Table Talk.

Table+Talk.

Welcome to Table Talk. Here we discuss the varying topics around the world, whether they be comedic or tragic. Sit down, put your earbuds on, and enjoy some casual conservations about your favorite subjects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 2021 Olympics’ Many Blunders

The start of the 2021 Olympics was a controversy in on itself, as an international sports meet in the midst of a pandemic could mean an exponential surge in COVID-19 cases. However, there were also certain cases that brought upon public criticism during the Olympics, and this is what some of our proud Amador students and staff think about this situation.

The use of marijuana in the Olympics

In this episode, Jalen Xu (’23) and Giacomo Collela (’23) humorously discuss the Sha’Carri Richardson situation, and compare marijuana to other substances in order to determine whether the drug was banned for a good reason or not.

Music credit: https://www.purple-planet.com

 

 

 

Donda Vs. Certified Lover Boy

Kanye and Drake have once again graced the music industry with long-awaited albums, but as usual, their fan bases are butting heads on which album is the superior one. In this episode, Matthew Nader (’23) and Michael Lu (’23) are going to be comparing the two projects, which is bound to go entirely wrong.

Music credit- Dry Leaves by El Wud on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0), Me-On-The-Inside by Ketsa on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC-ND 4.0), https://www.purple-planet.com

 

 

He’s All That Vs She’s All That

TikTok stars have been on the rise lately. Recently, Massively popular TikTok star Addison Rae starred as a main character in a flashy remake of the 1999 movie She’s All That, He’s All That. In this episode, Imogen Rogers (’22), Matt Carter (’22), and Thomas Kim (’23) compare the two movies and discuss the many flaws they found on the remake.

Music Credit: Dry Leaves by El Wud on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0), https://www.purple-planet.com

 

Steroids in Sports

In this episode, Zaynah Shah (’24) and Audrey Combs (’24) discuss the authenticity of using enhancing drugs in the sports world, and how far is too far.

Music Credit: “Dry Leaves” by El Wud on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0), “Changes” on WeVideo

 

The Moral Dilemma with Halloween Costumes

Parth Mishra (’23) and Ritika Gupta (’24) discuss the various problems with dressing up in culturally sensitive garments for halloween, and how it can be avoided.

Music Credit- “Dry Leaves” by El Wud on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0), “Surfing” by Metre on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0), “Kommet, Ihr Hirten” by Dee Yan-Key on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0), “At the Restaurant” by Monolog Rockstars on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0), “Anura” by REW on the Free Music Archive, licensed by (CC by NC 4.0)

Halloween for High Schoolers

We aren’t children anymore! High schoolers celebrate Halloween in their own unique way. Carol Xu (’23) and Karissa Yeung (’24) are all about discussions concerning this beloved holiday.

Music credit: All music from Soundtrap.

 

The Problematic History of Thanksgiving

Audrey Combs (’24) and Karissa Yeung (’24) explore the history of Thanksgiving and what meaning it holds now compared to back then.

Music Credit: All music from WeVideo

 

New Year’s Resolutions

Resolutions are a source of much consternation for people. While they start out as driven goals, they eventually dribble down into burdensome chores in a couple of months. In this episode, Maddie (’22), Giuliana (’22), and Kylie (’22) discuss the problem with resolutions and list off some of their own.

Music Credit: “Dry Leaves” by El Wud and “We Were Dreamers” by Scott Holmes Music on the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC 4.0)

 

Finals

Carol Xu (’23) and Katy Clark (’23) have a conversation about the upcoming finals, how to best study for them, and how to limit stress.

Music Credit: “Dry Leaves” by El Wud on the Free Music Archive (CC BY-NC 4.0), all other music from Soundtrap