Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham 

-Justin Timberlake toasts numerology and booze in a promotion for his own 901 Silver Tequila line (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for 901 Tequila). link

-Sony wants to make you believe it’s new global brand message isn’t laughable. link

-Goat Boy can’t act his way out of this “outtake” for a recent Pizza Hut commercial. link

-Audi is the latest brand to hop on the bland logo redesign wagon. link

-Juan Iramain was appointed by WPP’s Hill & Knowlton as GM of its Argentinean operation. link

-Colle+McVoy welcomed Chris Lawrence as director of client services where he will oversee account management, digital strategy, media planning and account planning. link

-With Ed McMahon gone and M.C. Hammer, well, doing something or other, Cash4Gold is looking to our neighbors up north to find the ideal Canadian personality for future ads. link

-Ten top consumer and privacy advocacy groups are urging Congress to back the FTC’s move towards more aggressive policing of online ad practices. link

-Google has its own online merch store? Who knew? link

-The Waldorf-Astoria wants its Starbucks baristas looking a tad sharper. link

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