Donovan talks about Keira Knightley and her parenting style in regards to fairy tales and why we should use the lessons in them as teaching moments.
Donovan talks about making it through Hurricane Michael, being thankful to the hard working men and women of the power companies, how when we are without our modern conveniences even the best of us develop a short fuse, and what he and his son have already started planning to prepare for next year’s hurricane season.
Donovan discusses the latest news of Sears Holdings closures of Sears and KMart stores. He covers a list of companies that could be poised to go the way of the dodo bird and with them, what potentially could happen to malls. What can malls do to survive? Apparently become theme parks.
Amazon commits to $15 per hour minimum wage; health insurance continues to climb and don’t count ToysRUs out just yet.
A recent study by professor Philip Cohen of the University of Maryland found that millennials are responsible for the drop in the divorce rate — between 8% to 18% from 2008 to 2016. It’s not what you think, however, as millennials are constantly accused of killing things, such as bras, chain restaurants, napkins and top sheets. In this instance, however, it seems they may be doing the right thing — looking to their future first before jumping into marriage.
Discussing a post he made on his Tifton Talks Facebook page, Donovan pinpoints a comment that was made in the thread that once again showed that many people, especially in the South, do not understand what socialism actually means. Donovan attempts to explain.
Donovan posed the question to a Facebook group he manages, “What are some things that you’ve noticed we no longer do as a modern society?” In this episode, he reads the comments as well as a list of 20 items that we no longer do because of the driving force of change by technological advancements.
Donovan discusses a recent survey poll where Taco Bell was selected as the most popular “Mexican” restaurant in America. Really? Also, a school in Georgia is implementing corporal punishment, i.e. paddling, as a disciplinary action. At least 1/3rd of the parents of the school children have agreed to this. What do you say?
Donovan chats about a new measure in Georgia that looks to mandate the start and stop times of the school year because currently school systems have shortened the summer vacation to the point that it’s apparently hurting tourism.
Donovan talks about Seth Andrews and the 400th episode of The Thinking Atheist podcast; Nike is getting some backlash for announcing Colin Kaepernick as their newest spokesperson.