Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Publicis Dallas conjures some H.P. Lovecraft-inspired characters in its new ads to Terminix (above). link

Angry Birds creator Rovio has launched a cookbook based on the inexplicably huge game. link

-Here’s a look at “social media darling” W+K Shanghai. link

-George Meeker was named EP/partner at production company, Meeker.

-McDonald’s play areas, you’ve been warned. link

-Sequoia-backed (series B) startup Taykey has launched a new online ad platform. link

The Economist tackles issues including immigration and China in new press ads. link

The Sims is ready for Facebook. link