2: Andrew's Bumble Scandal, WandaVision Reactions, WTF Trump News
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The second week of 2021 wasn't... as bad? Maybe?

  • The Bumble scandal: Andrew believes his photo was stolen to make an imposter account. (Little does he know...)
  • CELEBRATE: your federal student loans will not go into repayment at the end of the month!
  • What's in Biden's $1.9 trillion covid relief package? We go over the deets, and Laura complains about the Democratic infighting already happening.
  • Not content with the amount of whataboutism that's happened so far this year, Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) compared inflammatory comments by Robert De Niro, Kathy Griffin, and Madonna to the actual armed insurrection perpetuated by Trumpian, white supremacist terrorists.
  • WTF News makes its 2021 debut: the Trump admin lied about having vaccines in reserve, taxpayers have been paying $3,000 a month for Javanka to refuse use of bathroom facilities to their Secret Service detail, women on Bumble have been conservative catfishing to identify and turn in insurrectionists, and members of Congress may have lead "reconnaissance tours" in the days before the attack on the Capitol.
  • Who should become the new, permanent host of Jeopardy? Andrew has opinions.
  • We've got some spoiler-free thoughts on the first two episodes of WandaVision - all is not as it seems!
  • How could Marvel Studios bring Chris Evans back for more Captain America without it seeming like a cash grab?
  • We've got all the entertainment you'll need in this week's recommendations: 'Promising Young Woman' (Andrew), backyard.co (Pam), and Hunt a Killer (Laura).
  • This week's episode is sponsored by Talkspace (https://www.talkspace.com, enter code MILL for $100 off your first month), LoveBook (https://www.lovebookonline.com/MILL for 20% off), and Honey (https://www.joinhoney.com/MILL to join Honey FREE). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

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

  • We dive into a new study at Pew Research Center, which looks at the current state of online harassment.
  • With most U.S. Americans saying social media companies are doing a poor job moderating bullying on their platforms, what changes do we think might help?
  • We share the online harassment we've seen first hand, but also turn the scipt on ourselves: is it possible we've ever bullied someone online?
  • Patrons sound off and share their own stories, proving that social media is, indeed, a dumpster fire.
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Normal Not Normal
Normal Not Normal
James Haskell
In this episode we talk to Harry Potter fan James Haskell. Oh, and he’s also an England rugby star, reality TV contestant and podcast host.   James Haskell had a glittering rugby career before retiring from the game in 2019, but whether you’re into rugby or not James is well worth your attention.   In this episode we find out what really happened behind the scenes of that controversial season of the UK’s reality TV show ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’, how seeing a sports psychologist changed the way James checks in on his friends’ mental health and why he’s training to be a digger driver at the age of 35.    James also shares what happened when he chose the Potter films for his Mastermind quiz subject, why the films remind him of his time at boarding school and what makes wizards and witches so darn cool.   James hosts three brilliant podcasts: What a Flanker, Couples Quarantine with his wife Chloe Madeley and The Good the Bad and the Rugby alongside Mike Tindall and Alex Payne.   James’ ‘3am Questions’:   Favourite book - The Harry Potter series and Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke Favourite song - Tiny Dancer by Elton John Favourite film - Ronin starring Robert De Niro Our Sponsors: We want to thank this episode's sponsors Beer52 and Yamaha for their support. Go to Beer52.com/normal and pay the postage costs of just £5.95 to get eight free craft beers, a snack and a magazine. To check out the brilliant Yamaha E700A headphones go to yamahamusiclondon.com/E700A   We want to hear from you. If you have a brilliant 'Did You Know?' fact, a question for us, a jingle you’ve written or a voice note you want to share, get in touch! We’ll choose a few messages and include them in the audio version of the podcast every episode. You can tweet us your message using the hashtags #normalnotnormal and #didyouknow or email us at normalnotnormalpodcast@gmail.com    Remember, if you’re sending us a voice note or jingle and you’re under eighteen, please get permission from your parents or guardian.   Follow us on Twitter: @OliverPhelps      @James_Phelps @jameshaskell   Normal Not Normal is a Stabl production. Produced by Alice Homewood. YouTube version edited by James and Oliver Phelps. Music: 'Not Normal' by Sebastian Forslund, 'Bobby Swing' by The Bladwerk Band and ‘Dancing with the Devil’ by Bonkers Beat Club. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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