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  • - Oh, hey, who are you?

  • - I'm Julie from June.

  • - Oh crazy.

  • I just got finished explaining how nuts

  • everything's gonna be to the Julie in January.

  • - That's nice.

  • - So crazy for her, eh.

  • Gosh, that was fun.

  • The look on her face.

  • (laughs)

  • Wasn't that so fun when I went back in time?

  • Ah, she's headed for a wild ride.

  • Why, why does your face look like that?

  • Why do you look like that?

  • - So do you want the good news or the bad news?

  • - No, no, no.

  • Come on.

  • I don't...

  • I don't know.

  • The uh, what do you think?

  • - Well, uh, I'm just trying to think of where you're at.

  • April, April, April.

  • You're quarantined? - Yeah.

  • Yeah, I'm in isolation, which hasn't,

  • it hasn't been that bad.

  • - Have you hit the breadmaking phase?

  • - Yeah, I'd say so.

  • I have my own sourdough starter.

  • - Ugh, you and everyone else.

  • - 'Kep.

  • It's pretty crazy about the whole Coronavirus, eh?

  • - It's what?

  • - The pandemic.

  • - Oh, yeah.

  • - Is that not top of mind?

  • - Have you hit the murder hornets yet?

  • - Ha, murder hornets.

  • That's not a real thing.

  • Murder hornets?

  • Murder hornets!

  • Wow, really, oh, okay!

  • - Sit down. - Wow.

  • We're fucking doing murder hornets.

  • No, no, not me! - Sit down.

  • Are people injecting Lysol?

  • - Look can we just do, let's just do some good news.

  • You know I could really, oof,

  • I could really use some good news.

  • (laughs)

  • - Oh, she wants good news, okay, yeah, yeah sure,

  • we'll do the good news here.

  • Uh...

  • Oh, verdict's in on the masks.

  • Turns out, wear 'em.

  • - Well that's great because you know

  • there's been some mixed messaging.

  • - Two astronauts went to the space station.

  • - That's exciting!

  • - Yeah, lucky fucks. - Okay.

  • - Oh, Betty White was trending.

  • - No.

  • No!

  • - Turns out she's perfectly fine.

  • - Oh thank god.

  • (sighs)

  • - Oh, that's it.

  • - That's it?

  • But people must be coming together and staying united.

  • - Uh, people have been protesting

  • the quarantine with assault rifles.

  • - What?

  • - Yeah, I think it's this like 5G thing,

  • I really don't understand that.

  • - Oh, that's ridiculous.

  • Shouldn't the police be involved with that?

  • Don't they have a responsibility to protect and serve

  • the health and well-being of every single citizen...

  • Why are you doing that with your hand?

  • - Oh I wouldn't, I wouldn't.

  • - How bad does it get?

  • - Shit hits the fan.

  • But if I'm being honest, it's always been bad.

  • It just hits a boiling point.

  • - You can't tell me what happens?

  • - No.

  • - But a lot happens.

  • - A lot.

  • - So what do I do?

  • - Well, it gets pretty grim.

  • And infuriating, and feels overwhelming.

  • If I'm here to give you advice it would be to say,

  • you, we, us, are a person of privilege

  • and it's part of our job to use our voice.

  • That's a responsibility we have.

  • You don't have to wait for a crisis to step up.

  • We can't change the past but we can certainly

  • help make the future better.

  • - Okay.

  • (phone chiming)

  • - Oh, it's just a Twitter headline.

  • Monkey steals COVID blood samples

  • in a "Planet of the Apes" style heist,

  • and cannibal rats in New York.

  • (laughs)

  • Oh.

  • Nothing surprises me anymore.

  • - What the f--

  • (dynamic music)

- Oh, hey, who are you?

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Explaining the Pandemic to my Past Self Part 2

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