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June 2019

πŸ’₯ 2019 Cannes Lions Grand Prix Winners, Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report & More

Internet Trends ReportIt's a supersized edition of Rick and Rick, with Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends Report. Grand Prix Winners from this year's Cannes Lions Advertising Festival. Miller Light turns a beer into a game controller. Plus, all the coolest Funko toys headed to San Diego Comic-Con, and a whole lot more.


πŸ•·    'Spider-Man: Far from Home' arrives just in time (at :48 sec)

πŸ¦‡    Poll about best Caped Crusader leaves out Adam West, fans go batshit (at 1:26)

🍻    Miller Lite turns a beer can into a game controller, and we'll drink to that (at 3:39)

πŸ‘πŸ»      Who's a better Internet role model: Keanu Reeves or Mark Hamill?  (at 6:20)

🀑      Chuckles, Krusty, or Pennywise? Funko's funky Comic-Con line up (at 8:32)

πŸ“±      Key insights from Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends Report (at 10:20)

πŸ†      Grand Prix winners at the 2019 Cannes Lions Advertising Festival (at 19:08)

⭐️     Holy Hollywood icons: Look who's getting a star on the Walk of Fame (at 22:03)

🦁     2019 Cannes Lions' Buzzword Bingo (at 22:40)

πŸ¦ΈπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ    More special edition toys coming to San Diego Comic-Con (at 24:04)


Approx. 27 min.


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πŸš€ 'Space' Jam, Gillette's 'First Shave,' Booze as the New Wellness Drink & More

Pearl Jam's out to party like it's 2062. Booze wants to be the new wellness drink. Gillette's "First Shave." Man-size Kleenex and more.

In this Episode:

πŸš€ "Space" Jam: Pearl Jam's New Space Needle Time Capsule
(at 1 min, 30 sec)

πŸ’₯ ComicCon: Marvel & WB Pull Out of Hall H
(at 4:27)

🍸 Booze is the New Wellness Drink?
(at 5:57)

πŸ§”πŸ½ Gillette's "First Shave"
(at 8:38)

β›‘ Shocking Los Angeles: "Mass Shooting Insurance"
(at 10:30)

🏞 One Outdoor Brand's Search-Jacking Jumble
(at 12:33)

🀧 Inclusion: "Man-size Kleenex"
(at 14:18)

(Approx. 15 min, 40 seconds)

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πŸ§”πŸ½ Dollar Shave Club's 'Dad Bods,' IKEA;s Sitcom Living Rooms & Enter 'The Bancake List'

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:

πŸŽΈπŸ“Ί 🎧 iTunes, RIP (at :52 seconds)

πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’» Apple's $999 monitor stand (at 2:30)

▢️ Disney v. Netscape (at 3:52)

πŸ¦‡ Batman Does Buehring (at 5:30)

πŸ™ˆ Dollar Shave Club Puts 'Dad Bods' on Display (at 6:40)

πŸ₯ž iHob's 'Bancake List' (at 8:25)

πŸ›‹ IKEA's Sitcom Living Rooms (at 9:55)

πŸ’ͺ🏼 How to Be a Bolder Brand (at: 11:14)

πŸ•΅πŸ½β€β™€οΈ Top On-Page SEO Factors (at 14:07)

πŸ§Ÿβ€β™‚οΈ 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.

πŸ₯€ 'New Coke' Returns, Fortnite Just Does It, Magical Marketing Words & More


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:

😑 "Brightburn" Torches the Superman Mythos (at :52 sec)

πŸ•ΊπŸ» Don't Go Dancing: Your Surprising Chances of Dying Doing Everyday Things (6:01)

πŸ₯€ New Coke Returns in Cross-Promo for "Stranger Things" Season 3 (at 8:52)

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

πŸ§’πŸΌ "Runaway Train" Music Video Brings Geolocation to a Good Cause (at 11:10)

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

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

πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŽ€ Snap's Bringing Something New to Your Snaps (at 16:06)

(Approx. 17 min 30 sec)

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