Episode #7×17: Andrew Returns To Normalcy, Biden’s Dishonesty, The New All-Time Best Rated Movie

  • On today’s episode: Biden’s first 100 days, a new court case could change how we use apps, and the movie that suddenly became the highest-rated film of all time.
  • Andrew sat in a dark room with a giant glowing screen for the first time in over a year!
  • A vaccine confessional reminds us that some people need to consult with their doctors before getting the COVID vaccine, and that’s okay!
  • Pam nearly dies for her art this Mother’s Day.
  • The Number: how many misleading claims has Biden made in his first 100 days compared to Trump’s first 100 days?
  • Florida’s state legislature has passed new voting laws that mirror GOP efforts across the country to make it harder to vote. It’s time to contact your representatives!
  • Epic Games is taking Apple to court, arguing that Apple is running a monopoly in its App Store by forcing developers to use its App Store for payment processing and to distribute software.
  • Because everything is a copy of something else, major social media platforms have begun implementing their own Clubhouse-like features. We try Discord’s on today’s show, and Andrew’s BFF Jenn joins the show!
  • How ‘Citizen Kane’ lost its groove on Rotten Tomatoes thanks to an unearthed negative review from 80 years ago.
  • 5 arrests have been made in connection with Lady Gaga’s stolen dogs, and Laura’s theories are vindicated.
  • We’ve got some fresh summer recommendations this week: ‘New Pokemon Snap’ (Andrew), using fresh fruit in your frozen summer beverages (Laura), ‘Paddington’ and ‘Paddington 2’ (Pam).
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And in this week’s installment of After Dark:

  • Listener Joe shares some feedback about how we shouldn’t be too quick to judge people for using mobile devices at concerts or other events.
  • The FDA has announced it will ban menthol cigarettes and other mass produced varieties of flavored cigars. How do we feel about the government banning certain goods and services?
  • Four Loko is a perfect example of a product that still exists, but had to change the formula that catapulted it to success.

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