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FistShark Marketing

FistShark Marketing is an improvisational comedy podcast series, starring Jim Sterling and Conrad Zimmerman as corrupt, amoral executives of a public relations firm. Weekly episodes take the form of meetings where the team discusses their difficult clients, craft dishonest campaigns for dangerous products, and devise new ways to torment their hapless and incompetent intern, Craig.

Episodes

  • 145: All Bad Things

    May 28 2018

    A change in company policy leaves many at FistShark restless. In this episode: (01:20) Craig's Kids (09:35) Billy Milky (17:05) We Wanna Be Sedated

  • 144: Damonstration

    Apr 30 2018

    A valued client is faced with an act of terrorism and Trunculo gets smart. In this episode: (00:40) Trunculo Home (09:45) Cat Siege (18:15) Damonstration

  • 143: Haunted Things

    Apr 11 2018

    A mandate from the Senior Partners is received with confusion while an educational initiative catches fire. In this episode: (00:40) Bookmobile (11:05) Haunted Things

  • 142: Litigation Fund

    Mar 21 2018

    A new reality game show hasn't been producing results and NASA has a novel solution for keeping its coffers full. In this episode: (00:40) In the Raw (13:30) Litigation Fund (16:45) Trump Ink

  • 141: Memorandumb

    Mar 18 2018

    A strong response from the Mayor of Boston has noticeable effects and The Executives discuss a memo from the Senior Partners. In this episode: (00:40) Autoban (08:40) WakandaIsReal (14:40) Memorandumb

  • 140: Bad Choke

    Mar 05 2018

    The Executives find that the thrill is gone. In this episode: (00:40) Itchy (13:30) Bad Choke

  • 139: Cryo Me A River

    Feb 14 2018

    A forgotten project must be canceled and The Executives workshop pitches for a hit Netflix series. In this episode: (00:40) Black Mirrored (13:40) Cryo Me A River

  • 138: Denial Climate

    Jan 31 2018

    Jim tries to introduce a new cryptocurrency and The Executives dispel myths surrounding global warming. In this episode: (00:40) Denial Climate (11:10) Crypto

  • 137: Deep State

    Jan 24 2018

    The Executives discuss a secret most would be happy to forget; Jim tries to make his mark on common vernacular. In this episode: (00:35) Lunchables (11:10) Deep State

  • 136: Shaturday Night

    Jan 12 2018

    The Executives find ways to trim the fat from a lucrative business and reflect upon the state of topical humor. In this episode: (00:45) Essays (11:05) Shaturday Night

  • 135: Reprogramming

    Dec 15 2017

    Balthazar starts up a side gig and The Executives get dangerously cheesy. In this episode: (00:45) Reprogramming (12:05) Cheetoh Macguire

  • 134 - Countdown

    Dec 01 2017

    An unheeded warning threatens the bottom line, Jim invests in a commodity, and Conrad thinks he has a solution for everything. In this episode: (00:45) Dave Matthews Brain (08:15) Your Ass (18:15) Countdown

  • 133 - Wizardry

    Nov 16 2017

    The Executives conduct some overseas trading, take interest in a hidden history, and face down yet another cultural protest. In this episode: (00:45) Foreign Trade (10:10) Buffalo Stand (18:05) Wizardry

  • 132: Prankz

    Nov 01 2017

    The Executives try to find work for a very specific brand of talent while dealing with the blowback from a rising star. In this episode: (00:40) The Kicksman (14:00) Prankz

  • 131: Common Scents

    Oct 20 2017

    The Executives perform risk calculations on a new attraction, run interference for a child care service, and get very relaxed. In this episode: (00:40) Nightcare (10:40) World of Faces (19:30) Common Scents

  • 130: Funeral Concession

    Oct 06 2017

    The Executives test a new chair, Miley digs deep into a new business venture, and dubious honors are bestowed. In this episode: (00:40) Funeral Concession (12:05) Deep Tissue (19:25) The Lemmys

  • 129: Baby Poisoners

    Sep 20 2017

    The Executives struggle with a superhero franchise, something stinks in the offices, and Jim designs a new line of thematic toys. In this episode: (00:40) Smells (06:15) Stuporhero (14:50) Baby Poisoners

  • 128: NationSide

    Sep 08 2017

    A long-trusted ally commits an act of shocking betrayal while the Senior Partners continue to redefine employee culture. In this episode: (00:40) Michael Gams (10:35) NationSide (16:00) Get Casual   Support FistShark Marketing on Patreon: http://patreon.com/fistshark

  • 127: Dime Time

    Aug 25 2017

    The Executives examine one of entertainment's great mysteries, research decades in the making finally bears fruit, and the threat of loose change looms large. In this episode: (00:40) Under the Umbrella (10:05) Barbara Ann (17:10) Dime Time

  • 126: Card in the Spokes

    Aug 21 2017

    The Executives become saddled with a legendarily bad project and FistShark's new spokesman causes a fuss. In this episode: (00:40) Card in the Spokes (07:45) Three Daves (14:50) The Lost City

  • 125: Piss Takes

    Aug 09 2017

    The Executives take a meeting without fully understanding who it is they're meeting and a child's birthday party proves to be all-ages fun. In this episode: (00:40) Panty Clown (09:30) Just Another Meeting (18:15) Piss Takes

  • 124: Origin of the Specious

    Jul 28 2017

    Another motivational exercise from the Senior Partners has begun to escalate, The Executives think they've found the missing link in human evolution, and a heartwarming family ritual is recounted. In this episode: (00:40) Origin of the Specious (09:30) Cokemas Tradition (15:50) Midas Flush

  • 123: Medicine Boy

    Jul 15 2017

    An educational mascot fails to meet expectations and Bret Michaels weaves a tangled web. In this episode: (00:40) Medicine Boy (12:05) Brett's Rugs

  • 122: Boston Screwjob

    Jul 01 2017

    The Executives question Michael Bay's wisdom and discuss the response to a new women's wrestling league. In this episode: (00:40) Spunk of the Moon (12:05) Boston Screwjob

  • 121: Cult Revival

    Jun 19 2017

    A previously unpopular show gets a second chance at life while The Executives hire on new people to do their dirty work. In this episode: (00:40) Fun Loving (07:10) Cult Revival (19:25) Aloha

  • 120: Fidget

    Jun 11 2017

    Production moves forward on a second season of Fly House and The Executives examine opportunities to cash in on the latest craze. In this episode: (00:40) Fly House Season 2 (15:25) Fidget

  • 119: Karted Off

    Jun 02 2017

    A promotional event for a popular game goes off-track and Gordon Ramsay's back with a new show. In this episode: (00:40) Karted Off (10:00) Dokken Nightmares  

  • 118: Physicendectomy

    May 21 2017

    A client has been outmoded by the relentless engine of technology. In this episode: (00:40) Cost of Progress (10:25) Physicendectomy

  • 117: Broken Chain

    May 13 2017

    The greatest of Friends finally gets their moment in the sun. In this episode: (00:35) Broken Chain (11:40) Rosshypnol

  • 116: Awakening

    May 05 2017

    The Executives are tasked with developing a financial strategy for Michael Stipe. In this episode: (00:40) Awakening (07:40) $25,000,000 Pyramid (15:30) Random Emergent Monetization

  • 115: Lucky Boy

    Apr 28 2017

    The Executives become frustrated with the demands of air travel consumers and decide on a place to have lunch. In this episode: (00:40) Lucky Boy (13:00) Uncle Pig's

  • 114: The New Frog

    Apr 22 2017

    The Executives develop a product for the modern age, tap into the zeitgeist, and put a new spin on an old classic. In this episode: (00:40) The New Frog (09:40) Anti-Air Defense (18:40) Efficiency Gains

  • 113: Sizzling Beef

    Apr 15 2017

    Company secrets continue to be made public (to the horror of The Executives) and Miley Cyrus is somewhere in the building. In this episode: (00:40) Sizzling Beef (08:20) Miley's in the Vents (13:55) Wretched

  • 112: Eco Consciousness

    Apr 01 2017

    The Executives work to create a more environmentally friendly workplace and discover what's in a name is profit. In this episode: (00:40) Redux Tales (09:15) Eco Consciousness (17:55) The Phantom Moniker

  • FistShark Marketing 111: Hacked!

    Mar 25 2017

    FistShark's darkest secrets are spilling to the public, Jim searches for a resource of exceptional purity, and a new era in personal comfort is born. In this episode: (00:40) Sausage Grinder (11:00) Hacked! (16:15) Weatherball

  • FistShark Marketing 110: Emphasis

    Mar 18 2017

    Jim's plans for another long-awaited sequel aren't adding up, the Senior Partners have a new rug to sweep things under, and the maker of a soothing balm tries reformulating. In this episode: (00:40) Emphasis (06:15) Dump Site (14:30) Friday the 14th

  • FistShark Marketing 109: Lillard's Way

    Mar 10 2017

    A restaurant catering to felines is cooked up, Conrad meets with a prospective client and two of FistShark's clients enter into a partnership. In this episode: (00:40) Lillard's Way (09:50) Mr. Questions (13:25) Catbeef

  • FistShark Marketing 108: Weight of Failure

    Mar 03 2017

    A hotly anticipated toy draws huge crowds, The Executives drop a weight loss pill that isn't meeting expectations, and Timothy Olyphant finds religion. In this episode: (00:40) High Demand (10:25) Timothy the First (17:35) Weight of Failure

  • FistShark Marketing 107: Off the Books

    Feb 23 2017

    The Executives face rejection from the FDA and a plausibly deniable division of the company has become a nuisance. In this episode: (00:45) Girl Spice (07:45) Strata (15:30) Off the Books

  • FistShark Marketing 106: Bowled Over

    Feb 13 2017

    A new beverage is tested in the office, Jim recounts the tale of one of Boston's greatest heroes and there's a dragon on the building. In this episode: (00:40) Share a Kroeg (12:45) A Real Drag (18:55) Bowled Over

  • FistShark Marketing 105: Garbage Juice

    Feb 06 2017

    Dean Cain is furious at how FistShark chose to market his latest product, The Executives discuss a rejected plan to solve the drug crisis, and Jim harnesses great power. In this episode: (00:40) Byronization (08:05) Garbage Juice (14:50) Here Comes the Sun

  • FistShark Marketing 104: Mr. Procurement Head

    Jan 29 2017

    FistShark is refining its health benefits package to better serve employees, Jim pitches an omnipotent movie sequel and office supplies reach dangerously low quantities under a new administrator. In this episode: (00:40) Annual Health Review (08:20) Prius Almighty (17:45) Mr. Procurement Head

  • FistShark Marketing 103: Under the Bat Top

    Jan 19 2017

    The office is buzzing over the pilot for a celebrity reality game show and a new circus has opened in Boston. In this episode: (00:35) Under the Bat Top (13:10) Fly House

  • FistShark Marketing 102: Miracle on 35th St

    Dec 25 2016

    Jim shares a passion project for the holiday season; The Executives develop an idea to curb life expectancy before it's too late In this episode: (00:45) Miracle on 35th St (10:20) In Questionable Hands

  • FistShark Marketing 101: Carrion Call

    Nov 15 2016

    The Executives confront their actions at Craig the Intern's wedding. In this episode: (00:00) As Tears Subside (09:00) Carrion Call

  • FistShark Marketing 100: Marriage of Inconvenience

    Oct 28 2016

    The Executives attend the reception for Craig the Intern's wedding. In this episode: (00:00) Marriage of Inconvenience

  • FistShark Marketing 99: Anti-Pacs

    Oct 14 2016

    The advancement of a new partnership deal threatens to divide The Executives, the anti-vaccination movement scores a victory and plans are made to shatter the modern expectation of beauty. In this episode: (00:40) eMerger (09:10) Body By Shrek (24:30) Anti-Pacs

  • FistShark Marketing 98: Feel the Reinvention

    Sep 28 2016

    The Executives celebrate a long fought victory over a necessary office improvement, and a client with a history of dramatic career shifts decides it's time to make another change. In this episode: (00:40) Pitfall (15:30) Feel the Reinvention

  • FistShark Marketing 97: Housewarming

    Sep 16 2016

    The Executives attend a party hosted by Edgar, a forgotten TV pilot is unearthed and the latest body modification product from FistShark malfunctions. In this episode: (00:40) Housewarming (13:00) Hawk & Dove (21:15) Out on a Limb

  • FistShark Marketing 96: Toasty Boy

    Aug 27 2016

    A solution to flagging blockbuster films is considered and a heartwarming new reality show is staged. In this episode: (00:35) Soundtrack Raps (12:00) Toasty Boy (23:25) My Monkey Son

  • FistShark Marketing 95: Summer Games

    Aug 19 2016

    Potential events are considered for submission to the Olympic Games, a curiosity in the FistShark Building lobby attracts attention and the value of David Duchovny is called into question. In this episode: (00:50) Summer Games (13:45) Depth of Duchovny (21:35) Skull in the Lobby

  • FistShark Marketing 94: The Kaiju Factor

    Aug 07 2016

    The Executives ponder a vicious cycle of pharmaceuticals, Chad Kroeger's latest project is proving to be a misfire and a lumbering beast is loose in downtown Boston. In this episode: (00:50) Pills (14:05) Kroeger She Wrote (23:10) The Kaiju Factor

  • FistShark Marketing 93: Fiends Like These

    Jul 30 2016

    Balthazar needs help to make the best of a mail-order mishap, The Executives pursue yet another fad diet and FistShark is sued once more by Kanye West. In this episode: (00:50) Badger Diet (10:10) The Collins West Exchange (21:20) Fiends Like These

  • Mime's the Word Ep 1 - The Syrian Crisis

    Jul 29 2016

    Marvelous Mr. Murky, Captain Billy and Curious Clarence debate the issues around ongoing violence in Syria and the global effects of the regional conflict.

  • FistShark Marketing 92: Imbruglia Imbroglio

    Jul 23 2016

    The Executives attempt to make diamonds appeal to a new generation and bring mime to the masses. In this episode: (00:50) Diamond Bust (10:55) Imbruglia Imbroglio (19:05) Mimetics

  • FistShark Marketing 91: TrashBoyz Go

    Jul 15 2016

    FistShark looks to cash in on a hot new augmented reality craze and the alternative fuel vehicle market. Meanwhile, Dean Cain acquires a business of his own. In this episode: (00:40) TrashBoyz Go (10:30) Papa Dean's (18:55) Fuel Alternatives

  • FistShark Marketing 90: Jazz Rifts

    Jul 01 2016

    FistShark gets into finance with a new credit card and the executives discuss their musical tastes. In this episode: (00:40) The FistCard (16:25) Jazz Rifts

  • FistShark Marketing 89: Polished Response

    Jun 24 2016

    Val Kilmer is oozing something other than charm, Conrad is in the market for a new residence, and the executives discuss a hated rival. In this episode: (00:40) Crappy Homes (07:15) Polished Response (16:10) Mr. Kilmersworth   (Special thanks to Carl Catron)

  • FistShark Marketing 88: Illegislation

    Jun 17 2016

    As they prepare for an annual sojourn to lobby Washington, the executives discuss the necessity of government in daily life. In this episode: (00:40) Illegislation

  • FistShark Marketing 87: Ricky the Rat King

    Jun 11 2016

    The horrifying truth behind one of entertainment's least likable figures threatens to be exposed and the executives attempt to inject new life into an institution of animated television. In this episode: (00:40) Simpletons (13:55) Ricky the Rat King

  • FistShark Marketing 86: Drawing Blanks

    Jun 03 2016

    The local dentist has fresh complaints about FistShark, the majesty of Chad Kroeger is celebrated, and the executives are totally out of ideas. In this episode: (00:40) Office Grudge (11:00) KroegerCon (22:50) Drawing Blanks

  • FistShark Marketing 85: Katanas 4 Kids

    May 27 2016

    A pilot program to teach children math doesn't go as planned and FistShark backs a new candidate for Mayor of Boston. In this episode: (00:40) Katanas 4 Kids (11:15) A Man's Asshole (18:45) Medax ex Machina

  • FistShark Marketing 84: Vasectomystic

    May 20 2016

    Jim develops a new television event for Gordon Ramsay, FistShark Medical has struck upon a new analgesic and a stage performer astonishes the team. In this episode: (00:40) Gordon Ramsay's Fuck Off (08:35) Vasectomystic (16:00) Pain Relief

  • FistShark Marketing 83: Sex Reeducation

    May 10 2016

    The Senior Partners have redefined sex, to the dismay of the executives, while Miley Cyrus and Pauly Shore go into business together. In this episode: (00:40) Sex Reeducation (14:30) Miley Shore

  • FistShark Marketing 82: Kilmputer

    Apr 28 2016

    The team works to sell the city of Boston's solution to an impending food crisis, Val Kilmer embraces technology, and a new wearable health tracker is set to change the world. In this episode: (00:40) Kilmputer (08:45) Food Shortage (17:55) Unfitbit

  • FistShark Marketing 81: Assagna

    Apr 19 2016

    The team prepares to exact vengeance on a former client, Corey Feldman's inexplicable good luck is explored, and a new direction for a cultural icon meets with resistance. In this episode: (00:35) Feldman's Fortune(11:20) Guilty Feet(19:40) Assagna

  • FistShark Marketing 80: Virtual Office

    Apr 12 2016

    Mark Hamill learns that he's been duped, Jeremy Renner is looking for sweet success in a new venture, and the FistShark IT department gets an upgrade. In this episode: (00:40) Baked Bads(10:00) Skywalker Blanch(18:35) Virtual Office

  • FistShark Marketing 79: Maybe, Maybe Not

    Apr 05 2016

    Conrad dares to ask a question that threatens a foundation of marketing, Jim attempts to start a schoolyard trend, and a convergence of two products results in yet another disaster. In this episode: (00:35) Fisking It(10:15) Maybe, Maybe Not(18:40) Gunny Bears

  • FistShark Marketing 78: Balanced Breakfast

    Mar 22 2016

    The team brainstorms ideas for new breakfast cereals and are forced to pivot when a court ruling doesn't go the way they expected. Meanwhile, Val is still Val. In this episode: (00:35) Celebrity Home Movies(11:10) Balanced Breakfast(20:50) Can't Stop Val

  • FistShark Marketing 77: Barrel of Monkey Asses

    Mar 15 2016

    Dean Cain becomes even less enjoyable to spend time with, and the executives deal with another of Jim's questionable investment opportunities. In this episode: (00:40) The Infestation of Dean Cain(11:10) Barrel of Monkey Asses

  • FistShark Marketing 76: Vessels

    Mar 08 2016

    The executives go to considerable lengths to prevent the Senior Partners from discovering an uncomfortable truth, and consider alternative alcohol packaging options. In this episode: (00:40) Nielsens(10:50) Vessels

  • FistShark Marketing 75: Grudges

    Mar 01 2016

    A new pet appears poised to take over households throughout Boston, a recall is issued for a self-driving car, and the recent promotion of Craig to an executive role has catastrophic consequences. In this episode: (00:35) Craig the Executive(09:36) Grudges(18:25) Self-Driven

  • FistShark Marketing 74: Killer Candidacy

    Feb 23 2016

    A rapidly growing case of mistaken identity becomes a political issue and FistShark prepares for a lucrative but troubling client to re-emerge. In this episode:(00:35) Ronald Returns(14:45) Killer Candidacy

  • FistShark Marketing 73: Points

    Feb 16 2016

    The executives brainstorm ideas for a new prime time game show, Val Kilmer is unable to keep up with unexpected demand for one of his products, and it's "Bring a Child to Work" day at FistShark. In this episode: (00:35) Bring A Child(09:20) Val Scout Cookies(15:15) Points

  • FistShark Marketing 72: Speakhard

    Feb 09 2016

    A criminal wonderland isn't turning out to be a success, the search is on for a new Colonel Sanders, and fun for the whole family comes under fire. In this episode: (00:35) Speakhard(08:55) Kentucky Fried Mascots(15:35) Needles in a Haystack

  • FistShark Marketing 71: Skin Flint

    Feb 02 2016

    The executives are faced with spinning a water crisis, a tragedy befalls their latest reality television venture, and the shape of things gets called into question. In this episode: (00:35) Skin Flint(09:30) Love Guns(16:47) Gone Flat

  • FistShark Marketing 70: #MileyWatch

    Jan 25 2016

    Miley Cyrus proves herself to be a true patriot and the executives consider the case of a curious collector. In this episode: (00:35) #MileyWatch(11:40) Lima Junction

  • FistShark Marketing 69: Contract Work

    Jan 19 2016

    A major project must be scrapped and re-envisioned when it's suddenly overshadowed, and the executives work to settle a dispute between two clients over the name of a dating app. In this episode: (00:45) Project Killer Base(18:50) Social Nomenclature

  • FistShark Marketing 68: Family Business

    Jan 12 2016

    The relative of a Senior Partner has been making life difficult for some of the executives, and a copyright violation may be the key to reviving a dusty legacy. In this episode: (00:35) Edgar(11:55) Infringemov

  • FistShark Marketing 67: Professor Statham

    Jan 05 2016

    The executives reflect on how their plans to beat Star Wars at its own game went horribly awry, and reliable talent such as Jason Statham comes at a cost. In this episode:(00:35) Better Than Star Wars Episode II: The Phantom Premiere(16:40) Professor Statham

  • FistShark Marketing 66: A Very Bono Christmas

    Dec 22 2015

    Bono Vox wants his own musical holiday extravaganza and a new film offers a glimpse of a world where a crime against humanity never took place. In this episode:(00:45) A Very Bono Christmas(13:20) Cinematrocity

  • FistShark Marketing 65: Viva Slaatvania

    Dec 15 2015

    A violent revolution in one of FistShark's most important international markets is taking longer than usual, and the Senior Partners find new inspiration for their motivational strategies. In this episode: (00:35) Management Techniques: King James Edition(13:25) Viva Slaatvania

  • FistShark Marketing 64: Big Daddy Burps

    Dec 08 2015

    A new service promises to alleviate the guilt of relieving common bodily functions, Dr. Nightscream's new clinical trial program isn't working out, and the executives try to make their kids look good. In this episode: (00:40) Dr. Nightscreamgood(10:15) Big Daddy Burps(16:20) Office Fundraising

  • FistShark Marketing 63: Vague Directives

    Nov 24 2015

    Orders from The Senior Partners send the executives into a panic and Paulson is introduced to FistShark's social media consultant. In this episode: (00:40) Vague Directives(09:50) The Dark Prince of SEO

  • FistShark Marketing 62: Mister Meow

    Nov 17 2015

    Practical solutions are developed for the most impractical of garments, and Jim thinks he has the purrfect thing to make breakfast exciting again. In this episode: (00:40) Mister Meow(11:00) Lingerie Made Easy

  • FistShark Marketing 61: Majismo

    Nov 10 2015

    A debate rages over the freshness of Robin Thicke's hands and a new talent is discovered in the city of Boston. In this episode: (00:45) New Hands(10:45) Majismo

  • FistShark Marketing 60: Butcher of Boston

    Nov 03 2015

    A new client is making headlines across the city, an artificial intelligence program from FistShark Science only gets it half right, and the team gains insight into the spirit realm.In this episode: (00:40) Future Prometheus(09:30) Butcher of Boston(20:30) Spectral Showers

  • FistShark Marketing 59: Jack Off Lanterns

    Oct 27 2015

    Paulson is approached by a new client, questions about the inner nature of Michael Cera are raised, and someone has been interfering with the Halloween decorations. In this episode: (00:40) The Man You Can F(09:35) Inside Michael Cera(18:50) Jack Off Lanterns

  • FistShark Marketing 58: Labor Domestic

    Oct 20 2015

    Conrad crosses a line that forces the Senior Partners to take action, a line of household robots has started to malfunction, and a trapped Adam Levine is in need of rescue. In this episode: (00:40) Misanthrax(09:50) OiRobot(18:30) Moves Like Franco

  • FistShark Marketing 57: Harvest Season

    Oct 13 2015

    FistShark performs a community service, an action figure line with curious properties has become a big hit, and the executives work to get Craig back in shape. In this episode: (00:35) Harvest Season(10:05) Old Man Saliva(20:55) Craig Shapes Up

  • FistShark Marketing 56: Going Soft

    Oct 06 2015

    FistShark welcomes Paulson Sear to its ranks as a new full-time executive, Dean Cain is selling junk, and the team tries to find a market for Dr. Nightscream's latest pharmaceutical innovation. In this episode: (00:40) Orientation(12:50) The Dean Cain Collection(20:55) Going Soft

  • FistShark Marketing 55: Hello Dolly

    Sep 29 2015

    Jim and Conrad have difficulty working with the new executive installed by the Senior Partners, Richard Dawkins has contracted a social disease for which there seems to be no cure, and Miley is up to somebody else's old tricks again. In this episode: (00:45) Hello Dolly(10:35) Squawkins(19:40) Wile E. Cyrus

  • FistShark Marketing 54: Intervox

    Sep 22 2015

    A familiar face interviews for the vacant seat in the conference room, a group of researchers seek help in securing funding, and Brett decides to reissue his entire catalog of work. In this episode: (00:35) Intervox(11:10) Analology(19:30) Brettography

  • FistShark Marketing 53: Job Fair

    Sep 15 2015

    FistShark holds a job fair to fill company-wide vacancies, the team sets to work on developing a new transmedia sensation, and Jim's alter-ego as a high-minded street artist is explored. In this episode: (00:40) Job Fair(09:00) Crabapple(18:10) Better Than Star Wars

  • FistShark Marketing 52: Who's the Boss?

    Sep 08 2015

    Tasked with finding a new executive, Jim and Conrad consider the qualities that they're looking for in a new team member. Meanwhile, a new gift service has people going to pieces and the career of a recent acquisition is examined. In this episode: (00:35) Qualifications(09:35) Kidnapsack(19:35) Who's the Boss?

  • FistShark Marketing 51: Trumped

    Sep 01 2015

    A friend is laid to rest, Brett Michaels has an intoxicating new beverage, and the executives marvel at the talent behind Donald Trump's political campaign. In this episode: (00:40) Body Politic(09:20) Brett's Brew(20:20) Trumped

  • FistShark Marketing 50: Operation Die Hard

    Aug 26 2015

    FistShark Marketing is changed forever when a deranged madman takes the office hostage. In this episode: (00:45) Operation Die Hard

  • FistShark Marketing 49: Witch Hunt

    Aug 18 2015

    A reunited Spice Girls must be stopped before they perform an ancient and forbidden song, Phil Collins may have gone too far in his latest assault, and Craig is put to a test. In this episode: (00:45) Bobby Petty(09:20) Witch Hunt(16:45) The Spice Must Flow

  • FistShark Marketing 48: The Most Beautiful Game

    Aug 11 2015

    The executives are under the gun to make sure things go smoothly at an annual company event, a crucial resource is threatened, and the value of a new employee is questioned. In this episode: (00:45) Best Dressed Day(12:05) The Study(20:55) The Most Beautiful Game

  • FistShark Marketing 47: Dem Bones

    Aug 04 2015

    A surprise visit from David Duchovny sends the office into chaos, Dr. Nightscream has developed a superior skeletal system, and the team attempts to regain control over Adam Sandler. In this episode: (00:40) Royal Treatment(08:15) Dem Bones(17:20) The Sandler Drain

  • FistShark Marketing 46: The Shaman Will See You Now

    Jul 21 2015

    The execs make sure everything is in order for a very important financial review, land a lucrative contract to promote a the work of a prolific artist, and seek out a new role for Brendan Fraser In this episode: (00:40) The Shaman Will See You Now(09:10) Furnishing Fraser(15:10) Cup-and-Balls

  • FistShark Marketing 45: These Colors Don't Sell

    Jul 07 2015

    Social upheaval affects the FistShark offices, as the executives must deal with an error in trend assessment and prevent Dean Cain from carrying out his threats. Also, a visit to the dark carnival on the edge of town has granted Jim horrible gifts. In this episode: (00:45) These Colors Don't Sell(08:45) Heat Vision(16:05) Foiled Again!

  • FistShark Marketing 44: Craig the Interview

    Jun 30 2015

    An environmentally friendly product is proving decidedly less friendly to consumers, a new delivery method has aroused the interest of big pharma, and the team seeks a new intern. In this episode: (00:40) Car Diapers(09:55) Dick Rubs(16:45) Craig the Interview

  • FistShark Marketing 43: Moist Alerts

    Jun 23 2015

    A technical error sends heavy breathing fun seekers to the wrong hotline. Meanwhile, the executives discuss what level of interpersonal relationships should be considered acceptable in a professional setting and argue the legitimacy of claims to the title,  "The Bad Boys of Boston" In this episode: (00:41) Moist Alerts(08:45) BFFs(17:00) The Classic Aerosmith Lineup

  • FistShark Marketing 42: Love in a Dark Place

    Jun 16 2015

    A visitor from the European office seeks assistance with a client who seems to have lost their way, a new reality television project is blending two classic formats, and Miley joins the struggle for equal representation.  In this episode: (00:45) The Butt Parade Is Dead!(13:20) Smiley Cyrus(23:05) Love in a Dark Place

  • FistShark Marketing 41: Six Degrees of Thrones

    Jun 09 2015

    The latest fashion trend has everyone in the city chomping at the bit to beef up their wardrobe. Meanwhile, the execs bond with the memories of a former client. In this episode: (00:50) Fall Collection(09:45) Six Degrees of Thrones(19:40) Jacob's Chatter

  • FistShark Marketing 40: China Whitewalls

    Jun 02 2015

    The team laments the sudden arrival of a sexed-up mascot after so many failed attempts, a sales promotion at a local car dealership may have gone too far, and Mario Lopez is up to his old tricks again. In this episode: (00:45) Sexy Mascots(10:20) China Whitewalls(16:00) The Continuing Crimes of Mario Lopez

  • FistShark Marketing 39: Franked Up

    May 26 2015

    Brett Michaels and Corey Feldman have a misadventure, while the execs land a lucrative motion picture contract. In this episode: (00:45) Blurry Road(10:55) The Cash Cab Grab(17:45) Franked Up

  • FistShark Marketing 38: Poo Tubes

    May 12 2015

    Dean Cain decides to enter the race for the presidency, while Jeremy Renner abandons his promising career to become a master of illusion.  In this episode: (01:20) The Audacity of Nope(10:30) Poo Tubes(17:45) Avant Magie

  • FistShark Marketing 37: Herpes Complex

    May 05 2015

    An unexpected medical advancement has destroyed a decade's worth of plans, and the executives must act fast to save the company's bottom line. Also, an eastern funeral tradition is making a splash in Boston and Jim's impulse toward murder becomes a cause for concern.  In this episode: (00:40) Murder(09:45) Herpes Complex(17:20) Exotic Dancers

  • FistShark Marketing 36: Equus Mortuus

    Apr 28 2015

    The team faces a diverse set of problems brought about by interesting clients, solving them with original ideas and a keen awareness of public perception. In this episode: (00:45) Makeshift Boats(08:50) Small Violins(15:35) Office Supplies

  • FistShark Marketing 35: Craigsaw

    Apr 21 2015

    The executives can't figure out what happened to a once valuable asset, Caitlin and Conrad perform an intervention on Jim, and someone wants to play a game (poorly). In this episode: (00:45) When Harry Lost Sally(08:00) Not Coffee(15:40) Craigsaw

  • FistShark Marketing 34: Celebrity Roast

    Apr 14 2015

    A client is celebrated in an entertainment tradition, the team attempts to arouse interest in a forgotten product, and Bono makes prank calls. In this episode: (00:45) The Roast of John Stamos(09:25) Sexy-Sexy(18:55) Phono Vox

  • FistShark Marketing 33: Cadburied

    Apr 07 2015

    Miley Cyrus has her image put at risk again, Gordon Ramsay is on the hunt for lycanthropes, and a new production method for an Easter favorite goes wrong. In this episode: (00:45) Mrs Miley Cruz(09:50) Gordon Ramsay, Werewolf Hunter(18:00) Cadburied

  • FistShark Marketing 32: The Broke Room

    Mar 31 2015

    The team discusses why nobody has been able to use the office break room lately, attempts to scale back the planned reboot of a beloved franchise, and celebrates the successful return of Dustin Diamond to television. In this episode: (00:45) The Broke Room(07:45) Most Busters(16:35) Diamond in the Rough

  • FistShark Marketing 31: The Collins Haze

    Mar 24 2015

    The misunderstanding of a tradition causes chaos, a music industry ritual is exposed, and the executives prepare for the annual cleaning of Craig. In this episode: (00:40) Taking the Phil(10:20) St. Patrick's Pigs(16:40) Craig Cleaning

  • FistShark Marketing 30: The Tooth Suit

    Mar 10 2015

    Brett Michaels demonstrates difficulty distinguishing television and reality, a public works project has turned into a inexplicable PR firestorm, and a new fashion trend has problems with decay.   In this episode: (00:45) House of Brett Michaels(08:25) The Tooth Suit(15:15) Baby Boxes

  • FistShark Marketing 29: Fifteen and a Half Men

    Mar 03 2015

    A spin-off of a popular sitcom meets with some resistance from a focus group, Apple's new product is poised to become an integral part of its user's lives, and blizzard conditions force the executives to make difficult decisions in the name of survival.  In this episode: (00:25) Fifteen and a Half Men(09:10) iBlood(16:55) Snowed In

  • FistShark Marketing 28: Corey Kong

    Feb 24 2015

    Corey Feldman is facing trouble after his new family fun park results in a lawsuit, Robin Thicke opens a new club that's attracting the wrong crowd, and the executives cope with a troublesome pest in the office. In this episode: (00:45) The Electric Strip Club(07:35) Roach Problem(16:55) Corey Kong

  • FistShark Marketing 27: Spectral Inhalants

    Feb 17 2015

    Gary Busey's latest career move raises a few red flags, Val gets piggish about a double entendre, and Miley Cyrus eats a ghost.   In this episode: (00:50) UBuseyer(07:15) Ms. Pac-Miley(13:55) Porkin' Val

  • FistShark Marketing 26: Blade Cleansing

    Feb 10 2015

    The executives attempt to stake their claim on the hottest new health craze, Dean Cain has opened a lemonade stand, and Trunculo returns with an innovation in information delivery. In this episode: (00:45) Dean's Lemonade(09:00) Blade Cleanse(19:20) Trunculo Lens

  • FistShark Marketing 25: Prepper Camp

    Feb 03 2015

    The executives discuss their successful summer camp for the children of doomsday preppers and make plans to put a sensual spin on the best selling book of all time. Meanwhile, Craig the Intern has been especially lax in his duties. In this episode: (00:25) Prepper Camp(09:20) Fifty Shades of Christ(17:40) Life without Craig

  • FistShark Marketing 24: Sadsghetti

    Jan 27 2015

    A bold branding effort tries to elevate the most tragic of meals, Christopher Lambert presents a new television pilot, and the executives try to pursue the ultimate short-term consumer. In this episode: (00:25) Christopher Lambert's Worm Time(10:55) Sadsghetti(18:05) The Declining Health Industry

  • FistShark Marketing 23: Miley's Batmobile

    Jan 20 2015

    Another of Miley Cyrus' scientific endeavors results in unanticipated consequences, a charitable foundation is established to help the least unfortunate, and the chameleon-like qualities of Michael Cera are explored. In this episode: (01:05) Miley's Batmobile(11:50) Michael Cera, Master Impressionist(18:50) The Make A Demand Foundation  

  • FistShark Marketing 22: Cock Blocking Beats

    Jan 13 2015

    Paul Rudd's plans to revolutionize casual dining meet with some resistance, Mario Lopez works on developing his bad boy image, and the executives devise a new service to protect their clients. In this episode: (00:35) Walter Dementulos(02:15) Ruddfückers(10:45) No More Whoopsie-Penis(18:30) The Crimes of Mario Lopez

  • FistShark Marketing 21: McConaughunt

    Jan 06 2015

    The search is on for an infinitely versatile resource, new security measures are implemented in the FistShark offices, and our executives seek justice in the matter of Craig the Intern. In this episode:  (00:45) FistShark v. Craig T. Intern(11:05) Medal Detectors(19:40) McConaughunt  

  • FistShark Marketing 20: Christmas Meat

    Dec 23 2014

    Our executives are hard at work developing the television event of the season, clients are keen to get their holiday albums selling in stores, and it's Caitlin's turn to take charge of a FistShark Marketing Christmas tradition. In this episode: (01:00) Live Birth of the Christ(12:00) Sounds of the Season(18:20) Christmas Meat

  • FistShark Marketing 19: Gerber Baby Farm

    Dec 16 2014

    The horrible truth behind a long-running campaign is at risk of being exposed, Dean Cain is obsessed with rehearsing his ultimate performance, and the team reflects on how they prefer to take their coffee. In this episode: (00:45) Coffee(11:40) Gerber Baby Farm(22:40) Rehearsing Cain

  • FistShark Marketing 18: The Selfie Economy

    Dec 09 2014

    Our executives try to cash in on the biggest cultural phenomenon of the twenty-first century before it's too late, a new museum reeks of product possibilities, and opportunities abound at the intersection of faith and fast food. In this episode: (00:40) McMass(12:15) The Selfie Economy(20:20) Stench of Death

  • FistShark Marketing 17: Fowl Prophecy

    Dec 02 2014

    An overabundance of poultry is making life a challenge in the FistShark office, a lapse in litigious fervor seems ripe for exploitation, and Vince Vaughn becomes what he's always aspired to be. In this episode: (00:40) Too Many Chickens(11:25) Vince Centvaughn(19:45) Rule Thirty-Frozen

  • FistShark Marketing 16: The Ass Gap

    Nov 25 2014

    The team's ambitions for Dog Island take a terrifying turn, a recently-released product is putting grins on faces in an unexpected way, and the race is on to find the perfect posterior.   In this episode:   (00:30) Dr. Nightscream Calling(02:40) Stank Puffs(10:30) Game of Bones(16:35) The Ass Gap     "Dr. Nightscream Calling" written and performed by Toby Deshane.

  • FistShark Marketing 15: Instant Diabetes

    Nov 18 2014

    A potential PR disaster looms for Dr. Nightscream, and only FistShark Marketing can save him. Meanwhile, Jim introduces a new club sensation who aims to raise awareness of a public health crisis and Craig the Intern's girlfriend becomes an issue for the office. In this episode: (01:20) Funky Buttblood(09:05) Instant Diabetes(15:20) Craig's Girlfriend

  • FistShark Marketing 14: The War on Drugs

    Nov 11 2014

    Our team tries to glamorize the men and women working tirelessly to keep our streets safe from drugs. Plus, products from the mind of Brett Michaels, and Val Kilmer takes up a new form of street performance. In this episode: (00:00) Brett Michaels(11:25) The War on Drugs(17:05) Kilmercatures

  • FistShark Marketing 13: The Living Bicycle

    Nov 04 2014

    The team discusses why Ron Perlman has been crouching around the office lately, Vince Vaughn has a problem with intellectual theft, and Jim wants to pick up an abandoned property. In this episode: (00:00) Vince Vaughn is a Lazy Plagiarist(08:15) The Living Bicycle(14:50) Breaking Badder

  • FistShark Marketing 12: Samheinous

    Oct 28 2014

    In this week's meeting, the executives discuss putting to work an as yet unexploited company asset and fulfill their Fun Committee obligation to make plans for the annual Halloween party. In this episode: (00:00) Halloween Party(14:15) The Satanists Downstairs

  • FistShark Marketing 11: DungeonKroeger

    Oct 01 2014

    A fantastic adventure awaits young and old, as the team is tasked with selling a fantasy board game. Also, a new book promises to spice up bedtime activities, Craig visits the veterinarian, and Jim makes another questionable acquisition. In this episode: (00:00) DungeonKroeger(08:50) Craig has Rabies(14:50) 100 Ways to Drive a Woman Crazy in Bed(21:15) Old Cold Piss

  • FistShark Marketing 10: Calling Dr. Nightscream

    Sep 23 2014

    A health crisis rocks the FistShark office as Caitlin contracts what is almost certainly a life-threatening illness. Meanwhile, Dean Cain fails to show up for work and the executive team finally has a face-to-face meeting with Bono Vox. In this episode: (00:00) Dr. Nightscream(08:25) Scheduling Cain(14:55) Bono's New Album  

  • FistShark Marketing 09: Tasty Treats

    Sep 15 2014

    A new client gets our executives chomping at the bit to learn more about his "Tasty Treats." Also, the team starts laying groundwork for a new reality television series starring Gordon Ramsay and an issue of semantics identifies a previously untapped niche market. In this episode: (00:00) Gordon Ramsay's Dog Island(07:25) Giant Gummi Bears(14:15) Tasty Treats

  • FistShark Marketing 08: Dumpster Full of Spines

    Sep 09 2014

    Our team struggles with the challenges of protecting Miley Cyrus from herself, while Val Kilmer can't seem to get the internet to steal his very private photos. Plus, found footage from Slaatvania is repackaged as variety programming, and a recent acquisition needs to be offloaded quickly. In this episode: (00:00) Val's Nudes(07:34) Gulag(13:17) Miley Wants To Fly(20:23) Dumpster Full of Spines

  • FistShark Marketing 07: Lil' Squirts Beauty Pageant

    Sep 01 2014

    The team examines some new merchandising projects for Kevin Sorbo. Also, they deal with the fallout of a children's beauty competition gone awry, a new local celebrity is primed for superstardom, and Craig celebrates a birthday. In this episode: (00:00) Kevin Sorbo's Kevin Sorbets(05:50) Craig's Birthday(11:50) Cool Christmas(21:25) Lil' Squirts Beauty Pageant

  • FistShark Marketing 06: Hungry Games

    Aug 25 2014

    Our intrepid team develops ideas to enhance the Hunger Games theme park experience. Meanwhile, Craig the Intern rises to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Jim lands a major client. In this episode: (00:00) Hungry Games(09:30) Craig and the Ice Bucket Challenge(15:15) Bono Vox

  • FistShark Marketing 05: Welcome to Shoe Despot

    Aug 18 2014

    The executives meet to discuss Val Kilmer's ongoing troubles with mall security and try to help Whole Foods treat rabbits with the love they deserve. Plus, a new client offers a uniquely interactive shoe shopping experience and Craig the Intern gets treatment for his substance abuse problem. In this episode: (00:00) Val Kilmer at the Mall(07:25) Watership Downgrade(16:00) The Shoe Despot(23:05) Craig goes to Rehab

  • FistShark Marketing 04: Robin Thicke's Make-Out Factory

    Aug 14 2014

    In this week's meeting, the team spins a misleading app into a cross-media entertainment experience, Robin Thicke opens a restaurant, and Craig the Intern becomes jealous of new hires aimed at attracting Bradley Cooper's business. In this episode: (00:00) Trunculo (Know Where You Want To Be)(09:20) Robin Thicke's Make-Out Factory(19:10) Craig the Raccoon

  • FistShark Marketing 03: Val Kilmer's Blood Juice

    Aug 03 2014

    This week, the executives discuss their many, many lawsuits, organize a sports day to bring Craig the Intern out of his shell, provide blood for Val Kilmer, and deal with more of Dean Cain's ridiculous crap. In this episode: (00:00) Bratwurst's School of Cookery and Chefcraft(08:48) Fun Committee: "Sports Day"(20:26) Litigation: "Dream Libel" / "Blood Drive Rebellion"(29:43) Dean Cain's Sour Patch Situation

  • FistShark Marketing 02: Scarlett Johansson Lied To Us

    Jul 27 2014

    In this week's meeting of marketing minds, FishShark's official fun committee plans Casual Friday, we tackle edible underwear for the modern male, Robin Thicke thinks he's a movie monster, and there's a drug that unlocks 100% of the human brain... for real! In this episode: (00:00) The Fun Committee: Casual Fridays(09:03) TastyMan (16:10) Robin Thicke, Robin Thicke, Robin Thicke(23:01) Illuminus (Unlock Your Full Potential)

  • FistShark Marketing 01: Dean Cain The Dog Walker

    Jul 20 2014

    FistShark Marketing is YOUR publicity relations specialist for a world of social media and some other things that sound good. We're releasing recordings of our genuine strategy meetings to help young startups create their OWN PR empires.  How DO we deal with such stars as Dean Cain, Val Kilmer, and Corey Feldman? Find out NOW! In this episode: (00:00) Dean Cain, Dog Walker(07:55) How Do We Fix Val Kilmer?(14:38) Feldman Hunts for Pornog(18:22) Fannyback