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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Former TBWA\Chiat\Day agency producer David Fisher, who spent nearly four years in all and worked on notable efforts including Spike Jonze‘s “I’m Here” short film for Absolut  at said agency, has joined Arnold’s New York office in the newly created role of director of integrated production.

-Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square has tapped Bethesda, MD-based RP3 Agency as its agency of record without a review. RP3 replaces Manhattan’s Pekoe Group on the business.

-JWT has released a report that explores the global reach of the “American Dream.” link

-Coca-Cola would like viewers to takes sides in “Mirage,” the brand’s Super Bowl push from W+K that lets you determine in real-time which faction in :60 clip above is most deserving of a Coke (above). You’ll of course see the reveal during the game and in the meantime, weigh in on the microsite here.

-WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell is now taking issue with recent decisions made by British Prime Minister, David Cameron. link

-Director Jamie Travis has joined bi-coastal commercial/online production company Interrogate for U.S. representation.

-Can a beleaguered Best Buy be saved by its Amy Poehler-starring Super Bowl spot? link

-Google’s Q4 report included a 19 percent ad revenue rise and a six percent ad price drop. link

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