Wednesday Morning Stir

By Patrick Coffee 

-More About Advertising is really into this new Audi ad by BBH London, which features your favorite not-Coldplay band Elbow covering “If I Only Had A Brain.”

-Does anyone really believe Steven Spielberg eats at Carl’s Jr.? What kind of PR juju is this?

-Facebook promises to give users more control over data management and privacy—and The Zuck might even testify before Congress, if it feels right to him. This sounds so familiar…

-In other Boo, Facebook Sucks news, the National Fair Housing Alliance has sued the company for allowing real estate advertisers to discriminate against certain groups with… you guessed it, FB user data.

-Spark Foundry promoted Chris Boothe to global president.

-Nestlé Skin Health appointed VML London as its global agency of record.

-Above & Beyond creative Nathalie Gordon, who first shared news of the “Top 5” email controversy in the U.K., argues that it’s time for the industry to break its silence.

-Yo, what does Apple have against the Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation??