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๐Ÿฅฝ Oculus Whiffed? Cool New Products, But Will Best Ecosystem Ultimately Win?

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Oculus rolls out cool new VR headsets. But could an ecosystem player like Valve apply some pressure? And will it be the best devices, or the best total ecosystem, that ultimately wins the VR wars?

IN THIS EPISODE: 

๐Ÿฅฝ A look at the full suite of Oculus devices (at :04 sec)

โœŒ๐Ÿป How Oculus has enhanced its motion sensing capabilities (at 2:32)

๐Ÿค“ Which one will Rick W. get? The difference between each, and their buyers (3:16)

๐Ÿ‘พ Why Rift may not be the best option for Rick M. (at 6:15)

โ“ Quest v. Rift ... (6:25)

๐Ÿ†š โ€ฆ vs. Valve and its new Index device? (at 7:05)

๐Ÿ‘โ€๐Ÿ—จ Why not 3D movies and TV, too? (at 9:34)

๐ŸŽ‰ Will the best ecosystem ultimately win the VR wars? (at 10:17)

Approx. 12 min, 46 sec. For US audiences. Review cookie policies for SoundCloud, iTunes, and your streaming channels of choice.


๐ŸŽ™ Silent Print Ads You Can Hear, BK's Unhappy Meals & How to Think Like a Futurist

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Coca-Cola's silent print ads you can hear. Burger King's New Unhappy Meals. Leadership Advice from Artificial Intelligence. Plus: How to think like a futurist, ASMR for Artists, and a whole lot more.

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿฟ  Will 'Avengers' End 'Avatar's' Reign and Top $3 Billion? (at :35 seconds)

๐Ÿง   Leadership Slogans from Artificial Intelligence (at 2:30)

๐ŸŽงASMR Affirmations for Artists (at 3:48)

๐Ÿ—ฃ  Social Media Toughens Up (at 6:36)

๐ŸฅคCoca-Cola's Silent Print Ads You Can Hear (at 10:09)

๐Ÿ”        Burger King's Unhappy Meals (at 13:14)

๐Ÿ›        The #1 Channel for Customer/Retailer Communications (at 16:14)

๐Ÿ”ฎ5 Top Ways to Think Like a Futurist (at 16:14)

๐Ÿ›’The #1 Most Powerful Tool for Driving In-Store Traffic

(Approx. 21 min, 35 sec. For US audiences. See cookie and privacy policies for Soundcloud, iTunes, Spotify and all streaming services.)

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Our Second Annual Marketing Predictions Episode

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The Ricks get in touch with their inner Pre-Cogs as they reveal their top three predictions for digital marketing , media, and more in the year ahead. That's right: It's our 2nd Annual Predictions Episode, and if our recent Predictions Scorecard episode is any indication, this is an episode you don't want to miss! From March 7. 

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐Ÿ‘‘ Is Disney Domination at risk this year? (at 1:07)

๐ŸŽฌ Will 'Avengers: Endgame' really be 2019's box office champ?
(at 1:15)

โšก๏ธ โ€ฆ Or will 'Captain Marvel' blast her way to the top? (at 1:44)

๐Ÿ‘พ Are you ready to hit the GaaS - as in, "Games-as-a-Service"? (at 2:02)

๐Ÿค– Is MarTech cruising on autopilot, or in for a turbulent reality check this year? (at 7:07)

๐Ÿ“šWill marketing go old-school in the months ahead? And what would that even mean? (at 8:35)

๐Ÿ“ฃ Will 'Deep Fakes' mean real headaches for business and society this year? (at 10:34)

๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿปโ€๐ŸŽจ Will AI replace the advertising creative director? (at 12:47)

๐Ÿ›’ Will shortsighted C-suites give up on CX initiatives in a softening economy? (at 15:08)

๐Ÿ˜Ž Is VR ready for the arena? And what happens if it's not? (at 16:53)

Approximate 20 min, 16 seconds.

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๐Ÿฟ The Ricks Review: 'Avengers: Endgame' (Major Spoilers)

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The inevitable has arrived: It's time for our spoiler-rich review of Marvel's latest blockbuster hit, "Avengers: Endgame." In a show recorded on the film's first Sunday in theaters, Rick and Rick well, marvel at its $1.2 billion opening weekend box office, and deconstruct what flies, and what flops, in the era-ending climax to what has by mid-week would become the #1 most successful movie franchise of all time. From April 28.

 

In This Episode:

๐Ÿ’ฐBox Office: A Case of Reach = Revenue (at :40 sec)

๐ŸŽ‰  Opening Weekend Excitement (at 1:56)

๐Ÿ“ˆ  Avengers: By the Numbers (at 3:20)

๐Ÿ˜Ž  First Reactions (at 4:09)

๐ŸฅŠ  The Fight of Their Lives (at 4:47)

โ™พTo Here from 'Infinity' (at 5:27)

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โœˆ๏ธEnter: Captain Cameo? (at 7:00)

๐Ÿ˜ถStrange Love (at 8:17)

๐Ÿฅค  Snackage: 'Zero + Hero (at 8:45)

โฌ†๏ธ  Elevating Hydra (at 9:25)

๐Ÿค“Hulk Has Something to Say (at 10:33)

๐ŸŽญRating Performances (at 11:23)

๐Ÿ•ทWidow No More (at 11:56)

๐Ÿฅ  How the Other Half Lives (at 13:30)

โณTime's a Stich and Then You Die (at 14:09)

๐ŸŽ“High School and the 5+ Year Plan (at 16:25)

๐Ÿฆ‹Loki and the Butterfly Effect (at 17:26)

๐‘จ, ๐, ๐‚ or?  Final Grades (at 17:55)

 

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Fun With Lucky Charms-Inspired Beer, and Our Review of 'Captain Marvel'

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What do you get when you combine Lucky Charms-Inspired Beer, and a St. Patrick's Day recording session? Plus, we review 'Captain Marvel.'  Don't let the Flerken get you.

In This Episode from March 17:

๐Ÿ€ Rick makes 'Lucky Charms-Inspired Beer,' or is it 'Beer-Inspired Lucky Charms'? The only thing we're sure about is that this episode's for the ages (at :44 seconds)

๐Ÿ‘‚๐Ÿป Rick M does a dramatic reading of the Lucky Charms ad jingleโ€”ASMR-style (at 2:12)

๐Ÿบ+๐Ÿฅฃ The Rick and Rick Taste Test: Our St. Patrick's Day IPA, 'The Breakfast of Leprechauns' (at 2:42)

๐ŸŽฌ 'Captain Marvel': The Official Rick and Rick Review (SPOILERS) (at 4:34)

โ“ Loaded Questions: The 'Captain Marvel' Edition (at 15:40)

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Approx. 22 minutes. For US audiences. See Soundcloud, iTunes privacy and cookie policies


Best Social Media Campaigns 2018

All-New: From KFC, to Domino's to Kellogg's and more, the Rick & Rick Awards continue as the Ricks count down the Top 3 Social Media Campaigns 2018.

In This Episode:

๐Ÿ›ก Rick Gets Overprotective

๐Ÿ— KFC: Royal FCK-Up (at 1:30)

๐Ÿ• Dominos: Pothole Fixer (at 3:45)

๐Ÿฅž Kellogg's: Eggo/Stranger Things (at 7:12)

๐Ÿšซ March for Our Lives: Vicious Cycle (at 9:05) 

๐Ÿฒ KFC: 11 Herbs & Spices (at 11:10)

๐Ÿคซ Rick Does ASMR for Team Toronto (at 14:00) (Approx. 15:35)

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Rick & Rick Review 'Aquaman' (Ep 206)

๐Ÿฟ DC's "Aquaman" has already made more than a $600 million splash at the global box office, on its way to what is looking like a possible $1 billion run before all is said and done.

So it only seems fit that the Ricks would weigh in what sinks, what swims, and WTF is up with the bongo-playing Octopus, the Julie Andrews-voiced monster, and a whole lot more.

It's a rip-roaring Rick and Rick review you definitely don't want to miss. But fair warning: Major spoilers ahead.

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Best AR/VR Marketing Campaigns 2018 (Ep 205)

It's awards season here at Rick and Rick, and this is the first of a series of special episodes where the Ricks count down the year's bests in a whole host of marketing channels. We're talking mobile marketing, digital outdoor, augmented reality, viral videos, branded games and a whole lot more.

(approx 20 min) (For US audiences; see SoundCloud's Cookie and Privacy policies)

In Part 1: The Best Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Marketing in 2018. That's rightโ€”itโ€™s a roundup of each of our top 3 favorite initiatives in AR and VR from the marketing year that was, including:

 

๐Ÿ–ผ #3: VR: Musรฉe de lโ€™Orangerie: 'Claude Monet: The Water Lily Obsession' (Rick W)/At 3:38

Wins best use of VR in a museum exhibit

 

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿš€     #3: VR: National Geographic 'One Strange Rock': 'Astronaut Reality Helmet' (Rick M)/At 5:23

Wins best experiential promotion involving space helmets


 

๐Ÿ˜Ž #2: Oculus Go VR Hardware (Rick W)/At 7:50

Wins for best VR enablement technology

 

โšฝ๏ธ     #2: VISA FIFA Football Shooting Experience (Rick M)/At 10:56

Wins best use of Live AR involving a swift kick to the balls

 

๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ    #1: National Geographic: AR Issue (Rick W)/At 14:25

Wins for best use of AR in print

๐Ÿ‘Ÿ    #1: NIKE: REACTLAND (Rick M)/At 17:05

Wins for best use of Live AR/Gamification to get off your ass and go for a run

 


Avengers Endgame, Whopper Detour, 5 Top SEO Trends & More (Ep 204)

(approx. 26 min, 21 sec) (see SoundCloud Cookie/Privacy Policy)

IN THIS EPISODE:

 

๐Ÿ’ฅ 'Avengers Endgame' Trailer Teases Stark, Rogers, Romanov & Lang (at 1:52)



 

๐Ÿ•ท 'Venom' Packs a Big Bite Overseas (at 3:17)



 

๐ŸŽจ       Pantone's 2019 'Color of the Year': 'Salmon' by Another Name (at 7:40)



 

๐Ÿ”       'Whopper Detour' Trolls Mickey D's (at 10:03)



 

๐Ÿ‘       'Palessi': Payless Pop-Up Pulls a Fast One on Shoppers (at 11:29)



 

๐Ÿš™       Jeep Gets in Touch with Your Inner 'Gladiator' (at 14:08)



 

๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ       Holiday PSA Review: Red Cross Santa on LSD (at 17:03)



 

๐Ÿ“บ      What Medium Rules Holiday Ad Spend (By a Lot) (at 19:44)

 

๐Ÿ”       Top 5 SEO Trends to Matter Most in 2019 (at 22:21)

 


Rick & Rick's Post-Halloween Special (Ep 202)

The Ricks review October's surprise hit "Halloween," starring Jamie Lee Curtis. Plus: See what happens when AI brainstorms Halloween costumes, how Deep Fakes can become a true nightmare, and a whole lot more. Full episode breakdown below.

(approx. 22-min, 55-sec)

IN THIS EPISODE:

๐ŸŽƒ The Ricks' Go-To Halloween Getups /at :30

๐Ÿ‘• Rick Out in a Crowd: The secret to scoring a limited-edition 'RICKHEAD' t-shirt /at 2:15

๐Ÿ’ฉ Inside Poop: The cheeky song that'll have you scrubbing your hands for days /at 3:17

๐Ÿฟ 'Halloween' Treat? The Ricks review this fall's slashiest hit /at 7:00

๐ŸŒ  Star-Crossed: Just another Jamie Lee sighting /at 11:35

๐Ÿ™€ 'American' Horror Story: The movie that had one young Rick running for the exits /12:13

๐Ÿ‘บ   Scream Me Up, Scotty: Why William Shatner's all up in Michael Myers' face /at 13:06

๐Ÿ‘ฟ     Season of the S'witch: The 'Halloween' franchise that almost was /at 13:42

๐Ÿ’ฅ   The Virgin Laurie: Is there a hidden message in the original 'Halloween'? /at 15:11

โ‰๏ธ    Loaded Questions: AI-generated Halloween costumes, 'Deep Fakes' & more /at 16:28

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