Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Here are the winning spots from Liberal Media Films and Charlie Uniform Tango’s “Flex Your Specs” competition (video above).

-C&C Group is merging Magners GB, Shepton Mallet Cider Mill and International Wine Services under the name C&C Brands.


-Mashable reviews the Apple Watch.

-Digiday describes how “Ad blocking is every publisher’s problem now.”

-A-B InBev launches unbranded “Let’s Grab a Beer” digital campaign.

Viacom is undertaking a restructuring, including job cuts and reorganizing three of its domestic network groups.

-Carlsberg launched a beer-dispensing billboard.

Stan Freberg, “the father of the funny commercial,” died yesterday in Santa Monica, California, at the age of 88.