Tuesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Deutsch imagines chickens as girl groups (Destiny’s Chicken?) and boy bands (N’Cluck?) in this “Feels Good To Be Free Range” campaign for Foster Farms (video above). It’s the most noteworthy chicken-related musical performance since PaRappa.

-Pepsi selected TBWA\Chiat\Day New York as lead creative agency for its Mountain Dew brand, following a closed review of Omnicom agencies including 46-year incumbent BBDO.

-Facebook chief revenue officer David Fischer was named Ad Council board chair.


-IBM is spinning off ad business IBM Watson Marketing.

-TBWA\MediaArtsLab group creative director Arnau Bosch Vergés is leaving the agency to launch a social media platform for musicians.

-WPP unveiled its Manchester campus as it moves to become less “London-centric.”

-Jonny Ive has been on his way out at Apple for some time.

-Coca-Cola is set to rollout its own energy drink after winning an arbitration claim against Monster Energy.