Episode #7×37: Major Hollywood Strike Cometh, Our Political Compass’, Are Britney Spears Observers Hypocrites?

  • On today’s episode we discuss a major strike that might happen in Hollywood, examine our ideologies through the Political Compass test, and discuss the renewed attention on Britney Spears. 
  • Tiger King fans(?) rejoice: season 2 is coming November 17th, so we’re all practicing our ‘Here, Kitty Kitty’ renditions.
  • 150,000 IATSE workers are preparing to strike in demand of living wages, better benefits, and reasonable rest.
  • These working conditions have been the standard for years – why is now the time to strike?
  • We took the Political Compass test and compared our results. Pro tip: get your personalized certificate here.
  • Is it silly to be proud of where you were born? Do good parents sometimes need to spank their children?
  • Two new Britney Spears documentaries are coming out, prompting Andrew to ask – are we all hypocrites for continuing to consume this content?
  • Recommendations hot off the pod: Sunday Scaries podcast by Spotify and Headspace (Andrew), get your flu shot (Laura), and ‘Blockbuster’ from Big Potato Games (Pam).
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And in this week’s installment of After Dark, available on Patreon:

  • Does technology make it harder to be a moral person?
  • We realize how creepy and sad it is to social media stalk, and yet we’ve ALL done it. What does it say about us that we’re comfortable creeping on others digitally?
  • Have any of us ever taken stealth pictures of someone in public? Eek.

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