The Slate and Main Podcast
Weekly updates on video marketing from the ones who know it best.
What do consumer holidays, Facebook’s massive FTC fine, and scooter-related deaths all have in common? Yes, it IS this podcast. It’s tech-talk galore as Hunter and Jake hit on Amazon, Facebook, and the creepy possibility of an Alexa on wheels.
Fireworks weren’t the only things blowing up this last week. Nike and Adidas each had their turn as well. Jake and Hunter address the many sports-wear controversies of the previous week, continue their conversation on the power of cause-marketing, and check the temperature on the video streaming wars.
Cause-based marketing is making a splash everywhere these days, but is it working? And why? Alfonso Cuaron had some thoughts on that, and we’ve got thoughts on his thoughts. Plus, we revisit the problem of Deepfakes and the potential solutions. Listen in!
What do the Ad Age, Mary Meeker, and Cannes all have in common? They all had a big week. Fortunately, Hunter and Jake are here to summarize all the data and hit on the highlights that marketers need to hear. Listen in!
This week Jake and Hunter celebrate one whole year of successful podcasting, somehow managing hit 52 episodes in 52 weeks. To commemorate the occasion, they look back at some of the last years most defining themes and what they mean, as well as hit on all the hot Vox news. Listen in and celebrate!
Regulation, innovation, and the end of an institution. This week Jake and Hunter hit on antitrust, Microsoft phones, and Google’s server failure, plus plenty more. There’s a lot of news this week; don’t miss a minute of it.
A picture speaks a thousand words, but now a picture and can do even more than that. Jake and Hunter break down the latest in AI fakery, its possible uses and the potential downsides as well. Plus, more streaming speculation. Check it out.
Game of Thrones: Over. Big Bang Theory: Over. Grumpy Cat: Over. This podcast? Still going strong. Jake and Hunter take on the issue of endings, with plenty of time left over to hit on a fan-favorite topic: subscription content. From HBO to Disney, big changes are coming. Tune in this week to find out what they are.
TV isn’t healthy. No, not just for you, but the industry, too. Nielsen reports bode ill for prime time, and Jake and Hunter discuss the ramifications. It gets even weirder, though, with the recent report of many New Media publishers taking a flying leap from their previous evaluations. Is nothing sacred anymore? This episode evaluates the publisher landscape, from TV to digital. Listen in!
Ever feel down? Sad? Blue? That’s how Burger King has made Hunter feel with their run of bad video ads. Along with Jake, this week is an review of Newfronts’ news, Game of Thrones’ viral Starbucks cup, and the importance of staying hydrated.