For the Christmas Day episode, Ty and Daphne discuss recent news and politics. After catching up on life (00:30), the hosts discuss "Oh Lawd" news (03:30), including a California teacher's desire to "bring back slavery" (4:00), the U.S. government listing Wakanda as a trade partner (5:30), the truth about GOP voter suppression (6:45), the recent Facebook data leak (8:30), an eight-year-old Youtube millionaire (10:50), a teen girl staging her own kidnapping (14:28), and Kim Kardashian's latest magazine cover (18:00). They then turn their attention to the latest Democratic debate (24:54). The hosts begin by discussing their overall impressions of the smaller Democratic field (25:25). Ty and Daphne then have a conversation about the latest attacks on Pete Buttigieg (26:47), Joe Biden's performance (30:05), Yang and the lack of diversity among the remaining Democratic candidates (31:27), and Bernie Sander's reluctance to discuss race (33:00). Remaining on the topic of politics, the hosts spend time discussing the impeachment (38:10) and Nancy Pelosi's rationale for not sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate (40:40). Ty and Daphne close by discussing the New York Time's investigation into smartphone tracking (44:15) as well as a recent report on the decline in college enrollment (50:25).
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).