Hey guys, it’s me, Brent! I don’t usually write these things, but Travis is at San Diego Comic Con this week, so it’s up to me to tell you what’s going on in this episode. And WHAT AN EPISODE IT IS! We have Beyond the Headlines with Brent and Travis, but then we’re joined by Gizmodo Science Editor Maddie Stone to catch up on trending science stories from the past few weeks. And we also have Rachel Stine returning to fill us in on some trending political stories in a rare Travis-less Politics Roundup!
Bevs Like These
McElroy bros on @midnight
Headline of the Week
“Dæ-lek” vs. “Dah-lek”
BEYOND THE HEADLINES 6:52
Ann Coulter’s Bad Flight
Way Too many Contact Lenses Found In One Eye
Is R Kelly Running A Sex Cult?
Doctor Who’s New Doctor
SCIENCE CORNER W/MADDIE STONE 48:43
Larsen C Iceberg Breaks Off
NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Reaches Jupiter
NY Magazine’s Scary Climate Change Article
Tips & Tricks For Reading Science Journalism
POLITICS ROUNDUP W/RACHEL STINE 1:27:40
About the show
Trends Like These is a weekly round-up of what’s trending on social media and all over the internet. We’ll prepare you to chat around the water cooler about celeb Twitter beefs, mysteriously colored dresses, flat Earth, Starbucks cups, and so much more! We’ll dig past the clickbait headlines to try to get to the real story! Brought to you every Friday by Travis McElroy, Brent Black, and Courtney Enlow. We’re real-life friends talking ’bout internet trends!
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