Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Leonardo Borges, a senior art director at RPA, launched “Grown-up letters to Santa” (video above).

-Automotive agency JKR Advertising & Marketing announced the acquisition of NOW Digital.


-The Barbarian Group confirms that it has parted ways with Executive Director of Strategy Jonathan Isaac.

-New Era announced the expansion of its relationship with Periera & O’Dell New York, which will act as its lead creative agency in 2015.

-Atlanta agency breensmith flips off fur wearers in campaign for Friends of Animals.

-Award-winning Amsterdam agency THEY is closing due to bankruptcy.

-Digital studio Reel FX announced the addition of James Wahlberg to its directorial roster for commercial representation in the Southwest and Midwest.

-Toronto-based design and animation studio The Juggernaut created “Advertising Against Humanity,”a Cards Against Humanity expansion pack for “horrible ad people”