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David Boles: Human Meme

Welcome to the David Boles: Human Meme podcast! You may subscribe via Apple iTunes, Google Play Music, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, Spotify and RSS or your own podcast player. We explore ideas of knowing, merits of sharing, and the danger of thought -- as one listener wrote about this podcast; "Mindfulness with an edge" and another said, "You have the spirit of philosophy; you inspire dialectic thoughts." David Boles lives at, writes for, and publishes with David Boles' memetic conundrum considers the braided prairie pause against the sinking sky: "I can't see what it is; and I don't know what it isn't."

Feb 27, 2024

Let's start with a bit of history. Advertising, in some form or another, has been around for centuries. Think ancient civilizations – they had their own ways of advertising, be it through town criers or market stalls. But it was the printing press in the 15th century that really set the stage for advertising as we...

Aug 5, 2021

Body shaming makes its TV advertising debut in the guise of a false celebration. There's a fine line between being Woke, Virtue Signalling, and making fun of people all in order to sell us soap and body lotion. We are valued only by what we buy because that's the real Average American Dream.

Dec 28, 2016

Own your own promotional core! We wonder with you about the benefits of advertising and marketing. Are you able to use your own Horse Sense to defeat those who wish to decay your original intention? Sublimate yourself!

Nov 25, 2016

What happened to GE television advertising? We vivisect GE Ad campaigns over the last 30 years. Why did GE move the idea of them -- and of us! -- from warm and bright to forlorn and stupid?

Nov 3, 2016

Why does the salesmanship of childhood stick with us inside the adult? We dissect some of the most memorable commercials from the 1970s to wonder at the everlasting effects upon their intended, advertising, targets.