Wednesday Stir

By Kyle O'Brien 

-Therabody, a wellness technology company, has released a new ad titled “Love Your Face” to launch its new facial heath tool, TheraFace PRO. It highlights that every face deserves to be loved by spotlighting all of the skin nuances that make each of us unique, regardless of race, gender or age. The commercial is directed by Partel Olivia and produced by Pulse Films. Therabody partnered with some of the biggest names in sports in the ad, including former NBA star Pau Gasol, NFL star DeAndre Hopkins, tennis legend Maria Sharapova and skateboarder Felipe Gustavo.

-We are excited to announce the launch of the Adweek Podcast Network, which will initially feature 12 shows.

-Comedian Gilbert Gottfried died yesterday at 67. Adweek took a look back at his life in advertising, including his role as the voice of the Aflac Duck.

-For its latest campaign, “Feel Your Power,” wellness tracker Fitbit is celebrating the power of listening to one’s own body.

-One of the ad industry’s most esteemed creative leaders, Droga5 London CCO David Kolbusz, is leaving the Accenture Interactive-owned agency after more than six years.

-A cannabis player called Dad Grass has collaborated with the George Harrison estate for a co-branded collection of pre-rolled hemp joints.

Ida Rezvani, chief client officer at Dentsu, looks at brand collaborations that contribute to culture.