Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Beginning this Friday, Starbucks will run a series of weekly online animated shorts called “1st & Main” from The Simpsons writers Joel CohenJohn Frink and Rob LaZebnik (video above).

-Live video will definitely save Twitter.

-The Huffington Post talks with Omelet partner, CSO Thas Naseemuddeen

-London-based agency Creature created a “Worst Year Trevor” voodoo doll so you can stick it to 2016.

-Adweek examines Giant Steps’ “Jazz-like Approach to Marketing and Events.”

-Omnicom digital agency Critical Mass bought a minority stake in Brooklyn-based mobile design and strategy agency Prolific Interactive.

-Wix don’t need no stinkin’ ad agency to win the Super Bowl!

-Adweek examines Isobar’s focus on its Boston office, which is where co-CEO Jeff Maling says the agency “want to have our critical mass.”