๐Ÿฅค 'New Coke' Returns, Fortnite Just Does It, Magical Marketing Words & More

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The Ricks review "Brightburn." 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:

๐Ÿ˜ก "Brightburn" Torches the Superman Mythos (at :52 sec)


๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿป Don't Go Dancing: Your Surprising Chances of Dying Doing Everyday Things (6:01)


๐Ÿฅค New Coke Returns in Cross-Promo for "Stranger Things" Season 3 (at 8:52)


๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Nike Skins Come to Fortnite (at 10:08)


๐Ÿง’๐Ÿผ "Runaway Train" Music Video Brings Geolocation to a Good Cause (at 11:10)


๐ŸŽฉ 18 Magical Marketing Words That Boost Conversion (at 13:07)


๐Ÿ” Burger King "Whopper Detour" Case Study (at 14:22)


๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽค Snap's Bringing Something New to Your Snaps (at 16:06)

(Approx. 17 min 30 sec)

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โ—๏ธ'BrightBurn,' 'Stranger Things' Lego Set, Gen X Runs for President, and the New CMO

Move over, Eggo' Waffles: 'Stranger Things' got its own Lego Playset, now. Gen X runs for President and gets upstaged by a Millennial. 'BrightBurn' may be Ma and Pa Kent's worst nightmare. Why the role of the CMO isn't want it used to beโ€”plus a whole lot more.

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿฟ 'Wick' wows Wootten (at :50 seconds)

๐Ÿฒ Name 'Game': 'GoT' finale and the babies named after the show's characters (at 1:42)

๐Ÿ˜ก Red Son: 'BrightBurn' reimagines the mythology of Superman (at 2:42)

๐ŸงŸโ€โ™‚๏ธ New Lego playset is one of the 'Stranger Things' we've seen this week (at 3:47)

๐ŸŽฎ Sony's gaming pact with Microsoftโ€”did anyone tell the PlayStation team?(at 4:56)

๐Ÿ’‘ LaCoste commercial is a visual tour de force (at 8:03)

๐Ÿคน๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ Meet the Chief Engagement Officer: The changing role of the CMO (at 10:48)

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Molly Ringwald for President? Gen X runs for office (at 14:02)

โณ At T-minus 6 months, are you ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act? (at 15:07)

๐Ÿ’‹ 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.


๐Ÿ‰ AR Dragons, CX Sells, ASMR Affirmations for Creative Directors, KFC Busts a Move and More

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๐Ÿ— KFC's new 'Bucket Bangers' Spotify playlist. AR dragons dive-bomb baseball fans. Parents name their kids after 'Game of Thrones' characters. ASMR affirmations for creative directors. Plus: The secrets of CX appeal and a whole lot more.

IN THIS EPISODE: 

๐ŸŽ‰ A shout out to special listener (at :40 sec)

๐Ÿฒ SK Telecom's augmented reality dragons dive-bomb baseball fans (at 1:03)

๐Ÿฐ Parents are naming their children after their favorite 'Game of Thrones' characters (at 3:15)

๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Move over, Laurel & Yanny: How you see these tennis shoes tells you whether you're right- or left-brained (at 4:20)

๐ŸŽง Top 5 ASMR Affirmations for Creative Directors (at 6:10)

๐Ÿ” Traffic Jam Whopper: Burger King will deliver right to your car door when you're stuck traffic (at 9:30)

๐ŸŽถ KFC busts a move with a finger-licking playlist with all 46 hip hop tunes that mention the brand (at 11:20)

๐Ÿ›’ CX Appeal: Top 4 things customers value most when it comes to a positive customer experience (at 12:57)

๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿšถ The high price of even one bad customer experience (at 15:53)

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ Age-old Mom-isms that apply to CX (at 17:28)

(Approx. 19 min, 5 sec. For US audiences. See cookie and privacy policies for Soundcloud, iTunes, Spotify and all streaming services.)


๐Ÿฅฝ Oculus Whiffed? Cool New Products, But Will Best Ecosystem Ultimately Win?

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Oculus rolls out cool new VR headsets. But could an ecosystem player like Valve apply some pressure? And will it be the best devices, or the best total ecosystem, that ultimately wins the VR wars?

IN THIS EPISODE: 

๐Ÿฅฝ A look at the full suite of Oculus devices (at :04 sec)

โœŒ๐Ÿป How Oculus has enhanced its motion sensing capabilities (at 2:32)

๐Ÿค“ Which one will Rick W. get? The difference between each, and their buyers (3:16)

๐Ÿ‘พ Why Rift may not be the best option for Rick M. (at 6:15)

โ“ Quest v. Rift ... (6:25)

๐Ÿ†š โ€ฆ vs. Valve and its new Index device? (at 7:05)

๐Ÿ‘โ€๐Ÿ—จ Why not 3D movies and TV, too? (at 9:34)

๐ŸŽ‰ Will the best ecosystem ultimately win the VR wars? (at 10:17)

Approx. 12 min, 46 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie policies for SoundCloud, iTunes, and your streaming channels of choice.


๐ŸŽ™ Silent Print Ads You Can Hear, BK's Unhappy Meals & How to Think Like a Futurist

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Coca-Cola's silent print ads you can hear. Burger King's New Unhappy Meals. Leadership Advice from Artificial Intelligence. Plus: How to think like a futurist, ASMR for Artists, and a whole lot more.

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿฟ  Will 'Avengers' End 'Avatar's' Reign and Top $3 Billion? (at :35 seconds)

๐Ÿง   Leadership Slogans from Artificial Intelligence (at 2:30)

๐ŸŽงASMR Affirmations for Artists (at 3:48)

๐Ÿ—ฃ  Social Media Toughens Up (at 6:36)

๐ŸฅคCoca-Cola's Silent Print Ads You Can Hear (at 10:09)

๐Ÿ”        Burger King's Unhappy Meals (at 13:14)

๐Ÿ›        The #1 Channel for Customer/Retailer Communications (at 16:14)

๐Ÿ”ฎ5 Top Ways to Think Like a Futurist (at 16:14)

๐Ÿ›’The #1 Most Powerful Tool for Driving In-Store Traffic

(Approx. 21 min, 35 sec. For US audiences. See cookie and privacy policies for Soundcloud, iTunes, Spotify and all streaming services.)

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Our Second Annual Marketing Predictions Episode

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The Ricks get in touch with their inner Pre-Cogs as they reveal their top three predictions for digital marketing , media, and more in the year ahead. That's right: It's our 2nd Annual Predictions Episode, and if our recent Predictions Scorecard episode is any indication, this is an episode you don't want to miss! From March 7. 

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿ‘‘ Is Disney Domination at risk this year? (at 1:07)

๐ŸŽฌ Will 'Avengers: Endgame' really be 2019's box office champ?
(at 1:15)

โšก๏ธ โ€ฆ Or will 'Captain Marvel' blast her way to the top? (at 1:44)

๐Ÿ‘พ Are you ready to hit the GaaS - as in, "Games-as-a-Service"? (at 2:02)

๐Ÿค– Is MarTech cruising on autopilot, or in for a turbulent reality check this year? (at 7:07)

๐Ÿ“šWill marketing go old-school in the months ahead? And what would that even mean? (at 8:35)

๐Ÿ“ฃ Will 'Deep Fakes' mean real headaches for business and society this year? (at 10:34)

๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ Will AI replace the advertising creative director? (at 12:47)

๐Ÿ›’ Will shortsighted C-suites give up on CX initiatives in a softening economy? (at 15:08)

๐Ÿ˜Ž Is VR ready for the arena? And what happens if it's not? (at 16:53)

Approximate 20 min, 16 seconds.

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๐Ÿฟ The Ricks Review: 'Avengers: Endgame' (Major Spoilers)

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The inevitable has arrived: It's time for our spoiler-rich review of Marvel's latest blockbuster hit, "Avengers: Endgame." In a show recorded on the film's first Sunday in theaters, Rick and Rick well, marvel at its $1.2 billion opening weekend box office, and deconstruct what flies, and what flops, in the era-ending climax to what has by mid-week would become the #1 most successful movie franchise of all time. From April 28.

 

In This Episode:

๐Ÿ’ฐBox Office: A Case of Reach = Revenue (at :40 sec)

๐ŸŽ‰  Opening Weekend Excitement (at 1:56)

๐Ÿ“ˆ  Avengers: By the Numbers (at 3:20)

๐Ÿ˜Ž  First Reactions (at 4:09)

๐ŸฅŠ  The Fight of Their Lives (at 4:47)

โ™พTo Here from 'Infinity' (at 5:27)

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โœˆ๏ธEnter: Captain Cameo? (at 7:00)

๐Ÿ˜ถStrange Love (at 8:17)

๐Ÿฅค  Snackage: 'Zero + Hero (at 8:45)

โฌ†๏ธ  Elevating Hydra (at 9:25)

๐Ÿค“Hulk Has Something to Say (at 10:33)

๐ŸŽญRating Performances (at 11:23)

๐Ÿ•ทWidow No More (at 11:56)

๐Ÿฅ  How the Other Half Lives (at 13:30)

โณTime's a Stich and Then You Die (at 14:09)

๐ŸŽ“High School and the 5+ Year Plan (at 16:25)

๐Ÿฆ‹Loki and the Butterfly Effect (at 17:26)

๐‘จ, ๐, ๐‚ or?  Final Grades (at 17:55)

 

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Fun With Lucky Charms-Inspired Beer, and Our Review of 'Captain Marvel'

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What do you get when you combine Lucky Charms-Inspired Beer, and a St. Patrick's Day recording session? Plus, we review 'Captain Marvel.'  Don't let the Flerken get you.

In This Episode from March 17:

๐Ÿ€ Rick makes 'Lucky Charms-Inspired Beer,' or is it 'Beer-Inspired Lucky Charms'? The only thing we're sure about is that this episode's for the ages (at :44 seconds)

๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿป Rick M does a dramatic reading of the Lucky Charms ad jingleโ€”ASMR-style (at 2:12)

๐Ÿบ+๐Ÿฅฃ The Rick and Rick Taste Test: Our St. Patrick's Day IPA, 'The Breakfast of Leprechauns' (at 2:42)

๐ŸŽฌ 'Captain Marvel': The Official Rick and Rick Review (SPOILERS) (at 4:34)

โ“ Loaded Questions: The 'Captain Marvel' Edition (at 15:40)

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2018 Predictions Scorecardโ€”1 Year Later

๐Ÿ”ฎ The Ricks review what they got right, and what they got wrong, in their first annual predictions episode in early 2018. Which of their prognostications on marketing, media, tech and pop culture turned out to be solid hits? Which ones were serious misses? It's time to grade the good, the bad and the WTF predictionsโ€”one year later.

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿก Pez Candy: Time for a 'Rick & Rick' Dispenser? (at 1:07)

๐Ÿ› Politics: Did More Brands Take Sides, or Channel Switzerland? (at 2:07)

๐Ÿˆ The San Francisco 49'ers: Touchdown? Or Fumble? (at 3:51)

๐Ÿ”  Google Parent Alphabet: Playing the Name Game? (at 4:12)

๐Ÿ—ฃ 'The Post-Screen Internet': Are More Brands Prepping? Or Procrastinating? (at 4:36)

๐ŸŽ Apple: Spit-Shined? Or Bruised? (at 7:27)

๐Ÿฐ Disney: The #1 Box Office Winner Every Month of the Year? (at 9:55)

๐Ÿ˜Ž AR & VR: Are Brands Getting Their Goggles On? Or Playing 'Wait-and-See'? (at 13:58)

๐ŸŽฌ Video Marketing: โฉ? Or โธ? (at 16:36)

๐Ÿ• Brand Digital Innovation: Delivering? Or in a Ditch? (at 17:36)

๐Ÿง  A.I. in 2018: Milestone? Or Reality Check? (at 18:27)

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2019 Movies We Can't Wait to See Most

You already know that Star Wars Episode IX is coming to close out the Skywalker saga in all its Chiastic glory. But if you're on the lookout for the other must-see movies of 2019, you're in luck. The Ricks are here with a complete rundown on the 10 coming attractions they can't wait to see most this year. And some might surprise you.

3 Different Movies Featuring Captain Marvel?
Did you know that one Captain Marvel movie opens March 5, followed by a different Captain Marvel movie exactly one month later, on April 5? It's true. Plus, Captain Marvel joins the battle in Avengers: Endgame just three weeks later, on April 26. There's a twist in all this that you'll just have to hear for yourself.

IN THIS EPISODE

โšก๏ธ SHAZAM (at :51)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGaDAz7EjQM

๐ŸงŸโ€โ™‚๏ธ Zombieland 2 (at 2:48)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1YlwQouA-yc

๐Ÿ•ถ Men in Black International (at 4:23)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=BV-WEb2oxLk

๐Ÿงžโ€โ™‚๏ธ Aladdin (at 5:59)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD-NcoXJbsU

๐ŸฆFrozen 2 (at 6:27)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSLe4HuKuK0

๐ŸƒJoker (at 6:40)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BR8_Q5c98s

๐Ÿ•ทSpider-Man: Far From Home (at 7:57)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYYtuKyMtY8

๐Ÿค–Unnamed Terminator Project (at 9:16)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHRe-LwrLPo

๐ŸถPet Cemetery (at 9:45)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=zK0LNzU2TQI

โ“ X-Men: Dark Phoenix (at 10:23)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWbMckU3AOQ

โœด๏ธ Captain Marvel (at 11:33)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIbe-PmR5vk

๐Ÿฆธ๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ Avengers: Endgame (at 11:55)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ee1172yeqyE

๐Ÿฆ– Godzilla: King of the Monsters (at 15:28)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVDtmouV9kM

Also mentioned:

๐Ÿ‘พNew Mutants
www.youtube.com/watch?v=bu9e410C__I

๐Ÿš€ Star Wars Episode IX: Echoes of the Jedi
www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5IZXxiEO4A

๐Ÿ‘‘ Kingsmen 3
www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zGYPEx8yU0

PLUS:

๐Ÿ” BK launches the follow up to #EatLikeAndy, and it tastes like chicken (at 16:52)

๐Ÿค— 81% of marketers say they'll be competing on this in 2019, according to Gartner (at 18:36)

๐Ÿ–ฒ Social video results in this, according to Inc. (at 19:49)

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