Thursday Morning Stir

By Minda Smiley 

Post Malone is starring in a short film for Dolby Atmos Music created by 72andSunny Los Angeles (video above).

-The duct tape banana antics continue, this time from none other than Glad, which is selling a #ProtectedBanana encased in a plastic bag on eBay. Current bid is $102.50, and all proceeds will benefit the Alameda County Community Food Bank. The stunt comes courtesy of FCB Chicago.


-In other “why are we still talking about this” news, Monica Ruiz (otherwise known as the Peloton Wife) made an appearance on the Today Show this morning to … set the record straight? In an interview with the Hoda Kotb, Ruiz said the negative press surrounding the viral ad “didn’t blow over as quickly” as she thought it would (and said her “worried” eyebrows could be to blame).

-Campaign says pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline has handed its global creative Rx business to IPG and Publicis Groupe, with MRM and McCann wrangling the majority of the business.

-What can marketers learn from Greta Thunberg, Time’s 2019 Person of the Year? Publicis Worldwide global CCO Bruno Bertelli knows.

-Jazz musician Jamie Callum wrote 19 songs for 19 people for wine and spirits e-tailer Clos19 (get it?)

-Anomaly is bringing New York Life back to the Super Bowl after a 30-year hiatus.