#Millennial: Pretend Adulting, Real Talk
29: Impeachment Debate, GOP Moves to Ban Addictive Apps, YouTuber Revenue Strategies
Aug 6, 2019 · 1 hr 42 min
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  • #Millennial is here, and unlike Moscow Mitch, we have more to offer than #thoughtsandprayers.
  • A majority of House Democrats have decided that 10 counts of obstruction of justice, attempted collusion, racism, and sexism might be good reasons to support an impeachment inquiry.
  • The panel is split on impeachment, and we dive into the pros and cons we see playing out for each scenario.
  • On the lighter side, the GOP has introduced a bill banning “addictive” social media features (like endless scrolling).
  • Are social media apps the modern day cigarettes? We talk about our own addictions to these apps and suggest other things legislators could do to curb the addiction.
  • #Millennial Gaming Correspondent Marc is back to talk about Evo 2019 and the future of competitive gaming.
  • “I made $3 million playing in this Fortnite tourney, how much does your job pay, bish?”
  • In some weird as fuck news, a vlogging family is selling a doll replica of their NEWBORN SON.
  • Is it ethical to turn your children into viral sensations when they’re too young to make that call for themselves?
  • In the Mailbag, we talk libraries, best video games for newbies, and abortion.
  • This week’s recommendations run the gamut: Splitwise (Andrew), the final season of Orange Is The New Block (Pam), HBO’s Chernobyl (Laura), and Betrayal at House on the Hill (Marc).
  • This episode of #Millennial is sponsored by BioClarity (https://www.bioclarity.com and enter promo code MILL for 40% off a skincare routine and 15% off everything else on their site) and Paint Your Life (text MILL to 48-48-48 for 30% off your first painting). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

And in this week’s installment of After Dark:

  • 22% of Millennials report not having any friends, and 30% report feeling chronic loneliness. What gives?
  • Some vulnerability goes around the panel as we open up about the times in life where we’ve felt friendless and lonely. How did we cope?
  • How does the internet factor into this discussion? For some, it increases feelings of isolation. For others, it creates a greater sense of connectedness.
  • New After Dark segment: Laura’s TMI corner.
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