IN THIS EPISODE:
🎄 "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 beginning—thanks to Aviation Gin. The 5 fastest-growing brands of 2019, and more. From December 8.
🎁 One Rick is ready for Christmas—the other, not so much (at :40 sec)
Welcoming our new sponsor, Taskin—the first name in stylish, premium-quality travel gear—taskinsf.com (at 1 minute 32 sec)
💊 Blue Pill, Red Pill: DC or Marvel? McDonald's or Taco Bell? Rick W. has a surprising answer (at 2:55)
🎬 Ryan Reynold's "The Free Guy" trailer drops, and the Ricks are here for it (at 3:56)
💥 "The Crisis on Infinite Earths"—the mother of all TV crossovers has officially begun (at 5:57)
📣 Netflix tweets, "What's something you can say during sex, but also when you manage a brand Twitter account"—you won't believe how other brands respond (at 8:43)
🍸 The Peloton Wife gets a new beginning—courtesy of Aviation Gin (at 10:25)
⚔️ Coke Zero bottles use OLED diodes to wage a lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren (at 12:18)
📈 Door Dash, Impossible Foods, White Claw, Postmates and ?—the 5 fastest growing brands of 2019 (at 13:37)
🧒🏼 👴🏼 Which brands win most with Millennials and Boomers? (at 14:24)
🎅🏼 Which CPG brand helped create Santa as we know him today? (at 15:19)
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Approx. 17 minutes, 32 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.
🎅🏼 Tesla's Cybertruck takes the Internets by storm, and not all goes well. The holiday yule log gets spit-roasted—ASMR style. Our Top 3 Tech Toys Gone Wrong. The 'Christmas Pizza' that's covered in turkey and gravy—and served in a singing box, plus a whole lot more.
🚀 Rise of Skywalker: How will this chiasmus conclude the chiasmi? (at :42 seconds)
📺 What the hell is The Mandalorian? And why isn't that Boba Fett and Yoda? (at 2:28)
📐 Tesla Cybertruck: Big splash, or botched launch? (at 3:45)
🔫 Our Top 3 Tech Toys for Holiday 2019—including a Lightsaber that … meows? (at 6:30)
💣 Our Top 3 Tech Toys Gone Wrong—including one inspired by Tesla (at 8:30)
🍕 The Christmas Pizza comes lathered with turkey, gravy, and a psychotic theme song (9:54)
🥩 The Beef Drool Log comes with ASMR-like sound effects and … an AI-based personal assistant? (at 11:15)
🎄 Cardi B or Anna Kendrick? Will the holiday TV spot imposter please stand up? (at 12:25)
🛍 From Santa's WTF workshop: animal dissection kits, fluffy pets with removable fur and other gifts for children (at 13:18)
☃️ Some holiday chestnuts about goosing the kids, making memories and more (at 14:00)
🥁 The Ricks reveal the title of their future Claymation holiday television special (at 14:58)
Approx. 15 min, 40 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.
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
📺 'Prime' Evil: 'Man in the High Castle' Season 4 (at 1 minute, 43 sec)
🤯 Meme Warfare: 'Arson Frog' Catches Fire as 'Okay Boomer' Explodes (at 3:26)
💩 Smell-o-Vision: Why the Future of VR Might Stink (at 5:50)
💰 $1 Billion Sold in :60-Seconds: Our Singles Day Scorecard (at 7:16)
🤢 Turducken Pringles: Any way you stack 'em, someone's sure to cry fowl (at 8:53)
🥣 Twinkies for Breakfast: Social Media Cause Célèbre—or Cereal Offender? (at 10:08)
👺 Why Deep Fakes Mean Real Trouble for Business in 2020 (at 11:44)
🛍 Google Data: Top 3 Best (and Worst) Holiday Purchase Influencers (at 13:06)
🧠 What fMRI Brain Scans Tell Us About True Shopping Influencers (at 13:50)
🎅🏼 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.
A haunted house that's so scary, it requires a 40-page waiver. Why lab-grown brain matter may be sentient. Kellogg's follows the Ricks lead on cereal-infused IPAs. Marvel's latest ugly Christmas sweaters, and a whole lot more.
IN THIS EPISODE:
👨🏻🚒 Burn Notice: Dry, windy conditions have California in the hot seat (at :52 seconds)
💀Hell House: A haunted mansion that's so scary, nobody has made it through—despite a $20K reward (at 1:41)
🧠 Is lab-grown brain matter sentient? Science says it's a nightmare possibility (at 4:07)
🥪 Love at first bite? Lays' new Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup potato chips (at 6:02)
🍺 Did the Ricks inspire Kellogg's new Corn Flakes IPA? We'd drink to that (at 6:47)
🎅🏼 Ho-Ho-Hostess: Chocolate Mint Twinkies take the holidays by storm (at 8:55)
😋 Rick W. may need a few minutes alone with his It's-It (at 9:51)
🗿Chocolate-covered Oreos for the ages (at 12:08)
👻 Sheet Hits the Fans: Marvel's new trio of ugly Christmas sweaters (at 13:00)
🧛🏼♂️ Halloween Sales: Flying broomsticks, or down for the count? (at 14:12)
🤢 Beware the Booger, Man: This year's best tasting Halloween candy (at 15:55)
🧙🏼♀️ Bloody AOL: This year's most popular Halloween costumes (at 16:50)
Approximately 18 min, 7 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for SoundCloud, iTunes, Spotify, and all other streaming services.
It's an epic round of Loaded Questions as the Ricks recall some of their favorite moments from Season 2 of Rick and Rick Rule the World.
IN THIS EPISODE
🎧 Top 5 ASMR Affirmations for Creative Directors (at 1 min 3 sec)
🍀 Our Lucky Charms-inspired St. Paddy's Day IPA - the Breakfast of Leprechauns (at 4:01)
🏈 For the first time ever, the Ricks pick the same #1 favorite Super Bowl spot … (at: 6:30)
🍖 … Not that we didn't have to revisit that whole Hyundai's 7 Levels of Hell controversy (at 7:55)
🔤 Rick M's prediction for Google parent company Alphabet gets an update (at 9:34)
🍿 The Ricks fight over "Spider-Man Far from Home" (at 10:24)
⚡️ Ricks don't let Ricks repeat Ricks without rubbing it in (at 12:00)
🍔 Rick and Rick experience Whopper Overload (at 13:52)
🥤 Shamrock Shake memories, babies named after GoT characters and other moments from Season 2 (at 15:35)
Approx 19 min.
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DIY audio deepfakes. Tinder's new choose-your-own-adventure streaming series. The new app that tells you if the people texting you are being flirtatious, or if you're strictly friendzone. Plus more.
IN THIS EPISODE:
💥 JJ Abrams enters the Spider-verse, with a little help from his son (at 48 seconds)
😍 Flirt-worthy, or strictly friendzone? A new app scans your text conversations to find out (at 2 min, 52 sec)
🙅🏻♂️ A new app allows you to create audio deepfakes of yourself—so what could go wrong? (at 4:51)
☕️ Is it Pumpkin Spice—or poison? And did a 23-year-old woman just find out the hard way? (at 5:58)
💏 Swipe left or right? Tinder's new choose-your-own-adventure-style streaming series (at 8:02)
🥤 Shake a Coke and a Smile: New Coke cans trigger cool new augmented reality experiences (at 9:18)
🎧 Thanks to Google algorithm updates, podcasts are the new webpage (at 13:03)
📰 What those Google algorithm changes mean to news aggregators may be bad news
🛒 Which generation has the most ethical shoppers? Spoiler alert: It's not the Boomers
🎅🏼 It's still summer, so of course these two brands are already running Christmas ads
Approx 17 min, 34 sec.
In this Episode:
🚀 "Space" Jam: Pearl Jam's New Space Needle Time Capsule
(at 1 min, 30 sec)
💥 ComicCon: Marvel & WB Pull Out of Hall H
🍸 Booze is the New Wellness Drink?
🧔🏽 Gillette's "First Shave"
⛑ Shocking Los Angeles: "Mass Shooting Insurance"
🏞 One Outdoor Brand's Search-Jacking Jumble
🤧 Inclusion: "Man-size Kleenex"
(Approx. 15 min, 40 seconds)
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Dollar Shave Club celebrates 'Dad Bods.' Ikea turns your living room into the set of your favorite sitcom. How to become a bolder brand. Top on-page SEO factors. And enter: The Bancake List, targeting iHob haters, plus more.
In this Episode:
🎸📺 🎧 iTunes, RIP (at :52 seconds)
👨🏽💻 Apple's $999 monitor stand (at 2:30)
▶️ Disney v. Netscape (at 3:52)
🦇 Batman Does Buehring (at 5:30)
🙈 Dollar Shave Club Puts 'Dad Bods' on Display (at 6:40)
🥞 iHob's 'Bancake List' (at 8:25)
🛋 IKEA's Sitcom Living Rooms (at 9:55)
💪🏼 How to Be a Bolder Brand (at: 11:14)
🕵🏽♀️ Top On-Page SEO Factors (at 14:07)
🧟♂️ Crazy Upcoming Animated TV Shows (at 15:03)
🍻 Getting Fined for Bailing on Your Brew Crew (at 16:30)
Approx 18 min. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for SoundCloud, iTunes, Spotify, all other sites and players.
New Coke returns after 34 years. Nike gives Fortnite characters some badass kicks. Magical marketing words. Your chances of dying from everyday activities, and more.
In this Episode:
😡 "Brightburn" Torches the Superman Mythos (at :52 sec)
🕺🏻 Don't Go Dancing: Your Surprising Chances of Dying Doing Everyday Things (6:01)
🥤 New Coke Returns in Cross-Promo for "Stranger Things" Season 3 (at 8:52)
👟 Nike Skins Jump into Fortnite (at 10:08)
🧒🏼 "Runaway Train" Music Video Brings Geolocation to a Good Cause (at 11:10)
🎩 18 Marketing Words That Boost Conversion (at 13:07)
🍔 BK "Whopper Detour" Case Study (at 14:22)
👩🏼🎤 Snap's Singing a New Tune (at 16:06)
(Approx. 17 min 30 sec)
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Move over, Eggo Waffles: 'Stranger Things' has its own Lego Playset, now. Gen X runs for President and gets upstaged by a Millennial. Why the role of the CMO isn't want it used to be—plus a whole lot more.
IN THIS EPISODE:
🍿 'Wick' wows Wootten (at :50 seconds)
🐲 Name 'Game': 'GoT' finale and the babies named after the show's characters (at 1:42)
😡 Red Son: 'BrightBurn' reimagines the mythology of Superman (at 2:42)
🧟♂️ New Lego playset is one of the 'Stranger Things' we've seen this week (at 3:47)
🎮 Sony's gaming pact with Microsoft—did anyone tell the PlayStation team?(at 4:56)
💑 LaCoste commercial is a visual tour de force (at 8:03)
🤹🏻♀️ Meet the Chief Engagement Officer: The changing role of the CMO (at 10:48)
🇺🇸 Molly Ringwald for President? Gen X runs for office (at 14:02)
⏳ At T-minus 6 months, are you ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act? (at 15:07)
💋 The lip-lock that broke the Internet (at 16:03) Approx 17 min, 35 sec. For US audiences only. See cookie and privacy policies for SoundCloud, iTunes, Spotify, and all other applicable sites, apps, and streaming services.