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Milestones — Ep020, Vital Social Issues and Stuff

Milestones — Ep020, Vital Social Issues and Stuff

Episode 020 — In which Jasmine and Joy talk about pop culture and milestones, birthdays, and anniversaries.

This year Jasmine, (chocolate Easter bunny candy model) Benedict Cumberbatch, and all of your favorite child stars of the 80s (e.g., Jaleel White, Fred Savage, Joey Lawrence, and Soleil Moon Frye) are turning 40 so we're celebrating by talking all about special days and how they're portrayed in pop culture.

Also we dig in and discuss the merits of Michael Apted's Seven Up! documentary films and the MTV reality series My Super Sweet 16.

Plus ... we do a peak rating of 2016's most memorable pop culture milestones. Listen in as we discuss which books, films, and tv shows are having big anniversaries. Did you know that it's been 50 years since the first episode of Star Trek? Live long and prosper, to be sure.

We close out the show with a debaucherous celebrity book chat about Star: How Warren Beatty Seduced America​ by Peter Biskind (2010), complete with two instances of terrible