Thursday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-TBWA\Worldwide launched the London operation of its retail/promo/shopper marketing arm, The Integer Group. link

-Who’s up for a zombie theme park in Detroit? link


-Draftfcb Orange County and chef Lorena Garcia teamed up to launch Taco Bell’s new Cantina Bell menu. link; link

-Showtime is rolling out Comic Con meme-inspired ads to promote season seven of Dexter (example above). We still think season three’s magazine cover takeover promo was the best. link

-Yuengling Brewery has tapped Philly-based shop Neiman to develop a campaign to help the beer brand grow in the latter’s local market.

-Bold Worldwide unveiled a new pro-bono project in Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center this week for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. link

-Apple stock jumped thanks to those rumors about an iPad Mini. link

-In case you missed  the “Meet Your Creator” show from this year’s Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase at Cannes, spend seven minutes or so and check out some flying robots. link

-So, will Facebook users win and exile Pitbull to a Wal-Mart on Kodiak Island off of the Alaskan coast? link