Episode #10×08: How Dark Brandon Can Appeal to Youngs, Consumers FINALLY Push Back on High Prices

  • Welcome to #Millennial, the home of pretend adulting and real talk!
  • Biden and Trump are each rolling out strategies to appeal to younger voters and… this is one of the results. 
  • What can major party candidates do to reach out to younger voters without being cringe? Maybe ask Chat GPT for ideas.
  • Biden leaning into Dark Brandon conspiracy theories? Yes please! Biden answering complicated geopolitical questions while clutching an ice cream cone? Nooooo.
  • It’s time for the hosts to reveal their monthly and yearly spends in the era of streaming wars when the average U.S. consumer is spending nearly $1k a year on streaming services. How do we stack up?
  • Inflation relief may be coming soon to your favorite fast food joint or snack company: McDonald’s, PepsiCo, and Coca Cola have all announced plans to slow their roll on price increases, and even cut some prices altogether.
  • Wendy is trying to fuck around and find out with dynamic pricing. Who’s gonna wanna pay surge prices for a square hamburger??
  • Watch out for increased costs to check baggage – American Airlines just announced theirs, and we suspect other airlines will soon follow.
  • This week’s recommendations will keep you organized and entertained: Clipa bag hanger (Pam), TooGoodToGo (Laura), and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (Andrew). 

And in this week’s installment of After Dark, available on Patreon:

  • MuggleSuck, Twilight Source and Hypable edition! Because we’ve worked with lots of muggles who suck.
  • Persistent resistance to new ideas, walls of text sent at all hours of the night, and entitlement are a few of the things we’ve dealt with in our heyday as fandom creators.
  • “How old is this person??”

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