๐ƒ The Bronco is Back, ComicCon@Home, BK Augments Your Sesame Seed Buns & More

The Ricks are bowled over by the 2021 Ford Bronco. Burger King augments your sesame seed buns. Apple's "Underdogs" ask "Is everyone wearing pants" during video calls. "The Boys" whale of a season two trailer, and more. From August 2. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

๐Ÿ‘๐ŸปOne Rick tries out a new biometrics hack, and it doesn't end well (at :56-seconds)

๐Ÿฆนโ€โ™‚๏ธThe Boys Season 2 Trailer drops at the ComicCon that wasn't (at 2:23)

๐ŸŽThe Ford Bronco is Back (Minus the Ford) (at 7:36)

๐ŸŽApple's "Underdogs" are hit and miss on working from home (at 10:58)

๐ŸŽคBurger King's augments your sesame seed buns (at 13:07)

๐Ÿ”KFC's 3D Printed Chicken Nuggets * (at 14:38)

๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปCES 2021 pulls a ComicCon@Home (at 15:29)

๐Ÿ•Is Domino's Noid back on the prowl? (at 16:46)

Approx. 18-min, 15-sec. For US audiences.

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๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘„๐Ÿ‘ How 'It Is What It Is' Took Silicon Valley by Storm, Dos Equis' Social Distancing Cooler

Dos Equis toasts its new six-foot-long social distancing cooler. The secrets of latent semantic indexing. The secret "Princess Pride" remake. And WTAF is "It Is What It Is"? The Ricks have answersโ€”plus some Loaded Questions of their own. From July 5.

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IN THIS EPISODE

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธFourth of July memories (at 1-min, 4-sec)

๐Ÿ‘ธ๐ŸฝSomething to Quibi about: Celebrities stage their own "Prince Bride" fan film (at 2:32)

๐Ÿ“ฑMIT Tech Review: What grown-ups don't get about teens, tech, and social media (at 4:19)

๐Ÿ“บMental Floss unearths cringeworthy commercials from the '80s and '90s (at 6:45)

๐Ÿ˜ŽDos Equis has a new seis-foot ice cooler for a summer of social distancing (at 9:30)

๐Ÿค–'b' role: The new sci-fi thriller starting an actual AI robot in the leading role (at 11:09)

๐Ÿ—‚What you need to know about Latent Semantic Indexing (LSI) (at 12:36)

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘„๐Ÿ‘"It Is What It Is" wasn't what you thought it was (at 14:00)

Approximately 16-minutes, 13-seconds. For US audiences.
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๐Ÿฅฝ How COVID-19 Will Shape the Future of Virtual Reality

"The Mandalorian" tries on some 501's. The Justice League stars in a gory new R-rated animated movie. ADWEEK asks: What brands would you want to shelter with most? Starbucks switches up its strategy for the time of COVID-19, and more. From June 26. 

IN THIS EPISODE

๐Ÿš€ Disney+ hit "The Mandalorian" tries on some of their favorite 501's (at 1-min, 34-sec)

๐Ÿ’ฅ The SuperFriends it ain't: The gory new, R-rated "Justice League" animated movie is pure <BLEEP> (at 3:38)

๐Ÿ•น Virtually House Bound: The impact of COVID-19 on the future of virtual reality (at 5:07)

๐Ÿ˜ ADWEEK wants to know: With what "house" of brands would you want to shack up with most? (at 9:39)

๐Ÿ––๐Ÿฝ Turns out James T. Kirk may be into little green men, too (at 12:53)

๐Ÿง—๐Ÿปโ€North Face joins brands boycotting Facebookโ€“will more join the party? (at 14:09)

โ˜•๏ธ Starbucks' plans for a post-"third place" world (at 14:45)

Approximately 17-minutes, 3-seconds. For US audiences.

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๐ŸŽInterviewโ€“GiftSuite CEO Sangita Verma: Gifting in the New Normal

HEADSHOT_Sangita Verma_GiftSuite_CEOIn a recent interview, GiftSuite CEO Sangita Verma shares how she's redefining the gift-giving experience in the time of COVID-19.

GiftSuite's unique brand of thoughtfully-curated, tech-forward curios includes a water bottle with a UV-C LED bottle cap that sanitizes your water and can do the same for your keyboard and mobile phone at the wave of your hand.

It's a timely and insightful conversation with a serial entrepreneur who has made a name for herself by spotting hidden opportunities and capitalizing on them. From June 16.

IN THIS EPISODE

๐Ÿฆ  Plan C: 3 top tips to marketers in a post-pandemic world (at 1 min, 45 sec)

โฑ Crisis marketing: Working at the speed of the news cycle  (at 4:43)

๐Ÿ’ก The idea behind GiftSuite and  its Life 2020 collection (at 5:57)

๐Ÿ’ฆ     The germicidal bottle cap you didn't know you needed (at 8:04)

โ˜ฎ๏ธ     Finding the off-switch: The little device for calming your Vagus nerve (at 9:10)

๐Ÿ•ด You're never too young to launch a startup (at 10:36)

Approx. 11 minutes, 48 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


โœŠ๐Ÿป McThankYou Meals, Nationwide's Voices & More

A look at HBO Max, because there just aren't enough subscription video streaming services out there. Plus: McDonald's gets McThankful, and Nationwide is hearing "Voices," as the Ricks are back with some all-new Loaded Questions. From May 18. 

IN THIS EPISODE

๐Ÿ“บ Another week, another new subscription video streaming service (at :30 seconds)

๐Ÿ” McDonald's has a message for healthcare workers and first responders (at 1:52)

โฏ Nationwide Insurance lets you give some advice to your future self (at 2:54)

Approximately 5 minutes. For US audiences.

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๐Ÿ”‘ 3 Keys to Marketing in a Post-Pandemic World

The Ricks share some of insights on marketing's new normal. Non-essential worker Barbie makes the most of quarantine. Baby reveals come to Zoom. Plus, are virtual barbers head and shoulders above the real thing? From June 26. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

โœ‚๏ธ Weeks into lockdown, Rick W. is digging for his Flowbee (at 1-min, 11-second)

๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Rick M. decides to cut his own hairโ€”so what could go wrong? (at 1:50)

๐Ÿ“ˆ Do out-of-work barbers have a future in consulting? (at: 3:00)

๐Ÿ  Sheltering-in-dreamhouse: Meet non-essential worker Barbie (at: 4:10)

๐Ÿ› Just how much has the coronavirus pandemic changed marketing? (at 5:38)

๐ŸŒŽ The digital world's population boom (at 6:50)

๐Ÿ• BOPIS with a side of pizza: Your business model, revisited (at 9:12)

๐Ÿ’ˆ Will the new barbershop experience come with nitrous oxide? (at 11:00)

๐ŸŽช Can VR save trade shows? (at 11:34)

๐Ÿค‘ Is it time to cut your marketing budget? Or double down? (at 16:05)

๐Ÿค Deal making in a post-handshake world (at 16:57)

๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป Baby reveals, by way of Zoom (at 19:30)

Approximately 20 minutes, 40 seconds. For US audiences.

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โค๏ธ 5 Brands Millennials Love Most

It's a quick round of Loaded Questions as we reveal the five most beloved brands to Millennials. From March 22.

IN THIS EPISODE

๐Ÿฅœ Enter: Gif Peanut Butter - but isn't it really a soft "G"? (at :25 seconds)

๐Ÿ’˜ Which 5 brands have Millennials needing a few minutes alone? (at 1:35)

๐Ÿ’— โ€ฆ And what about Generation Z? (at 3:05)

๐Ÿ“– Ebooks and white papers: Where do they best fit in the marketing funnel (at 3:3)

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Listen: โค๏ธ 5 Brands Millennials Love Most Gif Peanut Butter & EBooks' Spot in the Marketing Funnel

Approx. 5 minutes, 12 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


๐ŸŽ„ 'The Free Guy,' Coke Zero Lightsabers, 'Crisis on Infinite Earths,' 2019's Fastest-Growing Brands

๐ŸŽ„ "The Free Guy." Coke Zero bottles wage an OLED-based lightsaber battle. Netflix makes it safe for other nice brands to make the naughty list on Twitter. ''The Crisis on Infinite Earths" has begun. The Peloton Wife gets a new beginningโ€”thanks to Aviation Gin. The 5 fastest-growing brands of 2019, and more. From December 8. 

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐ŸŽ One Rick is ready for Christmasโ€”the other, not so much (at :40 sec)
 
Taskin logoWelcoming our new sponsor, Taskinโ€”the first name in stylish, premium-quality travel gearโ€”taskinsf.com (at 1 minute 32 sec)
 
๐Ÿ’Š Blue Pill, Red Pill: DC or Marvel? McDonald's or Taco Bell? Rick W. has a surprising answer (at 2:55)
 
๐ŸŽฌ Ryan Reynold's "The Free Guy" trailer drops, and the Ricks are here for it (at 3:56)
 
๐Ÿ’ฅ "The Crisis on Infinite Earths"โ€”the mother of all TV crossovers has officially begun (at 5:57)
 
๐Ÿ“ฃ Netflix tweets, "What's something you can say during sex, but also when you manage a brand Twitter account"โ€”you won't believe how other brands respond (at 8:43)
 
๐Ÿธ The Peloton Wife gets a new beginningโ€”courtesy of Aviation Gin (at 10:25)
 
โš”๏ธ Coke Zero bottles use OLED diodes to wage a lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren (at 12:18)
 
๐Ÿ“ˆ Door Dash, Impossible Foods, White Claw, Postmates and ?โ€”the 5 fastest growing brands of 2019 (at 13:37)
 
๐Ÿง’๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿ‘ด๐Ÿผ Which brands win most with Millennials and Boomers? (at 14:24)
 
๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ Which CPG brand helped create Santa as we know him today? (at 15:19)
 
Approx. 17 minutes, 32 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.

๐Ÿฆƒ A Pringles Thanksgiving, Singles Day Stats, Twinkies Cereal, Why VR Stinks & More

Singles Day scores $1 billion in its first :60-seconds. "Arson Frog" and "Okay Boomer" have meme warfare raging among generations. Plus: Twinkies cereal ignites a social media storm, what fMRI tells us about holiday shopping behaviors, why the future of VR may stink, Loaded Questions, and more.  

IN THIS EPISODE

๐Ÿ“บ 'Prime' Evil: 'Man in the High Castle' Season 4 (at 1 minute, 43 sec)

๐Ÿคฏ Meme Warfare: 'Arson Frog' Catches Fire as 'Okay Boomer' Explodes (at 3:26)

๐Ÿ’ฉ Smell-o-Vision: Why the Future of VR Might Stink (at 5:50)

๐Ÿ’ฐ $1 Billion Sold in :60-Seconds: Our Singles Day Scorecard (at 7:16)

๐Ÿคข  Turducken Pringles: Any way you stack 'em, someone's sure to cry fowl (at 8:53)

๐Ÿฅฃ Twinkies for Breakfast: Social Media Cause Cรฉlรจbreโ€”or Cereal Offender?  (at 10:08)

๐Ÿ‘บ Why Deep Fakes Mean Real Trouble for Business in 2020 (at 11:44)

๐Ÿ› Google Data: Top 3 Best (and Worst) Holiday Purchase Influencers (at 13:06)

๐Ÿง  What fMRI Brain Scans Tell Us About True Shopping Influencers (at 13:50)

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ Six Fewer Days for St. Nick: Online Retail's Race Against the 2019 Calendar (at 14:58)

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Approx. 16 min, 5 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


๐ŸŽง Silent Coca-Cola Print Ads You Can Hear, AI-Generated Leadership Slogans & More

The Loaded Questions keep flying as we recall some of our favorite memories from Season 2 of Rick and Rick Rule the World.

IN THIS EPISODE

๐ŸŽง Silent Coca-Cola print ads you'll swear you can hear (at 9 sec)

๐Ÿง  The technical name for the psychological effect Coke uses in those ads - it's SCIENCE (at 1 min, 09 sec)

๐Ÿ”ฅ โ€ฆ Revisiting the knee-slapping family fun of "Brightburn" (at 2:09)

๐Ÿฐ The Top 3 "Game of Thrones" character names parents are giving their newborns (at 3:17)

๐Ÿšฝ What Rick M. really wanted the GoT characters to do with the Iron Throne โ€ฆ (at: 4:02)

๐ŸŒŽ How the Ricks are going wide (at 4:47)

๐Ÿคช Which was more fun for the Ricks - Season 1 or Season 2? (at 5:54)

โ˜•๏ธ How ingesting too much of a good thing can go bad fast (unless it's Ricks Pez candies, of course) (at 6:28)

๐Ÿ•ด AI-created leadership slogans gone bad (at 8:01)

๐Ÿ›‹ IKEA's plans to turn your living room into the set of your favorite TV show (at 932)

๐Ÿ‰ The Ricks nail their rendition of "Never Ending Story," the sex lives of Muppets, pre-Internet gaming, still obsessing about Shamrock Shakes, the trouble with time capsules and more (at 10:33)

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Approximately 14 min, 45 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for SoundCloud, iTunes, Spotify, and all other streaming services.