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🔮 Our 2022 Predictions Scorecard, Cuffing Season Pick-Up Lines From ChatGPT, 'The Volume' & More

In our annual Predictions Scorecard episode, the Ricks revisit their big predictions for the year—what they got right, what they got ridiculously wrong, in the worlds of marketing, media, tech and pop culture. Plus: Cuffing Season pick-up lines generated by ChatGPT, Netflix's "1899" cranks up "The Volume," and a whole lot more. From December 28, 2022. 

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IN THIS EPISODE:

📖 Rick M sends Rick W a "Die Hard" children's holiday gift book (at 1-min 57-sec)
🎬 "1899" on Netflix cranks up "The Volume" (at 3:25)
🦶🏼 Rick M's predictions about a Lotrimin-branded NFT (at 5:00)
📺 Overly-optimistic about box office, but nailing streaming(at 5:48)
🏢 Mixed results on predictions for the hybrid workforce (at 7:37)
📈 Adding a "D" for "Democracy" to ESG Funds? Not yet (at 9:46)
🦠 "What Covid?" by Summer & return to lockdowns by Fall? (at 10:50)
0️⃣ Nailing the # of Tesla Cybertrucks delivered in 2022 (at 12:36)
🌐 Metaverse: Boom time or empty & sad virtual worlds? (at 13:37)
🤖 ChatGPT's best pick-up lines come with warnings (at 17:35)
🤬 Survey says: "The gift that keeps on grating" (at 19:52)
🏈 Look who's advertising in Super Bowl LVII (at 20:48)

Approx. 22 minutes and 20 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🕶 Meta Quest Pro—First Impressions

💥 One Rick just got the new Meta Quest Pro. The other Rick has pressing questions. In this Rick and Quick episode, we capture some first impressions of Meta's premium-quality AR/VR headset and the premium price tag that comes with it. With Meta's VR division operating at a loss of more than $9 billion during the first three quarters of the year, could this $1,499 mixed-reality headset help turn things around? From Nov 5.

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IN THIS EPISODE:

🤘🏻 Meta's new Quest Pro is here (at :28 seconds)
👾 Pro comes packed with pixels, processors, sensors & cameras galore (at :44)
🌀 Not just VR anymore: The Quest for mixed, augmented and virtual reality (at 1:05)
📦 Pro logistics: Started shipping on Tuesday, arrived on Wednesday (at 1:17 seconds)
👔 It's not just for games, either—Pro is serious business, too (at 1:35)
😵‍💫 But is all this heavy-duty technology light enough for all-day use? (at 2:10)
😎 Immersion tradeoff or trip-up: A view to a thrill—or your feet? (at 3:35)
🤯 Look out, James Cameron: Next-level facial tracking means expressive avatars
🤦🏻‍♂️ An engineering headcase: How (and where) does Pro fit? (at 4:02)
😶 The $1,499 question: Does Meta Quest Pro live up to its price? (at 4:42)

Approx. 5 minutes, 52 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🚘Top 5 Car Brands by Generation, 'Tenet' Hits Theaters & What Do Shoppers Really Think About Masks?

🚙 In the conclusion this last week's episode: The Ricks look at a surprising new list of the most-loved car brands for Millennials, Gen X and more. Epic Games Takes Aim at Apple. Plus: What shoppers think about your store's mask requirement, and more. From September 6. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

⚡️This List of Top 5 Car Brands by Generation is Electrifying (at 20-seconds)

⏲ The Ricks Look Inside an Internet Minute (at 3-min, 50-sec)

🍎 Epic Games Spoof of Apple's '1984' Hits Hard (at 5:18)

⏳Christopher Nolan's Sci-Fi Actioner 'Tenet' Hits Theaters (at 5:45)

😷 What Shoppers Think About Stores That Require Masks (at 6:18)

⚖️ How Many Companies Use A/B Testing to Increase Landing Page Conversion? (at 7:09)

Approximately 9-minutes, 26-seconds. For US audiences.
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💬 Monetizing Video Streaming Events–Symposium.us Founder Joe Baumgartel

Joe_baumgartel_symposiumThe video streaming economy we've all found ourselves operating within has had a few major drawbacks: the inability to easily charge admittance or make large scale events interactive for attendees.

Symposium.us is designed to change that.

In this Rick and Quick episode, we get the inside scoop from Symposium founder and CEO Joe Baumgartel. Spoiler alert: You're going to want to hear this—and so will everyone from online influencers, to consultants, to personal trainers, to ComicCon (and CES).

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Approx. 6-min, 45-sec. For US audiences.
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𐃏 The Bronco is Back, ComicCon@Home, BK Augments Your Sesame Seed Buns & More

The Ricks are bowled over by the 2021 Ford Bronco. Burger King augments your sesame seed buns. Apple's "Underdogs" ask "Is everyone wearing pants" during video calls. "The Boys" whale of a season two trailer, and more. From August 2. 

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IN THIS EPISODE

👍🏻One Rick tries out a new biometrics hack, and it doesn't end well (at :56-seconds)

🦹‍♂️The Boys Season 2 Trailer drops at the ComicCon that wasn't (at 2:23)

🐎The Ford Bronco is Back (Minus the Ford) (at 7:36)

🍎Apple's "Underdogs" are hit and miss on working from home (at 10:58)

🎤Burger King's augments your sesame seed buns (at 13:07)

🐔KFC's 3D Printed Chicken Nuggets * (at 14:38)

👨🏽‍💻CES 2021 pulls a ComicCon@Home (at 15:29)

🍕Is Domino's Noid back on the prowl? (at 16:46)

Approx. 18-min, 15-sec. For US audiences.

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