Donovan takes to the mic to basically record a stream of consciousness, from trying to figure out the purpose of Don Talk, to politics, to how to regain one’s identity when it’s taken away from you, especially when you wrap your “self” up with your job. Fair warning — he’s all over the place in this one.
Donovan poses the question: Has America lost its humor? Is humor dead in America? Also, Trump makes a statement on an upcoming interview where he believes he has the power to usurp the Constitution. There’s a process to make changes to the Constitution and Executive Orders ain’t it! Finally, a recent survey shows that 62% of jobs in America don’t support the middle-class lifestyle any longer.
In this show Donovan talks about how some cities have new laws/ordinances in place that make it illegal for anyone over the age of 12 to trick-or-treat – he posed the question to his 2000+ folks on his Tifton Talks Facebook page and the answer was overwhelmingly yes, let teens trick-or-treat if they want to! What are your thoughts?
The FDA has approved a new drug in the war against the flu; though not a vaccine, it’s an oral medication that helps mitigate flu symptoms if taken within the first 48 hours of coming down with the flu.
A new poll shows that people 18 to 24 are OK with Polygamy, “No Reason” divorces and marriages as temporary contracts with a renewal date.
Heartbreaking scene in Florida, though it could have been worse, where two little girls decided they were going to kill their classmates, cut up their bodies, eat their flesh and drink their blood so they could assure they would be next to Satan after they committed suicide. Thankfully, they were caught and no one was harmed. But what the hell is going on in those families?
Consumer Reports 2018 reliability ratings are out and it doesn’t look good for car makers that embrace the newer technologies.
The Mega Millions has a winner from South Carolina and their lives are about to change forever; the facts (as best as they can be determined) on what’s really going on with the caravan of ~7000 people headed to the southwestern border of the United States; the possibility the “blue wave” could die on the shoulders of the younger crowd – Generation Z (or i-gen) because they don’t know where the hell to get stamps from; and the Air Force has spent over $326,000 to replace…coffee cups.
Rolling Stone covers a story about “leaked audio” showing Brian Kemp is concerned that Georgians might exercise their right to vote (Donovan takes this apart and honestly thinks the headline is a bit click-baity); a day before the first debate between Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp (Georgia Governor’s race), a story came out about Stacey burning the Georgia flag during a protest in 1992; UK academics are concerned that Internet Memes are directly related to teen obesity; a man is arrested from a flight after groping a woman and saying it was OK because the President did it; a recent study of 8 people showed microplastics in their poop; surprise, surprise — teens don’t really like Facebook much; and how one 27 year old has made $500k playing video games.
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.