Episode #7×25: Freaky UFO Report, Black TikTok Creators Strike, Size Inclusivity in Women’s Fashion

  • Do you believe in aliens? Some mystery objects still defy explanation, and we wonder if aliens would actually care about what we’re doing on Earth.
  • Has anyone in the International Olympic Committee ever smoked weed? ‘Cause if they had, they’d know cannabis is not a performance enhancing drug…
  • Is Steven Spielberg a hypocrite, or has he had an evolution of thought? After creating a public perception of trying to shut streaming content out of the Oscars, Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment has signed a deal with Netflix.
  • Some black creators are on strike over at TikTok, a reminder that credit for many creators is due.
  • We have an update on the criminal charges filed against the Trump Organization. Will they get Trump? Probably not. Will we ever stop hearing about Trump? Also probably not.
  • LA’s City Counsel is cracking down on homeless encampments in a “compassionate approach” get people off the streets. What do we make of the move?
  • BAE Supporter Tiara joins us to talk fashion, women’s sizing, and promoting size inclusivity. Check her out on TikTok and Instagram!
  • We’ve got plenty of recs this week to keep you busy: Silk’s Oat Yeah! oat milk (Andrew), NPR Throughline’s series on Capitalism (Laura), Dissect: Key Notes (Pam), and Fuller Figure Fuller Bust on Instagram (Tiara).

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

  • What would you do if you won $1 million in one of the vaccination giveaways happening in the U.S.?
  • Is it fair to say most millennials’ dream is basic stability?
  • Why property values are making the panel nervous.

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