Speaking Human

Speaking Human

Simplifying the Marketing World for Humans. Speaking Human is hosted by Patrick Jebber and Shad Connelly from MONSTERS Unlimited, a Creative Agency with a Business Brain. Learn more at speakinghuman.com

Episodes

July 15, 2022 24 min
We hazard a second look at the AutoTrader spot that put the Duke boys back behind the wheel and burn rubber with our picks for the wildest auto ads ever to hit the airwaves. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We navigate back to the year 2012 to re-examine the Mapplegate scandal and map out the most memorable brand controversies of the past 10 years. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We release our personal picks for the most memorable and repeatable catchphrases in modern advertising history. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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April 12, 2022 18 min
We rise from the grave to relive the long-forgotten marketing war between DISH network and AMC, and feast on the flesh of other notable zombie-themed ads. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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March 7, 2022 20 min
We peddle our thoughts on Peloton’s fork-in-the-road moment, and share a list of past fitness trends we’ve left in the dust. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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February 8, 2022 29 min
We take another bite out of the campaign that we talked 10 years ago on the very first episode of this podcast and munch on a couple other more recent snack-related marketing morsels. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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December 28, 2021 28 min
We salute the bold, creative, and amusing marketing efforts that awed us with their awesomeness this year and made us think about something other than viruses... if only for a few sweet fleeting moments. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We metabolize our thoughts on the metamorphosis of Facebook by answering a series of metaphorical questions about the life and times of the world’s largest social network. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We recap the amazing, astonishing and awe-inspiring marketing feats of 2015 by presenting the winners of our second annual Awesome Awards. Slap on your Apple Watch and hit play on the new Adele album because we’re about to give out some hardware! Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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October 26, 2021 28 min
We harvest our thoughts on the wild growth of plant-based foods and grill up some marketing efforts aimed at selling people on meatless meats.

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We sound off on some pitch-perfect examples of "sonic branding" that are sure to be stuck inside your head long after this episode goes quiet.

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September 4, 2021 20 min
We tune in to the iconic marketing campaign and subsequent promo spots that helped make MTV a pop-culture juggernaut in the 80s and 90s. Get show notes for this episode, check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast and sign up for updates via email by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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August 8, 2021 18 min
We cool down by scooping out marketing musings on current trends, classic slogans, and captivating flavors from the ice cream world. Get show notes for this episode, check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast and sign up for updates via email by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We field some big questions about the brand changeup coming to Cleveland and rank the recent history of pro sports teams that changed their names without switching cities. Get show notes for this episode, check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast and sign up for updates via email by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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July 12, 2021 14 min
We unwrap the enigma behind a puzzling new trend more brands are adopting—but we can’t tell you what it is, you have to listen to unlock the secret. Get show notes for this episode, check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast and sign up for updates via email by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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June 20, 2021 2 min
On episode #144 of the Speaking Human podcast… 
We buy into the idea that maybe “buy” is the wrong word for digital items like movies, TV shows, and music that customers may not actually own.

As you might imagine, during our recordings, sometimes we have side topics that aren't focused or part of the main podcast theme... those end up being cutaways, basically they're throwaway conversations... some lasting only a couple of m...
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June 20, 2021 17 min
We buy into the idea that maybe “buy” is the wrong word for digital items like movies, TV shows, and music that customers may not actually own. Get show notes for this episode, check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast and sign up for updates via email by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We consider what an alternative universe would look like if brands advertised what people really think about their products. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We invest everything we’ve got in non-fungible tokens and then try to figure out if what we own actually has any real value. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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We storm our brains for ideas on what the next phase of social media might look (and sound) like. Get show notes for this episode and check out past episodes of the Speaking Human podcast by visiting speakinghuman.com.
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