This week, again from the White Void of Sad Facts: Winter storms caused problems nationwide, but especially in Texas, which suffered power outages due to Texas disconnecting itself from the national power grid to avoid regulation, or, according to Tucker Carlson and the rest of Fox News, wind turbines. Fallout was so severe that Ted Cruz, a man who has given Texas dozens of reasons to dump him, may actually, finally, face political repercussions for attempting to abandon the state during its hardship and go to Cancun. And Now: People Who Went to Harvard. The main story (19m) has to do with the terrible conditions meat packing workers face on the job, including production quotas so onerous that many workers feel like they have to pee beneath the line or wear diapers on the job to keep up. And Now, finally: Working Remotely Sucks For 'The People's Court," too. [more inside]
The time for fence-sitting has come to an end. We must all now decide between the two ghoulish, mind-poisoning animal companions that will bring our hearts and homes one step closer to Hell. This decision is too important to goof up. Follow your heart. Suggested talking points: Choppa Papa, Meats, The World's Two Most Horrible Pets, Big Earther, Cookie Punch, Christmas Doll
Please Like Me: Coq Au Vin Season 3, Ep 5
As the boys recover from their big night, Claire arrives home from Berlin. Josh finally admits that his pet chicken, Adele, is a rooster - but will this mean she ends up becoming the welcome home dinner?
"The first AMT of 2015 is an absolute peach, so trot over to answermethispodcast.com/episode305 to read all about it." [more inside]