Trends Like These

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!

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Ad, Anonymous NY Times Op-Ed, William Shatner “Done With Star Trek”?, Cosby Show Actor Shamed, Brett Kavanaugh Hearings, Oscars “Popular” Award Revisited, Bob Woodward’s Trump Book, Alex Jones FINALLY Banned

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INTRO 0:24

Pretending We’re Doing Great!

Bevs (Ades?) Like These

“A Wee Nip of the Creature”

Sweet, Woo Woo Cocktails

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 6:31

Alex Jones Banned From Twitter

Cosby Show Actor Shamed

Nike’s Colin Kaepernick Ad

POLITICS ROUNDUP 42:45

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearings

NY Times Anonymous Anti-Trump Op-ed

Lightning Round Trumpdate

TIDBITS 1:12:30

Oscars Rethink “Popular” Award

William Shatner “Done With Star Trek”?

WI-FIVE 1:19:54

OUTRO 1:22:00

This episode edited by Mustin!
New podcast art by Kayla Powers!

Louis CK Returns, Do Gamers Harbor Mass Shooters?, “Alcohol Unsafe” Study, Petty Bride, John McCain, More Trump Cronies Flip, New DNC Superdelegate Rules, Pottymouth Loses NASA Internship

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INTRO 0:28

It’s Warm in Illinois
Middle Names
Bevs Like These
Hello, Ice Mountain!

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 14:56

CW: Sexual assault

“World’s Pettiest Bride”
Study: No Amount of Alcohol Is Safe
Louis CK’s Unannounced Return

GAMERS AND SHOOTINGS 42:46

CW: Gun violence and suicide

POLITICS ROUNDUP 48:11

DNC Changes Superdelegate Rules
John McCain Dead at 81
Short Trumpdate

TIDBITS 1:01:06

CW: Child sex abuse

Twitter Pottymouth Loses NASA Gig
Pope Francis’s Potential Scandal

WI-FIVE 1:06:31

OUTRO 1:07:58

Cohen and Manafort Guilty, Asia Argento, “Save Papa John’s” Website, Reality Winner Sentenced, Kevin Spacey Film Opens, Google and Apple No Longer Require College Degrees, Giuliani says “Truth Isn’t Truth,” Are Keanu and Winona Married?

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INTRO 0:26

Travis’ Buzzfeed Quiz
Brent’s Advice About Dublin
Bevs Like These
Ruby Rose/Batwoman Correction
Courtney luvs To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 7:35

“Save Papa Johns” Website
Asia Argento

TRUMPDATE: GOON EDITION 36:03

Rudy Giuliani Says “Truth Isn’t Truth”
Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty
Paul Manafort Found Guilty

TIDBITS 57:59

Are Keanu and Winona Married?
Reality Winner Sentenced
Big Companies Not Requiring College Degrees
Kevin Spacey Film’s Ticket Sales

WI-FIVE 1:09:30

OUTRO 1:11:16

Things Millennials Have Killed, Omarosa Releases Trump Tapes, Ninja Won’t Stream With Women, RIP Aretha Franklin, Florida “Stand Your Ground” Controversy, Memesplaining, Idris Elba as James Bond?, Kellyanne & George Conway, Ruby Rose Batwoman Controversy

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INTRO 0:28

Weather Report
“We Happy Few” Impromptu Review
Memesplaining
Bevs Like These

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 7:18

Streamer “Ninja” & His No-Women Policy
Florida “Stand Your Ground” Controversy

THINGS MILLENNIALS HAVE KILLED 36:03

OMAROSA’S SECRET TRUMP TAPES 58:10

TIDBITS 1:11:13
Ruby Rose “Batwoman” Controversy
Idris Elba as Bond?
Kellyanne & George Conway

WI-FIVE 1:20:42

OUTRO 1:22:22

BONUS 1:25:16
Travis tries alcohol-free whiskey

Nintendo Kills Luigi, Alex Jones Banned, Academy’s Weird New Oscars Plan, Idaho Mystery Goats, “QAnon” Conspiracy, Trump Admits Collusion (Sort Of), Obama Won’t Endorse Ocasio-Cortez, Jean Luc Picard Returning to TV, FCC Lied About Hacking

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INTRO 0:28

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 7:31
Alex Jones Banned
Academy's New Weird Oscars Plan
Idaho Mystery Goats

POLITICS RATATOUILLE 43:22
QAnon Conspiracy
Trump Admits Collusion (Sort of)
Obama Does NOT Endorse Cortez

TIDBITS 1:07:43
Trump Walk Of Fame Star ... in PERIL?!
Jean Luc Picard Coming Back To TV!
T*mi L*hren Lies About San Francisco
FCC Lied About Hacking

WI-FIVE 1:18:25

OUTRO 1:19:38

McDonald’s Monopoly Game Was Rigged, Alex Trebek’s Replacement, Jeff Sessions Forms “Religious Freedom Task Force,” Koch Bros Study Accidentally Supports Single Payer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg Plans To Stick Around, LeBron James' School For At-Risk Youth

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INTRO 0:28

Fancy Brent and Courtney Doubtfire
Sleep Deprived and Loopy
Bevs Like These

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 12:15

The Great McDonalds Monopoly Caper
Who Will Replace Alex Trebek?

POLITICS ROUNDUP 36:58

Koch Bros Study Accidentally Supports “Medicare For All”
Jeff Sessions Forms “Religious Freedom Task Force”
Trump Update

ITTY BITTY TIDBITS 52:56

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wants To Stick Around
Guardians of the Galaxy Cast Supports James Gunn

WI-FIVE 1:04:41

OUTRO 1:06:35

“F*** Batman,” James Gunn Fired, Cohen Secretly Taped Trump, Ivanka’s Clothing Line Tanks, Naked Guy at Planet Fitness, Hardwick Returning on TV, 3D-Printed Gun Controversy, Frasier Reboot in The Works, R Kelly’s “I Admit” Song, Trump Does More Dumb Stuff

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INTRO 0:26
"F*** BATMAN" 8:41
TERRIBLE MEN 24:09
R Kelly
Chris Hardwick
Naked Planet Fitness Guy
James Gunn
POLITICS ROUNDUP 1:10:11
Rod Rosenstein (Not) Impeached
Trump Threatens to Revoke Security Clearances
Ivanka's Clothing Line Goes Down
3D-Printed Gun Controversy
TIDBITS 1:30:05
Frasier Reboot
Trump’s Hollywood Star Destroyer
Trump Tidbit Twofer
WI-FIVE 1:38:50
OUTRO 1:40:01

Trump Sides W/Putin Over US Intel, Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Who Is America?”, Kylie Jenner GoFundMe, Scarlett Johansson Drops Trans Role, Halifax Bans Public Vaping, New She-Ra Design Controversy, Johnson & Johnson Forced to Pay $4.7B, Amazon Prime Day

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Guests: 
Rachel Stine

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INTRO 0:27

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 4:50

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Who Is America?”

Kylie Jenner’s Billionaire GoFundMe

Halifax Bans Public Vaping (Also Smoking)

TRUMP’S MISTAKES ABROAD 40:04

TIDBITS 58:49

Scarlett Johannson Drops Trans Role

Jury Forces Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7B

New She-Ra Design Controversy

Amazon Prime Day Boycott

WI-FIVE 1:21:42

OUTRO 1:24:39

Trump's 2nd SCOTUS Nom, Thai Boys Rescued, London Pride w/Laura Kate Dale, Rosey Blair’s Nosy Thread, Johnny Depp, “Paid Off” Game Show, Stormy Daniels Arrested, Husband’s Sex Spreadsheet, Papa John’s Racist CEO, Logan Paul, Hamilton, World Cup

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Guests: 
Laura Kate Dale

INTRO 0:25

How Our Weeks Are Goin’
Fortnite & Far Cry 5
Things That Cheer Us Up
Bevs Like These

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 8:41

Pirate Leprechauns, Etc.
Husband’s Sex Rejection Spreadsheet
Rosey Blair’s Nosy Viral Thread
Johnny Depp

LONDON PRIDE W/LAURA KATE DALE 55:11

POLITICAL STORY OF THE WEEK 1:18:54

TIDBITS (TIDDLYBIDDLIES) 1:33:42

Henry Cavill’s Dumb GQ Quote
Thai Soccer Team Rescued From Cave
Logan Paul Documentary
Papa John’s Racist CEO
Stormy Daniels Arrested
Dystopian “Paid Off” Game Show
Alexander Hamilton

WI-FIVE 1:54:52

OUTRO 1:56:12

Ed Sheeran Sued For $100 Million, La Croix CEO Misconduct, Michael Cohen May Flip, NFL’s Helmet Rule, Scarlett Johansson Cast As Trans Man, Tanacon Followup, "Glow" S2 Review, Comcast Begins Throttling Data, Reactions to Ocasio-Cortez

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INTRO 0:25

Gettin’ Musical

Bevs Like These

BEYOND THE HEADLINES 11:02

Ed Sheeran Sued for $100M

NFL’s New Helmet Rule

Scarlett Johansson Cast as Trans Man

Tanacon Update

POLITICS ROUNDUP 59:32

Michael Cohen May Flip on Trump

Scott Pruitt Finally Resigns

Reactions to Ocasio-Cortez

Communism vs. Socialism vs. Democratic Socialism

TIDBITS + MINI-WI-FIVE 1:29:40

Mexico Elects Leftist President

Travis’ Mini-Wi-Five

Comcast Begins Throttling Data

Harvey Weinstein Faces Life In Prison

La Croix CEO Sued for Misconduct

OUTRO 1:39:29