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#Millennial podcast is a weekly roundtable about our Generation Y experience. From news to politics and pop culture, a panel of friends digs in on why these stories matter and how they affect millennials. If you’ve ever wondered how to maneuver student loan debt, voting, relationships, careers, or just life in general, we feel that SO. HARD. And we’re here to share our stories, along with our greatest challenges and wins, along the way. Put simply, #Millennial is about journeying through young adulthood together.

#Millennial podcast is a weekly roundtable about our Generation Y experience. From news to politics and pop culture, a panel of friends digs in on why these stories matter and how they affect millennials. If you’ve ever wondered how to maneuver student loan debt, voting, relationships, careers, or just life in general, we feel that SO. HARD. And we’re here to share our stories, along with our greatest challenges and wins, along the way. Put simply, #Millennial is about journeying through young adulthood together.

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#Millennial podcast is a weekly roundtable about our Generation Y experience. From news to politics and pop culture, a panel of friends digs in on why these stories matter and how they affect millennials. If you’ve ever wondered how to maneuver student loan debt, voting, relationships, careers, or just life in general, we feel that SO. HARD. And we’re here to share our stories, along with our greatest challenges and wins, along the way. Put simply, #Millennial is about journeying through young adulthood together.

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English


Episodes

8: Tipping Culture, Do We Like The New Vaccine?, Voter Suppression, Pandering At The Golden Globes

3/2/2021
This week we discovered each of us has a catch-phrase?! Listen to find out what they are! Is tipping culture out of control? How do we handle situations where it's unclear whether tipping is appropriate? Andrew shares a recent story. With Johnson & Johnson's vaccine receiving emergency FDA approval, conversations abound about vaccine preferences. Do we have one? Andrew considers a pilgrimage to Gila County, Arizona for a shot at the vaccine. San Diego Comic Con has already canceled its...

Duration:01:10:03

7: Most Annoying Phrases, Fled Cruz and Winter Storm Uri, Clubhouse

2/23/2021
What's a phrase people say all the time that you hate? We "did a thing" and got feedback LIVE on air! And friend of the show Shane brings some Los Angeles sunshine to the panel this week! It's happening again: people continue to cause destruction by celebrating their unborn babies' genitals via explosion (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/22/nyregion/gender-reveal-explosion-ny.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&fbclid=IwAR3nWVRY6GwD8PNfC_OIEcIWfdK0wndKgydtFgkKiqq0-_RAsJAU-M0Tdo8) . Do we wish ill...

Duration:01:13:43

6: Bye Bye Tight Jeans, Bucket List Items, Gina and Joss Cancelled

2/16/2021
A polar vortex has struck the southern United States and skinny jeans are out. The gang reacts to the fashion trends Gen Z says make us "old." 😂 Pam is thankful to all the fast food joints for reminding her it's almost Lent with their fish alternatives. We ask our Discord community: what is something you've done that you recommend everyone add to their bucket list? (Thanks Idea Guy!) The perks of traveling and exploring alone. Ahhhhh... Be sure to check out our latest BREAKING NEWS...

Duration:01:04:40

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

2/9/2021
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...

Duration:01:08:15

4: Student Loan Forgiveness A Bad Thing?, How Our Relationship to Politics Has Changed, Netflix's Bad Recs

2/2/2021
We're back-to-back with Micah appearances on #Millennial - he had more to say, so we're here to listen! Kicking off Black History Month right, Stacey Abrams has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize! Who thought we'd ever regret not investing in GameStop? Professor Micah oversees our bastardized explanation of what happened with the stock market last week, and we share our thoughts on responsible investment. Micah sticks to trading on the stalk market in Animal Crossing, and Laura bet a few...

Duration:01:14:08

3: Biden's First Week, Laura Fights A Gas Station, GOT and HP Spinoffs Cometh

1/26/2021
Welcome back, Micah! Last time you were on, the pandemic was bad. This time... it's still really bad. Biden week 1 scandals: wears a rolex, has a Peloton, didn't wear a mask at a family-only event... when will the tan suit scandal hit? PSA: Don't feed your dog grain-free food. Andrew laments the parental advice that got him here, and recommends further reading from the American Kennel Club (https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/fda-grain-free-diet-alert-dcm/) and DogFoodAdvisor.com...

Duration:01:00:05

2: Andrew's Bumble Scandal, WandaVision Reactions, WTF Trump News

1/19/2021
The second week of 2021 wasn't... as bad? Maybe? The Bumble scandal: Andrew believes his photo was stolen to make an imposter account. (Little does he know...) CELEBRATE: your federal student loans will not go into repayment at the end of the month! What's in Biden's $1.9 trillion covid relief package? We go over the deets, and Laura complains about the Democratic infighting already happening. Not content with the amount of whataboutism that's happened so far this year, Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO)...

Duration:01:00:58

1: Free Speech, Burned Bridges, Misguided Star Wars Execs

1/12/2021
We're back! 2021 is already a wash, so we'll see you next year. Kidding... kind of. Over the last couple of weeks, 2020 was put behind us, the internet fell in love with Bridgerton, Trump successfully found voter fraud (his own), Georgia got the redemption arc it deserves, and we came close to a coup. #America Laura finally listened to Folklore and Evermore, Pam finally met her niece, and Andrew heard some of the latest MAGA conspiracy theories. A Confessional writer asks if they should care...

Duration:00:58:33

47: Goodbye 2020, Cameo Gift Exchange, A Measly Stimulus

12/22/2020
It's the season 6 finale of #Millennial, and you know what that means! Secret Santa, a year in review, and a look ahead to 2021. Andrew reminds us that each year has been worse than the one that preceeded it, so... buckle up. Laura recounts the experience of her self-administered COVID-19 test and does not recommend. We used Cameo (https://www.cameo.com/) for this year's Secret Santa exchange and the results are GOLD. New #Millennial tradition? A #Millennial Year In Review: all the shit you...

Duration:01:19:54

46: The Biggest (And Weirdest) Searches of 2020, Reboot Mania, Marvel's TV Announcements

12/15/2020
After six agonizing weeks, the election is finally over. We don't expect Orange Julius to admit it though, so let's gather 'round for some catharsis as we near the end of this dumpster fire of a year. Taylor Swift 2020 album releases: 2 -- Government stimulus checks: 1(?) 😭 Andrew and Pat are baking cookies for Pam and Laura, but they'll need to play a little game when they eat them. Last week's BAE guest Kailey raises an excellent point for allies to remember about protecting trans folks'...

Duration:01:14:51

45: #6x45: Spotify Wrapped, Where We Are In Line For the Vaccine, Work / Life Balance

12/8/2020
We're back and over the turkey hangover, and boy, has a lot happened while we've been off! Andrew makes his case for why sharing a Spotify account is a bad idea. For once, they can't blame millennials for killing an industry: Warner Bros. has announced all of its 2021 releases will debut on HBO Max to coincide with their theatrical release dates. Elliot Page announced that he is trans in a heartfelt letter (https://twitter.com/TheElliotPage/status/1333820783655837701?s=20) shared on his...

Duration:01:19:22

44: Thanksgiving Plans, Trump Kinda Concedes, Movie Release Changes

11/24/2020
Just in time for Thanksgiving: Twitter launches FLEETS, Rudy Giuliani melts on live television, and Barack Obama's A Promised Land drops. Taboo word of the week is back! This week's taboo word: Biden. How are we all handling Thanksgiving this year? While the panel tries to plan a safe and enjoyable holiday, we're 👀 at the people who are having large family celebrations. We predict that the closest thing we'll ever get to a concession from Trump is this tweet...

Duration:01:10:25

43: Gift Giving During COVID, Joementum 2021, Being Cordial with Trumpublicans

11/17/2020
As we slowly transition away from needing to worry about what the President is tweeting every day, we've got a mixed bag of stories for you this week! Our "Greetings from 2020" shirts have begun hitting BAE Patrons' mailboxes, and they look great! Share a pic of your shirt on social using #Greetingsfrom2020. RIP Trump Voter Fraud hotline, we wished you'd lived to see another day of trolling. 😢 Wonder Woman 1984 has Warner Bros. wondering how best to safely release a film that has already...

Duration:01:11:37

42: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Win

11/10/2020
CEEEEELEBRATE GOOD TIMES... COME ON! It's been a long four years and a long election week, but we are finally here! Join us for our post-election analysis and rejoicing! It started with a red mirage... and ended with a very blue assist from mail-in ballots. How did we react to Saturday's news? Celebratory screaming and... napping? STOP. THE. COUNT. but also COUNT. THE. VOTES. Thank you to all the election workers who put themselves at risk to make sure all of our votes were counted! Trump...

Duration:01:11:15

41: Surviving Election Night, Superfluous Travel During COVID, Netflix Prices Rising

11/3/2020
The big day is here. Election Day 2020 has commenced - whether you've already voted or are in line to vote, we're glad you're here. If you have any questions or concerns today, please call the Voter Protection Hotline at 866-687-8683 or the Voter Assistance Line at 833-336-8683. What we're doing today: drinking and deciding what kind of comfort food to have ready. Let's do something stupid to get us through this: the New York Times wonders if you can tell the difference between a Trump voter...

Duration:01:03:32

40: Live Tarot Reading, Final Election Thoughts, Chris Pratt Drama

10/27/2020
It's our last episode before the election! We know this campaign has been exhausting, so we've got some lighter content to look forward to, along with our final thoughts about the importance of being counted in this election. VOTE! Our Borat: Subsequent Movie Film review: offensive and hilarious. Just when we'd all forgotten about Quibi, we learned it's shutting down. BAE level Patrons: our 2020 physical gift is here, check it out (https://www.patreon.com/posts/introducing-your-42942010) !...

Duration:01:25:56

39: Bitchy Yelp Reviews, The Hum Game, Teaching During COVID-19

10/20/2020
As of this episode, we have all officially voted! Do you want us to be able to change out Trump's screaming face for sunglasses Joe? Get out and vote and make it happen! Laura became THAT paranoid pet owner, and Pam became THAT person who forgot her mask. As promised, we deliver dramatic readings of our bitchy Yelp reviews. Some of us are bitchier than others. 👀 We apologize in advance for this - we showed off our lack of vocal talent when trying to see if Google could identify the songs we...

Duration:01:17:32

38: Our Voting Begins, The Best of the Pandemic, The Karens of Yelp

10/13/2020
Happy "Fuck Christopher Columbus" Day everyone! We're kicking off the show with a focus on how we're voting (https://iwillvote.com/?partner=bfp-web&partner_campaign=web-bfp-home-20200919edu-IWV-menu__pollinglocator-test) , and the reveal that one of our panel has already voted! Can you guess who? Thankfully, Disney+ won't be giving the Mulan treatment to 'Soul,' which will release on 12/25 at no additional cost! In darker news, the FBI thwarted an attempt to kidnap...

Duration:01:18:27

37: POTUS Gets Infected, Texting For Biden, Hollywood's COVID Projects

10/6/2020
The powers of science and karma combined last week to make Andrew think (maybe) there is a God. The toddler in chief has the 'rona, and we're here for some real talk on what this means for the country and our upcoming election. The timeline here is insane: from a Tuesday night debate to a Wednesday night COVID positive announcement. The 11 confirmed cases so far seem to have one gathering in common: The Amy Coney Barrett announcement event in the Rose Garden. Inconsistency and petulance took...

Duration:01:13:32

36: Reacting To The 2020 Presidential Debate

9/30/2020
What the hell am I watching right now? This episode is dedicated to reacting to the first Presidential debate of the season, immediately after it ended. As Trump spent 99% of his (and everyone else's) time steamrolling and bullying Biden and Chris Wallace, we wonder how anyone can still be undecided in this election? While Biden had some nice zingers throughout the night, we're hoping to see more of this in future debates. #shutupman While not super frequent, we take some time to discuss the...

Duration:01:16:28