Uncle Ben and a host of other brand mascots just lost their jobs! Join Mike Gastin as he talks about the decisions made by Pepsico, Mars, Conagra, and Land-O-Lakes to get rid of their questionable mascots.
Gil Scott-Haron said in his famous song from 1971, that the revolution will not be televised. Unfortunately, the revolution is being coopted by giant corporations and brands. In this episode we talk about the current BLM protests and how global brands seem to be jumping on the bandwagon.
Join me as we talk about the juxtaposition of man’s greatest achievement—launching people into space—while at the same time America’s cities burn over the unjust death of George Floyd at the hands of police.