Under the Influence with Terry O'Reilly

Under the Influence with Terry O'Reilly

CBC Radio

Under the Influence gives listeners a rare backstage pass into the hallways, boardrooms and recording studios of the ad industry. Join host and adman Terry O’Reilly for fascinating (and humorous) stories that connect the dots between pop culture, marketing and human nature.

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This week, we look at one of the oldest advertising mediums - skywriting. From its beginning back in the early 1920s, skywriting was once the most sensational advertising medium in the country. We’ll look at the most famous skywriting campaigns, the most recent billboards in the sky and some of the most amusing spelling errors.

Previous episodes

  • 493 - S10E08 - Celestial Advertising: The Art of Skywriting 
    Thu, 25 Feb 2021
  • 492 - S10E07 - It’s Finger Lickin’ Bad: Marketing in the Time of Covid 
    Thu, 18 Feb 2021
  • 491 - S10E05 - It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superheroes in Advertising! 
    Thu, 04 Feb 2021
  • 490 - S10E04 - Escape Or Die Frying: The Art Of The Movie Poster 
    Thu, 28 Jan 2021
  • 489 - S7E16 (Archive) - Brand Envy 2018 
    Mon, 13 Jan 2020
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