Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-W+K and KFC are celebrating National Fried Chicken Day with a robot Colonel Sanders named H.A.R.L.A.N.D.

-JWT Canada launched a summer campaign for centered around a contest to find a “Temp Captain” to stand in for Captain Obvious.


-W+K London created 100 Arse Vases for London Pride week, with proceeds going to HIV charity Positive East.

-Digiday shares “Confessions of a new mother in an ad agency.”

-Art Directors Club Denver became an authorized chapter of The One Club for Creativity.

-TBWA\Dublin hired John Kilkenny as creative director.

-New York-based production studio Sibling Rivalry hired Lauren Hartstone as creative director.

Lola MullenLowe Madrid executive creative director and copywriter Pancho Cassis says being a great creative is “not about ideas anymore.”

-Christopher Elbow Chocolates named Wichita-based agency Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) as its creative agency partner.