Talking Points
June 2022

Stranger Things Are Happening on Netflix

Finally, our Parting Shot takes a peek at how Netflix is employing a new, under-the-radar way to include product advertising in its show content after years of resisting any kind of marketing in or around its streaming series

Celebrate Virtual Earth Day

Then, in our Parting Shot learn how Earth Day is going virtual in the age of COVID. You’ll get some ideas on how you can safely celebrate your environmental interests with friends and family in your own way.

Best to Worst of Super Bowl LVI

This month’s Parting Shots wraps up the best—and worst—commercials from Super Bowl LVI. Advertisers spend millions of dollars on them each year; sometime scoring big, but other times fumbling.

The Greatest Super Bowl Commercials of All Time

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Our Parting Shots as always, will leave you with a lasting smile. We wrap up with our favorite Super Bowl commercials from the decades of past classics, including one special tribute you won’t want to miss.

“Rebuild the World” with Legos for the Holiday Season

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This month’s Parting Shot could get you in the mood for holiday gift giving to a younger person on your list. It’s a Lego commercial that takes you through a few of the different worlds that Legos help kids enter, while obliterating the boundaries between them. Star Wars stormtroopers attacked by bumblebees? Why not?

Pandemic Zoom Bloopers

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Finally, our Parting Shot shows you just why it’s so important to remain self-aware while on camera at home. One careless slip-up could transform you into an overnight, viral internet star on YouTube.

Humanity Is Unstoppable

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This month’s Parting Shot wraps up Talking Points with another compelling use of branded content. Every so often, a brand ad comes along that stops us in our tracks. Nike is famous for such ads, and their latest is no exception.

Don’t Let Your Words Grow Tired

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This month’s Parting Shot introduces Buzzword Bingo. We share several “marketing phrases turned clichés” that you should avoid in your communications.

Pedigree Pumps Up Pet Adoptions

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For our Parting Shot article, we explore the newest way you can adopt a pet. Pedigree is supporting contactless pet adoptions by hosting virtual meet-and-greet sessions over video.

Music Brings Us Together

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This month’s Parting Shot hopes to unite us all in song. We selected four videos from the recent One World: Together At Home broadcast so you can hear what today’s top music artists sound like when they perform at home.