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July 2, 2021  

Episode 18: HBO’s ‘Hacks’ / ADHD in Kids

July 2, 2021

On today’s episode, Ali joins us on location in Newfoundland, and talks about filming the television show 'Hudson and Rex' (00:50).  Asif asks Ali about his thoughts on the new HBO show ‘Hacks’. They discuss the premise of the show (young writer coming up with jokes for an aging comedian), comedians getting jokes written for them, and aging comics. They also share their thoughts on how the main character on the show appears to be inspired by the legendary Joan Rivers (5:35). The guys then give their thoughts on the show as a whole and why they like the show’s unlikeable characters. Then, Asif discusses ADHD in kids (34:13). He goes over definitions of ADHD and the fact the amount of kids being diagnosed with ADHD over time has been increasing. Asif then discusses the pros and cons of children receiving a diagnosis of ADHD as well as therapy for ADHD. 


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