Tuesday Stir

By Kyle O'Brien 

-Oroweat, Arnold and Brownberry Breads have launched a Small Slice line, with John Stamos serving as a somewhat silly spokesperson. Stamos knows his bread, but apparently not the names of the family enjoying a picnic that he interrupts. Vault Communications, 1000 Heads, and TPN worked on the campaign.

Peter Wiedensmith and Tommy Harden are launching Academy, an editorial company focused on working with all creative agencies and directors.


-VMLY&R’s Walter Geer III has contributed a powerful essay exploring whether diversity is impacting award show winners.

-A TikTok creator, Grace Wells, who became famous for making fake ads, is now being hired by brands.

-A panel at the Adweek at Home virtual summit shared advice on how brands should—and should not—get involved in current events.

-To address the issue of pet abandonment in France, Havas Sports & Entertainment made an animated film for animal charity SPA about a cat who found his forever home.

-In the latest “Yeah, That’s Probably an Ad” podcast, host David Griner is joined by new co-host Shannon Miller to discuss the campaigns that are getting the most recognition at shows like D&AD, The One Show, and ADC.

-The Clio Awards named its Music Grand Winners, and Muse by Clio took a look at some of the winners, including TBWA\Chiat\Day LA’s 2% Choir for the Recording Academy.