Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-McDonald’s apparently has stuck to its word and hired 50,000. link

-SapientNitro Toronto hired Gary Holme, Trevor Schoenfeld, and Elliott Smith as creative directors.

-Ogilvy welcomes back the Tribeca Film Festival with the help of some familiar Sopranos alums (above). link

-Hoover protests ABC’s soap opera cancellations. link

-The Advertising Hall of Achievement announced its 2011 call for nominations. link

-1stAveMachine and Stink launched a new campaign for Nike Air Max Lunar. link

-Oscar-winning The King’s Speech director Tom Hooper has signed on to helm a Captain Morgan’s campaign. link

-People still care about standard banner ads? link