Thursday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-David&Goliath introduces a mythical, guitar-playing Menutaur in its latest campaign for fast food chain Jack in the Box (video above). At least it’s a move away from this tone-deaf ad.

Mr. Peanut is dead. Long live Mr. Peanut.

-Adweek has the odds on Vegas advertising in the Super Bowl.

-Anonymous spreadsheets accuse ad agencies in Brazil of sexism, racism, homophobia and bullying behavior. The spreadsheets purportedly were from around 7,500 contributors and included agencies within all 5 major holding companies.

-DDB Worldwide CEO Wendy Clark posted about DDB’s sendoff for longtime CFO Keith Bremer.

-Agencies are beginning to offer more mental health and wellness benefits.

-What The Office‘s Michael Scott can teach you about branding.

-VaynerMedia evp, media Travis Freeman left to join Uber as global head of media.