Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The Drum launched a “Cliché Killers” video series examining advertising clichés (video above). First up: “The Lightbulb.”

-The Billfold editor Nicole Dieker shares “What I Learned About American Anxiety While Watching Commercials During the Tony Awards.”

After trying and failing badly, Airbnb says it will no longer use its brand voice to discuss public policy. Hmmm.


-JWT Worldwide CEO Tamara Ingram explains “How to get more women in creative departments.”

In case you wanted to hate the word “millennials” even more, brands are now apparently playing therapist to people deep in the throes of their “quarter-life crises.”

But then those same brands are slow to adapt to Snapchat. Time to freak the fuck out! 

McCann Worldgroup’s Ed Powers thinks agencies need to shift the old paradigm toward digital video production.

-Adweek chats with Andrew Clark and David Littlejohn, co-founders of Chattanooga-based agency Humanaut.