Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-French agency Buzzman introduces the “Mystery Burger” for Burger King (video above).

-German nationalist extremist party Alternative for Germany hired Texas-based Harris Media (which has completed work for the likes of Donald TrumpNewt GingrichMitch McConnell and Ted Cruz) to handle its online advertising ahead of a September election.

-72andSunny launched the latest in the “Who’s In?” campaign promoting ESPN’s college football coverage.


-The agency also promoted the September 6 release of Activision’s Destiny 2 with a trailer featuring some high-profile music licensing. Let’s just say we won’t sabotage the reveal.

-Converse is launching a new video series on Twitter, because that’s exactly why people use Twitter.

-Allen & Gerritsen developed an Alexa skill to search beer gardens by “open now” status since some are starting close for the season.

-Santa Monica-based agency enso hired Tynessa Jue as senior art director.

-Production company HELO hired Phoebe Smith as managing director in London.