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    Listen: Why Is Gen Z Obsessed With 2000s TV?

    “People always want the era they couldn’t have when they look back on it.”

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    On today's episode:

    1. Just like millennials love the ’80s, Gen Z has glommed on to the Y2K era. Teens are running Instagram and TikTok fan pages for shows like Gossip Girl, The O.C., and Gilmore Girls, some of which premiered before they were even born.

    Splitscreen image of a young girl looking suspicious with the text "When his last name isn't bass, salvatore, archibald, or cohen" next to an image of Blair and Serena from Gossip Girl

    Today, reporter Deanna Schwartz joins us today to talk about what Gen Z finds so compelling about the 2000s, and why they prefer TV from the era over today’s offerings.

    2. Kim Kardashian says she was “scared to leave the house” after quarantine despite ignoring Covid-19 rules during it.

    Kim Kardashian in an off-white dress looking at someone off-camera

    3. A new documentary about Anthony Bourdain used AI technology to replicate his voice — and people have a lot of feelings about it.

    Closeup photo of Anthony Bourdain in a restaurant leaning against a woodpile and looking at the camera

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