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Thursday Morning Stir

-NYC comptroller John Liu pressures agency holding firms about diversity stats. link

-Seven-year-old, L.A.-based shop Omelet launched an experiential division called “To Go,” which will be led by managing director Mark Anderson.

-Publicis Toronto shows us why the morning isn’t right until you guzzle that cup of joe in a new Nescafe campaign (above).

-New Senate legislation being introduced would prevent federal aid money from being used on advertising, marketing and recruiting. link

-VW is buying Ducati via its Audi brand. link

 

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Gob Gets Job as AT&T Pitchman

Arrested Development star Will Arnett, who’s no stranger to commercial work having served as the VO on GMC truck ads and co-creator of those Orbit shorts along with Jason Bateman, hams it up in a new holiday campaign from BBDO for AT&T dubbed “You’ve Got a Case.” Here, the comedic actor plays a lawyer-for-hire named Kent Wesley and plugs the telecom giant’s 4G smartphone/Facebook app with a bit more cockiness, charm and pizazz than chubby Luke Wilson. It’s everything you’d expect from the man who’s resurrecting his classic role as Gob in the near future thanks to Netflix. Credits, which will tell you that is not the handiwork of new AT&T creatives Rick Ardito and Grant Smith, after the jump.

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Soggy Snowman Promotes Minnesota State Lottery

‘Tis the season for a new holiday campaign for the Minnesota State Lottery (courtesy of Olson) and what couldn’t be better than a creepy, slushy snowman spreading the news and passing along that yuletide cheer? Check out this radio spot as well. Like I said, creepy.

Having trouble picking that perfect holiday gift for a loved one or co-worker? Look no further. Buy them a bunch of scratch offs which gives them a chance at a 1,000,000 bucks plus other prizes, the MSL proclaims. If you’d really like to get to know what life is like with Frank the creepy snowman, check out a lengthier clip as well as credits after the jump.

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