Taboo. You know, that old board game with the buzzer? The one that was basically just Password? Well that's not what today's episode is about, despite the name. It's now a book containing mostly things that would get us immediately Twitter canceled if we said them on the show in any other context. That's called a societal problem. Luckily, Wil doesn't care if you cancel him. He's immune.
Taboo: 10 Facts You Can't Talk About (releasing Jan 28th)Book Link- amzn.to/2RJioy5
The show is called Car Selling Secrets, but nobody ever said we can't talk about other kinds of secrets. Eating disorders, for example, are often kept a secret. Some secrets are worth keeping; that one isn't. And speaking of confessions, there are almost as many denominations of Christianity as there are people on earth. Several of those denominations are represented in this room.
Radio has been around a very long time. Longer than anyone has been alive. Smartphones have not. If you can believe it, the smartphone has only been mainstream for just over a decade. Nevertheless, it has killed the radio star, and also the video star. Do we mourn the past, or embrace the future? Or opt out of both and pretend technology stopped hundreds of years ago? It's worked well for the Amish.
Ten years ago, the idea that your phone is listening to you and sending your data to ad companies was an easily dismissed paranoid fantasy. Today, it's a given. Isn't that always the way? It's also always the way that if you have pets and travel a lot, you have to make some hard decisions. Lucky for us, airlines have started to realize that. Unlucky for us, they're still airlines, so get ready to pay.