Episode #8×10: The End of Clock Changes?, Disney and Don’t Say Gay, Faking Your Own Kidnapping

  • Is Daylight Savings Time about to become permanent? Does this mean Laura will stop bitching twice a year about the time change?
  • As part of our biweekly check in on the war in Ukraine, we touch on some of the lesser acknowledged stories of racial and ethnic minorities in Ukraine, and how this crisis has unfolded for them.
  • In response to the continued conflict, Disney, Sony, Warner Bros, and Paramount all announced that they were halting future theatrical film releases in Russia. 
  • Despite Disney being quick to take a position on the current Russian invasion of Ukraine, their response to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill has left a lot to be desired. #Millennial shares EXCLUSIVE audio clips of Disney’s official response to the controversy.
  • A new report out of Pew Research Center indicates that an increasing number of Americans view single-motherhood and unmarried cohabitation has ‘bad for society.’ We respond, and wonder why these viewpoints are increasing despite single-motherhood remaining stable and cohabitation becoming increasingly normalized.
  • WTF News returns to tell the story of a woman who faked her own kidnapping to go hang out with her ex for three weeks. Why didn’t she just take an unplugged vacation?
  • Is Andrew’s toxic trait wanting to fake his death to see how we all react?
  • This week’s recommendations will make you feel informed! Check out this resource to see how DST impacts you (Andrew), go to the dentist if you have been avoiding it during covid (Laura), and ‘Abbott Elementary’ (Pam).
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by Apostrophe (https://www.apostrophe.com/MILL and use code MILL to get your dermatologist crafted treatment plan for $5!) Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

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

  • It’s an ‘am I the asshole?’ edition. We’ve pulled a few scenarios from the popular subreddit, and we’re here to judge these random people on the internet.
  • If your ego is threatened, is it helpful to ruin a family dinner over it?
  • What are you actually accomplishing by making a child cry over Pokemon?
  • Should an ex-friend with benefits be invited to the wedding?

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