😎 Season 5 Finale (Concl.)—How Consumer Brands Leverage GenAI, The 4 "Ps" of Marketing Get An Upgrade & More

It's the epic conclusion of our Loaded Questions quiz game commemorating the Season 5 finale of Rick and Rick Rule the World. From May 27. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

🥰 Cuffing Season pickup lines from ChatGPT
📺 Revisiting the Writer's Strike and what it means for Hollywood and GenAI
🔍 Google penalizing websites with content generated with AI
🎁 The Year's Hottest But Hardest to Get Tech Toys
🛍️ Why retailers should consider a fifth "P" of marketing
🫠 Rick W. admits discomfort with repping California, vampire romances & more
🎨 Nestle leverages generative AI with an eye for famous works of art
🙀 Was "The Scream" really made for the dogs? The Internet has thoughts
🤭 More side-splitting sound bites and gut-busting bloopers from our first 5 seasons

Approx. 28 minutes. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


❌ Top Marketing Trends of 2024 (Concl)—Machine Customers & an End for X?

Will X die before year's end? If it survives, will Elon Musk still own it? In the conclusion of their big 2024 Trend Watch episode, the Ricks pose some provocative questions about the network formally known as Twitter, the rise of machine customers, shoppable streaming, and more. From Mar 17. 

IN THIS EPISODE

😎 No more prognosticating about "The Year of AR and VR"? (at 00:43)
📺 Streaming Consolidation: fait accompli? Or just wishful thinking? (01:15)
🛍️ Netflix & Shill: Shortening the path-to-purchase via "shoppable streaming" (04:34)
🇺🇸 ChatGPT for President? F*ckers finding out (05:29)
❌ Will the X where Twitter used to be survive 2024? Will Musk still own it? (06:18)
🤖 Shopping by proxy: The rise of machine customers (at 08:46)
🌎 2024 global ad spend—all the world's a game, billboard, or car (at 11:25)
📊 Today's fastest-growing brands—depending on how you define "brand" (13:04)

Approx. 16 minutes. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🏟️ Pop Quiz—Six Months Later, What's Your Super Bowl 2024 Ad Recall?

📺 On February 11, brands forked out billions to put their commercials in front of the largest audience to ever tune into a live sports broadcast. But two weeks later, how well do you remember the ads? In an episode recorded on Super Bowl Sunday, we test your recall and discuss the best—and worst—commercials of Ad Bowl 2024. From Feb 19. 

IN THIS EPISODE:

🏈 Great game, but tough on the Ricks' hometown team
💥 Aubrey Plaza & Nick Offerman can barely contain their excrement…er, excitement (at 02:35)
🥤 Is that a Baja Blast or did your Taco Bell Grande just make a run for the border? (at 03:27)
💦 Only Aquaman and Nerds Splashdance for Jennifer Beal (at 04:00)
🛸 Martin Scorsese says, "Hello Down There"—and it's not for Viagra (at 05:28)
🛍️ Bargain brand Temu and its trio of spots leave retailers trembling (at 06:36)
🥸 Chris Pratt can leave the 'stache at home—Rick W. won't recognize him anyway (at 07:57)
🛞 Christopher Walken doesn't. Like. The way people impersonate. Him. All of the. Time. (at 09:03)
🧞‍♂️ Dude looks like a Genie: Bud Light hopes its new brand mascot rubs you the right way (at 10:35)
🔺 Doritos wants the world to know that Dina and Mita are all that and a bag of chips (at 11:39)
🍋 Memo to Ice Spice's ex: Lem and Lime are her fresh new squeezes (at 12:36)
🧠 Jennifer Aniston offers sage advice—but don't be surprised if she forgets it (at 13:31)

Approx. 20 minutes, 25 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🏈 Pop-Tarts' Marketing Touch Down, AI's Global Stereotyping, Bansky's Unmasking & More

🎨 Pantone's Color of the Year. Burger King's new flame-broiled…sneakers. Will the real Banksy please unmask? Tesla's brand placement…as an apocalyptic nightmare. Pop-Tarts scores a big win. Star Wars: Rebel Moon has the Ricks confused. Jack Reacher's Atlantean origins. Loaded Questions and a whole lot more. From Jan 30. 

IN THIS EPISODE:

📆 The Ricks reunite for a new calendar year
🦠 Rick W gets coal in his stocking—until it really matters
🚙 Rick M gets jealous of his wife's Apple CarPlay
🏍️ Yeah, but is Honda the Toyota of motorcycles?
🐠 TroublAlert: "Aquaman 2," we never saw ye
🤯 "Oppenheimer:" As explosively good as it sounds?
🚥 Tesla just won't let you "Leave the World Behind"
🦸🏻‍♂️ DC's "Doom" goes out with one last "Patrol"
🚀 "Rebel Moon:" This is NOT the "Star Wars" you're looking for
💪🏼 You don't know Jack about "Reacher's" Atlantian origins
👺 New suit may unmask Bansky…whoever he/she/they may be
🏟️ Pop-Tarts mascot gets eaten alive—and scores as meme
🍔 Burger King's new collab may not bode well for brand relevance
🤖 Barbie's AI gone wrong: How AI reduces the world to stereotypes
🖱️ 30 years of Bluetooth: Where did it get its name?
🍑Pantone's Color of the Year "resonates with compassion"
🙅🏽‍♀️ Will X/Twitter really "go the way of MySpace" this year?


🔮 2023 Predictions Scorecard: TikTok Ad Growth, Virtual Reality, Mint Mobile & More

🤯 The Ricks revisit their big predictions for the year—what they got right, and what they got hilariously wrong—in the worlds of marketing, media, tech, and pop culture. from December 28. Subscribe now to get episodes the moment they're released! 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

📲 Rick M should have banked on an acquisition for Mint Mobile
🥽 Rick W's attempt at "reverse predicting" about the "Year of VR" pans out
🍿 Domestic box office: Movie madness, sadness—or both?
⏱️ TikTok, brand advertisers, TikTok
👨🏽‍💻 Social media influencer: Elated—or deflated?
🚙 EVs: Charge ahead—or a last laugh for Toyota?
📺 The streaming wars: Has the Great Shakeout begun?
📈 B2B: Is the Hybrid Workforce really here to stay?
🤖 A generative AI reality check: Just starting, or nothing burger?

Approx. 23 minutes, 53 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.

From December 24. Subscribe now to get episodes the moment they're released! 


🎄Hottest But Hardest To Get Tech Toys For Holiday 2023

🎁 In what has become an annual tradition, the Ricks reveal the hottest-but-hardest-to-get tech toys for Holiday 2023. But don’t say we didn’t warn you. From December 24. Subscribe now to get episodes the moment they're released! 

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IN THIS EPISODE

🎤 Nothing could put a damper on Taylor Swift's big year—except maybe this (at :45 seconds)
🍭 A house that smells so good, you might want to eat it (at 1 min, 32 sec)
🥷🏻 The perfect gift for the budding little cybercrook in your life (at 1:51)
👶 Thankfully, the bottle of ketchup doesn't come included (at 2:09)
💩The AI-generated scent that'll have 'em flipping the bird all year long (at 2:35)
🐶 For Dawg lovers snooping for the ideal electronic gift for moms and kids alike (at 2:50)

Approx. 3 minutes, 27 seconds. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎅🏼 E-Commerce Projections For Holiday 2023

The all-important holiday shopping season is officially here—but what will online and mobile sales look like? The Ricks have your 4-1-1 on this year's biggest e-commerce trends. From November 24. Subscribe now to get episodes the moment they're released! 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🎁 By the numbers: Sweater weather, ComicCon tickets, and retailers' Christmas wish list (at 00:50 sec)
🛍️ Beyond the totals, what percentage of total holiday sales will come via e-commerce? (at 01:40)
🎄 This year's biggest trends—including the battle between free shipping and BOPIS (at 02:43)

Approx. 4 minutes, 34 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎅🏼 E-Commerce Projections For Holiday 2023

The all-important holiday shopping season is officially here—but what will online and mobile sales look like? The Ricks have your 4-1-1 on this year's biggest e-commerce trends. From November 24. Subscribe now to get episodes the moment they're released! 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🎁 By the numbers: Sweater weather, ComicCon tickets, and retailers' Christmas wish list (at 00:50 sec)
🛍️ Beyond the totals, what percentage of total holiday sales will come via e-commerce? (at 01:40)
🎄 This year's biggest trends—including the battle between free shipping and BOPIS (at 02:43)

Approx. 4 minutes, 34 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎥 Most Anticipated Movies Of 2023 (Concl): Trouble In The MCU, Resurgent Horror Movies & More

🎞️ In the conclusion of our Most Anticipated Movies of 2023, the Ricks talk trouble in the MCU, resurging horror movies, and a surprise addition to our annual list. From March 11.

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IN THIS EPISODE

🔬 Bill Murray meets Kang the Conqueror (at 00:39)
🦠 Is the MCU's immunity to industry ills wearing off? (at 02:10)
🪬 Oh, the horror of "The Exorcist," "Saw X" & Beyond (at 03:00)
👻 "Oppenheimer" & "Spider-verse" get "Ghosted" (at 03:30)
🔪 Rick W. finally gets his "Knives Out"(at 05:28)
🐢 Time for "Bat Mandalorian" or a Ninja Turtles revival? (at 06:27)
🦁 Aaron Taylor-Johnson hunts for a new role (at 07:08)
😵‍💫 Who's taking a spin in "Wheel of Fortune," er, "Dial of Destiny"? (at 08:35)

Approx. 9 minutes, 41 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🍿 Most Anticipated Movies Of 2023 (Pt 1): Blasts from the Past

From nuclear physics to the Speed Force, the Ricks reveal their most anticipated movies of 2023. In part one: Cillian Murphey and Christopher Nolan revisit the Manhattan Project, while Ezra Miller and Andy Muschietti enter a DC multiverse with multiple Scarlet Speedsters (and a bevy of Batmen). From March 10.

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IN THIS EPISODE

🎬 Ghosted, Dead Reckoning, Indiana Jones & more, coming to a theater near you (at 00:33)
☔️ But first: Why California's real rainy season hasn't even started yet (at 01:10)
🎥 The 2023 movie season: from spoofs to sequel mania (at 02:25)
💣Forget the Scarecrow: Cillian Murphey becomes the Destroyer of Worlds (at 04:50)
⚡️ The Fastest Man Alive meets the Maiden of Might—with a little help from Batman(s) (at 07:03)

Approx. 10 minutes. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.