Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Walmart released teasers for two of its Academy Awards spots, including a “Bananas Town” musical directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg (video above).

-Adweek talks with 22-year-old Max Karlsson, who has been trolling Donald Trump via Sweden’s Twitter account all week.

-Ad agencies aren’t the only businesses with serious HR problems.

-Now who will make the ads promoting Google’s not-Uber, Waze?

-Adweek examines how senior emerging media and platform innovation strategist Carter Jensen is turning Minneapolis agency Periscope “into a mini innovation lab.”

-BBH New York head of production Kate Morrison gets into the “The soup and nuts” of agency production.

-Innovation disruption alert: fitness trackers don’t help you lose weight.