Donovan talks about what he calls false sympathies and outrage at the burning of the Notre Dame Cathedral, especially from Americans and especially when we have our own tragedies right here at home that haven’t been taken care of or given the proper attention they deserve.Continue Reading …
Have you ever found yourself using video games to cope with the stresses of life? As Donovan talks about in this episode, he came across an article where the writer discusses how he uses World of Warcraft as a coping mechanism, creating characters or “toons” (as Donovan calls them) to help keep his mind off of his troubles. Donovan talks about how he and his wife have done the same thing at times and it’s generally better than the alternatives.Continue Reading …
This is a very laid-back, close to the heart episode where Donovan talks about his loss of purpose.Continue Reading …
Donovan talks about some news headlines, specifically a Pennsylvania lawmaker that prayed for God’s forgiveness before a new representative (the first Muslim woman representative in Pennsylvania) was sworn in; Texas sheriffs don’t want marijuana decriminalized; physician groups want sugary drinks taxed; and a grocery chain in Wilmington has its own resident ghost, according to patrons of the local Market Basket.
- Texas sheriffs fired up after marijuana decriminalization bill passes first hurdle – https://www.theblaze.com/news/texas-sheriffs-fight-pot-legalization?utm_content=buffer7f26d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=glennbeck
- Pennsylvania Lawmaker Prays for God’s Forgiveness Before First Muslim Woman Sworn In as Representative – https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/03/pennsylvania-lawmaker-islamophobic-prayer.html
- Physician groups call for taxes and regulations on kids’ access to sugary drinks – https://www.ksl.com/article/46517244/physician-groups-call-for-taxes-and-regulations-on-kids-access-to-sugary-drinks
- Market Basket says stores are ‘ghost-free’ after reported sighting in Wilmington store – https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2019/03/25/market-basket-says-stores-are-ghost-free-after-reported-sighting-wilmington-store/nWLiwz2Ri2eTqi6ykW4KSL/story.html
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Donovan talks about Georgia’s HB 481, the “heartbeat bill”, another attempt at an anti-abortion bill that Georgia’s Governor promised he would sign if it ever came across his desk.
Donovan scans the headlines for what’s happening in the world, from the tragedy in New Zealand, Trump getting butt-hurt over SNL, to the damage in Nebraska and the surrounding states, and Apple’s latest iPad news.
Donovan laments on a phrase he heard recently in this stream of consciousness or diary of a madman episode.
Donovan talks about Luke Perry passing away at 52 and how we all need to embrace our loved ones and friends because we never know when our time, or theirs, may be up. Also, health insurance is still a bitch, Ethan Lindenberger (the 18 year high school student went viral when he reached out to the online community to find out how to get vaccinated) testifies before Congress, and Facebook still loves to screw us when it comes to privacy.
Donovan talks about an article his daughter sent him concerning the “Amazon Coat” and the story on how this nondescript, not very fancy coat became viral Clothing. Also, have you ever wondered what’s really happening when you click that checkbox on a website indicating you’re not a robot and why bots haven’t made those things obsolete? Donovan found the answer — and it’s more interesting that you’d think.
Donovan discusses how many Americans were shocked to find they were getting back smaller tax refunds this year or, worse, they had to pay in for the first time in a long time. He winds down the show discussing how he feels he’s been “pigeon-holed”.