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Thursday Odds and Ends

-Are the agencies themselves to blame for the “job-hopping epidemic?” link

-Conversation founder and The Pitch alum Frank O’Brien has a few words of advice for this season’s crop on the AMC show. link

-Seems like someone in L.A. (maybe not Kobe, but who knows) really wants Dwight Howard to stay with the Lakers according to these outdoors billboards in the city (one above). link

-George Zimmer fires back at his old company, Men’s Wearhouse. link

-Don’t worry, Canada, Kickstarter will be ready for you this summer. link

-Raleigh, NC-based agency Howard Merrell & Partners was named AOR for agricultural biotech company, BioResource International.

-U.K. agency Space has created a promotional microsite for Lufthansa. link

-WPP/GroupM audience-buying unit Xaxis has promoted Paul Dolan to the newly created position of SVP/global business development.

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