Thursday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Perennial dad type Chris Parnell has “The Talk” with America for Orbit Gum in the latest spot from BBDO (video above).

-State health insurance marketplace Covered California awarded a five-year, $400 million contract to San Francisco agency Duncan Channon.

-Rethink crafts some kitchen choreography for Ikea Canada.


-Some ad agencies are giving employees Election Day off.

Ocean Spray hints it’s not done mining the viral success of Nathan Apodaca‘s viral TikTok video.

-The One Club announced Jackson Tisi and Dane Del Deo as Young Guns finalists.