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Friday Morning Stir


-New York studio Partners & Spade created an incredibly odd mini-sci fi film for headphone maker Normal.

-Global ad spending will climb back to its pre-crisis peak this year.

-The dude who invented pop-up ads is so very, very sorry.

-Art director creates soccer uniforms for ad agencies.

-The New York Times adds audience development position to masthead.

-Microsoft debated rebranding Internet Explorer.

-Tom Wong leaves role as development director at TBWA\London to become managing partner in charge of developing new business at McCann London.

-Cultivator Advertising & Design of Denver has hired Amanda Ringel and Micah Schmiedeskamp as art director/designers.

-Flipboard will introduce video ads next month; its first partner is Chanel.

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