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Thursday Odds and Ends

-PHD London chief innovation officer John V Wilshire has left to start his own consultancy called Smithery. link

-Meet Tiger Woods, Japanese sports rub pitchman. link

-YouTube unveiled its redesign, cutely codenamed Cosmic Panda. link

-Original Film signed Jackass director Jeff Tremaine for commercial representation.

-R/GA alum Valerie Milkins joined Droga5 as communications director, making it the latter agency’s first communications hire in its five-year history.

-Have you seen copywriter Jenna Livingston‘s “Starbucks Spelling” Tumblr yet? link

-Take that, Apple. Amazon wins its “App Store” tussle in court. link

-Let’s see if Michele Bachmann blinks during her first Iowa ad. link

 

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