Ad Age Ad Lib

By Ad Age

Ad Lib features unscripted conversations with some of the biggest personalities in media and marketing, speaking off the cuff with Ad Age editor Brian Braiker. The goal here is to do away with spin and jargon and get to know some of the more influential and innovative people in this space — and understand the humans behind the titles. 

  1. 1.
    Why Rick Astley is never gonna give up snacks or drums
    39:30
  2. 2.
    How The Lincoln Project’s endless stream of viral ads were actually made (in record time)
    40:59
  3. 3.
    Behind Hendrick's Gin's quirky ad approach
    29:50
  4. 4.
    Behind Calm's unexpected Election Night win
    28:48
  5. 5.
    How Activision Blizzard found success amid a global pandemic
    32:36
  6. 6.
    How streaming news channels made their mark in the 2020 election
    22:17
  7. 7.
    How to not miss the mark in multicultural marketing
    43:37
  8. 8.
    The state of the CMO
    31:04
  1. 9.
    How a microbe from Yellowstone could shake up the food industry
    28:37
  2. 10.
    LinkedIn’s head of global sales on the early pandemic ad panic
    33:00
  3. 11.
    Omnicom Media Group CEO on how covid has changed the ad landscape
    26:57
  4. 12.
    Marketing a Mexican import
    38:00
  5. 13.
    Main Street One CEO Curtis Hougland on the launch of a senior political influencer network
    32:22
  6. 14.
    Defeating D.C. Council's ad and personal information tax
    27:49
  7. 15.
    Moving from CMO to CEO
    32:41
  8. 16.
    Marketing the (delayed) Olympics
    33:07
  9. 17.
    The latest ad law news
    35:53
  10. 18.
    Mark Robinson
    50:31
  11. 19.
    Taking Latin-inspired creative to the mainstream
    40:05
  12. 20.
    Publicis CMO Justin Billingsley on the Power of One and what his client-side past brings to his new role
    42:00
  13. 21.
    Behind the AP’s new marketing push
    39:03
  14. 22.
    There’s no mistaking Leeann Leahy
    38:30
  15. 23.
    Auto marketing during the pandemic
    34:54
  16. 24.
    The pandemic paradox
    37:24
  17. 25.
    Marketing cannabis during the pandemic
    43:28
  18. 26.
    Finding creative inspiration in a pandemic
    38:06
  19. 27.
    Behind the e-commerce surge
    32:35
  20. 28.
    Brian Braiker, former editor, Ad Age
    48:15
  21. 29.
    Jason DeLand, founding partner, Anomaly
    38:30
  22. 30.
    Nick Kokonas, author and restaurateur
    26:24
  23. 31.
    Mira Kaddoura, founder and ECD, Red &. Co.
    34:47
  24. 32.
    Debra Lee, former Chairman and CEO, BET
    46:00
  25. 33.
    Taylor Lorenz, New York Times reporter
    37:46
  26. 34.
    Bill Koenigsberg, founder and CEO, Horizon Media
    42:16
  27. 35.
    Louisa Wong, COO, Carat
    36:46
  28. 36.
    Martin Sorrell, S4 Capital
    57:22
  29. 37.
    Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein, founders of Goodby Silverstein & Partners
    39:59
  30. 38.
    Amy Astley, editor-in-chief, Architectural Digest
    35:02
  31. 39.
    Mark Read, CEO/executive director, WPP
    45:00
  32. 40.
    Wyclef Jean
    57:07
  33. 41.
    David Droga (Repeat)
    27:22
  34. 42.
    Andrew Robertson, CEO, BBDO Worldwide
    34:59
  35. 43.
    Terence Kawaja, CEO, Luma Partners
    42:51
  36. 44.
    David-Michel Davies, CEO, the Webby Awards
    39:14
  37. 45.
    Live from Ad Age: Next
    35:46
  38. 46.
    David Angelo, co-founder, David & Goliath
    36:00
  39. 47.
    Jarrod Dicker, vp commercial technology and development, Washington Post
    48:21
  40. 48.
    Paul Woolmington, CEO, Canvas
    44:35
  41. 49.
    Jessica Pels, editor-in-chief, Cosmopolitan
    36:34
  42. 50.
    Barak Moffit, Universal Music Group
    35:45

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