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Rick & Rick Episode 142: Rick & Rick Conquer Comic-Con

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Episode 142: Everything you need to know about Comic-Con International 2018, from the exclusives to the cosplay to the movie buzz and more. And we've got Comic-Con correspondents Kurt Ho and Eric Van Der Heide along for the ride as Rick & Rick conquer geekdom's ultimate annual fun fest.

 

LISTEN NOW:

(Approx 22 min—note that SoundCloud uses cookies)

Or Listen on iTunes: Rick&Rick 142—Comic-Con 2018

 

SHOW BREAKDOWN

(Still images courtesy of Kurt Ho & Eric Van Der Heide; YouTube Video courtesy of respective owners)

Meet Kurt & Eric    :38

Eric

Kurt Ho (or an imposter?) and Eric Van Der Heide take San Diego by stormtrooper

Quick Takes 2018    1:13

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Captain Chaos: The Quest for Tickets    2:36 

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Kurt Ho at Comic-Con

Cosplay Crack-ups    3:33    

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... You just gotta hear it yourself

Funko & The New Collectibles RSVP System    4:37

Eric's Top 'Star Wars' Exclusive    6:30

Talking Fisher Footage, CGI & 'Episode 9'    7:25

Is the Force Really with JJ Abrams?    10:25

Trailer Talk: Cheers, Jeers & More     11:40

—Godzilla & The Gang    11:46

­—Aquaman's Super Farts & Shazam Goes 'Big'    12:23

—Split Personalities & Unbreakable 'Glass'     14:04

—Steve Trevor Pines for 'Wonder Woman 1984'    14:57

—'Venom': Speculating on Spidey…and Carnage?    16:05

—Titan-ic: Enter Robin, The Boy WTF    17:48

Debating DC Universe, 'ST: Discovery' & More    19:19

Kurt's Comic-Con Call-to-Action     21:10


Rick & Rick: Our Review of Marvel's 'Ant-Man & the Wasp' (Podcast)

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It's here: Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten review Marvel's 20th #1 smash hit, "Ant-Man & the Wasp." We're talking shrinking superheroes, skateboarding trucks, a suitcase-size science lab, fun with truth serum and a whole lot more! 

Listen Now:

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Official Ant-Man Trailer



 


RICK & RICK: Lessons BK Learned from Hackers (Podcast)

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In an all-new episode, Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten discuss the hot topics in the week that was in marketing, media and pop-culture, including:

• IHOB, Revisited (:30)

• Have the 'Star Wars' movies been sidelined? (1:53)

• Summer box office roundup (6:40)

• Marvel stars who weren't Marvel fans growing up (this is gonna hurt) (8:06)

• Blast from the past: An IBM portable computer spot from 1975 (this hurts, too) (9:40)

• New augmented reality business cards (12:52)

2030 job titles that don't exist—yet (14:20)

Lessons Burger King learned from hackers (18:00)

 

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Rick & Rick Review 'Westworld' Season 2 (Podcast)

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Freeze all motor functions and fire up the violent delights: Rick & Rick are going to 'Westworld' to review Season 2 of HBO's hit series. Futurist Chris Heuer joins the fun for an action-packed episode of the show where everybody's name is Rick, and everybody rules the world.

Or listen on iTunes: Rick & Rick Review 'Westworld' Season 2

Approx: 35

Plus: Check out the new site for the show at RickandRick.com


Rick & Rick: Things Our Grandkids Won't Believe We Said in 2018 (Podcast)

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In this episode: Did the family bring you to IHOB for Father's Day this year? Rick Mathieson & Rick Wootten talk  about what data now shows to be IHOP's grand slam (sorry, Denny's). Plus: Things our grandkids will be amazed that people said in 2018.

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OR:

Rick & Rick: Things People Won't Say in 2040

Approx: 24 min


Rick & Rick Review 'Deadpool 2' (Podcast)

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Rick & Rick's summer spoiler-fest continues as Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten review Marvel's latest smash hit, "Deadpool 2" - and warning: there's some NSFW language ... because come on, it's a Deadpool movie. 

 

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Listen Now: Rick&Rick-The One Where We Review 'Deadpool 2'

 Approx: 28 min


Rick & Rick: The One with Black Panther, Mobile World Congress & More (Podcast)

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It's here: The official Rick & Rick Review of 'Black Panther' (4:05 ) and some of the nuttier product announcements from Mobile World Congress (:30) - including the Vhoop mobile hula-hoop you didn't know you needed (or not) (3:24).

RICK & RICK: THE ONE WITH BLACK PANTHER, MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS & MORE

(Approx: 22 min)

 OR LISTEN on iTUNES:

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 PLUS: Meet RICK MATHIESON and RICK WOOTTEN


Rick & Rick: The One with KFCs Royal FCK-up, Voice Agencies, Peak Smartphone & More (Podcast)

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It's an all-new episode as Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten talk:

Netflix's hit series, "Altered Carbon"—and why it's not as far fetched as you may think (:36)

How to live inside HBO's "WestWorld" at SXSW

KFC's Royal FCK-up (5:20)

NASA's new Coca-Cola Insta-Slushie (10:28)

The disconnect between the tech marketers love and what consumers actually want (6:24)

Whether brands really need a "voice agency of record (15:00)

Plus a whole lot more

 Or listen on iTunes:

Rick&Rick-Peak Smartphone Altered Carbon & More

 Meet RICK MATHIESON and RICK WOOTTEN


Rick & Rick: The One with AdBowl Trends 2018 (Podcast)

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It's a Rick & Rick Rewind back to Super Bowl Sunday and the show we recorded the morning of the big game. In a special expanded episode, Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten tackle:

  • Who we think will win the year's biggest games—football and advertising
  • Whether the estimated $5.2 million cost to run a 30-second commercial is even worth it
  • What research says about Super Bowl ROI and what the money would buy you in digital media
  • Super Bowl ad trends leading into kick-off—the viral videos, social media plays, teasers and more
  • Digital game plans from Pepsi and Mercedes—from virtual reality to branded mobile games
  • Our favorite spots and what we make of them

Some of the spots we talk about in this episode:

Amazon: Alexa Loses Her Voice

Doritos Blaze vs. Mt. Dew Ice

Avocados from Mexico

Jack in the Box: Martha Stewart

Toyota: Good Odds

Pringles: Flavor Stacking

 PLUS: Learn more about RICK MATHIESON and RICK WOOTTEN.


The One With Forced Super Bowl Memes, Polarizing Brands & Gen Z Slang

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What makes a Super Bowl meme most?

In the latest episode of Rick & Rick Rick Mathieson and Rick Wootten look at Pringles' and Skittles' efforts to manufacture memes in their Super Bowl ads this year.

We'll also take a look at the brands Republicans, Democrats and independents love (to hate).

Plus: Burger King pulls off one whopper of an adverprank with its take down of the FCC's repeal of net neutrality rules.

Oh, and don't forget research on why Marvel's movies are so much better than DC movies—and a new translation guide for Gen Z. It all starts here:

Or listen on iTunes: The One with Super Bowl Memes, Polarizing Brands, Gen Z Slang & More

(Approx 12 mins)

 

PLUS: We'd love to hear from you—leave comments here on the blog, or at SoundCloud here.

And learn more about RICK MATHIESON and RICK WOOTTEN.