Episode #8×42: No Homo!

  • Welcome to #Millennial, the home of pretend adulting and (maybe) good inflation news?
  • We look towards what we can expect from Democratic Senate and Republican House controlled chambers following last week’s midterm elections.
  • What does the Georgia Senate runoff mean for a Senate majority?
  • Orange Julius announced his 2024 Presidential run during this recording, and we are gagging.
  • Will Gen Z save American democracy? We’re in their corner!
  • What is “queerbaiting,” and how are certain celebs and media using it to attract audiences?
  • How can we tell if someone is queerbaiting? And when does it do more harm than good to call it out?
  • Kit Connor of ‘Heartstopper’ fame was forced out of the closet due to excessive accusations of queerbaiting.
  • Should there be limits on straight artists using queer themes in their work?
  • Andrew (aka resident conservationist daddy) provides an update on the mega drought out West, and what those states are doing to become less dependent on the Colorado river.
  • In addition to the phenomenal water recycling efforts in Las Vegas, California has reduced its water usage by 10%, and has committed to reducing its dependence on the Colorado river by 400,000 acre feet per year starting in 2023.
  • The Federal government is throwing its weight around by telling states like Arizona and California that if they don’t come to an agreement to cut usage, big daddy fed will be stepping in.
  • Andrew’s 2023 water prediction: we’re gonna get WET baby!
  • This week’s recommendations will keep you entertained and moisturized as the weather gets chillier! Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ on Netflix (Laura), ‘Tunic,’ an RPG tribute to 90s Zelda games (Andrew), and O’Keefe’s working hands lotion (Pam).
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by Uncommon Goods (https://www.uncommongoods.com/mill for 15% off). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

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

  • What nostalgic media from our childhood holds up well? What DOESN’T?
  • A macabre discovery: does Santa¬†die¬†when he retires in ‘The Santa Clause’?
  • We are shook to revisit fan favorites from the early 2000’s that look like dog shit now.
  • Is it possible to enjoy 1990’s VFX through a 2022 lens?

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