Tuesday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-Mekanism and the Travelocity gnome appear to have teamed up to pitch Cupcake Vineyards to people who might not ordinarily drink wine (h/t The Drum).

-Here’s hoping you had a better weekend than Facebook VP of advertising Rob Goldman, who tweeted a bunch of both completely true and misleading stuff about his company’s role in Russian disinformation efforts and got picked up by Mr. President (not the agency).

-It’s Media Agency of the Year time over at Adweek.


-And AdAge’s A-List went live, but you already knew that. We can tell from all the shit-talking on Fishbowl.

-Speaking of divisions, Ancestry and Droga5 are leaning in on a message of unity.

-R/GA created an AR/e-commerce experience for Jordan Brand in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Michael Jordan‘s free-throw line dunk at the NBA All-Star Slam Dunk Contest.

-Minneapolis-based digital agency Nina Hale got a bigger office and made several key promotions.

-Branding agency Clean of Raleigh, N.C. won AOR duties for LS Tractor USA.

-Twentieth Century Fox promoted Greg Drebin to executive vice president, worldwide marketing.