🙌🏼 2022 Marketing Trends (Pt 2)

2022 Marketing Predictions Pt 2
The Ricks continue to talk trends in part two of our annual outlook for marketing, media, tech, and pop culture. Includes: Elon Musk's hair, COVID's on-again-off-again impact on marketing, the future of ESG funds, and more. From Feb 5.

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IN THIS EPISODE:

⚡️ Our estimates on the number of Tesla Cybertrucks to be delivered in 2022 (at 36-seconds)
💈 The distraction Elon Musk has ready if he gets guff for Cyberstuck (at 1-min, 13-seconds)
😎 A summer respite from the pandemic—and what it means to marketers (at 2:38)
📈 The future of ESG funds and what it means to brand reputation and loyalty (at 5:36)

Approx. 10 min, 36 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🔮 2022 Marketing Trends (Part 1)

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It's time for Rick and Rick's annual look at key trends shaping the worlds of marketing, media, tech, and pop culture in the year ahead. In part one: B2B marketing to a hybrid workforce; getting topsy-turvy in the entertainment sector; plus some tongue-in-cheek predictions about a new branded NFT initiative from Lotrimin, Spider-Man's next Big-Apple adventure, and more. From January 30.

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IN THIS EPISODE

✈️ Rick W. shares his 2022 travel plans and a mission impossible (at 1-min, 19-seconds)

🤞🏻 Rick M. shares one trend he hopes will hold in the NFL (at 2:26)

🏈 Rick W. takes it a step further and predicts the winner of this year's Super Bowl (at 2:54)

🦶🏼 Rick M's prediction about a new NFT initiative from a major athlete's foot brand (at 3:31)

📢 A hybrid workforce world—and what that means to B2B marketing (at 3:56)

🎧 Why audio in general—and podcasts in particular—may prove crucial in 2022 (at 5:42) 🕷 Predicting Spider-Man will do the full Macaulay in the sequel to "No Way Home" (at 7:43)

🍿 A return to the cineplex in 2022 with plenty of blockbusters coming to the rescue? (at 9:30)

🎥 For the love (and thunder) of it—what's the scoop on this year's "Avatar 2?" (at 10:55)

📺 Is turbulence (or at least big changes) ahead for streaming services? (at 11:27) Approx. 14 min, 36 seconds.

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🎬 Top 3 Movies of 2021 (Concl): A Look at Spider-Man & The Matrix

🍿 In the finale of our countdown of their three favorite movies of 2021, the Ricks share the December releases they're looking forward to most, from Spider-Man No Way Home to Matrix Resurrection and beyond. Plus: Loaded Questions and a whole lot more. From Dec. 5, 2021. 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

💥 Rick W's most anticipated December movie is … (at 1 min, 4 sec)

📺 Rick M's surprise pick—and the little known alternative name for this podcast (at 3:10)

🕷 Forget "No Way Home"—let's talk "Across the Spider-verse" (at 3:40)

🐰 Dr. Strange is looking … strange (at 4:02)

💊 Let's discuss "A Glitch in the Matrix"–the doc on the simulation theory (at 6:21)

💋 The end-credits mistake in "James Bond: The Spy Who Loved Me" (at 8:36)

📆 The mistake showing the time in which the events of "The Matrix" take place (at 11:02)

🚙 Nick Fury's license place in "Spider-Man Far From Home" is … (at 12:21)

Approx. 14 min, 10 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎞 Top 3 Movies Of 2021 (Part 3)-Our #1 Picks

🍿 In part three of our countdown, the Ricks reveal their #1 favorite movies of 2021—but not without a surprise that could put an end to their friendship forever. From Dec. 5.

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IN THIS EPISODE

🎬 A match-free movie countdown? It may be a first! (at :39 seconds)

🚀 Rick W's 2021 favorite is spacey… (at 55 sec)

💥 Rick M pulls a fast one (5 min 25 sec)

🔫 Rick M's favorite comes with a gun barrel salute (ay 6:04)

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🍿 Review: 'Matrix Resurrections'

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🎬 A look at all the gunfights, force fields, metaversal meta-commentary, synthients, and more—in a spoileriffic review of one of the most anticipated movies of the past year. From Jan 2.

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IN THIS EPISODE

😷 Rick W's (thankfully vaxxed) Omicron holidays (at 1 min, 10-sec)

🕷 The 800-pound arachnid in the room (at 2:40)

💣 Why was Resurrections a box-office bomb? (at 3:20)

🎶 Did we really need a Matrix threequel—even if it features John Wick? (at 4:28)

🤦🏻‍♂️ For the love of a dude named Chad (at 6:54)

🔖 The self-referential plot quickens (at 7:10)

🕵🏼‍♂️ The private lives of evil agents (at 10:28)

🎭 Neo, Trinity, Morpheus and more—a look at the cast and their characters (at 11:19)

🐈‍⬛ Déjà vu: Callbacks, themes, Easter eggs and Kung Fu (at 15:32)

👁‍🗨 A movie most meta (at 17:51)

‼️ The binary codex and hitting the spin cycle (at 19:37)

🏅 Our final grades (at 24:32)

Approx. 26 minutes, 32 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎬 Top 3 Movies Of 2021 (Part 2)

🎥 The countdown continues as the Ricks share the movies that rank #2 on their list of favorites for 2021. Spoiler alert: They both star the same actor. From Dec. 5, 2021. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

♟ Bishop plays pawn, with a little help from The Rock (at :37 seconds)

🎮 Guy discovers he's an NPC, all hell breaks breaks loose (at 3:41)

🌟 Hollywood's small (but growing) talent pool of bankable stars (at 4:48)

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🍿 Top 3 Movies of 2021 (Part 1)

🎥 The Ricks count down their list of top three favorite movies of 2021 plus the one December release they're looking forward to seeing most. From Nov. 26, 2021. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

🏍 The Cyber Quad is here…but two years later, wither Cyber Truck? (at 1 min, 17 sec)
⭐️ The movie where the villain is a giant butthole … er, starfish (at 3:33)
🕷 The movie with the chick from "Midsommar" as a superhero (at 7:50)

Approx. 11 min, 30 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎁 5 Hottest But Hardest To Get Tech Gifts of Holiday 2021

🎅🏼 In this Rick & Quick episode of Rick and Rick, we present our annual list of the 5 hottest, but hardest to get tech gifts for the holiday season. Here's hoping you won't be able to find even one of these this year. From November 26, 2021.

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😱 'Scream' Goes AirBNB, Gartner's Top Tech Trends for 2022

Facebook wants to turn the page—will going Meta make a difference? Superman has some news. AirBNB wants to make you "Scream." Plus: Gartner's top tech trends for 2022, the Ricks debate whether SEM delivers results, you spent a lot of money on Halloween, and a whole lot more. From October 28, 2021.

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IN THIS EPISODE:

☔️ In never rains in California, but when it pours … (at :54-sec)

🕺🏻 Rick W. gets in touch with his rebel yell (and Rolaids) with Billy Idol (at 2:05)

💥 DC FanDome: "Black Adam" rises while Twilight dude vamps as Batman (at 4:15)

🦸🏻‍♂️ Truth, Justice & LGBTQ+: Much ado about Superman pays off big for DC (at 6:09)

🥽 Zuck Enters the (Meta)verse: Facebook rebrands, heavy on the "Snow Crash" (at 12:18)

🕵🏽‍♂️ Does SEM Really Deliver Results? The Ricks Beg to Differ With Each Other (at 14:40)

😱 Knives Out: AirBNB promotion puts the Scream house within your reach (at 18:18)

🤹🏻‍♀️ Gartner's Top Tech Trends for 2022: Are CX, EX, UX, and MX ready for TX? (at 20:00)

🍜 Gartner's alphabet soup of tech trends: You're gonna need a bigger bowl (at 21:30)

👠 Barbie's Dream Cast: Margo Robbie and what's his name (at 22:33)

👻 Trick or really, really big treat? Halloween consumer spend data from NRF (at 23:22)

Approx. 24 minutes, 52 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🖖🏼 Star Trek VR Gets Real, Tech Brands Get Ranked & Heroic Radio Adventures Get A Reboot

Play a quick round of Loaded Questions spanning Star Trek virtual technology that's edging closer to reality, the rise of superhero podcast adventures, and the top 5 most trusted technology brands. From October 27, 2021.

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🎧 The hero who has everything, including a new, all-star audio adventure series (at :39 seconds)

💬 Which big tech brand is trusted most (Spoiler alert: It doesn't rhyme with "Mace Hook") (at 2:33)

👩🏽‍🚀 What Star Trek virtual world is about to become a reality thanks to aeropathic technology? (at 4:36)

Approx. 6 minutes, 50 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.