Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Newcastle partnered with the History Channel (Droga5 and the term “crowdsourcing” were not involved) for a new Vikings Amber Ale celebrating the season premiere of Vikings tomorrow night.

-ADC added JWT’s Frédéric Bonn, Edelman’s Jimmie Stone and PARTY’s Masashi Kawamura to its Board of Directors.


-Portland-based R2C Group promoted Jane Crisan to president.

-In what has become an annual tradition, designers at Shutterstock remade movie posters for Best Picture nominees.

-Museums across the country will honor Mad Men with special events and exhibits.

Medium shares “Lessons from a No Show & a Professional.”

Adweek explains “Why Google Should Fear Facebook’s New Product Ads.”