Episode #7×24: #FreeBritney (Despite Messy Remarks), Stunning New Vaccine Report, Toyota Supports Seditionists

  • Pam’s PSA: don’t be dumb and shoot off fireworks if your area is undergoing a massive heatwave and/or drought.
  • Andrew shares some neighbor drama and asks if we take part in neighborhood Facebook groups.
  • As more details emerge about the collapse of a condo building in Surfside, Florida, it’s clear this was a tragedy that did not have to happen.
  • #FREEBRITNEY! Britney Spears has broken her silence about the terrible conditions of her conservatorship, and we learn some disturbing details about her experience.
  • Instagram is testing putting suggested posts among the posts in your feed, rather than at the end of the feed. Please stop ruining Instagram!!
  • Conan O’Brien bids farewell to late night television as he prepares to move to HBO Max for a weekly program. We reminisce about former late night departures and which ones really impacted us.
  • If you need to convince a friend in the US to get vaccinated, send them this AP report that 99.9% of people hospitalized with COVID areĀ notĀ vaccinated.
  • And just in case that doesn’t cut it, check out this study which says that the Pfizer and Moderna shots may be effective for years!
  • Toyota is a top donor to Republicans who objected to certifying the results of the 2020 election. Let’s check in on where we draw the line with brands.
  • This week’s recommendations will keep you busy! Eero wifi routers (Andrew), massage guns (Laura), following India Walton (Laura), ‘This is Pop’ (Pam), and Vice’s ‘The Story Of’ Youtube series (Pam).
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by Honey (https://www.joinhoney.com/MILL to join Honey for FREE) and Felix Gray (https://www.felixgrayglasses.com/MILL for the best blue light glasses on the market). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

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

  • Are we thirsty for friends as life gets more normal here in the US?
  • One of us is actively interested in making new friends, keep an eye out for Andrew’s Tiktok ad seeking new friends. #yolo
  • When was the last time we made new friends as an adult? Do we have different ‘tiers’ of friends?

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