The Currently Week of 8/4
This week's favorites are below! Send me your suggestions for anything you think I should include!
Your millennial news of the week: Millennials and lifestyle creep and how it hurts our financial stability. Remember last week when I told you more Millennials are buying homes, turns it out it's because of their dogs.
The Aftermath of a Terrorist Attack - What happened to the Eagles of Death Metal after the Paris terrorist attack? Find out here.
Reverting to Sex and the City re-runs for comfort. Season 3 is my favorite in case you were wondering.(Weird that I am their age now)
*My HBO Now account is the best thing I ever did (television wise). No, i’m not giving you my password!
How Generation Z is going to change television - What’s Generation Z? Hint: they don’t know life before 9/11.
The history of using the word “cosmpolitan” as an insult. Recap: Essentially dictators and totalitarian governments use it to make an “other” out of those who disagree. Scary.
Have Smartphones Destroyed a generation? Short answer: Yes
Recommended my friend and co-founder of @camilacreative: Strong Opinions Loosely Held from @refinery29. Best episodes, “Exit Through the Feminist Gift Shop” and “Famous on the Internet, Broke in IRL.”
Oprah Super Soul Conversations: Starts August 7th. Search for it on your Apple podcasts app
The Currently Episode 2: Zach Morris is HAWT: #shamelessplug
DO GOOD, BE GOOD
Update: Healthcare repeal was defeated last week! Thank to 3 Senators who voted no. This week there was grumblings that the President is going to cut funding states are receiving as a way to kill the program. But there is a bi-partisan effort to find solutions. In the meantime, healthcare insurances announced that those who are buying insurance in the private market in California (ie-not through work) should see increases up to 13%.
Why Azis Ansari deleted the internet- Weekly reminder to unplug
The Path to Change is Slow, Simple and Boring- ie: be patient and work hard
Read about this Chicano rights activist- know your history
Happy Birthday James Baldwin! Learn about this amazing race and cultural criticism writer
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