Every week Molly, Tom, and producer Rich put their ceaseless research of things into the a section of the show doc called The Bullpen. This week, we’re clearing out all the things that didn’t quite make the cut for a full episode. There’s a lot of pre- and early-quarantine content in there, so sit back, relax, and listen to things like Gummis, AFK, and Champion sportswear.
Tom finds that people are returning to the earth to retaining their sanity, while Molly is dealing with a flour surfeit. Then there’s a new TikTok Billboard hit, then Molly seeings throwing the phone blowing up.
This week, Tom is seeing the effect of stay-at-home orders is having on workplace attire, while Molly is seeing the writing on the sidewalk. Then they discuss the latest lo-fi hotness, and the answer to the recent sourdough craze.
Tom is listening to the hits Animal Crossing style, while Molly has seen a poorly named trend about hair care. Then grocery stores take on a key social role, and casual slippers are the thing. Plus a familiar voice from Tom and Molly’s podcast past makes an appearance.
This week, Tom talks about the latest Netflix craze sweeping over the quarantined masses, while Molly discusses the sudden rarity of a haircut. Then they discuss the craze of Club Quarantine and the best way to pass the time with VR.
After spending some more time in the basement, Tom has found caremongering to be a much needed thing, while Molly has to deal with a full calendar of virtual happy hours. Then, regular sports starts to take a turn into esports, and Molly discovers the Wirecutter has some SEO competition.
This week, Tom has the perfect website for our COVID-19 affected times, and Molly wonders about a new heating and cooling trend. Then Tom gives a a buzzword breakthrough about upskilling, and Molly valiantly resists blaming Mercury in retrograde.