The world is looking different now that COVID-19 has introduced itself to us. A lot of folks are quarantined or isolated, and there is some panic in the streets. Come sip a beer with Landon, Jacob, and Stephen as they hash out the details, provide some much needed useful wisdom, and try to stay positive in the apocalypse.
So much news! You guys, there was a lot to cover on this latest episode. We went from discussing law in Wisconsin to mask shaming to trying to build our own color coded safety guide. We had another great episode, and though we're all fraying at the edges, we seem to be getting along well enough. Enjoy the show!
Covid mask shaming is happening in Charlotte NC, Mecklenburg
Coronavirus: Wearing surgical masks can reduce COVID-19 spread by 75%, study claims
Vaccinations Fall to Alarming Rates, C.D.C. Study Shows
Mark D. Levine, Chair of NYC Council Health Committee proposes low-to-high risk chart to advise people what is safe.
Michael Phelps: 'This is the most overwhelmed I've ever felt'
Thanks to @OddlyNormalOne and @TVsTravis for sending in their current Corona Status
This week was chock full of news. Billionaires are making crazy and sometimes smart decisions, sports are gonna have to come back at some point, and someone let 200 goats loose...which seems oddly tailor made for this show.
Elon Musk restarts Tesla factory in defiance of county orders
Elon Musk threatens to leave CA over COVID-19 shutdown
I Hired a Team of Secret Shoppers to Find Out How Businesses Were Opening in Dallas. It's Not Good.
Mark Cuban: NBA must be able to test like the White House before resumption
Oregon advises gatherings at sporting events should be canceled or modified through September due to coronavirus
Arizona opens doors to major sports leagues looking to resume
Nearly 200 goats escape and take over San Jose streets
Super-Rich Stranded by Lockdowns Face Higher Tax Bills
Thanks for listening!
We had a great time on tonight's episode. Lots of good conversation and plenty of people acting ridiculous thanks to this mess. I don't think we're going to run out of things to talk about for a while 0_0
Police arrest girl in stormtrooper suit
Where's the Beef
Netherlands McDonald's Testing Social Distancing Layout
Kentucky Woman Cuts Hole in Mask to Breathe Easier
Karen, the Coronavirus Villain
It has been another wild week in the plaguelands. Your guides are back again to fill you in on the latest news from around the world. There's plenty in here to laugh at and quite a bit of solid discussion about the way the world might work as we move forward. What have we given away that we can't get back, and what might we regain when this is all done? We have plenty to discuss and we're glad to have you on with us!
FDA asks hand sanitizer manufacturers to make it taste worse
Chicago brewery uses ice cream truck-inspired van to sell beer amid coronavirus shutdown
Meat plant workers to Trump: Employees aren't going to show up
Mexican drug cartels struggle during coronavirus, hike prices as lab supplies from China dry up
Spanish official apologizes for spraying beach with bleach
And updates on Gilead's new potential Tamiflu-like treatment!
We were joined this week by our good friend, Scott Moore, to talk about what's going from his perspective. He's a resident of the state of Georgia and provides his input on what that part of the country is going through. We also dove into the news, laughed a bit, and had an overall good time.
Man discovers his girlfriend buried his stockpile of beans in the woods in case coronavirus 'gets bad'
Conspiracy theorists burn 5G towers claiming link to virus
Another Pork Plant Shuts Down Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
Jacob also filled us in on some research being done with ventilators! Here are the links he cited below:
80% of patients on ventilators died
Lancet journal article
Ventilators could actually damage a patient's lungs
We'd also like to thank all of those who wrote in with their thoughts! You guys are amazing. Thanks!
We're having a blast with this show guys. I hope you're enjoying our take on life in quarantine. It's a fun show for us and lets us all blow of a bit of steam. Don't forget to email us your questions and thoughts, or stories of your own experience over at email@example.com!
Vigilante Justice in CA
Destroying Food faster than ever in “we have too much” America
Rat on Rat Crime
WWE deemed essential for some ungodly reason
Coronavirus spreads through corpses, disappointed necrophiliacs everywhere
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You guys! We nailed it. We got a show out of this one and it was super fun. Gone are the days of doom and gloom and now we have the positive spin you've been waiting for.
Washington State has a possible end to lock down: May the 4th be with you!
LA air is the cleanest of world’s most populated cities
Remote workers aren’t buying pants
46% of craft breweries may have to close in 3 months due to COVID-19
At the expense of breweries everywhere, social distancing is absolutely working!
This week on Staring at Goats we're really starting to see the impact of this virus in terms of death count around the world, and the struggles of our hospital system to really keep up with incoming patience. Staying at home has never been more important than it is now. Now is not the time to let up, but the time to keep buckling down. Let's chat about that!
Tectonix Spring Break Heat Map
Washing Bars Allowed to Deliver Beer, Wine, and Spirits
China Opens then Immediately Closes Its Theatres
Cardiologist Pulled Over and Given Masks by Police Officer
More Doctors and Nurses Being Lost to COVID-19
FDA Approves Mask Decontamination Technique
Jacob Presents a Nifty Way to Decontaminate Masks with Household Products
We had a good time on this episode. If you have stories of your own you would like to share, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet at us at @staring_goats
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The contagion continues and the fear mounts as more people are left without a job, the US continues to see cases soar, and we try to get a handle on the new world we're in. Join us as we chat about what is going on and where we are personally as we navigate the new normal.
Stay Fit Inside
Stephen, Lando, and Jacob are just trying to figure out what life in the plaguelands looks like for all of us moving forward. How are we going to adjust? Does the barter system come back? When will the inevitable enforced lockdown occur? There are more questions than answers, but join us as we try to hack through the mess that is the COVID-19 outbreak, and bring a little bit of levity along with us. It's bad, but not everything is ALL bad. Let's chat.