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Episode 80: From A$AP to Xenophobia

July 24, 2019

For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss recent events, entertainment news, and politics. They begin by catching up (00:30) and discussing “Oh Lawd” news (4:31), including controversial comments by a University of Pennsylvania Professor (4:57), methanol poisoning in Costa Rica (10:05), the “storm Area 51” raid (17:30), the Russian FaceApp (21:53), ‘Slave Play’ (25:19), and a Making the Band comeback (27:52). Ty and Daphne then turn their attention to entertainment news and discuss Eddie Murphy’s $70 million Netflix deal (32:30), Disney Plus and the future of online streaming (34:40), The Lion King and Beyonce’s new album (39:01), and ASAP Rocky’s controversial comments and imprisonment in Sweden (42:00). They then have a conversation about politics. Specifically, they discuss Donald Trump's offensive comments and chants about 'The Squad' (51:15), the stages of genocide and the seriousness of the current political moment (56:40), and details about the second Democratic primary debates (1:06:00).  

 

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