Episode #5×31: Streaming Price Hikes, Student Debt Stats (Why Weren’t We Warned?), WTF News

  • Wilting in the August heat? Proceed to your nearest air conditioned space and chill with a new episode of  #Millennial!
  • The show kicks off with a round of Laura’s rage of the week, beverage inventions, and space dildos.
  • In the Mailbag, Nicky sets us straight on our reborn dolls discussion last week, and Amy helps Andrew reduce his dependence on technology.
  • Spotify is reportedly planning to test price spikes on their Premium subscriptions in select countries. How much would you pay for your Spotify membership?
  • Would brand loyalty keep subscribers on Spotify’s side? Will a price hike benefit artists?
  • The Number is back this week, with a Student Loan edition. What does the latest data say about the United States’ 37 million borrowers?
  • Laura and Pam share real-world examples of how student debt can literally mess with your head, and Andrew is relieved to have pursued a budget-friendly education.
  • Surprise Bitch! caller Catie tells us about her current house hunting experience and we invite ourselves over to look at Redfin with her.
  • In some WTF News: man proposes using a cow teat, the ultimate Pokemon Go match is interrupted by an officer, TSA bullies, and a man dies after participating in a taco eating contest.
  • Recommendations range from classy to weird this week: Stich Fix (Andrew), Turbo Snake (Laura), and ‘Circe’ by Madeline Miller (Pam).
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by Joybird (for 25% off your first order), Rothy’s (for your new favorite pair of flats), and ZipRecruiter (try ZipRecruiter for FREE!). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!
And in this week’s installment of After Dark:
  • AskMillennial: where we find the most bizarre questions on the internet and use them to learn more about each other.
  • What have we always wondered about the opposite sex? What name would we specifically avoid giving to our children?
  • Pam shares a near-death experience story, while Laura gets weird and answers a certain question with another question.

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