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Monday Morning Stir

-Best Buy founder Richard Schulze has offered to buy out the company. link

-Curvin O’Reilly, copywriter and original “Mad Man,” passed away late last Friday. Here’s Tom Messner‘s eulogy. link

-Arc Worldwide/Leo Burnett alum Jeremy Gilberto joined RT+P as art director on Dial for Men, Century 21 and Planet Fitness.

-Publicis Groupe is denying IPG acquisition talks. link

-Apparently, these are the “50 sexiest advertising executives alive.” link

-Ladies and gentlemen, Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte, now in bling form with his Gillette Pro-Glide razor (above). His grill and accessory are part of the “Get Started” campaign from BBDO NY. link

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