Erect THIS (with Sylvia Obell)

Erect THIS (with Sylvia Obell)

Erect THIS (with Sylvia Obell)

Unhappy Hour with Matt Bellassai - June 16, 2020 - 1:07:60

Milky poison toads, the return of the Mayan Calendar, and diving deep into the statues we should be erecting. After that, we have journalist Sylvia Obell on the pod to talk about the TV show Friends, dating during The 'Rona, and her new podcast "Okay, Now Listen." Bari couldn't watch TV this week, so Matt watched two shows instead: What We Do In the Shadows and I May Destroy You.Here are our resources for "Do Better White People" this week:Matt recommends "Ways You Can Support the Black LGBTQ+ Community" on The Cut. There are many organizations you can find through that article, but we're also highlighting The Okra Project, The LGBTQ+ Freedom Fund, and The Marsha P. Johnson Institute. You can also watch the 15 minute documentary film about Marsha P. Johnson called "Happy Birthday, Marsha!" on Prime here.Bari highlights Juneteenth and points to the Movement For Black Lives's mobilization taking place next weekend. You can find more information on their action items at or by texting DEFEND to 90975.You can follow Bari @finkelbaripie, Matt @mattbellassai, and Unhappy Hour @UnhappyHourPod (on Twitter only).

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