Wednesday Morning Stir

By Doug Zanger 


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-Driving while sipping coffee, applying lipstick, checking out her appearance … New Zealand’s top stuntwoman Zoë Bell shows the dangers of distracted driving. “The Most Dangerous Stunt in the World” was created by Ogilvy NZ.

-So what does the cost of a Super Bowl ad ($5 million) get you in digital media? Digiday tells us that brands can get plenty.

-Would you install a virtual private network from Facebook? Neither would we, but the social media behemoth is paying teens to do just that. Ew.

-Aw, poor Casey Neistat.

-Geometry Global in the U.K. is launching a brand and design practice.

-AT&T’s goal of becoming a media powerhouse keeps hitting snags because, dammit, people keep cutting those cords.

-Nike is being asked to recall one of its shoes that appears to have “Allah” written in Arabic on the sole. A petition is in circulation to get the Air Max 270 out of stores.

-A Scottish dust-up. The nation’s creative sector is banding together to protest Marketing Edinburgh’s massive budget cut (to the tune of almost 90 percent).

While you’re at it, head on over to Adweek to check out all of the other agencies news happening around the world.