For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss recent news, politics, and entertainment. After catching up on life (00:30), the hosts discuss "Oh Lawd" news (3:14), including an Amazon porch pirate (3:42), in-home video system hacking (5:35), the dangers of online child grooming (9:15), and a happy ending for a wrongly-convicted man who spent five years on death row (13:45). They then turn their attention to politics and discuss the broader implications of the 2019 U.K. general election (16:20), Democratic voter purging in Wisconsin (20:30), and Tom Steyer's HBCU plan (26:10). Ty and Daphne then have a conversation about the latest news in entertainment, including Oprah Winfrey's latest documentaries about sexual misconduct in the music industry (31:45), Lizzo's twerking controversy (44:10), and TLC's Hot and Heavy (51:10). They close by having an in-depth discussion about their thoughts on and interpretations of Lena Waite's Queen and Slim (55:10).
For this episode, Ty and Daphne discuss life, recent news, and politics. After catching up (00:30), the hosts discuss "Oh Lawd" news (03:34), including a mass layoff over Christmas break (4:05), the increase in emergency room visits following the legalization of cannabis in Illinois (6:29), and a bizarre North Korea political crime (8:06). They then discuss recent pop culture debates about love, marriage, and cheating. Specifically, they have a conversation about Mike Tyson's comments on interracial dating (10:04), Loni Love's remarks about cheating among Black men (21:45), the data related to race and faithfulness in relationships (28:25), the factors behind racial differences in marriage rates (33:30), and how gender roles shape marriage satisfaction and divorce (41:34). Ty and Daphne then switch gears by discussing health and the best and worst diets of 2020 (49:42). Next, the hosts have a conversation about the British royal family drama (56:00) as well as Meghan Markle's self-identification and the role of race in her treatment in the British press (58:30). Ty and Daphne wrap up the episode by sharing their thoughts on millennials' limited upward mobility (1:04:30), the latest developments related to the Democratic primary (1:10:15), and tensions between the US and Iran following Trump's decision to authorize Soleimani's killing (1:15:32).