Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-AMV BBDO launched a U.K. road safety PSA instructing cyclists to hang back while trucks (or lorries) make left turns (video above). Some cyclists were not pleased with the message, accusing it of “victim blaming.”

-MDC Partners named Ryan Linder as its U.S. CMO.

-Digiday shares “Confessions of an agency search consultant.”


-LBB talks with AnalogFolk Portland partner/creative director Carren O’Keefe on the Portlandia stereotype, subconscious creativity and why people are more than just ‘resources.'”

-Madison-based UAS Labs hired agency Lindsay, Stone & Briggs to support their UP4 probiotics brand.

-Advertising Week takes a look back at the Nesquick Bunny.

-Adweek explains “Why the Peanuts Gang Is Surging in Popularity After So Many Years.”

-AdAge would like to know “What’s Your Biggest Challenge in Branded Content?