Sep 3, 2021 • 1HR 17M

Episode 80: Because God Hates Us Or Is Dead, Here's A Whole Episode About Noah Berlatsky And Pedophilia

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Jesse Singal
Journalists Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal scour the internet for its craziest, silliest, most sociopathic content, part of an obsessive and ill-conceived attempt to extract kernels of meaning and humanity from a landscape of endless raging dumpster fires.
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An urgent investigation.

Show notes/Links:

Ben Burgis: “He’s one the most consistently and maliciously dishonest writers alive.”:

More from Burgis:

Old version of Freddie deBoer's Planet of Cops essay, which linked to Berlatsky's work: 

New version, which appears to have excised this reference: 

Berlatsky: Katie Halper said we focus too much on anti-Semitism when discussing the Holocaust: 

Carl Beijer on Berlatsky vs. Halper:

Berlatsky Berlastskying his review of "The Coddling Of The American Mind": 

"Chattering Class War: Punching Pundits from Chait to Chapo and Brooks to Breitbart": 

Berlatsky has stories about Jesse but no receipts: 

* as of when we're posting this episode, his tweets are protected, so you may not be able to read them until he goes public again

All the kids are talking about is Jesse's Atlantic article: 

The (official) Jesse Singal Resource Page: 

Negative coverage of Berlatsky and Prostasia:

Some of his Prostasia stuff:

"parents are tyrants": 

This American Life on virtuous pedophiles: 

Jesse's coverage of pedophilia: 


Canadian effort to get pedophiles help: 

Same deal in Germany: 

MAP Support Club:

Only tangentially connected to PF:

Background on policy on minors:

Can maybe help with suicide:

About Minor Attraction:

Thomas Arthur:

The criminal complaint:

Prostasia's statement about this whole thing: