It’s been weeks since the last episode, a trend for what feels like an unending season. Barry and T’Challa blame LaToya and she takes the opportunity to express her recent struggles with her mental health. Plus, she has a new job and is getting her first mammogram. Barry talks about the recent loss of his mother and his interest in changing his name. T’Challa lurks in the background and tells us about where he’d like to live.
Yes, we’re still in Season 13, one that may apparently take all of 2021 to complete. With no show last week and LaToya being increasingly unavailable to record at the set time, it is a surprise that they’ve eked out an episode. Despite there being a great deal to discuss, you know, death and despair, the hosts opt on the side of it being a lighter show. Find out Barry, LaToya, and T’Challa’s favorite books and some of their thoughts on Disney+ and the Marvel Universe.
With bad weather looming and the hosts recording on a Sunday, LaToya naively thinks this will be a short show. Barry is jazzed up and ready to go, and T’Challa moodily brings up the rear. What’s happened since the last show? LaToya has a new addiction, Barry has teaching woes, and T’Challa, well, he’s just along for the ride.
Barry calls and awakens LaToya from her slumber to record the show early. He also shares a dirty secret of T’Challa. Do you have an opinion about the worst bands of all time? The hosts don’t agree with the number one pick. Plus, T’Challa tunes out when the conversation turns inexplicably to sex but gets everyone excited about a Kidz Bop (but not really) parody of the Cardi B hit, WAP.
It’s been 3 weeks since the last show. Barry blames it on what LaToya and her hubby were up to. T’Challa is non-enthusiastically back for an episode in which he finds out that he shares the same rare personality as his favorite person, LaToya. So what happened over the past three weeks? A lot of television-watching, yeh, that’s about it.
Barry is excited to record the show. LaToya and T’Challa are not. However, with moments to spare LaToya preps her topics for what would turn out to be the longest show to date. There is no taboo topic as the hosts talk about Barry’s net worth, soccer, Hollywood scandal, pink diamonds, and more. If you’ve forgotten who Barry’s least favorite celebrity is, he is more than willing to remind you. T’Challa again doesn’t have his question ready for his fan-favorite segment.
After taking a week off, the hosts and T’Challa return for another fantastic episode. Barry has been busy with inputting grades during the show. This explains the annoying background noises that everyone has had to endure. LaToya has a brand new edition to her Honda family. T’Challa asks, what’s the dumbest thing we’ve ever experienced. The answers may surprise you. And everyone is happy to have an adult back in the White House.
After a two-week break, the show returns with talk of politics, television, and Christmas. COVID-19 is still an issue as some school systems are getting ready to have students return despite the increasing number of cases and deaths. Barry and LaToya talk about their January 8th anniversary, the day they both resigned from the library system. T’Challa can’t remember his topic, Barry is writing a concept novel, and LaToya is suffering from insomnia.
In what is likely the last episode of 2020, the hosts do some minor reflecting on the year. Talk turns to Christmas and a “one and done” modern classic children’s film that LaToya will never watch again. She and T’Challa finally agree on something as they argue with Barry over what constitutes rap music. Barry and T’Challa celebrate Christmas early, and Barry is thrilled with his gifts from LaToya.
LaToya has slept for less than 3 hours and it shows as she rambles her way through the episode. It is of no consequence to Barry or T’Challa as they are mostly prepped and ready for the show. Who would have thought that there would be so much upcoming streaming content amid the pandemic? And say it isn’t so, AMC may be no more? Plus, Barry still owes LaToya a wall tree and he also can’t live with himself now that perfect attendance is out of reach for this school year.