11 – The slow death of journalism, virtual singers, shrinking chocolate and shrinking politicians’ brains
In which we discuss the decline and fall of ‘real news’ and journalism as we finish our interview with award-winning writer Mike Sager. Before that, two boomers dissect Jimi Hendrix’s lyrics, bemoan the fact that old rockers need to turn themselves into living holograms, debate the health benefits of shrinkflation and explore the relationship between […]
In which we update listeners about the ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ case, finish our interview with influencer expert Nataly Levesque, ask why Kim Kardashian airbrushes her burgers, look at America’s ‘clear as mud’ gun culture and bemoan the fact that even virtual influencers are making more money than we are! The Good, The Bad […]
Episode 7 – is ‘badvertising’ a tautology, Trump and newspeak, tasteless burger and beauty ads and Musk invents Twitter
In which we ask award-winning copywriter Jim Morris why so much advertising is clear as mud, as well as measure the bullshit output from former presidents, space-seeking billionaires and game show contestants. Interview links Jim Morris’ website Badvertising on Amazon Tip of the Freberg (John Cody Online) The Good, The Bad and The Hilarious links […]
In which we speak with acclaimed writer Mike Sager, who was at Ground Zero for a key moment in the history of fake news – the Janet Cooke Pulitzer Prize scandal. This story has it all: sex, drugs, rock and roll, politics, profanity – and a real-life cameo role for Ray! In this American-themed episode, Ray and Lawrence also discuss how Fox News viewers can be redeemed for $15 an hour, the worst car launch of all time, and America’s stupidest murderer.