The Numbing Down of America

Kiss & Tell Podcast 001: How social media has desensitized us. Plus, what comes after #election2016, are millennials normal, and more.

by Sewa Adekoya, Todd Lombardo, and Blake Marquis

Welcome to the Kiss & Tell podcast from Mistress Agency, where we never keep a secret. Twice a month, we explore the latest trends in advertising and culture in the 21st century. [This is Modern Media Culture].

This week: A reflection of 2016, and the joy, sadness and excitement it brought us. In this Kiss & Tell, we talk about a president-elect who tweeted his way into The White House, and a vending machine that dispensed every millennial’s favorite social platform right onto their faces - with Spectacles.


  1. What comes after #election2016.

2. Fakes news and real bubbles.

3. Are we social-worthy?

4. Missing Florence Henderson, David Bowie and Prince.

5. Are millennials normal?

6. Parents on Facebook (ugh).

7. What makes great ads, and what to do about the bad ones.

Kiss & Tell, Episode 001

Featuring Designer Blake (Marquis), Digital Todd (Lombardo) and Social Sewa (Adekoya).

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Sewa Adekoya is a Community Manager; Todd Lombardo is a Digital Media Strategist; and Blake Marquis is a Design & Interaction Partner at Mistress.