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Thursday Odds and Ends

 

-The Cannes Lions folks have released their first 2014 juries in the Titanium & Integrated, Press, Outdoor, Radio and Film Craft categories. link

-Ogilvy has launched a new campaign for Philips LED lighting, which it boasts as “the 2nd ultimate light source” (above).

-WPP/GroupM unit MediaCom has retained its Brand USA biz after a “rigorous competitive review.” MediaCom has been working with the public-private partnership that promotes travel to the U.S. since 2011.

-New York-based Zeta Interactive has appointed its first-ever chief information office in GSI Commerce alum, Dr. Jeffry Nimeroff.

-El Segundo, CA-based David&Goliath has welcomed Matt Sherman as ACD and Jamie Simms as account director. Sherman, who served in a similar role at Mullen LA prior to joining D&G, will work on Kia while Simms, a former Grey NY account director on Diageo brands, will oversee client initiatives for Universal Studios Hollywood, New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Brooklyn Gin in her new role.

-Hooters invites you to play “hooky” as part of its March Madness promotion. link

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Bill Hader Goes Spelunking in the New VW Jetta

It would seem, from this three-minute long discussion of the new Volkswagen Jetta, that the car has a pretty spacious interior. Sure, it does other things, but that interior? It’s so spacious that comedic actor and Saturday Night Live cast member Bill Hader has to get caving gear to explore it. Of course, if there’s anything we’ve learned from the movies (seriously, watch that clip), we know that a spacious Jetta can fit awesome state-of-the-art street racing components. Thanks, Volkswagen Academy!

Wait, are Volkswagen and Deutsch LA attempting to sell us a vehicle we can use to break the law? Well, with all that room (and with a Hader lost in your backseat), you can easily hide your winnings from street racing in the car’s interior without the fuzz ever finding it. And, if the gentlemen are wondering who the nice lady with the glasses is, her name is Danielle Gumro, and her official title is “Volkswagen Product Specialist.” Credits after the jump.

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