Episode #8×02: CBD Saves Us From COVID, Apple AirTags Secretly Tracking People, The CW Facing Closure

  • A new study has found that CBD users have a statistically lower rate of COVID infection. None of us have had COVID… JUST SAYIN’
  • This week, all eyes are on the Senate as it debates voting rights and (likely) filibuster rules.
  • Ghislaine Maxwell, confidant of Jeffrey Epstein, was found guilty of sex trafficking a minor last month. We dig into the latest news about 8 “John Does” named in a 2015 defamation suit against Maxwell.
  • Prince Andrew has also returned his royal patronages and military affiliations to the Queen in light of his affiliation with Epstein and alleged misconduct.
  • The fate of the CW is up in the air as corporate owners ViacomCBS and WarnerMedia are looking to sell the network. Given the strong fanbase of CW’s lineup, are we surprised to learn that the network was never profitable?
  • Netflix is hiking its prices again, which forces us to examine exactly how much we watch Netflix these days. The answer? Not much.
  • Be smart, be safe: Apple’s new AirTags are being used by some nefarious individuals to track people unknowingly.
  • While this is a major security concern Apple needs to address, there are also a host of other tracking products on the market that can be used in the same way.
  • #Millennial’s 2022: ‘Make A Commitment’ is back with 5 new entries!
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by Surfshark (https://www.surfshark.deals/MILL and use code MILL for 83% off plus 3 months FREE) and Felix Gray (https://www.felixgrayglasses.com/MILL). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

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

  • DoorDash is requiring all non-delivery employees to perform one “dash” a month, and some employees have feelings about it. Do we think this is an effective approach?
  • What is the most ridiculous thing we’ve ever been asked to do in a job?
  • From cleaning up poop to surprise overnight shifts, we’ve got enough ridiculous scenarios to get your blood boiling!

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