Wednesday Odds and Ends

By Patrick Coffee 

-Two Detroit-area creatives made this video about their experience attending last week’s Women’s March.

-Beer distributors told AdAge that Wieden + Kennedy’s new Bud Light campaign is “much better” than the last two while MillerCoors accused its competitor of ripping off their Miller Lite “Best Man Three Pointer” spot.

-Someone applied for a copywriting job at a certain agency with an unprompted email that opened: “You may not be hiring copywriters at this time, but I’m the best copywriter in the country, believe me.”

-P&G agreed to “modify” some Pampers copy lines like “the best way to potty train” after The National Advertising Division complained about their accuracy, but the company still plans to appeal to the National Advertising Review Board.

-Denver-based agency Motive, part of the Project network, hired Octagon veteran Chris Wade in the newly created role of director of cultural innovation and strategy.

-San Francisco artificial intelligence agency Blackbelt named iCrossing veteran Matt Gross as its head of data science.

-Branding firm Beardwood&Co designed new websites for Rockport brands Aravon and Dunham.

-Prod co Furlined signed British director Jeff Labbé, who recently helmed this Boots No. 7 spot for Mother London.

-Workhouse Creative signed director Renato Marques, formerly senior art director at The Mill. Here’s his reel.

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