Episode #9×28: Glitch McConnell and Aging Senators, New Alien Evidence, Managing Anxiety About the Warming World

  • Welcome to #Millennial, the home of pretend adulting and REAL talk!
  • In breaking Trumpdates: Orange Julius has had four new indictments dropped against him, this time, out of a Washington D.C. court. Read the full indictment here. Hot indictment summer is still hot y’all!
  • Glitch McConnell and the Congressional Geritocracy: give term limits a chance!
  • We review some of our oldest senators and representatives: basically, if you’ve existed longer than the chocolate chip cookie recipe, please consider retiring. Kplzthx.
  • Are age limits ethical for elected positions of leadership?
  • FYI, aliens aren’t called UFOs anymore – the 2023 approved term is UAPs (Unidentified Aerial Phenomena).
  • In a recent congressional hearing, former military officials auditioned for lead roles in an upcoming X-Files spinoff series.
  • The US has possession of “non-human” bodies of UAP pilots?!
  • Is Andrew’s biggest 2023 prediction coming true?
  • Bonus rec from Andrew: Find Starlink – this is a free app that lets you see when you’ll be able to view Starlink satellites flying over your area!
  • It’s getting hot in here, so turn on all your fans. Heat waves across the globe are cause for concern and discomfort as we navigate some of the hottest months on record. Is there any cause to be optimistic?
  • Our friend Micah provides an official statement of his experience flying out of Las Vegas on a day with record heat, straight from the MuggleCast news room.
  • National outlets tend to lead with the most deadly news updates for engagement, but you’ll likely be able to find more positive updates in your local news.
  • Consider composting, recycling, voting, making home efficiency improvements, and more to help “paint your corner of the sky a little bluer.”
  • Check out this episode of #Millennial in which one of our listeners helped us understand best recycling practices.
  • This week’s recommendations will keep you entertained and clean?! The newest season of ‘Black Mirror’ on Netflix (Laura), using bar soap instead of body wash to stick it to Big Bath (Andrew), and ‘What We Do in the Shadows’ on Hulu (Pam).

And in this week’s installment of After Dark:

  • Concert etiquette: what happened to it? In recent months, trends of hurling objects directly at performers have picked up. Did we go feral during the pandemic?
  • We share our biggest pet peeves re: bad behavior at concerts. PUT YOUR FUCKING SIGNS DOWN.
  • Why spend $500 on concert tickets just to spend the entire show watching it through your iPhone?

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