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Friday Morning Stir

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-Culver City, CA VFX house Zoic Studios has welcomed Casey Hupke as art director for its commercial and games division.

-Myrtle Beach, S.C.-based The Brandon Agency has brought on Ryan Schaul and Christie Calhoon as account managers at its Myrtle/Charleston offices, respectively.

-Here are your One Show Q2 interactive finalists. link

-The IAB has released its best practices memo on reducing traffic fraud risk. link

-El Segundo, CA-based startup Beyond Meat,which counts investors such as Bill Gates and Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams, has hired Creature to help launch their brand.

-U.S. retailers have upped their ad spend for the holidays. link

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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-IPG-owned Lowe & Partners’ healthcare arm ICC Lowe has welcomed Matt Brown as general manager of its flagship Parsippany, NJ office as well as head of its emerging technology and medical device division, Redshift.

-W+K Portland and Nike address children’s lack of physical activity in a new film directed by Lance Bangs dubbed “Extra Time” (above).

-TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris co-founder and current TBWA\Worldwide creative director John Hunt picked up Lifetime Achievement honors at the 34th Annual Loerie Awards. link

-Two years after splitting for a production gig at W+K New York, Marc Maleh has returned to R/GA as group director of the agency’s Data Visualization capability.

-The folks behind The Big Ad Gig, which will unfold next week, Oct. 3, at the New York Times Building, have created a Google doc RSVP form for the event. link; link

-Kansas City-based Barkley has hired Mullen Boston alums/husband-and-wife John and Katy Hornaday as account supervisor and ACD, respectively.

-Vibrant Media redesigned its core in-text advertising product. Check out the demo here.

-New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has laid down her “turnaround plan” for the online brand. link

-Twitter co-founder/board member Evan Williams reveals that his “dream metric” is “how many people saw your tweet.” link

Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Dentsu America launched its new site. link

-SapientNitro launched its Idea Engineers blog. The crowdsourcing craziness continues. link

-Boylan Bottling Co. tapped Barker/DZP as AOR.

-Corona Light aims to be the most liked light beer on Facebook. link

-Evan Williams: Twitter will hit one billion member mark. link

-W+K Shanghai hired Kendra Wan from Platform London. link

-If you want to take somewhat of a peek at what Donny Deutsch‘s (rather empty) NYC pad looks like, here you go. link

-Taylor Gray was named SVP, marketing at The Huffington Post.

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