Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

180LA and production company Big Block launched “Small Breakthrough” to promote the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage and Mirage G4 (video above). 

-We hear that former Multicultural Agency of the Decade GlobalHue still hasn’t paid its employees despite promising to resolve its payroll issues two weeks ago.

-Group creative director Roald van Wyk has a message for Grey Singapore: “I SEA is a great idea. But this shit takes time.”

Denny’s is pouring money into digital like sweet, sweet pancake batter. Good news for Erwin Penland.

To freelance or not to freelance? McMillan asks the question.

Dentsu Aegis launched a network for its LGBT employees in Ireland and the U.K., which won’t exist for much longer.

BTL talent agency DDA (Dattner Dispoto and Associates) promoted Juanita Tiangco to vice president, commercials and music videos, Dan Burnside to vice president, features and television and Bill Dispoto to president.

-Independent agency Archer Malmo appointed Simon Hjorth as senior vice president, director of client services for the agency’s Austin office.