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Weird Al Stars in GSD&M's Holiday Effort for Radio Shack - Posted November 7, 2014
In an attempt to boost holiday sales, GSD&M enlisted the services of one Weird Al Yankovic on behalf of the struggling Radio Shack. The resurgent Yankovic, of course, just had the first number one album of his career with his fourteenth full-length, Mandatory Fun. Radioshack CMO ... [AgencySpy]

GSD&M Targets Wedding Season for Southwest Airlines - Posted October 24, 2014
GSD&M is launching its fall campaign for Southwest Airlines with a new spot, entitled "Wedding," which debuts this Sunday during NFL programming. The ad touts Southwest Airlines as the perfect partner for wedding season. While it may seem like odd timing (with wedding season just ending), invitations are likely making their way... [AgencySpy]

GSD&M Celebrates End of Wright Amendment for Southwest Airlines - Posted July 9, 2014
Southwest Airlines has reason to celebrate following the repeal of the Wright Amendment, "an amendment to the International Air Transportation Act of 1979, restricting passenger flights out of Love Field to locations within Texas and to four neighboring states -- Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico." To help celebrate,... [AgencySpy]

GSD&M Combines Drinking, Spearfishing for Pacifico - Posted June 9, 2014
GSD&M has a new campaign for Pacifico, entitled "Yellow Caps," set to roll out this summer. "Yellow Caps" is a term "coined by bartenders and refers to Pacifico's bright yellow bottle caps, which are easily identifiable in crowded beer coolers." For GSD&M's latest campaign they have utilized the iconic caps, with the... [AgencySpy]

GSD&M Convinces Southwest Airlines to Show Us Its Pearly Whites - Posted May 19, 2014
Today Austin's GSD&M released a sunny new spot for client Southwest Airlines in order to promote its just-announced vacation destinations. The "just got our passport" theme stems from the fact that Southwest ... [MediaJobsDaily]

GSD&M Convinces Southwest Airlines to Show Us Its Pearly Whites - Posted May 19, 2014
Today Austin's GSD&M released a sunny new spot for client Southwest Airlines in order to promote its just-announced vacation destinations. The "just got our passport" theme stems from the fact that Southwest ... [AgencySpy]

GSD&M Launch Zales Holiday Campaign with 'Balloons' - Posted November 5, 2013
GSD&M has Zales' "Let Love Shine" holiday campaign with the spot "Balloon," featuring the surprisingly not terrible music of Lord Huron. I say "surprisingly not terrible" because of the band's name, but the diamond store chain boasts that in 2010, it did help propel The Black Keys (not my favorite but... [AgencySpy]

GSD&M, Welikesmall Make Science Look Cool for U.S. Air Force - Posted October 2, 2013
Yeah bitch, science! If you've been paying attention to education in this country, you probably know that U.S. students aren't stacking up so great against students around the world. They're currently ranked 25th globally in what educators have taken to calling STEM: science, technology, engineering and mathematics. In an attempt to get more... [AgencySpy]

The Stage is Set for a Scintillating Hitchcock Adaptation - Posted October 24, 2012
Deadline's Mike Fleming was one of the first this morning to the news that after many years of failed attempts, Broadway adaptation rights for Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window have finally been secured. The lucky winning bidders are director ... [FishbowlLA]

GSD&M Bows First Work for Walgreens - Posted August 13, 2012
Three months after reportedly beating out McGarryBowen for Walgreens creative duties, Austin's own GSD&M has unveiled its first campaign for the drug store chain, which carries the tagline "At the Corner of Happy & Healthy" (still a little i... [AgencySpy]

Russell Takes ECD Post at GSD&M - Posted May 16, 2012
A lot of happenings to report at the Austin-based, Omnicom-owned GSD&M, which has confirmed that Jay Russell has been appointed as executive creative director at the agency. From what one tipster tells us, "They finally got it right."In addition ... [AgencySpy]

GSD&M, Mullen Let it Snow - Posted December 20, 2011
For most Americans, the hope of a "White Christmas" is diminishing with each ... [AgencySpy]

The Faces of L.L. Bean Light Up the Holidays - Posted December 2, 2011
Meet A.J., a sales associate at an L.L. Bean retail store somewhere in Americ... [AgencySpy]

Jay Russell Returns to GSD&M - Posted July 19, 2011
Guess there's no place like home. As wonderfully named commenter BootsyCollins noted in our post on Omid Farhang yesterday, Jay Russell had indeed headed back to Austin to serve as VP/managing group creative director at GSD&M (he is one... [AgencySpy]

Farhang Leaves CP+B (Updated) - Posted July 18, 2011
Who needs official agency confirmation when a simple Facebook post will do the trick? A source sent us a recent post from one Omid Farhang, a VP/group creative director at Crispin Porter + Bogusky who just recently announced his departure from the age... [AgencySpy]

Now You Can Put Faith in Your Facebook Friends on Bing - Posted May 25, 2011
CP+B has rolled out its latest spots for Bing, this time showing how your Facebook friends ... [TVNewser]

GSD&M's First Work For Goodyear: Pass or Fail? - Posted February 15, 2011
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