We’ve made it a full year! Episode 52 is upon us and this week, we’re talking the latest entry in the DCEU (whatever the fuck that is): WONDER WOMAN. We go over the story, performances, what else we know of the character and more! And, as with all of our episodes, the latest banter including more NHL Playoffs, NBA Playoffs, Charles Barkley, favorite sneakers, Top Beastie Boys songs and more. Celebrate a year of Car JoeMez goodness by listening wherever you get your podcasts!
In our latest episode (which can be heard on iTunes, Soundcloud, Stitcher or Google Play), we spoke about how SpaceJam came into existence because of the popularity of a Nike ad that featured Bugs Bunny and Michael Jordan having to team up against Marvin the Martian who was stealing all of the world’s Air Jordan sneakers.
Realizing that this commercial is now over 20 years old and you may not remember$ it, we’ve done some digging and found it to refresh those memories for you!
But this was also part of an overall series of ads that featured the superhero team of Jordan and Bugs – collectively Air and Hare Jordan that debuted as the most popular commercial from Super Bowl 26 and gave the SpaceJam idea a built-in audience.
Has there been any pitch-man in history as successful as Michael Jordan? Probably not. He’s been a part of some of the most memorable ad campaigns for decades and Jordan sneakers are so ingrained in society that it’s hard to imagine a world without people lining up hours in advance just to get the latest pair.
Hey! Our new episode is up for your listening pleasure! This week, we recap our Thanksgivings and how that led into both of us diving into The Simpsons marathon on FXX. We also discuss the new LEGENDS OF THE HIDDEN TEMPLE movie that aired on Nickelodeon and, in celebration of its 20th Anniversary, we revisit the 90s classic: SPACEJAM. Enjoy!