247 episodes

A weekly podcast where we talk about the best part of watching television: The commercials! Andrew, Genevieve and their guests discuss the ads they love, the ads they hate, and the ads that they love to hate (we're looking at you, Movantik.) afterthesemessagesshow@gmail.com

After These Messages Podcast Andrew Walsh & Genevieve Haas

    • TV & Film

A weekly podcast where we talk about the best part of watching television: The commercials! Andrew, Genevieve and their guests discuss the ads they love, the ads they hate, and the ads that they love to hate (we're looking at you, Movantik.) afterthesemessagesshow@gmail.com

    #247 The Horn Identity

    #247 The Horn Identity

    It's a real jinglepalooza this week! With the help of a musical listener stuck in quarantine, Vieves quizzes Andrew on some classic commercial jingles. Plus the Ad Council sings the classics of their childhoods.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    #246 Won't somebody PLEASE think of the children

    #246 Won't somebody PLEASE think of the children

    Special guests Gus (who's ten and a half years old)and his mom Phyllis (we didn't ask her age)join Andrew and Vieves for a look at commercials through the eyes of a child. It turns out, the kids are alright...with some SUPER weird commercials. The darkness is real, ya'lll.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    #245 Faulty Breaks

    #245 Faulty Breaks

    Andrew and Vieves consider commercials built on flawed premises, failed leaps of logic, and shaky foundations. Or is it all just a lot of smoke and mirrors to disguise a rant about Gordon Ramsay? Plus, a cereal commercial featuring implied bestiality proves the 90s were a weird time to be alive.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    #244 Bot And Sold

    #244 Bot And Sold

    A half-baked theory on the emotional range of commercial robots leads Andrew and Vieves to interrogate the true nature of the mechanical man as he endeavors to sell everything from toilet paper to cell phone plans. Plus, a musical legend leaves behind a diverse commercial legacy.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    #243 That New Car Sell

    #243 That New Car Sell

    What happened to the car commercials of yore? Back in the day, carmakers didn't bother with drone footage of cars cruising along a coastline or navigating empty cityscapes. No, they offered us a vision of the fantastic: spandex-clad Romeos, 9-to-5 Tarzans, and women scientists! Andrew and Vieves marvel at car commercials as they once were.

    • 52 min
    #242 Innuendo And Out The Other

    #242 Innuendo And Out The Other

    "It." Everyone's doing it, getting it or thinking about it, but what is "it", and why does it sound so gosh dang dirty when it's used in commercials.? It's innuendo galore this week. Plus, thirsty Ja Rule is thirsty.

    • 44 min

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