26: Hobbies ≠ Side Hustles, Would We Fly To Space?, Student Loan Relief Updates

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  • We check in on the Great Billionaire Race to Space and discuss the implications of rich douches not paying taxes and funding space travel for themselves. Yay capitalism!
  • Laura's rage of the week: some who adopted pets during the pandemic are returning them to shelters.
  • Pam was finally able to resume her morning movie theater routine, and gives a brief, spoiler free review of Black Widow.
  • Kevin Feige recently revealed that Marvel Studios won't be locking its stars into multi-movie contracts anymore. Do we think the Marvel brand is big enough to get butts in seats without recurring appearances from big Hollywood names?
  • A reminder from the #Millennial Facebook group: hobbies don't always need to be side hustles! We discuss the pressure that often comes with being good at something.
  • With the end of COVID-related student loan relief fast approaching, we do a check-in on the state of the student loan forgiveness conversation. Do we think the loan forgiveness can will be kicked down the road again?
  • Japan has placed Tokyo under a state of emergency to coincide with the Olympic games.
  • This week's recommendations will keep you taken care of! Making sure to keep Benadryl handy in case of an emergency (Laura), Nutpods Creamer (Pam), and stick-on blind spot mirrors for your car (Andrew).
  • This week's episode is sponsored by ThirdLove (https://www.thirdlove.com/millennial for 20% off your first purchase), Stamps.com (https://www.stamps.com and enter promo code MILL for a 4-week trial, free postage, and a digital scale), and Felix Gray (https://www.felixgrayglasses.com/MILL for the best blue light glasses on the market). Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

And in this week's installment of After Dark, on our Patreon:
  • Iceland tested out a 4-day work week, and it was an overwhelming success!
  • What would we do with the extra time if our work week was cut down to 35 hours?
  • Pam might use that time to rebrand herself on social, #Millennial might even join TikTok!

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