Episode #7×20: Laura’s NOLA Highlights, How Politically Diverse Is Your Neighborhood?, 2020 Olympics In Limbo

  • Post-pandemic to-go cocktails may be a new normal in a number of states!
  • While we don’t have answers or solutions, we address the latest news related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
  • Listener of the show Natalie made amazing custom Funko pops for each of the #Millennial hosts! Check her out on Etsy and Instagram!
  • The White House is teaming up with dating apps to get vaccinated folks LAID!
  • Starbucks is considering leaving Facebook due to the amount of hate speech on the platform. Don’t worry ‘bucks, we think you’ll do just fine without Facebook!
  • President Biden signed the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act into law last week, and we dig into what the Act entails.
  • How politically diverse are our neighborhoods? We learn whether we live in political bubbles or not. Want to see your neighborhood’s political makeup? Click here!
  • The International Olympics Committee drew criticism over its decision to move forward with the Tokyo Olympic Games, despite Japan (and the world) still struggling against Covid-19.
  • PSA: We’ll be off next week for Memorial Day in the U.S., but we’ll be back in June!
  • We’ve got recommendations to keep you busy while we’re off next week! ‘Mare of Easttown’ and ‘Knockout City’ (Andrew), alcoholic ice pops (Laura), and Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour.’

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

  • It’s a Discord AMA y’all! Justin kicks us off with the big questions: Do we believe in free will? What is the meaning of life?
  • What guilty pleasures are we slightly ashamed to admit to?
  • How drunk was Laura when Andrew tried to call her during last week’s show?
  • Andrew shares a Potter fandom story too risqué for MuggleCast.
  • …and more!

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