EP34: Poor, by Rapper Standards

 

EP34: Poor, By Rapper Standards

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March 8, 2018

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

Beau was on baby duty today, so it was just Johnny and Lance.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

  • Hot Take News (00:04:30)
    • An appeals court decision rules that sexual orientation is protected by the civil rights act.
    • Rapper Young Thug, in solidarity with his brother who went deaf, is taking a year off of music, to “act deaf for a year”
    • South Carolina proposes a law to impose fines on people that sag their pants
    • California is moving towards making self-driving cars legal.
    • Amazon, makes Billions in profit, paid $0 in taxes
    • A push is underway to get interracial couple emoji on your phone
    • People looking to disconnect are moving away from smartphones, and to dumb phones.
  • Captain’s Ready Room (00:29:53)
    • In today’s Captain’s Ready Room, Johnny talks about “Luck”
  • Pop Culture (00:42:38)
    • Michael B. Jordan’s Fahrenheit 451 (HBO Movie)
    • We talk HBO vs Netflix
    • Is the Fresh “Princess of Bel Aire” coming?
    • Johnny finally sees I,Tonya
    • Johnny says Veronica on Netflix is good

Useful links:

  • Jamie Fox – Prepare for your Goals
    • https://www.goalcast.com/2017/08/07/jamie-foxx-prepapre-for-opportunity/
  • Who Owns the North Pole?
    • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territorial_claims_in_the_Arctic

EP29:INFO PEACE

 

EP29: INFO PEACE

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Jan 11, 2018

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

We have a skeleton crew this episode with just Lance and our Guest Host – Chris (a different one)

  • Hot Take News
    • #Sofia robot gets legs – bringing us one “step” closer to the robopacalypse
    • The drones are gonna get us
    • Life expectancy in the USA has gone down for the second year in a row.
    • They caught the Nigerian Price scammer
    • China’s “Sharp Eyes” program is government surveillance on steroids
    • You might be a millennial…

Useful links:

    • President Trump realizes a rope might defeat the big, beautiful wall
      • https://youtu.be/i3LbynP8GOo
    • Nigerian Prince is caught
      • https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-intersect/wp/2017/12/30/more-trouble-for-the-nigerian-prince-louisiana-police-say-they-caught-scams-middle-man/?utm_term=.24d02c54a045
    • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sophia_(robot)

EP28: Don’t be Incense-Itive

EP28: Don’t Be Incense-Itive

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Nov 26, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

Beau is back, so the Junto Show is at Full Strength!

  • Catching up with the Gang Segment
    • The Gang gives our Thanksgiving Recap
    • Vox.com lists the top sides of #Thanksgiving
    • Beau gives a recap on the first few weeks of being a “Dad”
    • Dad vs Father
    • Lance and Johnny recap their World Travels
      • Lance and Johnny went to Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and South Korea
  • Hot Take News (00:22:00)
    • #Tesla announces the new Tesla semi truck
    • Is #ElonMusk the most innovative man in the world now?
    • #Amazon is looking for a new location for its next HQ
      • How much should a city give up for a big corporation
    • A Volcano is erupting in Bali
    • Politico reports that the author of  “Redistricting and Representation: Why Competitive Elections Are Bad for America.” is the top choice to run the next census.
    • The Happiest cities in the USA
  • Pop Culture Segment (00:41:00)
    • Johnny is finally catching up on #MasterOfNone
    • Do you like the things that represent you, or do you like things that are different?
    • Beau gives a recap of #SouthPark #TheFracturedButtWhole
    • Batman and Harley Quinn DC Animated movie is great!
    • The #DarkTower isn’t worth your time
    • Why are the Klingons in #StarTrek Discovery so weak?!

Useful links:

EP27: I’m Not Cut Out for that Henchman Life

 

 

EP27: I’m Not Cut Out for that Henchman Life

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Oct 26, 2017

The “Junto” is a club Benjamin Franklin founded way back when America was Great. The purpose of the Junto was to debate questions of morals, politics, and natural philosophy.  Our show’s not quite that stuffy, but here and there we stumble upon something profound between the geeky jokes.

The Junto Show is three friends, one black, one white, and one asian who get together and discuss the news of the day, leadership, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.  We bring our unique perspectives to the table and hash it all out.

In today’s show we Cover the following topics:

Beau had his Baby!  So while he’s out Dad’ing it up, we have the Talented Sarah in Studio!

  • Opening Segment
    • Sarah is on the right side of the clown issue
    • Florida finally got cold
    • We give the audience a chance to get to know Sarah
  • Hot Take News (00:12:30)
    • Why can’t powerful men seem to not become giant perverts
      • James Toback has over 200 women coming forward
      • We get a woman’s perspective on the #MeToo movement
      • It’s a Travesty that #ColinKaepernick doesn’t have a job yet
      • Would you use the #AmazonKey delivery service?
      • The Internet of things #IoT
      • The #JFKAssassination files are set to be released
      • If we went back in time and found out that Hell is real, we’d have to really stop sinning
      • #WhiteFish Energy is talking trash about #PuertoRico
      • Pumpkin Crops are down
      • #Starbucks #ZombieFrapp
      • 64k People died in the #OpioidCrisis
      • Is it better to be happy or informed
  • Philosophal Segment (30:00:00)
    • Should the needs of the many outweigh the survival of the few?
  • Pop Culture Segment (00:44:04)
    • #TheGifted is flipping great!
    • #TheHandMaidsTale
    • Should you read the book before you watch the movie?
    • Johnny says #TheOrville is great
    • #StarTrekDiscovery is going well
    • #ThorRagnarok
    • #TheLastJedi
    • #Kong #KongSkullIsland

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