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Thursday Odds and Ends

-CP+B brings back Mr. T, along with Airplane star Julie Hagerty, in its latest spot for Old Navy. Guess what Clubber Lang/B.A. Baracus is plugging.

-Meanwhile, here’s a new Taylor Swift-starring spot for Diet Coke from Droga5 New York that will premiere during tonight’s American Idol. link

-Bajibot has welcomed Yodle/Big Fuel alum Chris Ee as its first digital strategist.

-Boston-based AMP Agency has opened up shop in NYC. link

-AllThingsD has obtained a memo from AOL CEO Tim Armstrong regarding the departure of the company’s head of advertising sales, Ned Brody. link

-Hmm, is this blatant ad appropriation or total inspiration? link

-OMD has nabbed media duties for market research firm, Experian. link

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