Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 


Now that we all know who Jon Snow’s dad is, we can answer the most important question: what kind of car does he drive? (Infiniti, thanks CP+B.)

-Just in case you didn’t get enough Kevin Roberts hot takes, More About Advertising’s Stephen Foster asked, “Is dumped Saatchi boss Kevin Roberts the victim of a new industry orthodoxy?

-Gap is taking some heat for a U.K. email campaign labeling a little girl a “social butterfly” and a boy a “little scholar.”

-Caviar added Fred Savage to its directorial roster. Yes, that Fred Savage.

-Adweek examines “How Assembly Added Over $1 Billion in Client Billings After Just 2 Years in Business.”

-Copyranter Mark Duffy counts down “The worst ads from the biggest brands in the last three months alone.”

-Los Angeles-based, full-service digital agency AvatarLabs promoted Bill Hargis to creative director, Benjoseph Manibog to senior art director and James Safechuck to director of innovation. 

-Toronto-based audio house Vapor RMW welcomed voice director Karen Goora

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