Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-The Oscars rolled out this promo featuring host Neil Patrick Harris today (video below).

-Carmichael Lynch announced it has been named agency of record for BJ’s Restaurants.

-BBDO Atlanta and Bayer CropScience created a potato charging station at the Potato Expo in Orlando, Florida.


-Digiday takes a look “Inside Bloomberg LP’s Big Data Play.”

-Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners created a 60-second spot for the electric BMW i3 which will air during the first quarter of the Super Bowl.

-Google is in talks with top automakers to help manufacture its self-driving car.