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Friday Odds and Ends

-Mario drives a Mercedes in this new Japanese ad for the GLA SUV (video above). link

-FIFA unveils second screen push for World Cup. link

-Commercial production veteran and former Superfad managing director Kevin Batten announced the launch of management and production-consulting firm Pop-Arts Management.

-A look at the celebrity divorce ad hoax. link

-New subreddit documents poor attempts at Millenial advertising. link

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