-Hey kids, the Art Directors Club is doing its last call for entries for 2013, with judging now being held in Costa Rica. link

-Following the usual “competitive review,” the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC), has chosen San Francisco-based, “data-driven’” design agency Extractable as digital AOR. The agency will be tasked initially with redesigning the IABC site this year.

-Facebook still reigns supreme among social media sites when it comes to sharing product info. link

-TBWA\ has acquired Mumbai/New Delhi-based digital firm, Magnon Group. link

-As the world turns (and crumbles), DUMBO-based Carrot Creative is celebrating CMT’s premiere of My Big Redneck Vacation, with the promo above. We are all doomed. link

-The Chicago Board Options Exchange has unveiled a rebranding effort with the help of its AOR, NYC-based Stein + Partners Brand Activation. link

-An agency alum rants about “stingy, interfering clients.” link

-Alex Liberty has joined creative agency ais London as its CRM and data planner while Naomi Davidson has been appointed as its new insight analyst.