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A weekly podcast about all things advertising. Two ladies in the industry discuss brand campaigns, agency news and shakeups, weird commercials that make no sense, and everything in between.

Mar 12, 2020

This week in Hot Off the Bench Press, Coronavirus sucks and the ad industry is feeling it, some brands stink up International Women’s Day (Shell, we’re looking at you) and some do it right, and BMW makes a kinda big but also kinda not change.

Then, Ashley’s Six Pack Story is all about the wasteland of advertising...

Feb 27, 2020

This week in Hot Off the Bench Press, the debate of JIF vs GIF continues (even though it’s definitely, no question, a hard G), we finally talk about the moldy whopper, Reddit gets into advertising, the hottest new artist is squeaky clean, and Vayner posts a really dumb job listing.

Then, Ashley talks trash and perfume...

Feb 20, 2020

This week in Hot Off the Bench Press, KFC is a shoe-in for weirdest fast food restaurant ever, a circle back on a failing brand (or not brand), Heineken is NOT for the man of the table, Pepsi proposes, things only happen in Vegas, and good agencies make bad work.

Then, Sandy talks about Valentine’s Day marketing from...

Feb 6, 2020

This week, we recap the Super Bowl ads we loved and really didn't love, give them some random, totally made up awards, then give out the coveted 8-Pack Award (which is also totally made up).

Our winners (which isn't always a good thing):


Hard Rock

Bud Light


Mountain Dew





Jan 16, 2020

This week in Hot Off the Bench Press, meat invades Tik Tok, Planet Fitness gets in on the Peloton fun, Baby Yoda is the cutest thing in the entire world and Ashley is willing to fight you on that, Bogusky peaces out, Gen Z is skeptical while boomers love mail, and the Northern Lights save you money on Northern flights.