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Now displaying: August, 2018
Aug 27, 2018

This week we're joined by Michael Krivicka, co-founder of viral hit factory Thinkmodo, which recently disbanded after eight years. Michael shares his breakthrough into viral marketing, his biggest hits (like "Telekinetic Coffee Shop Surprise") and what's next now that he's going solo.

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Aug 20, 2018

Are creatives and brands playing it too safe in the Trump era? While the nation has become intensely polarized and politically opinionated, marketing creativity has gotten blander than ever. This week, we look at the creative hangover since the election—and why many think it may soon be ending. We also discuss Aretha Franklin's surprisingly robust legacy in advertising, the marketing genius of Ryan Reynolds and this year's winners of Adweek's Project Isaac innovation awards.

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Aug 6, 2018

Alex Bogusky, the once and future king of creativity, is returning to CP+B, so of course we have to talk about his legacy, absence and second coming. We also talk about Under Armour's brand chief moving to Nike, the week's best ads and our annual Grad Guide packed with tips for those entering the workforce.

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