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Friday Odds and Ends

-Just-fired Peter Arnell sues his former employer, Omnicom, for $1 million. link

-Groupon apologizes for its Super Bowl gaffe. link

-Michael Pardee, former head of Asylum’s commercials division, has left the prodco to start up his own Venice, CA-based VFX house, dubbed The Mission.

-Cool: Joy Division “Transmission” stop-motion (above). link

-R/GA was named U.S. digital AOR for 120-year-old spice brand, McCormick’s. link

-Indie mobile ad network Greystripe invades Europe. link

-Twitter’s message to advertisers: Dig deeper. link

-Home Depot appointed a new CMO. link

-Reddit adds new staff to help boost ad sales and thwart downtime. link

-Mother creative-turned-director Kim Gehrig signed to the roster of London-based prodco, Somesuch & Co.

-Business Insider lists its top 10 most successful rebranding campaigns ever. link

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