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May 29, 2020

Today we're discussing SpaceX's rescheduled launch in Florida, Boohoo's $331 million purchase of Prettylittlething, Popeyes' 40% increase in sales for the first quarter of 2020, Le Pain Quotidien's file for bankruptcy, the jobless rate in America exceeding 23.9%, Las Vegas's reopening in one week, Disney World's plan to reopen July 11th, the violent protests in Minneapolis in response to George Floyd's death, Twitter's fact-check of Trump's tweet about voting claims, Trump's executive order against social media companies in response, Winners, Losers, Content Recommendations, and more

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335 - Burn It All Down

Just care. [3:54]

SpaceX launch. [9:50]

The new age fashion ‘Succession’ story, Boohoo buys out PrettyLittleThing. [15:40]

Popeyes is popping! [20:24]

Le Pain Quotidien bankruptcy, the sign of more bad things to come for the restaurant industry. [25:07]

Corona Chat. [28:30]

Pete Reads the Ads. [39:27]

The George Floyd story, enough is enough. [43:00]

Donald Trump vs Social Media. [54:10]

Weekly Winners & Losers. [1:00:00]

Hottest Content for the Weekend. [1:11:13]

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