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AD LEGEND FRANK GINSBERG TURNS EVERYDAY PRODUCTS INTO HOUSEHOLD BRANDS

June 4, 2013


In the 1970s, he helped create Nair’s catchy “who wears short shorts?” campaign. In the early ’80s, he introduced TV audiences to the distinctive gull-wing doors of the DeLorean sports car (featured in Back to the Future). More recently, he directed photo shoots of …

“ParkMe” app helps find cheap or free parking in NYC

May 28, 2013


New Yorkers know that finding street parking is not easy. Drivers can circle for a minute or even an hour – and even then you still may not find that parking spot. Source

Parkour & recreation

April 26, 2013


Parkour isn’t just for stuntmen! AFG& Account Director, Lauren Sabedra, shows the NY Post how the French-born exercise regime has sprung up, DIY style, in Bushwick. Source

Schools try to match the jobless with 3.4 million jobs

April 26, 2013


I was looking at video games and the interactive marketing they do,” says Stacey Horricks, Senior Digital Strategist at AFG&, “and I wanted to go in that direction and be in front of the wave, instead of being crushed by it.” With gaming and mobile marketing more relev…

Potent media images remind us that many New Yorkers continue to struggle with the aftershock of Sandy

November 19, 2012


I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Frank Ginsberg, the founder and chairman of AFG&, and Quad/Graphics sales manager Tom Albanese and service manager Deborah Friel, who welcomed Adweek staffers into their offices to publish while our HQ at Astor Place was without power. That spi…