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🙌🏼 Season 5 Finale (Pt 1)–Big Brand Moments From Tesla, ChatGPT, Pepsi, Legoland, Comic-Con & More

📣 It's time for an epic round of Loaded Questions as the Ricks revisit news, views, bloopers, and bust-ups from Season 5 of the #1 podcast on marketing, media, tech, and pop-culture. From May 2. 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

⁉️ The Ricks' super-sized fifth season gets a blow-out edition of Loaded Questions (at 00:30)
🌎 The Ricks chef's-kiss faithful listeners who have made the show a global sensation (at 01:30)
🍔 Boring Burger? Elmo's Ketamine Cuisine? What's next for Elon Musk? (at 02:13)
🧱 Whit Hiler of Ad Age 'Small Agency of the Year' on landing LegoLand Resorts (at 03:16)
🤖 The Creative Algorithm, Agency Affirmations from ChatGPT—and She-Hulk? (at 4:37)
💥 Riddler-sticks: Move over generative AI, "The Batman" has you beat (at 05:58)
🥤 Tasty refresh, or same-old, same-old? The biggest brand identity move from the past year (at 06:42)
🎙️ Rick M's disastrous discography expands for a fifth straight season (our apologies) (at 08:25)
🏈 Ad Bowl gouging—or bargain? How much for those 30-second Super Bowl spots again? (at 10:18)
🦑 Mr. Beast busts a move—but is his game show really ready for Prime time? (at 12:09)
🍕 Lays Fingertip Washing Machine, Hasbro Selfie Action Figures & Dominos' telekinetic orders(at 14:00)
🤣 Hilarious sound bites and bodacious bloopers from the first five seasons of Rick and Rick (at 18:48)

Approx. 24 minutes, 20 seconds. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


❌ Top Trends of 2024 (Concl)—Machine Customers & an End for X?

Will X die before year's end? If it survives, will Elon Musk still own it? In the conclusion of their big 2024 Trend Watch episode, the Ricks pose some provocative questions about the network formally known as Twitter, the rise of machine customers, shoppable streaming, and more. From Mar 17. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

😎 No more prognosticating about "The Year of AR and VR"? (at 00:43)
📺 Streaming Consolidation: fait accompli? Or just wishful thinking? (01:15)
🛍️ Netflix & Shill: Shortening the path-to-purchase via "shoppable streaming" (04:34)
🇺🇸 ChatGPT for President? F*ckers finding out (05:29)
❌ Will the X where Twitter used to be survive 2024? Will Musk still own it? (06:18)
🤖 Shopping by proxy: The rise of machine customers (at 08:46)
🌎 2024 global ad spend—all the world's a game, billboard, or car (at 11:25)
📊 Today's fastest-growing brands—depending on how you define "brand" (13:04)

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


🎈 Top Trends of 2024 (Pt 2) Social Media Fatigue, LLMs Fall Short—and OpenAI Rebrands?

🔮 Will social media fatigue take hold in an election year? What happens when brands discover one LLM isn't enough to achieve their generative AI ambitions? And is OpenAI in for a rebrand? In part two of our big 2024 Trends Watch episode, the Ricks continue their look at the potentially tumultuous year ahead. From March 3. 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🤖 Generative AI: Why LLMs limp on their own—and why DLMs may be part of the answer (at 00:42)
📛 Branding: Is OpenAI in for a rebrand? Two possible identity options hit the surface (04:34)
🎈 Social media: Are we going from FOMO to JOMO (the Joy of Missing Out)? (05:30)
🌭 Weiner alert: What if Elon Musk launched the Tesla of … luncheon meat brands? (07:25)

Approx. 8 minutes, 8 seconds. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🎅🏼 E-Commerce Projections For Holiday 2023

The all-important holiday shopping season is officially here—but what will online and mobile sales look like? The Ricks have your 4-1-1 on this year's biggest e-commerce trends. From November 24. Subscribe now to get episodes the moment they're released! 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🎁 By the numbers: Sweater weather, ComicCon tickets, and retailers' Christmas wish list (at 00:50 sec)
🛍️ Beyond the totals, what percentage of total holiday sales will come via e-commerce? (at 01:40)
🎄 This year's biggest trends—including the battle between free shipping and BOPIS (at 02:43)

Approx. 4 minutes, 34 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🧟‍♂️ Gross-Out Halloween Candy From ChatGPT, 2023's Top Costumes & More

🫣 It's time for a Halloween edition of Rick and Rick Loaded Questions—including gross-out candy concepts from ChatGPT, consumer trends in costumes, candy, and more. From October 29. Subscribe now to get episodes the moment they're released! 

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IN THIS EPISODE

🍬 ChatGPT and the Chocolate Factory: Not a tasty mix (at :48 seconds)
💥 Ryan Reynolds better look out for Barbie's Pumpkin-Spice what? (at 2:08)
🎃 Just how much are consumers spending this Halloween—and on what? (at 2:23)
👻 Flying Monkeys, priests, M&M's and more: Rick W's costume conundrum (at 3:40)
🏛️ Friends, Goblins, and Countrymen—what's on your mind more than you realize? (at 4:58)
🪦 Why Wednesday Adams can whistle past the pet cemetery this year (at 6:21)

Approx. 7 minutes, 33 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.