Thursday Morning Stir

By Minda Smiley 

-Today in oddball celebrity/brand collaborations, we bring you Steve Aoki and Tic Tac. The DJ was the creative director for the brand’s latest campaign (video above).

-Leo Burnett Chicago has named Adriano Mato, former CCO at Grey Brazil, as evp and ecd.


-According to Vice, a “disturbing number of people” think coronavirus is related to Corona. Yikes.

-A recent British study found that 42% of people agree that advertising has “the power to help make the world a better place.”

Here’s why MasterClass tapped Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein to teach the world about advertising.

-Business Insider reports IPG was among those hired to promote a controversial music festival in Saudi Arabia.

-Campaign says there’s no sale on the agenda for The & Partnership. Its founder, CEO and chairman Johnny Hornby told the trade that he plans to double the agency’s size in the next four years.

-PETA’s latest target? Punxsutawney Phil.