99% Invisible

286- A 700-Foot Mountain of Whipped Cream

53:48 | Nov 28th, 2017

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While the 1960s shift in print and TV advertising has been heavily documented and mythologized by Mad Men, Madison Avenue’s radiophonic collision with the counterculture is less well known. A radio advertising producer, writer, and composer, Clive De...Show More


Beautifully sentimental history of radio advertising. Toronto gets an honourable mention. This is the 2nd podcast I’ve heard in recent weeks that references the iconic “It’s the Real Thing” Coke ad from the 70s.