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Under The Influence

 

Under The Influence

Take an unprecedented ride through the hallways of the ad industry.

Host and adman Terry O'Reilly explores why we make the shopping decisions we make, and how we are influenced by words, colours and images. He tells stories of the remarkable creativity found at the higher realms of marketing, and analyzes the ads we love to hate.

Under The Influence is not a show about advertising.

It's a show about life through the lens of advertising.

Updated: Saturdays
Download episodes from this podcast for: 4 Weeks
Visit Show Site: http://www.cbc.ca/undertheinfluence


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Dam betrays Trudeau's pledge to First Nations, say critics

Despite a promise to forge a new relationship with Indigenous peoples, the Trudeau government's support of the Site C dam is facing criticism. The dam is opposed by First Nation leaders, the Royal Society of Canada and Amnesty International.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:20]

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'Some relief': Taran Killam's SNL ax

Well-liked and versatile actor Taran Killam reflects on life after his six season run with Saturday Night Live.

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[mp3 file: runs00:66:58]

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Toll of assisted deaths on doctors

What impact do assisted deaths take on the doctors involved? Dr. Jeff Blackmer says some doctors will struggle, and Canada needs a framework to support them.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:41]

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Conservation officer kills 9 bears in 'most difficult week'

A B.C. conservation officer says Revelstoke residents' carelessness with their food and trash led to the euthanization of nine bears there last week. Guest host Laura Lynch interviews Dan Bartol.

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Summer Series: Bookmarks 2016

The research team at Under The Influence does a lot of reading over the year, and finds a lot of great stories - many of which don't fit into our regular episodes. But that doesn't mean they shouldn't be told. This week, we share those stories.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:41]


Summer Series: Brand Envy 2016

This is our annual episode where Terry tells some interesting stories about the brands he admires. From the first toy ever advertised on TV, to a teen magazine dedicated to heartthrobs, each brand has a special reason why it has survived and thrived.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:48]


Summer Series: Strange Bedfellows: Advertising & Porn, Part II

This week, it's part two of our Strange Bedfellows episode. It's not just smaller brands that are beginning to advertise on porn sites, Hollywood has come knocking, too. And at the same time, porn sites are starting to advertise in mainstream media.

Download Summer Series: Strange Bedfellows: Advertising & Porn, Part II
[mp3 file: runs 00:26:59]


Summer Series: Strange Bedfellows: Advertising & Porn

This week, we explore the increasingly blurry line between advertising and pornography. There has always been a line advertisers wouldn't cross to promote their wares - but now some marketers have tiptoed over that line to advertise on porn sites.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:26:21]


Summer Series: Business As Unusual: The World of Business-To-Business Advertising

This week, we explore the world of business-to-business advertising. It used to be the most boring advertising in the world, but all that changed when B2B companies dared advertise on the Super Bowl.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:29:38]