Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Burberry launched its “The Tale of Thomas Burberry” holiday ad featuring Dominic WestSienna Miller, Lily James and Domhnall Gleeson (video above).

-Viacom named Robert Bakish as its acting president and CEO.

-MDC Media Partners launched AI-focused agency Born.


-Snapchat is snatching up ad talent ahead of its IPO.

-Adweek takes a look at Butterball’s Turkey Talk Hotline. Our turkey advice? Brine it, baste often and invest in a meat thermometer.

The Google Creative Lab ran a series of secret video ad experiments

Dentsu Inc. formed a committee to reform working conditions at its Japan offices following an employee suicide. 

-Spark Growth hired Lauren Karasek as executive director of social media.