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🤓VR Takes You to 'Lovecraft Country,' 'The Batman' Trailer's Uncanny Similarity to 'Se7en' & More

In this episode: "The Matrix 4" and its transgender allegory is on its way—without Agent Smith or Morpheus. HBO's experiential promotion for "Lovecraft Country." Is "The Batman" a trailer thief? Netflix has a 'Three Body Problem.' Plus Loaded Questions and a whole lot more.

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🛹 Rick W. gets his new Tony Hawk game, complete with limited edition skateboard (at 1 min, 6 sec)

✈️ Rick M. wasn't the guy flying a jetpack past commercial airliners on approach to LAX … at least not this time (at 2:46)

3️⃣ Netflix's "Three Body Problem" may be a good one to have (at 3:26)

🕵️‍♂️ "The Matrix 4" is on its way–without Agent Smith or Morpheus (at 4:52)

💥 "The Animatrix," revisited–why it was better than Matrix 2 and 3 (at 6:46)

👩🏻‍🦰 Did you know "The Matrix" series is an allegory about transgenderism? Neither did we (at 7:34)

🦇=❼? "Holy Double Vision, Batman!" If the trailer to "The Batman" looks familiar to you, this may be why (at 10:43)

👓 HBO takes its experiential marketing prowess to virtual reality to promote "Lovecraft Country" (at 12:04)

🐷 Did Elon Musk's Neuralink presser pull a Cybertruck? (at 14:47)

🤕 Just how much damage has the pandemic done to media spend in 2020? (at 15:42)

🍿 It's official: Summer 2020's box office champion is … (at 16:26)

Approximately 18-minutes, 15-seconds. For US audiences.

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😎Oculus Leaks, Coca-Cola Goes Zero Touch, Batman Goes 'Black Mirror,' Mac & Cheese Goes Breakfast

Our Roundup on all those rumors about Oculus Quest 2. Coca-Cola's Freestyle Fountains gets a mobile, zero-touch makeover. Batman goes all "Black Mirror" on us in his first interactive animated movie. Plus "Loaded Questions" and a whole lot more.

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IN THIS EPISODE

👍🏻The latest on Rick W's phantom finger tips (at 1:00)

🥽Oculus 2 Leaks: The rumors sound (virtually) amazing (at 1:50)

🦸🏻‍♂️Robin Dies at Dawn? New interactive Batman movie lets you decide (at 4:00)

🥤Rick M's favorite Coke Zero fix is going "zero touch" via mobile web app (at 6:14)

🍺A mustard-flavored beer you can guzzle … with relish (at 9:24)

🇺🇸Does Non-Essential Worker Barbie have a future in politics? (at 11:00)

🍲Kraft Mac & Cheese: Now part of a balanced breakfast? (at 12:23)

Approx. 13-min, 54-sec. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🥽 How COVID-19 Will Shape VR, Brands You Want to Shelter With Most, R-Rated Justice League & More

"The Mandalorian" tries on some 501's. The Justice League stars in a gory new R-rated animated movie. ADWEEK asks: What brands would you want to shelter with most? Starbucks switches up its strategy for the time of COVID-19, and more. Brought to you by Taskin, the first name in stylish, premium-quality travel gear.

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IN THIS EPISODE

🚀 Disney+ hit "The Mandalorian" tries on some of their favorite 501's (at 1-min, 34-sec)

💥 The SuperFriends it ain't: The gory new, R-rated "Justice League" animated movie is pure <BLEEP> (at 3:38)

🕹 Virtually House Bound: The impact of COVID-19 on the future of virtual reality (at 5:07)

🏘 ADWEEK wants to know: With what "house" of brands would you want to shack up with most? (at 9:39)

🖖🏽 Turns out James T. Kirk may be into little green men, too (at 12:53)

🧗🏻‍North Face joins brands boycotting Facebook–will more join the party? (at 14:09)

☕️ Starbucks' plans for a post-"third place" world (at 14:45)

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Approximately 17-minutes, 3-seconds. For US audiences.

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🔑 3 Keys to Marketing in a Post-Pandemic World, Non-Essential Worker Barbie, Virtual Barbers & More

The Ricks share some of insights on marketing's new normal. Non-essential worker Barbie makes the most of quarantine. Baby reveals come to Zoom. Plus, are virtual barbers head and shoulders above the real thing?

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✂️ Weeks into lockdown, Rick W. is digging for his Flowbee (at 1-min, 11-second)

💇🏻‍♂️ Rick M. decides to cut his own hair—so what could go wrong? (at 1:50)

📈 Do out-of-work barbers have a future in consulting? (at: 3:00)

🏠 Sheltering-in-dreamhouse: Meet non-essential worker Barbie (at: 4:10)

🛍 Just how much has the coronavirus pandemic changed marketing? (at 5:38)

🌎 The digital world's population boom (at 6:50)

🍕 BOPIS with a side of pizza: Your business model, revisited (at 9:12)

💈 Will the new barbershop experience come with nitrous oxide? (at 11:00)

🎪 Can VR save trade shows? (at 11:34)

🤑 Is it time to cut your marketing budget? Or double down? (at 16:05)

🤝 Deal making in a post-handshake world (at 16:57)

👶🏻 Baby reveals, by way of Zoom (at 19:30)

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Approximately 20 minutes, 40 seconds. For US audiences.

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🍔 Burger King's Moldy Whopper, KFC's Vegan Fried Chicken, 'Stranger Things' Season 4, Gillian Anderson does ASMR & More

⚡️Burger King's moldy Whopper. Netflix hit 'Sex Education' whispers sweet nothings in your ear. Lucky Charms cereal can now be part of a well-balanced binge. And KFC rolls out … vegan fried chicken? Brought to you by Taskin, the first name in ultra-stylish, premium-quality travel gear, at taskinsf.com 🛩

IN THIS EPISODE:

📺 Stranger Things Season 4 trailer: Hopper lives—but does he also have Eleven-like powers? (at 2 min, 15 sec)

🤩 Famous for 15 Seconds: Now you can pay for shout-outs from C-list celebs (at 4:30)

🍗 Finger-licking WTF: KFC rolls out chicken-free chicken (insert your own joke here) (at 6:38)

🍔 Whopper Gross Out: Burger King goes for the mold—but it might make you hurl (at 8:45)

🚫 Hopping on the Brandwagon: McDonalds outdoor advertising goes logo-less (at 10:08)

🍨 Inside Scoop: Lucky Charms and Cinnamon Toast Crunch bring breakfast to your ice cream bowl (at 12:01)

🎧 'Sex Education: Gillian Anderson wants to give you a "brain orgasm" with ASMR (at 12:47)

🕶 Survey says: AR and VR set to disrupt travel marketing in next 5 years (at 14:52)

🛩 Ready, jet, go: Why you should roll instead of fold when packing (at 15:54)

🍲 These brands are made for walking: Fast food + fast fashion = the weirdest clogs ever (at 16:24)

🤣 This casual dining brand wants to have you "laughing so hard you pee" in their restaurants (at 17:39)

💎 Why settle for a horse and carriage when this brand will give you 1.53 carats? (at 18:13)

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Approx. 19 minutes, 38 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.