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🥽 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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🎁Interview–GiftSuite CEO Sangita Verma on Marketing in a Post-Pandemic World

HEADSHOT_Sangita Verma_GiftSuite_CEOIt's a Rick and Quick episode featuring an interview with GiftSuite CEO Sangita Verma, who is redefining the gift-giving experience in the time of COVID-19.

You're going to seriously dig GiftSuite's unique brand of thoughtfully-curated, tech-forward curios from socially-conscious companies.

Among our favorites: A water bottle with a UV-C LED bottle cap that sanitizes your water and can do the same for your keyboard and mobile phone at the wave of your hand.

It's a timely and insightful conversation with a serial entrepreneur who has made a name for herself by spotting hidden opportunities and capitalizing on them.  

 

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IN THIS EPISODE

🦠 Plan C: 3 top tips to marketers in a post-pandemic world (at 1 min, 45 sec)

⏱ Crisis marketing: Working at the speed of the news cycle  (at 4:43)

💡 The idea behind GiftSuite and  its Life 2020 collection (at 5:57)

💦     The germicidal bottle cap you didn't know you needed (at 8:04)

☮️     Finding the off-switch: The little device for calming your Vagus nerve (at 9:10)

🕴 You're never too young to launch a startup (at 10:36)

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Approx. 11 minutes, 48 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.


🍔 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.


📼 The Best of the 2010s, Part 4: Best TV Commercial

📺 In Part 4, the Ricks rate their favorite TV commercials of the last decade, from runners up to their #1 spot. Munchies and beer figure prominently. Go figure.

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Approx. 2 minutes, 48 seconds. For US audiences. Review cookie and privacy policies for iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud and all other streaming services.