11 – The slow death of journalism, virtual singers, shrinking chocolate and shrinking politicians’ brains

“Human beings muddle through” – Mike Sager

In which we discuss the decline and fall of ‘real news’ and journalism as we finish our interview with award-winning writer Mike Sager. Before that, two boomers dissect Jimi Hendrix’s lyrics, bemoan the fact that old rockers need to turn themselves into living holograms, debate the health benefits of shrinkflation and explore the relationship between Sigmund Freud and George W. Bush. 

Interview links

See Episode 4 for Mike Sager interview links

The Good, The Bad and The Hilarious links

The late, great Jimi Hendrix playing the Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock

Abba Voyage: The band’s virtual concert needs to be seen to be believed

Shrinkflation is happening on grocery store shelves

Gaffe as George W. Bush slams Russia’s ‘wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq’

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