Episode #8×22: January 6 Committee Hearing Revelations, WTF News, Life Before the Internet

  • It’s time for some #unhinged talk this week – so we kick it off with a new segment, Clusterfuck 2022!
  • We give our initial reactions to the January 6th committee hearings, and while the new details are not surprising, they are shocking.
  • SCOTUS is really making it their mission to attack personal rights and liberty this Pride month, and we are NOT amused. Border agents can now search residences and vehicles within 100 miles of a US border without a warrant.
  • While the House passed a sweeping gun reform bill that is certain to die in the Senate, the Senate is toying with a much more moderate proposal.
  • It’s not all doom and gloom this week though – to cheer everyone up, we have a slew of WTF News stories!
  • In the movie world, Sony got punked into re-releasing ‘Morbius’ in theaters thanks to the popular ‘it’s morbin’ time‘ meme. Also, ‘Joker 2’ is rumored to be a musical starring Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn?!
  • GEICO was ordered to pay a $5.2 million settlement to a woman who contracted an STD in her partner’s car during sexual activity. The reasoning? His car was insured by GEICO.
  • We’re all old enough to remember life before the internet – what are some core memories of that time?
  • This week’s recommendations will give you something fun to do! Take advantage of the sales happening at Target (Andrew) and watch Ms. Marvel on Disney+ (Pam & Laura).

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

  • It’s time for our third installment of “A Deep Dive Into…” featuring Laura!
  • We ask her to reflect on experiences and lessons learned in moving a lot as a kid, homeschooling, and more.
  • What made her decide to live abroad, and what is with these punk rock cruises she goes on?

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