Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Mookie Wilson and Bill Buckner catch up in a new spot promoting the MLB playoffs for the MLB Network from creative content studio The Collective @ LAIR (video above). This year marks the 30th anniversary of Buckner’s infamous error in game six of the 1986 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and New York Mets. 

David Sable of Y&R thinks we should abandon the word “disruptor” in favor of the word “dissident.” What’s the difference? Your editor has too much of a headache to find out. (Basically, disruptors destroy things, and we shouldn’t do that.)

More About Advertising seems to think that the major holding companies are about to fire a bunch of their creative agency employees. Winter is coming.


New York-based artist Shantell Martin accused retailer Lane Bryant of stealing her work

-Global production house Partizan added David M. Helman to its directorial roster

-Motorola takes a shot at Apple with its “Skip the Sevens” campaign for the Moto Z.

-Digital agency Dagger hired Jason Corbin as creative director. 

-Production company 1stAveMachine added Teo Guillem and Carlos Pardo (collectively known as Dvein) to its directorial roster.