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๐Ÿ› Singles Day, Twinkies Cereal, Turducken Pringles, VR Smell-o-Vision & More

"Man in the High Castle' Season 4 is here. "Arson Frog" and "Okay Boomer" have meme warfare raging among generations. Singles Day scores $1 billion in its first :60-seconds. 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

๐Ÿ“บ 'Prime' Evil: 'Man in the High Castle' Season 4 (at 1 minute, 43 sec)

๐Ÿคฏ Meme Warfare: 'Arson Frog' Catches Fire as 'Okay Boomer' Explodes (at 3:26)

๐Ÿ’ฉ Smell-o-Vision: Why the Future of VR Might Stink (at 5:50)

๐Ÿ’ฐ $1 Billion Sold in :60-Seconds: Our Singles Day Scorecard (at 7:16)

๐Ÿคข  Turducken Pringles: Any way you stack 'em, someone's sure to cry fowl (at 8:53)

๐Ÿฅฃ Twinkies for Breakfast: Social Media Cause Cรฉlรจbreโ€”or Cereal Offender?  (at 10:08)

๐Ÿ‘บ Why Deep Fakes Mean Real Trouble for Business in 2020 (at 11:44)

๐Ÿ› Google Data: Top 3 Best (and Worst) Holiday Purchase Influencers (at 13:06)

๐Ÿง  What fMRI Brain Scans Tell Us About True Shopping Influencers (at 13:50)

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ 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.


๐ŸฟThe Ricks Review 'Terminator Dark Fate'

It's our spoilerific review of Terminator: Dark Fate (trailer below)โ€”complete with Sarah Conner, the Rev-9, and a Terminator T-800 named Carl. Plus Loaded Questions: The Terminator Edition. Warning: SPOILERS, SPOILERS, and more SPOILERS.

 

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿค– The latest Terminator: Dead on arrival? Or underrated awesomeness? (at 1 min, 15-seconds)

๐ŸŽฌ The plot quickens: Sixth in the series? Or third? (at 3:12)

โœ Erasure: The John Conner Controversy (at 5:04)

๐Ÿ˜Ž I'll be (call)back (at 5:54)

โ‰๏ธ No, seriously: How did Sarah know to save Dani and Grace on the bridge? (6:35)

๐Ÿ’‰ Sarah and her sodium something-something (at 8:17)

๐Ÿ˜ญ Carl's conscientiousness and bad SFX (at 9:34)

โœˆ๏ธ The mystery military man and his EMPs (at 10:34)

๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ The politics of Dani (at 11:28)

๐Ÿ“– Let's get Biblical: Rev(elations) 9 and beyond (at 11:50)

๐Ÿค™๐Ÿผ Call me maybe: 1-888-WTF (at 12:49)

โœ… Final grades (13:29)

๐Ÿ‘ฝ James Cameron plays musical chairs (at 14:56)

๐Ÿฅค "Too nice": You won't believe who almost got Arnold's role (at 16:06)

๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป "Shock to the System": You won't believe who almost played the T-1000 (at 16:38)

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Approx. 17 min, 47 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and all other streaming services.


๐ŸŽ‚ Season 2 Finale (Part 2): For the Love of Hoder, Coke Silent Print Ads You Can Hear, AI Leadership Slogans & More

The Loaded Questions keep flying as Rick and Rick recall some of their favorite memories from Season 2 of Rick and Rick Rule the World.

IN THIS EPISODE

๐ŸŽง Coca-Cola silent print ads you'll swear you can hear (at 9 sec)

๐Ÿง  The technical name for the psychological effect Coke uses in those ads - it's SCIENCE (at 1 min, 09 sec)

๐Ÿ”ฅ โ€ฆ Revisiting the knee-slapping family fun of "Brightburn" (at 2:09)

๐Ÿฐ The Top 3 "Game of Thrones" character names parents are giving their newborns (at 3:17)

๐Ÿšฝ What Rick M. really wanted the GoT characters to do with the Iron Throne โ€ฆ (at: 4:02)

๐ŸŒŽ How the Ricks are going wide (at 4:47)

๐Ÿคช Which was more fun for the Ricks - Season 1 or Season 2? (at 5:54)

โ˜•๏ธ How ingesting too much of a good thing can go bad fast (unless it's Ricks Pez candies, of course) (at 6:28)

๐Ÿ•ด AI-created leadership slogans gone bad (at 8:01)

๐Ÿ›‹ IKEA's plans to turn your living room into the set of your favorite TV show (at 932)

๐Ÿ‰ The Ricks nail their rendition of "Never Ending Story," the sex lives of Muppets, pre-Internet gaming, still obsessing about Shamrock Shakes, the trouble with time capsules and more (at 10:33)

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Approximately 14 min, 45 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for SoundCloud, iTunes, Spotify, and all other streaming services.


๐ŸŽ‰ Season 2 Finale (Part 1) ASMR Affirmations, Lucky Charms Beer, Shamrock Shake Memories & More

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

๐ŸŽง Top 5 ASMR Affirmations for Creative Directors (at 1 min 3 sec)

๐Ÿ€ Our Lucky Charms-inspired St. Paddy's Day IPA - the Breakfast of Leprechauns (at 4:01)

๐Ÿˆ For the first time ever, the Ricks pick the same #1 favorite Super Bowl spot โ€ฆ (at: 6:30)

๐Ÿ– โ€ฆ Not that we didn't have to revisit that whole Hyundai's 7 Levels of Hell controversy (at 7:55)

๐Ÿ”ค Rick M's prediction for Google parent company Alphabet gets an update (at 9:34)

๐Ÿฟ The Ricks fight over "Spider-Man Far from Home" (at 10:24)

โšก๏ธ Ricks don't let Ricks repeat Ricks without rubbing it in (at 12:00)

๐Ÿ” Rick and Rick experience Whopper Overload (at 13:52)

๐Ÿฅค Shamrock Shake memories, babies named after GoT characters and other moments from Season 2 (at 15:35)

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Approx 19 min.

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๐Ÿ˜Ž 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.

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿ’ฅ JJ Abrams enters the Spider-verse, with a little help from his son (at 48 seconds)

๐Ÿ˜ Flirt-worthy, or strictly friendzone? A new app scans your text conversations to find out (at 2 min, 52 sec)

๐Ÿ™…๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ A new app allows you to create audio deepfakes of yourselfโ€”so what could go wrong? (at 4:51)

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

๐Ÿ’ Swipe left or right? Tinder's new choose-your-own-adventure-style streaming series (at 8:02)

๐Ÿฅค Shake a Coke and a Smile: New Coke cans trigger cool new augmented reality experiences (at 9:18)

๐ŸŽง Thanks to Google algorithm updates, podcasts are the new webpage (at 13:03)

๐Ÿ“ฐ What those Google algorithm changes mean to news aggregators may be bad news

๐Ÿ›’ Which generation has the most ethical shoppers? Spoiler alert: It's not the Boomers

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ It's still summer, so of course these two brands are already running Christmas ads

Approx 17 min, 34 sec.

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