Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-CP+B, Bradley Cooper and want you to join them and “Stand Up to Cancer with American Airlines This June” (video above). 

-MullenLowe expanded its U.S. creative team with three new hiresScott Hayes will serve as executive creative director out of the agency’s Winston-Salem, North Carolina office;  Chris Ribeiro and Drew Stalker join MullenLowe L.A. in roles as senior vice president, group creative director.

-Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo acquired Agency of Trillions with the goal of expanding its enterprise crowdfunding division.


-Miami Ad School Students Kohl Forsberg and Jay Fleming wrote up a fake pitch deck for that Pepsi Kendall Jenner ad.

-Doner launched a “#FeedYourSmile” Twitter campaign for the 40th anniversary of Potbelly Sandwich Shop in which the brand responds to 100 unhappy tweets with 100 improvised songs.

-Google Chrome will automatically block “annoying” ads. So…all ads?

-Full service creative studio The-Artery named Liron Ashkenazi-Eldar as lead design director.