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Now displaying: November, 2019
Nov 25, 2019

Anti-drug ad campaigns have been around for decades. From the Reagan era Just Say No campaign to the D.A.R.E. program we all remember from middle school. This week saw a new head scratcher of an ad from South Dakota titled 'Meth. We're On It.'

We talk about the meaning of the message with publishing editor Sara Jerde and emerging tech reporter Patrick Kulp. Plus, weighing in on this week's Adweek 50.

Nov 18, 2019

This week saw a number of new holiday ads many of them from the U.K. Take a listen to some of the best so far and a look at what's to come.

Plus, our Young Influential cover star Jay Shetty tells us why he's trying to make wisdom go viral and what drives his creativity. "Pressure is not based on judgement. Pressure is based on the desire to grow and to learn," he tells Adweek's Ko Im who is a guest on this week's podcast alongside Gen ZEOs podcast host Nick Gardner.

David Griner and Kimeko McCoy co-host.

Nov 10, 2019

This episode of Yeah, That's Probably an Ad was recorded in Palm Springs, Calif. as Brandweek 2019 was winding down last week. Adweek's executive editor Stephanie Paterik, tech and brands editor Josh Sternberg, retail reporter Ann-Marie Alcántara and video producer Nick Gardner recap the best insight and takeaways from brands ranging from Chipotle and Popeyes to Lufthansa, Hilton, JetBlue and many more.

Nov 3, 2019

It's a jam-packed podcast this week: Popeyes Chicken Sandwich is back, political ads on Twitter are gone and it's that time of year again: Brand Genius.

With much of the Adweek staff covering our Brandweek event in Palm Springs this week, we take time to talk about our annual marquee honor: the Brand Genius awards, which is taking place during Brandweek. We chat about Brand Save honoree Stand Up to Cancer and our Brand Visionary Chrissy Teigen, about her other role as mayor of Twitter.

David Griner and Kimeko McCoy co-host this week's podcast and are joined by senior writer Diana Pearl and senior editor Robert Klara. Plus, analysis on Twitter's political ad ban from platforms reporter Shoshana Wodinsky.

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