On this episode of Let’s Weekend: Jim Baker, Murder Hornets, Alligators, Anime, and Space Forces.
5/8/2020 Show Notes
- What Are We Up To?
- F: WoT Reread, SOR4, not much else.
- P: Not much on the non-gaming front this week, but guess who’s getting a free deck expansion this summer! Also, stonks.
- T: AC:NH, Civ VI a lot, FFXIV, Commander Keen, The Crown, rewatched Ready Player One, painting kitchen cabinets
- C: Middleditch & Schwartz, DuckTales, Star Wars TRoS, Rocket League, Farming Sim 19, Animal Crossing: NH
- B: Valkyria Chronicles, books, movies, stonks and shit.
- Brandon’s Random Factoid
- Assholes of the Week: Ahmaud Arbery chased down by white supremecists and shot him, who weren’t initially arrested and charged but now have been arrested
- Hero of the Week: 101 year old woman survived COVID-19 and 1918 Flu
- COVID-19 Dump Truck
- 3.9 million cases & 273k deaths worldwide, 1.28 million cases, 77k deaths in US
- Sec. of State Mike Pompeo claimed their was “enormous evidence” of lab origins
- Trump was going to shut down the Task Force, but is keeping it going indefinitely
- Trump blocked CDC from releasing guidelines for reopening businesses
- Trump visited mask factory in AZ as Live and Let Die played in the background
- Pence’s press secretary tested positive for COVID-19 today
- Another 3.2 million people filed for unemployment to make the rate 14.7% in April
- Costco’s requiring masks for shoppers, which sparked a boycott
- Illinois Nazi shows up to Reopen Illinois rally with Arbeit Macht Frei sign
- AG Barr drops case against Michael Flynn
- Justice RBG is in the hospital with an infection caused by a gallstone
- Alex Jones went on a weird rant about killing, eating his neighbors to feed his daughters
- Trump’s 2020 campaign manager compared their upcoming plans to the Death Star
- Murder hornets are now a thing in the US to add more concern for honeybee populations
- Woman killed by alligator in SC after doing homeowner’s nails
- Inuyasha sequel Hanyou no Yashahime announced
- Focus is on the two brothers’ descendents
- Peacock launches July 15 with free, $4.99, and $9.99 tiers
- There’s going to be a Tiger King scripted series and Nic Cage is Joe Exotic
- DIsney’s bringing back Wonderful World of Disney banner for movie nights on ABC
- Jerry Bruckheimer’s working on a National Treasure series for Disney+
- We got a trailer for The King of Staten Island
- We got a trailer for Netflix’s Space Force
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