The Hidden Persuaders Podcast Episodes

Written by Vance Packard

2 Episodes - 242 pages - ★★★★ - 14 ratings

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Bowie, Ep. 18 - The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard, Part 2 & Why We're Living in the 1950s

75 Reads - August 13, 2019 09:00 - 32 minutes ★★★★★ - 19 ratings
We’re wrapping up The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard, and yes, there are more case studies. Loads of them. And they’re actually quite interesting, but to inject a little fun into the second half of our discussion, we’ve decided to try something new. We’re playing a little game called, “Is Th...
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Bowie, Ep. 17 - The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard, Part 1 and Why We Are Johnny

75 Reads - July 30, 2019 10:00 - 30 minutes ★★★★★ - 19 ratings
We’re diving in to The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard, an examination of how our thoughts and feelings are manipulated by advertisers and media. The book was first published in 1957 and is chock-full of case studies that took place in the 1950s. Yes, it’s dated. And yes, some of the phrasing...
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