Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-This Reddit thread about breaking into ad strategy roles is pretty interesting, though we are disappointed no one mentioned the Grizack method: fake it til you make it, and then just keep faking it till you get charged.

-WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell finally joined Twitter, grilled Jack Dorsey on stage at Dmexco.

-Richmond agency NDP is acquiring Free Agents Marketing for an undisclosed sum.

-Netflix’s Stranger Things pays homage to its influences with a series of posters promoting its second season.

-Former Grey London chief creative officer Nils Leonard discusses forming Uncommon Creative Studio with Natalie Graeme and Lucy Jameson.

-Digiday examines “How Code and Theory stays publishers’ favorite design firm.”

-Looking for a new place to waste clients’ money? Consider Chinese hip-hop competition shows.

-New Jersey-based direct marketing agency Marketsmith hired Rob Bochicchio, former managing director at Blackwood Seven, as its new EVP of media innovation and strategy.