319 Urban Legends

 
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By Terry O'Reilly CBC. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Bulletin… bulletin… bulletin… this just in… the actor who played “Mikey” in the Life Cereal Ads did not die as result of consuming pop rocks and cola (or from any other cause). Just as not-dead is Jared Fogel, spokesman for Subway restaurants. A tooth will not dissolve when left in Coca Cola overnight. And Pepsi did not have to give a Harrier Jet to a business student who sued them over a “Pepsi Points” TV ad in the 90’s. Join Terry O’Reilly around the campfire as he explores Urban Legends surrounding advertising. He’ll debunk a few of the howlers, and tell stories of a few that are true.

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