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:

EP26:The Sweetest Potpourri

EP26: The Sweetest Potpourri

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Oct 19, 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:

Segment 1:

In our first Segment, the gang just lets it fly.  We cover a bunch of topics from Beau raising his boy, to us all talking about how old we were when we got our first girlfriends.  You won’t guess how old Johnny was!  Then we riff on how we’re going to raise our (imaginary kids)

Segment 2:

The gang discusses a This American Life Story about a man that struggles to find his way through the immigration debate.

Useful links:

NPR: This American Life Fear and Loathing in Homer and Rockville

https://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/621/fear-and-loathing-in-homer-and-rockville

EP25:Apologies for Sleeping through Blade Runner

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Oct 7, 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 Chris back in Studio!

  • Rapid-Fire News (
    • Salmon from Wal-Mart and Aldi might be funding North Korea’s Nuclear Program
    • Netflix raising its rates in 2018
    • Lance has his first Pumpkin Spice Latte
    • Winter Storm List released
    • Uber’s iPhone app has been spying on us all, Lyft is better
    • Employers are now allowed to deny contraception
    • First job national job decline in 6 years in wake of hurricanes
    • #NorthKorea claims the USA tried to Assassinate Kim Jong Un
  • Long Form News (00:11:49)
    • Air Force Lieutenant General gives a moving speech after racial slurs were found on cadets’ dorms
    • Lance talks a little bit about historical racism in the armed forces
  • Captain’s Ready Room (Leadership) Segment (00:17:53)
    • What is the best way to apologize?
    • We discuss the philosophy of Gary Chapman, Author of The 5 Love Languages and also The 5 Languages of #Apology
    • How do you handle apologies?
    • What did you think of #CamNewton’s apology?
    • Are people only apologizing because they got caught?
  • Pop Culture Segment (00:33:14)
    • The Big Sick
    • #Transformers The Last Night
    • #Kingsman: The Golden Circle
    • DC is giving up on its Connected Movie universe
    • All three of us Fell asleep trying to watch the Original #BladeRunner
    • Netflix is making “Raising Dion” into a series
    • There is Beef Between #TheRock and #Tyrese because The Rock is doing a solo Fast and Furious Movie #FastAndFurious
    • The #Punisher trailer got delayed due to the #LasVegas Shotting

Useful links:

⁃Blade Runner (1982) Rotten Tomatoes https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/blade_runner

Air Force general gives moving speech after racial incident.

 

Cam Newton Laughs at Reporter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3morj18dJE

Cam Newton “Apologizes” for laughing at reporter