Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Mekanism launched a “What Connects Us” campaign for HBO featuring a plethora of stars from the network’s biggest shows (video above).

Dave Kobulz of Droga5 argues that the ad industry’s hatred of that Pepsi spot implies they’ve all forgotten that it’s their job to sell shit.

-Droga5’s Juliana Cobb, 180LA’s William Gelner, Periscope’s Peter Nicholson, Laird+Partners’ Trey Laird and The Community’s Joaquín Mollá weigh in with the best advice they’ve ever received.


-Mono founder, CCO Michael Hart shares his three favorite ads.

-The Drum looks at the gains gender equality movements are making in advertising.

-Agencies in the U.K. are rethinking the necessity of a university degree as a job requirement.

-Saatchi & Saatchi Argentina built a bar at a 45-degree angle for beer brand Andes, in search of the perfect pour.

-It’s not just you: An IBM study found that most people are unimpressed by digital brand experiences.