-Allstate-owned Esurance has awarded both Starcom and Havas Media Direct media buying/planning contracts.
–The Saturday Evening Post celebrates this weekend’s season premiere of Mad Men with a gallery of vintage ’50s and ’60s ads. link
-In case you forgot, the Shorty Awards take place at the Times Center in New York City this Monday. link
-Harris has unveiled its 2013 “Bad Ads” survey for InsightsOne. See infographic here.
-Minneapolis-based shop space150 has launched a digital extension of its “Moments Movement” effort for hearing aid brand, ReSound this at the AudiologyNOW! trade show in Anaheim. link
-Philly-based agency Red Tettemer + Partners is looking for the dirtiest state in ‘Merica as part of its “Muckdown” campaign for Dial for Men (promo clip above). Leaderboard is here.