Thursday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Digital marketing strategist Lee Moskowitz and cinematographer Ian Cooley created this “Amid Uncertain Times” absurdist parody of Covid-19 ads (video above). You’ll recognize the formula, until you don’t.

-San Francisco agency Eleven hired executive creative director Andre Gray from TBWA\Neboko.

-Bailey’s teamed up with the Women’s Prize for Fiction to release a collection of 25 novels that will be published with the real names of female authors who used male pseudonyms.


Sarah Kessler has your deep dive on Gary Vaynerchuk and hustle culture.

-A stressed out associate creative director navigates homeschooling his son and working from home.

-The Mill’s Isabell du Plessis discusses how game technology is defining the future of marketing.

-Today in seasonal creep, Dunkin’ is bringing back pumpkin spice and other autumn flavors on Aug. 19.