Super Bowl Reactions, Cutting the Vaccine Line, Olivia Wilde's 'No Assholes' Policy

Feb 09, 06:37 PM
Did we all watch the Super Bowl? You know we didn't. But did we have some thirsty moments with those commercials? You know we did.  👀

  • Laura prepares to ask Elon Musk if she can pay for a trip to Mars with Dogecoin.
  • COVID cases have been steadily trending down - what do we make of this development?
  • Trump's second impeachment trial begins TODAY. Are we subjecting ourselves to the political theater?
  • Democrats are split on the subject of means testing for the next round of stimulus payments, and we call BS on lowering the qualifying income thresholds.
  • Smartmatic has filed a $2.7 billion lawsuit against FOX News for spreading misinformation and lies about the 2020 election outcome.
  • Are we surprised that celebrities and the uber wealthy are finding ways to cut the vaccine line?
  • Multiple Gamestop stock projects are in the works, including at HBO. Why do we need another show about something we're actively living?
  • Olivia Wilde has a "no assholes" policy as a director, which appears to have led to the firing of Shia Lebouf last fall. What other toxic workplace trends can Hollywood work to create accountability for?
  • Some California lawmakers really want Disneyland to reopen, and we have mixed feelings as a panel.
  • This week's recommendations will make you feel good: Super Mario 3D World (Andrew), Generation G lipstick by Glossier (Laura), and 'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' (Pam). 

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

  • We review the New York Times documentary "Framing Britney Spears."
  • It's tragic to consider all the mixed signals being sent Britney's way when she was a literal minor, especially considering it doesn't seem she was adequately protected.
  • Do we believe Britney wants out of her conservatorship?
  • What do we make of the representation of the #FreeBritney movement?