Episode #7×46: Millennials Are ‘Killing’ Everything, Gerrymandering Check-in, Astroworld and Concert Control

  • Because you haven’t seen enough Spotify Wrapped results, we’re sharing ours to kick off the show this week? What on earth is an “angsty, silly” musical aura?
  • Omicron check in: is panic necessary? How are we keeping calm as we await more information?
  • Stacey Abrams announced she will be running for Governor in Georgia in 2022 – Laura shares her excitement, and why she thinks this is a killer midterm strategy.
  • What are millennials killing now? We discuss a viral image making the rounds on Facebook, and make predictions about what our generation will be accused of killing next.
  • We dive into a discussion on redistricting, and the dreaded gerrymandering that often comes every 10 years following the U.S. Census. To learn what a gerrymandered district looks like, take this quiz! To learn how your state handles redistricting, click here!
  • Although gerrymandering overwhelmingly benefits Republicans, we feel no political party should have a hand in shaping district maps. How can you help? By calling your members of Congress and voicing support for the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act!
  • Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival left hundreds injured and 10 dead. The amount of footage available online has split the internet on who is to blame for this tragedy.
  • Have we ever been in an unsafe, large crowd situation? How did we get out?
  • This week’s recommendations are a mixed bag! Uncommongoods.com (Andrew), “We’re Here” season 2 on HBO Max (Pam), and calling your Senator to voice support for the Women’s Health Protection Act (Laura).
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by Felix Gray (https://www.felixgrayglasses.com/MILL), Public (https://www.public.com/MILLENNIAL), and Stance (https://www.stance.com). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

And in this week’s installment of After Dark:

  • Wedding etiquette: would you be offended if a close friend didn’t include your spouse’s name on the invitation?
  • The panel has some tea to spill on wedding drama we’ve been privy to.
  • To allow kids or not to allow kids? What will we do at our own weddings?

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