Donovan discusses the CEOs of various social media giants being in a virtual meeting on the Hill – Facebook, Twitter, and Google, and how Ted Cruz went after Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey. He provides his own thoughts on what’s happening with the social media networks, how much power they actually have, and if there’s anything that needs to be done, or can be done. He’s especially worried about Section 230 being scrapped. (more…)
Donovan drops some technical tidbits about changes to the backend of the podcast, but the main focus of this episode is how companies have so much wasted paper because they keep sending mail to dead people! It’s something he keeps having to deal with as the 1 year anniversary of his mom’s death is just around the corner, and even on the day of the recording new mail came in for his dad, who’s been dead since 2013!! How can this be dealt with?!
He very briefly talks politics in regards to the supreme court, and the election, which is only days away on the date of this recording.
Donovan talks about his mother’s one year death anniversary (deathiversary?) is coming up in about 2 1/2 weeks; Halloween is on a Saturday this year along with October’s 2nd full moon; a friend and his family have tested positive for COVID-19 so he asks (without naming them of course) that everyone keep them in their thoughts and wish them well; (more…)
Have you made your final arrangements? If not, has the pandemic made you start thinking about it? With over 200,000 deaths in the United States due to COVID-19, there’s been a sudden surge in services that help with death planning. That’s what Donovan talks about in this episode. (more…)
America has lost a national treasure with the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (the Notorious RBG). Her seat on the Supreme Court now shines a light on how divided America is, and how unjust and unfair the entire political system has become. Donovan gives his viewpoints on what’s happening and how all he wants is consistency. (more…)
It’s September 1, 2020, and Donovan loves trivia, so he decided to give a little of that back in this episode, specifically concerning September trivia from Project Britain. From Donovan not being able to say Gregorian Calendar correctly to the shouts of “Mare, Mare”, you might just learn some interesting tidbits about the month that comes from the Roman word “septem”.
Further into the show, Donovan talks about Trump’s EO on payroll tax deferral and why you shouldn’t do it.
Finally, celebrating special events, birthdays, holidays, etc. during a pandemic: how are you planning to do it for the remainder of the year and possibly next year? Donovan has some concerns especially since his youngest son and his wife’s birthdays are coming up. (more…)
Donovan talks about his adventures with using an Air Fryer; no one really cares about the DNC or RNC Conventions; he sent in his request for an absentee ballot today; and Netflix is making a live action Resident Evil TV Show.
Donovan discusses him carrying his daughter to the doctor, and their ensuing laughter of trying to figure out the CVS drive-thru. Also, Americans are saving more now than ever. And, if you love Dr. Pepper, you may be out of luck..for now.
Donovan talks about seeing UPS, FedEx, and other delivery drivers using their cell phones while driving. Are they exempt from the distracted driving laws of any states?
Working from home…the toll it can take.
Celebrating Christmas with COVID and what that could potentially look like. (more…)