Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

Danny McBride and Walton Goggins star as brand mascots in this GQ short that doubles as a promo for their new show, Vice Principals (video above). 

-Walton Isaacson chief Hispanic marketing strategist Rochelle Newman-Carrasco weighs in on “Why the Ad Industry’s Diversity Strategy Needs a New Brief.”

-The New York Times asks if promoted celebrity brand endorsements on social media are ads. (Uh, of course they are.)


-Weber Shandwick and Pizza Hut unveiled the brand’s new Flick Football Field pizza box

Colle+McVoy hired Steve Knapp as executive director of media

-BBDO Malaysia welcomed JWT vet Rafiq Ridzwan as head of planning

B. Bonin Bough has some thoughts on data. No advice for the recently fired, though.