Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

 Minneapolis creative agency Fellow teamed up with “Mystery Guitar Man” Joe Penna to create “One Man, 90 Instruments” for the Musical Instrument Museum (video above). 

-DDB creative Conor O’Neill Barry wrote a children’s book preventing kids from poisoning their pets.

-DraftKings and FanDuel both banned employees from playing fantasy games for money.


-New York-based Washington Square Films added directorial duo Spielbergs (Alex Karpovsky and Teddy Blanks) to its directorial roster.

Dentsu Media Thailand launched Dentsu Media Laboratory (DM Lab), which “aims to accelerate the development of new technologies that connect people and brands.”

-The New York Times hopes to double its digital revenue by 2020 by increasing the number of paid online subscribers, appealing to young international readers. 

-Publicis Hawkeye appointed Lisa Zakarin as managing director, health & wellness.

-Adweek explores “How Campbell’s Is Offering Recipes via Amazon’s Voice-Control System.”