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Monday Morning Stir

-Global media/marketing company Brand Connections acquired New York-based integrated agency PIE Advertising for an undisclosed sum. link

-Philly/Harrisburg, PA-based agency Neiman is making Election Day a holiday. link

-A couple of Saatchi LA creatives developed a Mitt Romney-inspired Angry Birds/Sesame Street mashup game called, yes, “Angry Big Bird” (above). link

-Fellow Philly shop Red Tettemer + Partners hired former PP+K creative director Joey Crawford as a CD and Martin Agency alum Clarence Bradley as ACD. In addition, RT+P welcomed Kristin Filipovits as senior account manager.

-NYC boutique digital shop Illuminati Creative has developed a free web service called “Get Home Safe NYC,” which helps locals update and get status reports on critical resources at their homes and apartments post-Sandy. link; link

-Apple’s weekend iPad haul wasn’t too shabby. link

 

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