-The Martin Agency recently launched “Alligator Arms” for GEICO (video above).
-Former Campaign deputy editor Jeremy Lee points out that “Sir Martin Sorrell claims we’re not in the advertising business anymore – but he’s still reaping its mammoth rewards.”
-A Joe.My.God. reader sent the blog a picture of a very amusing STD billboard in Los Angeles for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
-Independent agency Brave appointed Mike Nicholson as its first executive creative director.
-VaynerMedia is opening a London office on April 1.
–For the Webby Awards, Ogilvy New York created “TypeVoice,” which turns your spoken words into a custom font. Or so we hear. Our computer doesn’t have a working microphone.
-Production agency Hogarth Worldwide expanded with the additions of Ruhiya Nuruddin as director of broadcast operations for Hogarth North America and Louisa Gleichman as director of marketing.