Pride Pandering, Spotify Blends Friends, Listener E-mails

Jun 08, 05:15 PM
  • The brands are at it again - how do we know when a brand is sincere in their allyship?
  • Former government employee Donald Trump has given up on his blog after realizing no one reads blogs anymore.
  • Andrew needs a laugh, but Laura is doomsday prepping because she doesn't believe we've seen the end of Trumpism.
  • How are we tipping now compared to pre-pandemic?
  • We review Spotify's "Only You" roundup feature, and blend playlists with each other on air.
  • It's a mailbag episode, where we spend some time with the emails we haven't been able to feature on air yet!
  • What's the sweet spot between paying for quality news reporting and making said reporting as accessible as possible?
  • A simple request: Tremain wants us to talk about the future of cremation, so we have fun with some morbidity.
  • One listener is stuck between staying at a stable job they like, or accepting a contract position for a lot more money. What would we do?
  • Someone just wants to see Andrew and Laura move: do we like dancing, and how "white" are our dancing skills?
  • This week's recommendations are cool for the summer: Spotify's numerous Pride playlists and Orville Peck (Andrew), Mezcal (Laura), and Supergoop defense refresh setting mist (Pam).
  • This week's show is sponsored by Felix Gray ( for free shipping, returns, and exchanges), Honey (, and ThirdLove ( Support #Millennial by supporting our sponsors!

And in this week's installment of After Dark, available to all Patrons:

  • Laura has a condo update, and it's a good one for once!
  • Pam wants to know... What are some untold office rules? What's our funniest experience with a drunk person? What's our favorite cooking hack?
  • How do we overcome recycling fatigue, given how hard it can be to do this very important thing?
  • What are Pam's San Francisco recommendations?