The Tipping Point

Episode 115

28th April 2022

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Episode Summary:

**This episode is coming out during the first week of  #MaxFunDrive. If you’d like to support the show, and let jarrett and Tre’vell know you appreciate the hard work that goes into it, please consider becoming a MaxFun member, or upgrading your membership if you’re able. Visit the website to see the great gifts and incentives offered during the drive: MaximumFun.org/join**

 

Is “tipping culture” out of control? A recent article in the New York Times by Christina Morales, explores this thorny question, and was the inspiration for this week’s complex & complicado conversation. jarrett and Tre’vell tackle questions like: In addition to wait staff at restaurants, which types of workers should receive a tip? How much should you tip? Why should customers be responsible for subsidizing the salaries of service workers?

Mentioned in the show

@AntiDietPilot tipping rant on TikTok

Christina Morales article for NYT on tipping

The Circus on Showtime

DIS/Honorable Mentions 

jarrett

HM: for my fellow limited series drama lovers, anatomy of a scandal on netflix is definitely a ride.

HM: my students at usc annenberg. today is the last full day of class, tre’vell is actually the final guest speaker

HM: i think it’s important that we remember that viola davis is one of the greatest ever

Tre’vell

HM: Author Danyel Smith and her latest book Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women in Pop

 

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Episode Contributors: Jarrett Hill, Laura Swisher, Tre’Vell Anderson

Music: Cor.ece

Graphics: Ashley Nguyen

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Sometimes the people, places, and things we love don’t love us back. We’re fans, but we also have some ANTI- feelings toward them. Every week on FANTI, journalists Tre’vell Anderson and jarrett hill bring their pop culture and political expertise to things we must stan and stand up against. FANTI is a place where nuance reigns supreme with energetic, complicated, and sometimes difficult conversations that bring deep knowledge and thoughtful perspective to the things we love and rage about, from the White House to the Real House(wives).

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