Is the dopamine hit really worth snorting a condom for? Ask your teenager.

If you thought kids munching on Tide Pods was a sure sign of the apocalypse, guess again. America’s young have outdone themselves.

Teenagers are genius at inventing idiotic things to try, but this new one makes Tide Pod consumption almost seem logical by comparison. The latest viral stunt is called the “condom snorting challenge,” in which you apparently take an unwrapped condom, inhale it through one of your nostrils, and keep inhaling until the condom comes out of your mouth.

I know. Hope you’re not eating right now.

We all did dumb things as kids, but this is kind of its own category of dumbness. In the social media age, it seems like each new “challenge,” dare, or viral attempt at stardom leads youth to greater heights of stupidity.

What drives challenges like this one, the Tide Pods, or the “cinnamon” challenge a few years ago? Attention. Teens have always craved attention, of course, but now they can actually quantify it with personalized metrics in the form of “likes,” “views” and “subscribers.” It’s serious business.

This social media attention-getting culture helps explain why a handful of Parkland, Florida teens have been hoarding the spotlight and are reluctant to let it go.

They were raised on this stuff.

They were raised on this stuff --- the dopamine hits of “likes” and “followers,” where anybody can be just one viral post away from superstardom. Now that they’ve achieved a certain level of online following, they feel like they have to keep fueling it with new outrageous statements and media appearances.

During the past two months, America has seen an insane level of teen worship, over this idea that the current generation is somehow more enlightened than any that came before and will, therefore, use its genius to lead us to the promised land of no more gun violence. Right. Every new challenge, dare or viral trend betrays that idea. This year has already seen Tide Pods and condom snorting, and it’s only April.

I don’t mean to disparage an entire generation based on the actions of a handful of morons. Every generation has its share of duds and heroes. But it’d be nice to hear from a few more of the heroes because the current headline-grabbers don’t bode well.

On the bright side, at least parents can rest assured teens are practicing safe snorting.

During his campaign, President Joe Biden survived scandal after scandal involving his son Hunter — the Ukraine/Burisma scandal, the laptop scandal, the one involving a stripper from Arkansas and a long-lost child. And yet, after it all appeared to have been swept under the rug, Hunter has now released a memoir — "Beautiful Things."

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere discussed Hunter's "horrible" response when asked on "CBS This Morning" if the laptop seized by the FBI in 2019 belonged to him and reviewed a few segments from his new book, which they agreed raises the question: Is Hunter trying to sabotage his father's career?

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Countless corporations — from Delta Air Lines, Coca-Cola, and Porsche to UPS and LinkedIn — are calling out the Georgia voting laws, calling them "restrictive," "racist," and "discriminative." Meanwhile, words like "stakeholder" and "equitable" are starting to show up in their arguments.

On the radio program, Glenn Beck gave the "decoder ring" for what's really going on here, because our society is being completely redesigned in front of our eyes.

There's a reason why all these big businesses are speaking out now, and it has very little to do with genuine ideology, Glenn explained. It's all about ESG scores and forcing "compliance" through the monetization of social justice.

Glenn went on to detail exactly what ESG scores are, how they're calculated, and why these social credit scores explain the latest moves from "woke" companies.

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Dallas Jenkins is a storyteller — and he's telling the most important story of all time in a way that many believed was impossible.

Jenkins is the creator of "The Chosen," a free, crowdfunded series about the life of Jesus that rivals Hollywood productions. And Season 2 could not have arrived at a better time — on Easter weekend 2021. Church attendance has dropped, people are hungry for something bigger than all of us, and many are choosing social justice activism, political parties, or even the climate change movement as "religions" over God.

This Easter weekend, Jenkins joined Glenn on the "Glenn Beck Podcast" to discuss the aspects of Jesus that often get overlooked and break through the misconceptions about who Jesus really is to paint a clear picture of why America needs Emmanuel, "God with us," now more than ever.

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Award-winning investigative journalist Lara Logan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program this week to argue the Biden administration's border crisis is "enabling" drug cartels, allowing them to exploit migrants, use border wall construction roads, and cross the border much more easily.

Lara, who has witnessed and experienced firsthand some of the worst violence around the world as a war correspondent for CBS News, told Glenn it's "not an overstatement" to call the cartels in Mexico "the most violent and powerful criminal organizations on the face of the earth." And while they're "at war with us, we've been asleep at the wheel."

But Lara also offers solutions that the U.S. can enact to stop these horrific atrocities.

"There's more than 30,000 Mexican civilians who are massacred every year in Mexico by the cartels. And that's just the bodies that the Mexican government owns up to or knows about, right?" Lara said. "There's Mexicans buried in unmarked mass graves all across the country. I mean, everyone knows that the violence of the cartels is not like anything anyone has ever seen before. It even pales in comparison to, at times, to what terrorist groups like ISIS have done."

Lara went on to explain some of the unspeakable acts of violence and murder that occur at the hands of the Mexican cartels — 98% of which go uninvestigated.

"That's not unprosecuted, Glenn. That's uninvestigated," Lara emphasized. "[Cartels] operate with impunity. So the law enforcement guy, the policemen, the marine, the National Guardsmen, who are trying to do the right thing, who are not in the pocket of the cartels — what chance do those guys have? They've got no chance. You know where they end up? In one of those unmarked graves."

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