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Monday Odds and Ends

-That didn’t take long. Former DDB LA co-CCO Erik Moe has found a new gig, joining the roster of West Coast production company Kaboom.

-Despite Joel Ewanick‘s departure, it appears that General Motors remains committed to Commonwealth. link

-The Mother nods continue today as the London office is reaching out to the local community during the Olympics with not only a musical Facebook app starring an “ordinary man” named Nigel, but an Instagram feed to find emerging local photogs and a Tumblr photo studio (image for the last one above).

-Is Apple vs. Samsung “the patent trial of the century?” link

-W+K picked up the Finlandia vodka biz. link

-Director Ryan Gibb joined Toronto’s Holiday films for commercial film representation.

-NBC gets a UK journalist and one of its harshest Olympics coverage critics booted from Twitter. link

-The logo for southeastern Pennsylvania health insurer Independence Red Cross got a makeover courtesy of Siegel+Gale, which also created an ad campaign called “Changing the Game” for the brand that debuted during the Olympics. link

 

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