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Now displaying: August, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

People love that chicken from Popeyes so much it's selling out. At least the new chicken sandwich is, thanks to a fast food Twitter fight. We give it a taste test and give you the backstory of the the marketing. Plus Disney+ makes some marketing moves as Netflix prepares for battle.

This week's episode is brought to you by IBM and the new Institute for Brand Marketing hosted here on Adweek.com starting in September.

Aug 19, 2019

As Viacom and CBS announce plans to (re)merge, Adweek TV guru Jason Lynch is back on the podcast just in time to tell us what this and other big TV announcements in recent weeks mean for the future of streaming. We also look at the winners in this year's Adweek Project Isaac Awards, honoring inventive marketing.

Aug 12, 2019

On this week's edition we talk about the closing of independent advertising Barton F. Graf, what it means for creative shops and the industry at large. Plus a mid-year brand check. From legacies like AB InBev to startups like Away, which brands are standing out. 

This week’s panel is:

Kimeko McCoy, Adweek social editor

Ann-Marie Alcántara, Adweek retail reporter

David Griner, Adweek creative and innovation editor

Aug 3, 2019

On the Adweek podcast we talk about the crisis at the border for two of the biggest agencies: Ogilvy and Edelman. Their work for government agencies is conflicting with their employees' beliefs and each is taking a different path. Plus, Nitro Cold Brew Buzz, a taste test of the summer's hottest cold drink.

On this week: David Griner, Kimeko McCoy, Kelsey Sutton and Patrick Coffee.

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