31: Streaming Price Hikes, Student Debt Stats (Why Weren't We Warned?), WTF News


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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.
  • Wilting in the August heat? Proceed to your nearest air conditioned space and chill with a new episode of #Millennial!
  • The show kicks off with a round of Laura’s rage of the week, beverage inventions, and space dildos.
  • In the Mailbag, Nicky sets us straight on our reborn dolls discussion last week, and Amy helps Andrew reduce his dependence on technology.
  • Spotify is reportedly planning to test price spikes on their Premium subscriptions in select countries. How much would you pay for your Spotify membership?
  • Would brand loyalty keep subscribers on Spotify’s side? Will a price hike benefit artists?
  • The Number is back this week, with a Student Loan edition. What does the latest data say about the United States’ 37 million borrowers?
  • Laura and Pam share real-world examples of how student debt can literally mess with your head, and Andrew is relieved to have pursued a budget-friendly education.
  • Surprise Bitch! caller Catie tells us about her current house hunting experience and we invite ourselves over to look at Redfin with her.
  • In some WTF News: man proposes using a cow teat, the ultimate Pokemon Go match is interrupted by an officer, TSA bullies, and a man dies after participating in a taco eating contest.
  • Recommendations range from classy to weird this week: Stich Fix (Andrew), Turbo Snake (Laura), and ‘Circe’ by Madeline Miller (Pam).
  • This week’s episode is sponsored by Joybird (https://www.joybird.com/MILLENNIAL25for 25% off your first order), Rothy’s (https://www.rothys.com/mill for your new favorite pair of flats), and ZipRecruiter (https://www.ziprecruiter.com/millennial to try ZipRecruiter for FREE!). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

And in this week’s installment of After Dark:

  • AskMillennial: where we find the most bizarre questions on the internet and use them to learn more about each other.
  • What have we always wondered about the opposite sex? What name would we specifically avoid giving to our children?
  • Pam shares a near-death experience story, while Laura gets weird and answers a certain question with another question.

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