Tuesday Stir

By Minda Smiley 

-BBDO New York tries its hand at quarantine humor in its latest work for Snickers (video above).

-Have the last six months felt like 21 years for you? You’re not alone. Baby Nut is celebrating his 21st birthday today. Cheers?


-The University of Phoenix has handed part of its media account to Mediassociates, an independent agency in Sandy Hook, Conn. Incumbent OMD will still handle digital planning and buying for the brand. Last year, the for-profit school sent its creative to TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles and RAPP.

-Remember Terri & Sandy’s #FreeDroga stunt? The agency is back with another tongue-in-cheek campaign to celebrate its Effie status. After being named the Most Effective Independent Agency in North America by the Effie Index, Terri & Sandy convinced some of its clients to share why other brands should stay away from the indie shop. Check out the fun on LinkedIn.

-Oakley’s latest ad features a remake of Bob Marley’s “One Love.”

-Agencies are apparently posting fake job listings. Digiday’s Kristina Monllos investigates.

-A communications study professor says that “any woman running for vp is going to face backlash—thanks to TV.”