Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Lauded indie experimentalists Animal Collective (gasp!) love animals. link

-Publicis, WPP, IPG and Omnicom support a Yahoo-Microsoft partnership. link


-Speaking of Microsoft, the Redmond, WA giant is opting for a low-key Windows 7 launch. link

-Bicoastal prodco Park Pictures signed award-winning Brazilian directing team 300ml to its roster. link

-Fallon’s continued work with the Tate museum group has evolved into a film project co-developed with Aardman Animations. link

-John Hancock launched the latest phase of its “Cursor” ad campaign. link

-W+K Amsterdam will launch “Imagining Mozambique”, a traveling art show collective, in New York on October 26th. link

-Writer Neil Gaiman inspires a lengthy diatribe on ad industry challenges. link

-Forbes.com CEO Jim Spanfeller describes how digital advertising can get its groove back. link

-The American Legacy Foundation will air its next round of EX anti-smoking ads during the ALCS and World Series. link

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