17: Shocking COVID-19 Projections, Movie Theaters Revolt, Having To Break Quarantine


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By mugglecast, Millennials Andrew Sims, Laura Tee, and Pamela Gocobachi. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
On this week's #Millennial, Micah is back, Nicholas Cage is "back," and a new Twilight book is coming out. What year is it?!
  • At the top of the show, we address the latest in Tara Reade's sexual assault allegations against presumptive Democratic nominee for President, Joe Biden.
  • What do we make of Reade's allegations, and has Joe Biden handled this well? (Spoiler: No.)
  • The latest projections for for COVID-19 infections and deaths finally freak Andrew out, and our entire panel is slated to stay home through the summer.
  • Why is the U.S. a COVID-19 hotspot? Because we're a hot mess. Period.
  • Since Laura has been forced to break quarantine due to her home disaster, we share some listener stories about the circumstances outside our control that force our hands on quarantine.
  • The soon-to-be bankrupt AMC is fighting with Universal Studios over... trolls? Really? Now?
  • How could move theaters have better prepared for the very clear direction at-home streaming is taking us culturally?
  • This week's recommendations are some binge-worthy shows and a fun social distancing game: Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert's nightly monologues (Andrew), Good Omens (Laura), Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (Pam), and "Psych!" by Ellen Degeneres.
  • This week's episode is sponsored by Raycon (go to https://www.buyraycon.com/mill for 15% off your order). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!
And in this week's installment of After Dark, available on Patreon:
  • How did we get hereeeeee? It's an Imprint reunion to celebrate the announcement that Stephenie Meyer is FINALLY releasing Midnight Sun!
  • Former Imprint host Andrea joins us, so the gang is back together again!
  • We reminisce about our favorite fandom memories, and what it meant to have another book series to dive into post-Harry Potter.
  • Can you enjoy a book and still criticize it? Of course!
  • We all commit to reading Midnight Sun within 24 hours of its release and (potentially) a Twilight movie commentary?

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