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Wednesday Morning Stir

-WPP/Grey Group’s Latino market-focused unit Wing has hired CP+B alum Jorge Ortega as creative director while appointing Sy Kraft to the newly created position of senior digital strategist. Both will work on Wing clients including Red Lobster, Radio Shack and Goya.

-A Digitaria staffer tells us why she disagrees with Guy Kawasaki. link

-New England-based indie agency Keiler has launched a new unit dubbed Keiler Healthcare. link

-Minneapolis-based, Omnicom-owned agency Martin|Williams has rebranded the local 19th Annual Cities 97 Basilica Block Party. link; link

-Culver City, CA-based prodco Recommended Media added Cynthia Wade to its roster of directors.

-Daft Punk has joined the likes of Marilyn Manson in promoting the Yves Saint Laurent “Music Project” (above). link

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The ’90210′ Casting Call Continues for Old Navy

 

Well, we have to say once again that the cast from the original Beverly Hills 90210 has aged well as now it’s Luke Perry and Jennie Garth‘s turn to take center stage in CP+B’s “Funnovations” campaign for Old Navy continues. Jason Priestley makes an appearance once again in this spot, which perhaps carries more of a Grease vibe than its predecessor. It’s only inevitable, folks, that Brian Austin Green, Tori Spelling and/or Ian Ziering complete the series. We’re not holding out hope for Shannen Doherty, though. Credits after the jump.

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Old Navy Conjures Some 90s Nostalgia with Cast of ‘Blossom’

It seems as though the hiring manager at Old Navy’s “Funnovations Inc.” is quite the fanatic of early 90s sitcoms. After all, Blossom star and current Big Bang Theory cast member Mayim Bialik revives her giant floral hat for a stint spent deploying “Bee Bots” on spring dresses. It’s always amazing how quickly these Old Navy spots from CP+B and prodco Brand New School turn into surreal portrayals of a dystopian society controlled by excessively cheerful celebrities who run clothing factories.

So maybe using Bootsy Collins to sell boots last winter was a bit of a stretch, but if there’s one media personality we can immortalize for bringing colorful clothing to the masses 20-some years ago, it was blossom and her outrageously bright clothing. Also, it’s kind of nice (and a little depressing) that Joey Lawrence can still make some money on the side by not wearing a shirt and saying, “Whoa.”

On that note, who’s ready for the second season of Melissa and Joey on ABC Family? Credits after the jump.

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