Wednesday Stir

By Minda Smiley 

-A study that found men who pose with cats in their dating profiles are less likely to get dates has been making the rounds lately, much to the chagrin of male cat owners everywhere. Cat Person, a new DTC brand that caters to felines, has the perfect rebuttal: “The (Un)official Cat Dad Anthem,” an ode to guys everywhere who aren’t cat people … until they are.

-Publicis has revealed its U.S. diversity numbers, and is pledging to commit roughly $50 million to D&I and social justice over three years.


-Speaking of Publicis, MediaPost says Nike and Razorfish have called it quits.

-AMV BBDO’s follow-up to “Viva la Vulva” does not disappoint.

-Peugeot has selected Omnicom for global creative, ending a 30-year run with BETC and Havas, according to Campaign.

-Constellation Brands has acquired Gary Vaynerchuk’s Empathy Wines.

-Independent agency Yard NYC has been named AOR for four global Clorox brands, although it’s not clear which ones.

-Last but not least, we leave you with a parody of every uplifting video from NowThis News.