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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 31, 2019

We caught up with Dan Goods, NASA Visual Strategist, at the D&AD Festival in London to learn how the famed space administration uses creativity to inspire a new generation of explorers and celebrate the incredible technology we often take for granted.

 

 

May 24, 2019

With bold, empowering and award-winning marketing that's rewriting the rules around how periods and women's bodies are portrayed in advertising, Essity (sold under Bodyform, Libresse and other brand names) is defiantly tackling taboos around the globe.

This week, we caught up with brand manager Martina Poulopati and agency partner Nadja Lossgott of AMV BBDO to discuss #BloodNormal and "Viva La Vulva," which won top honors at D&AD shortly after our interview at the London festival.

 

May 18, 2019

Weird brand Twitter can't be stopped, and each year it seems to get weirder. Send the kids out of earshot, because this week we're talking about some of the most bizarre and unsettling tweets we've seen over the years, including this past week's "pee jar" incident. 

This week's panel:

• Kimeko McCoy, Social Editor, Adweek
• Ann-Marie Alcántara, Staff Writer, Adweek
• David Griner, Creative and Innovation Editor, Adweek

May 8, 2019

Amazon has been rolling out more and more house brands in recent years, undercutting third-party sellers while often repackaging the exact same products. This week, Adweek staff writer Lisa Lacy joins the podcast to explain Amazon's strategy and the pressures it puts on sellers when their own ecommerce platform becomes their No. 1 competitor.

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