In this, the debut episode of the Young Americans (we changed the name from “Young Folks” after recording), Jack Butler, of the Remnant with Jonah Goldberg, and his youthful interlocutors justify their podcast to a candid world, debate whether young people have to move to big cities to succeed in life, and wonder whether Incredibles 2 is yet another example of Hollywood’s nostalgia- and laziness-driven reliance on sequels.

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There are 9 comments.

  1. Lazy_Millennial Member

    Wow, so many bad takes:

    Both BayWatch and Fast & Furious are excellent, and will be remembered by historians for featuring future President Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

    While the Harry Potter movies won’t stand the test of time, the books absolutely will

    Rap, Hip-Hop, and electronic music continue evolving, while hipster “folk” music had a revival from 2006-2012ish

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    • June 22, 2018, at 1:27 PM PST
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  2. Kephalithos Member

    Jack Butler and Mark Naida?

    It’s a Hillsdale reunion!

    • #2
    • June 22, 2018, at 3:34 PM PST
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  3. Joseph Eagar Member

    Heh. On behalf of those of us in our early 30s: the feeling is mutual Jack.

    [que dramatic music]

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    • June 22, 2018, at 4:26 PM PST
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  4. Taras Coolidge

     The movie discussion begins at about the 20-minute line. I confess I skipped a lot of the millennial navel gazing before that! 

    Also, I was surprised the theme music wasn’t “Young Americans” by David Bowie. (“What? By Whom?”)

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    • June 23, 2018, at 6:00 PM PST
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  5. JackButler Podcaster

    Taras (View Comment):

    The movie discussion begins at about the 20-minute line. I confess I skipped a lot of the millennial navel gazing before that!

    Also, I was surprised the theme music wasn’t “Young Americans” by David Bowie. (“What? By Whom?”)

    We’ll try to avoid outright Millennial navel gazing, but we would like at least to discuss things that young people are experiencing these days. Also, movies. 

    And yes, we know who David Bowie is. The Thin White Duke casts a long shadow. 

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    • June 24, 2018, at 8:38 AM PST
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  6. Miffed White Male Member

    Seriously – only available in itunes on the superfeed? I don’t *want* the superfeed…

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    • June 24, 2018, at 12:31 PM PST
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  7. Jason Zimmermann Inactive

    Any chance I can find this on Stitcher soon?

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    • July 6, 2018, at 4:52 AM PST
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  8. JackButler Podcaster

    Jason Zimmermann (View Comment):

    Any chance I can find this on Stitcher soon?

    Yes! https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ricochet/young-americans

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    • July 18, 2018, at 12:05 PM PST
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  9. Jason Zimmermann Inactive

    JackButler (View Comment):

    Jason Zimmermann (View Comment):

    Any chance I can find this on Stitcher soon?

    Yes! https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/ricochet/young-americans

    Thanks! I’m catching up with your first podcast now.

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    • July 24, 2018, at 7:16 AM PST
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