-Portfolio Night, which is now presented by the Art Directors Club, announced its first 18 city hosts for Portfolio Night 11, which will take place on May 22. link

-Former Initiative SVP/group media director Harold Dawson has joined Starcom MediaVest unit Spark in the newly created position of EVP/managing director.

-ZenithOptimedia has published its New Media Forecast, which among other things identifies the top 19 digital markets in the world. link

-And now, a “God Made a Farmer” spoof for the 2013 Birmingham ADDY Awards (above). link

-Thank you, Lay’s, for finally rolling out Sriracha-flavored chips. link

-Publicis Worldwide international creative director Erik Vervroegen is among those toplining the jury lineup for 2013 Dubai Lynx, which also extended its deadline to Feb. 14. link