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Trends Like These

Two internet friends talking about internet trends! Travis McElroy (MBMBaM, Adventure Zone, Bunker Buddies) and Brent Black (Brentalfloss, With Lyrics Video Series) bring you all the latest trends from Facebook, Twitter and all over the Internet!
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Now displaying: August, 2015
Aug 27, 2015

Hello friends! On this episode, the Burger King reaches out to Ronald McDonald and attempts to make peace. Sadly, he is rebuffed. A woman in Beijing, when told she couldn't take an expensive bottle of liquor on the plane, CHUGGED A BOTTLE OF COGNAC! Joey Fatone wrote an open letter to One Direction... or did he? At a university welcome week, some guys associated with a fraternity hung some incredibly offensive banners on an off campus house. Sadly, there was yet another in a long string of gun related tragedies. Finally, in the Wi-Five, a barber has found a creative way to encourage literacy! Enjoy! 

Aug 24, 2015

Friends, this one is a doozy! First, not only did Jon Stewart host WWE's Summerslam 2015, HE GOT UP IN THE ACTION!  It is indeed a crazy time in which we are living! This weekend, police foiled a potential attack on a Pokemon Tournament. It is terrifying and leads us to a very passionate discussion on gun control! Go down the rabbit hole with us!

Aug 20, 2015

Before we get into the main bulk of the episode, YOU'LL NEVER BELIEVE WHAT VARIETY SAID ABOUT JOSH OSTROVSKY!!!! It's mind-boggling. Ok, back to the episode! Are the Teen Choice Awards rigged like they were last year? Does anyone care besides Travis? Trump continues to gain ground, but there seems to be a new contestant in the running. We try to make sense of all the info pouring out of the jared Fogle story. It seems the hackers have followed through on their threats and released the Ashley Madison data! All this, plus the Wi-Five of the week!

Aug 17, 2015

The Internet is a tricky place to navigate sometimes. Recently it has come to light that some major Instagram personalities have been stealing jokes from people. Join us as we discuss our thoughts!

Aug 13, 2015

Listen folks, we jump right into it in this one! Right off the bat, what's wrong with the American Primary System! Boom, in your face! Travis and Brent make a brand new bet regarding the outcome of the Democratic primary. Is the cover of Time magazine the stupidest representation of a really cool thing? Can Travis guess who said it, Donald Trump or Peter Griffin? What are your thoughts on Periscope? We really want to hear them! A woman ran the London Marathon while on her period to raise awareness of period shaming. A news anchor in Orlando has had just about enough of the Kardashians, have you? All that plus a Wi-Five! This one is a bar burner!

Aug 10, 2015

Is there life on other planets? No idea! But there has been some weird stuff in the news and we ain't talking about the Republican Debate! Oh wait, actually we did mention that. Anyway, enjoy the episode!

Aug 6, 2015

It's Thursday once more and you know what that means! It's time for another episode of Trends Like These! We touch on some celeb divorces in the news this Summer (including one fake one?) There was an incredibly awkward press junket for Fantastic Four. Netflix has announced their incredibly generous Maternity/Paternity leave policy. Kelly Osbourne said a thing that she meant to be a thing, but ended up sounding like another thing. LENNY KRAVITZ PANTS RIPPED OPEN AND EXPOSED HIS ENTIRE DOWNSTAIRS TO AN AUDIENCE. Also, a Wi-Five. Did we mention Lenny Kravitz's penis?

Aug 3, 2015

Happy Monday everyone! Well, maybe not everyone. If you are a robot traveling across America, this is not a very happy Monday at all! We discuss the tragedy that befell Hitchbot as he attempted to hitchhike his way across America. Hop on in friends, let's go for a ride!

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