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Friday Odds and Ends

-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

-BSSP has created a new campaign for Columbia Sportswear to promote the brand’s Omni Freeze line. The campaign is currently toplining ESPN.com.

-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.

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