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Monday Odds and Ends

-CP+B has added a slew of staffers in its L.A. office including ACDs Chris DeNinno and Antonio Marcato (previously at Deutsch LA and RPA, respectively), senior art directors McKay Hathaway and Ryan Wi (ex-Leo Burnett and \MAL, respectively) and finally senior copywriters, Ryan Montanti and Daniel Streadbeck (formerly of McCann and Ogilvy Chicago, respectively).

-While we’re on the hiring front, Portland, ME-based VIA Agency has added a few staffers of its own including ACD/Martin Agency alum David Grindon, ACD Dan Jordan, who previously had stints at Energy BBDO and D&G and client strategist Whitman Bowers, formerly account lead on Dick’s Sporting Goods while at Anomaly.

-The folks at D&AD have unveiled their 2013 In Book winners and nominations. link; link

-Barkley EVP Jeff Fromm talks to USA Today about millenials and online privacy. link

-Milwaukee-based sports/music/lifestyle agency GMR Marketing, which is housed within Omnicom’s Diversified Agency Services division, has appointed former Live Nation exec Peter Joseph as its new VP of entertainment.

-Mans Swanberg, a director who goes by the name Pistachios and is part of the roster at NYC-based prodco, Blacklist, has unveiled an audio emoticon tool called “HeyHeyButton” (tutorial above). link

-Twitter has reached an upfront deal with Starcom MediaVest Group that pertains to inventory and data access. link

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Tuesday Morning Stir

-The shortlist has been announced for Saatchi & Saatchi India’s country-wide “Sleep Exchange” photography contest for Springwel (above). The 25 shortlisted images will be exhibited in New Delhi on Sept. 15. link

-Goodby alums Antonio Marcato and Suzie Yeranosyan joined Santa Monica’s RPA as senior art director and art director, respectively, while former CP+B creative Brian Frost signed on with said agency as senior copywriter. link

-Everything Everywhere, the parent company of Orange and T-Mobile, rebranded itself as “EE.” link

-The “Traveling One Show” is hitting Orlando for the first time on Oct. 17. link

-MDC boss Miles Nadal is among those being inducted this year into Canada’s Marketing Hall of Legends. link

AIDES Sends a Penis on Vacation (Sort of NSFW)

Remember Smutley, the cartoon cat who humps everyone and everything? About a month ago, that frisky feline reminded kids and kids and heart about the dangers of unprotected sex in his own rape-y way for AIDES, the French association dedicated to fighting HIV and AIDS. It was a weird spot, but apparently the folks and Goodby decided it was time to raise the bar on strange. Rape-y cat? Okay. Penis that goes on vacation? Whelp, just make sure you’re not on any hallucinogens when you watch the adventures of Willy the Globe-Trotting Penis.

Willy apparently has spent most of his life racking up frequent flyer miles. Or, he’s just really rich and kind of a dick about it (har). True, you never know where a penis has been, and you should probably be even more suspicious of a penis with a camera and backpack. A skinny-dipping penis resulting in a shrinkage joke? Why not. Credits after the jump.

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