Augmented Reality Feed

😎 JJ Abrams Enters the Spiderverse, Why Podcasts are the New Website, DYO Deep-faking & More

JJ Abrams' new Spider-Man series. The new app that tells you if the people texting you are being flirtatious, or if you're strictly friendzone. Tinder's new choose-your-own-adventure streaming series, and more.


πŸ’₯ 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)

πŸ™…πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ A new app allows you to create audio deepfakes of yourselfβ€”so what could go wrong? (at 4:51)

β˜•οΈ Is it Pumpkin Spiceβ€”or poison? And did a 23-year-old woman just find out the hard way? (at 5:58)

πŸ’ Swipe left or right? Tinder's new choose-your-own-adventure-style streaming series (at 8:02)

πŸ₯€ 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)

πŸ“° What those Google algorithm changes mean to news aggregators may be bad news

πŸ›’ Which generation has the most ethical shoppers? Spoiler alert: It's not the Boomers

πŸŽ…πŸΌ It's still summer, so of course these two brands are already running Christmas ads

Approx 17 min, 34 sec.

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πŸƒ 'The Joker's' Wild Win, Popeye's Goes BYO Bun, The Other Coke Challenge & More

🎯 The Joker steals the show at the Venice Film Festival. KFC's new dating simulator game seems seriously creepy. The very different Coke Challenge could land you in jail. And is it time to say, "Oh, Thank Heaven for iPhone 11?" Plus a whole lot more.

In This Episode:

πŸ– One Rick gets to enjoy "Rio" … (at :45 sec)

πŸ’£ … While the other Rick gets a "View to a Kill" (at 1 min :30 sec)

πŸ€– Weekly poll: "Terminator: Dark Fate" vs. "Zombieland: Double Tap" (at 2:16)

πŸƒ No fooling: "The Joker" takes Veniceβ€”is he gunning for an Oscar next? (at 3:45)

🍎 Eleven sent: The iPhone's goes bionic (at 5:30)

πŸ‘ƒπŸ» A very different kind of Coke Challenge is nothing to sneeze at (at 7:26)

πŸ•Ή From the WTAF Dept: The new dating simulator game from KFC (8:48)

🀑 BK's new AR game helps you "Escape the Clown" (at 9:30)

🍺 Now you can own your Bud Light Victory Fridge (at 10:45)

πŸ— Popeye's goes BYOB: Bring Your Own Bun (12:00)

😢 Quick: Name the latest brand to 86 its logo (at 13:35)

🎾 Mercedes serves up voice and AR tech to score big (at 14:58)

Or Listen Here πŸƒ

Approx. 17 minutes

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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₯€ '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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πŸ‰ AR Dragons, CX Sells, ASMR Affirmations for Creative Directors, KFC Busts a Move and More

πŸ— 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.


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

🐲 SK Telecom's augmented reality dragons dive-bomb baseball fans (at 1:03)

🏰 Parents are naming their children after their favorite 'Game of Thrones' characters (at 3:15)

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

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

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

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

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

πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈπŸšΆ The high price of even one bad customer experience (at 15:53)

πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦ 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.)