Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-Norwalk, Connecticut’s Acme Idea Company launched a campaign for Atkins starring Rob Lowe (video above).

-Diageo pulled its ads from Snapchat, because apparently young people looking to drink often lie about their age. Who knew?

-Amazon is opening up to sponsored product ads on Alexa.


-Copywriter Andrew Boulton asks, “Who is the copywriter’s enemy (and no, it’s not the designers)?”

-180 Kingsday CEO Sander Volten reflects on how the agency is doing six months after the merger of 180 Amsterdam and Kingsday.

-KFC U.K. and Ireland referenced Trump’s “nuclear button” line in a tweet taking aim at McDonald’s. Everything is shit, the end.