Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Richards/Lerma launched a “#CloserThanEver” UFC-themed campaign for T-Mobile (video above).

-David&Goliath introduces the Turbo Soul with a new baby hamster named Turbo.

-Japanese agency Asatsu-DK created this bizarre spot for Tsuruya Co.’s kawara roof tiles.

-This online NRA ad featuring conservative extremist television and radio host Dana Loesch has met with widespread backlash, with some citing it as ‘an open call to violence.'”

-Brand marketing advisor Lindsey Slaby asks adland, “Where are all your people?”

-Jalopnik explores “How Volvo Lost The Plot.”

-Creative agency enso hosted a #PassTheERA hackathon in which creative from other shops including 72andSunny came up with shareable stuff related to the Equal Rights Amendment. (It never passed.)

-Richmond, Virginia agency NDP created a series of fake products like “Box of Rocks” and “Blades of Grass” for client Maymont, a local nonprofit attraction.

-Colle + McVoy made some print ads for Swim Today.