, aliens, Game of Thrones and Tolkien references.

-Wunderman Thompson hired Taras Wayner as CCO, North America. Wayner formerly served as CCO for Saatchi & Saatchi New York.

-Droga5 promoted Felix Richter and Tim Gordon to co-CCO roles.


-David Miami is behind this Budweiser campaign using costumed mugshots to remind Halloween partiers to drink responsibly.

-Brooklyn agency Madwell sent account supervisor Julia Blum on a surprise trip to Australia.

-Big U.K. ad spender Direct Line Group is shifting its digital ad spending to targeted TV.

-This will shock you but the U.K.’s National Audit Office’s Brexit campaign is failing to resonate.

-The Miroma Group acquired creative agency Fold7.