-Victory Motorcycles, which is being billed as “the second-largest heavyweight motorcycle brand in the USA,” has appointed Charlotte-based creative studio Tattoo Projects as its agency of record. TP won AOR duties without a review as it’s already been working with Victory on a project basis.

-Minneapolis-based shop Clarity Coverdale Fury has brought on former Olson senior art director Emily Hoyne as an ACD. In addition, CCF has promoted Elizabeth Clarity to project coordinator/new business.

-Toyota veers into “No-Mans-Land” to promote its 2014 4Runner (above).

-Just a reminder that the deadline for the One Club’s Automobile Advertising of the Years is Nov. 1. link

-Wine connoisseur/entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk explains why every single one of us is a media company. link

-Our old pal Rich Siegel is now ranting about raises (or the lack thereof). link

-Wait, did Apple use Microsoft Word to design iOS 7? link