In this transcript, the speaker addresses some technical problems before moving on to announce a change in schedule for their daily shows, explaining that they will now be doing shows on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to allow for more preparation and better quality content. The speaker then discusses the Macquarie dictionary’s word of the year, which is “cancelled culture,” commenting on the controversy surrounding the concept and acknowledging that there are varying opinions on its existence. They further explore the theme of previous word of the year choices and how they reflect cultural trends. The speaker emphasizes the importance of staying open-minded and not succumbing to tribalism. Lastly, they discuss the dictionary’s definition of “cancelled culture” and express their intention to delve deeper into the topic in future discussions.
In summary, the speaker first addresses technical issues and announces a new schedule for their shows before discussing the Macquarie dictionary’s word of the year, “cancelled culture.” They explore the controversy surrounding its existence and reflect on previous word of the year choices. The speaker emphasizes the importance of remaining open-minded and avoiding tribalism.