Wednesday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-DDB Paris promotes Volkswagen’s “IQ Drive” with this ode to “The Others” (video above).

-The New York Times explains why you hate online ads.

-Anomaly won the global account for PokerStars owned The Stars Group.


-Client mergers have left agencies scrambling.

-Rapp U.K. senior talent development partner Claire Rogerson describes surviving an abusive boss and explains how to combat workplace bullying.

-Warner Bros. Records dropped the “Bros” in a rebranding to become Warner Records.

-The U.K.’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned an ad for a Porsche specialist garage for objectifying women.

-Creative agency McMillan is introducing “Uber-like” content studio Snack by McMillan.