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Friday Morning Stir

-BBDO and Psyop have joined forces on a new campaign for Mountain Dew called “Portraits,” which stars the likes of Dale Earnhardt Jr., pro snowboarder Danny Davis and pro skateboarder, Paul Rodriguez (Jr. above, see the others here and here). link

-WPP/GroupM media agency Maxus has appointed OMD alum Bijan White as EMEA head of digital.

-Bi-coastal production company Shilo has welcomed Anthony Furlong as CD/director.

-Well, three days after hearing that Universal McCann was possibly taking over Nationwide’s overall media biz, we went directly to the insurance brand, whose spokesperson told us, “We have nothing to report at this time.” Well, now they do. link

-Hmm, should we be excited or frightened by the announce of a new Doritos Locos Taco flavor? link

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