Wednesday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-Invisible Man, a venture led by WPP/Team BAC CCO Rachel Howald, created this amusing short “Anywhere But Here” for International Women’s Day.

-On that note, a recent Engine study found that most women don’t like advertising at all. But More About Advertising had some quibbles with their methodology given that stuff still gets bought.

-Adweek examines what agencies are doing to support “A Day Without A Woman” today.


-The annual Battle of the Ad Bands is coming to Chicago in June. Start practicing your best best Eddie Vedder impression.

-Over 33% of U.K. ad spend will go to mobile this year.

-JWT London launched a “That Moment When…” initiative celebrating female role models.

-The IPA released a list of advertising’s “game changers” from the past 100 years.

-The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned ads from Black Cow vodka for associating alcohol with sex, encouraging excessive drinking.