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44 minutes | 6 days ago
Ad Chatter, Season 2, Episode 5 with featured guest Deb Morrison from University of Oregon
In this fun, informative, and optimistic episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier speaks with featured guest, Deborah Morrison, Ph.D. Morrison is the Carolyn Silva Chambers Distinguished Professor of Advertising at the University of Oregon. She’s also hard at work finishing her new book, “Brave Work in the Age of Climate Change.” Her book takes one of the big topics of our day. Advertising is a business that promotes consumption and resource extraction and has for decades. How do we now shift our mindset to reckon with what we’ve helped to cause? Can advertising agencies do that? Can marketers live in a world of less consumption? Dan and Deborah talk about the implications of climate change on the ad business, plus they discuss how today’s ad students differ from students of 10 or 20 years ago.
25 minutes | a month ago
Ad Chatter, Season 2, Episode 4: Georgia On Our Minds
In this episode, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn chat about Georgia's voter suppression laws and how big brands based in ATL like Coca-Cola and Delta are mostly "virtual signaling" in response. We also discuss three new campaigns from Key Bank, Tide, and Nissan:Key Bank's customers weigh their big financial decisions by calling on their former selves. Tide makes efforts to get people to wash their clothes in cold water because it's better for the environment. "The New Nissan" chooses a lane and the lane is "fun."
50 minutes | 2 months ago
Ad Chatter, Season 2, Episode 3 featuring special guest, John January, Co-CEO of Signal Theory
In this episode, Dan and David chat with John January, Co-CEO of Signal Theory with offices in Kansas City and Wichita. John talks about his background growing up in western Kansas and how he arrived in the position he's in today, co-leading one of the top agencies in KCMO and the midwest.John also shares stories about working through the pandemic and how his teams have adapted well to the challenges.If you are ready to hear from a genuine man and a true leader in the agency services business, this is your episode. Tune in and get 'the juice' right from the source.
21 minutes | 3 months ago
Ad Chatter, Season 2, Episode 2: COVID's Impact on Super Bowl LV Ads
In this new episode of Ad Chatter, co-hosts Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss COVID's impact on Super Bowl LV. Three of this season's Super Bowl ads, in particular, get a closer look:1) Pringles 2) Bud Light Seltzer Lemonade3) ChipotleDan and David also discuss Facebook's obscene Q4 earnings.
25 minutes | 4 months ago
Ad Chatter, Season 2, Episode 1: Polarized States of Disarray are Bad for Business
In this first Ad Chatter episode of 2021, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss some weighty topics, including:- The TV ad onslaught during the Georgia Senate races- SAG-AFTRA's call for a stop to all production in LA, bringing film and TV to another halt- Many advertisers pull their budgets in the wake of last week's deadly riot at the US Capitol- Twitter and Facebook finally do their jobs and cancel Don Trump's accounts- Richard Edelman's call for business leaders to lead in this time of crisis- AT&T's CEO minces no words, but has the company also pulled all funding from GOP lawmakers?- The emotional triggers that move people to buy in the first place
45 minutes | 4 months ago
Ad Chatter, Ep. 11: Gary Kroeger Goes From ‘SNL’ To CD (And Beyond)
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier talks with Gary Kroeger about his career experiences from “Saturday Night Live” to working as a Creative Director at an Iowa ad agency. Topics covered include:Chicago as a comedy proving groundThe SNL creative process (and why Larry David struggled there)The critical importance of presentation skills, in-person and virtuallyAdvertising to, and in, the “heartland” of AmericaWhy great Creative Directors should seek to “get fired” every dayHow the Democratic party should compete in red states
18 minutes | 5 months ago
Ad Chatter, Episode 10: A Recipe for Seduction, Plus
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss three new ad campaigns and a bad case of virtue signaling. The topics covered, include:- KFC's new soap opera on Lifetime is a classic advertising move from the fried chicken people- Alaska Airlines "Safety Dance" flashes back to the 1980s- The Year in Search year-end commercial from Google- The North face refused to sell jackets to a Texas oil and gas company. We ask "why?"
17 minutes | 6 months ago
Ad Chatter, Episode 9: Jacked Santa, "Cameron" Rides Again, and Beats by Dre
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss three new ad campaigns. The topics covered, include:- Two new holiday spots from Gym Source and Looney Advertising in Montclair, NJ- LiftMaster takes us back to *Ferris Bueller's Day Off* with the help of actor Alan Ruck (who played Cameron in the 1986 film)- A magnificent new two-minute film from Beats by Dre that puts the problem of racism in America into context in a way that benefits the brand and pushes for progress, all at once
21 minutes | 7 months ago
Noble Creatures, Oreos on Ice, Political Vulgarities, Pop Songs, and Bacon-Scented Masks
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss several new ad campaigns. Some of the topics covered, include:- A shout out to our friends at BlackLabelBacon.com- The difference between a Georgia Dawg and a U DUB Dawg- Big John Cornyn's vulgar attack ads against MJ Hegar- Rakuten's "Rocket Man" and the loss of original jingles- The Global Oreo Vault for All Human Kind (sugar highs and endless content holes) #StayPlayful
21 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 7: The Internal Creative Review from Hell and Consequent Damage to The Richards Group
In this episode of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss The Motel 6 incident and the damage being done in Dallas. Some of the points covered, include:- What is an Internal Creative Review?- Does Motel 6 have a moral high ground to stand on?- The problem with not knowing all the facts - Why did the agency tell the client? - UT considers dropping Stan's name from their school of advertising- The culture of passivity and back-channeling- Radio Mercury Award for Motel 6- The overwhelming need for learning how to have sensitive discussions- Plus, bonus coverage of "White House Dogs" from Rob Schwartz and friends
32 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep. 6: Special guest, David Blain, discusses the need for exceptional account service
Special guest David Blain, president of Saxton Horne in Sandy, Utah, discusses the lost art of account service and much more. David is a natural storyteller. Tune in to this 30-minute episode to hear David Blain the Ad Magician share:- What it was like to work "24-hours a day" on Intel in the 1990s- His thoughts on new business and selling great work- How his agency's automotive clients continue to sell cars during COVID-19- The need for and power of an in-house agency- The need for agency team members to "really get" what the client is all about- What qualities make for a great client- The raw power of creativity to change the score for a client - How to create a "climate of receptivity" for wild ideas
48 minutes | 7 months ago
Ad Chatter: Interview with Steve Harrison, author of “Can’t Sell Won’t Sell.”
In this special edition of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier talks with legendary British Creative Director Steve Harrison. Topics include Steve’s new book, “Can’t Sell Won’t Sell,” groupthink in the ad industry, the difference between the “somewheres” and “anywheres,” where advertising recruits its talent, when it’s right to take on social causes, and why Sir Martin Sorrell might pull a Keith Richards and outlast us all.
22 minutes | 7 months ago
Ad Chatter: Overworking people, plus new creative for Rao's Homemade, adidas, and Lenovo
In this edition of Ad Chatter, Dan Goldgeier and I discuss:The blight of overworking people in the agency businessRao's Homemade's deceptively simple homemade-looking adadidas and the KC Chiefs' QB Patrick Mahomes connect around Black Lives MatterLenovo Yoga's new product launch and the difficulty of naming projects
21 minutes | 8 months ago
Seriously Misleading, Beside the Point, Plus Ads That Make Fun of Ads
In this episode, Dan Goldgeier and David Burn discuss how the oil industry willfully deceived the American public for decades about the efficacy of plastics recycling; Ford Motors' and W+K's new flag-waving campaign (YOU-S-A!); Postmates' subliminal advertising spoofs; and a funny new campaign from the Texas Rangers.
21 minutes | 8 months ago
Ad Chatter: Wear A Mask and Proceed with Caution
Dan and David discuss the NFL's return, a new commercial for the National Restuarant Association, a new travel and tourism effort from the states of WY and SD, the value of a B Corporation, and Camp Jack, the new training program from Jack Morton.
16 minutes | 8 months ago
Ad Chatter, The Pilot: Diversity & Inclusion
We discuss four timely topics on this pilot episode:Hill Holliday’s newly stated commitment to diversity and inclusionThe NBA is out on strike300 Pizza Huts about to closeA wildly popular Direct-to-Consumer TV spot
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