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Thursday Odds and Ends


-Expedia goes retro in “Thrownback Thursdays” spot by 180LA.

-Dog food fight! Purina sued Blue Buffalo (founded by old-school ad guy Bill Bishop) for false advertising.

-DDB won Mars Brand Royal Canin without a review.

-Advertising is shit: “Copyranter” Mark Duffy compiled a bunch of poop-related ads.

-We Are Social is helping fans of Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey win a trip to The Emerald Isle.

-Ad/marketing veteran Jack Spilberg joined San Diego-based interactive studio Metajive as VP of client solutions.

-UK agency WDMP hired the creative duo of  Jorge Oliveira and Valentina Lauro from OgilvyOne; the pair previously worked on social media for Ogilvy clients Nescafe and Phillips.

-Baltimore’s Warschawski hired former freelancer Allison Beers as a full-time designer.

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