Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Is that Bill Curtis of Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me narrating this BBDO Minneapolis spot for Skippy?!

-Derek Jeter launches The Players’ Tribune, “a new media platform that will present the unfiltered voices of professional athletes.”

-Dictionary Films announced the addition of Dan Waymack to its directorial roster.

-Facebook sets up formal review process for approving research on its users.

-Circle Graphics, “the world’s largest producer of grand-format digital graphics,” announced the acquisition of Boston-based Mammoth Media.

-RPA launches a site for Honda celebrating “Name Your Car Day.”

-CEO Marissa Mayer attempts to woo advertisers with the “Yahoo brand.”

-Capital One acquired San Francisco-based design agency Adaptive Path.