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Episode 108: ¡Podcastismo o muerte!

Plus like this crazy sex cult thing

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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.

Jesse talks about his time in Cuba (where he was radicalized against America), and then the cohosts discuss a very naughty Tory politician, whether J.K. Rowling caused Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine, and a bizarre story involving a liberal arts college and what can only be deranged as a dad-led sex cult. To discuss this episode with other premium subscribers, click here.

Show notes/Links:

"Compare and book Florida Cuba Ferries" :( -

https://www.cubaferries.com/

The best book on Cuba Jesse read: https://www.amazon.com/Cuba-American-Dr-Ada-Ferrer/dp/1501154559

A much shorter one that is just about Havana and which is also good: https://www.amazon.com/Havana-Subtropical-Delirium-Mark-Kurlansky/dp/163286391X

Rowling/Putin:

https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/25/world/jk-rowling-putin-intl-scli-gbr/index.html

Polling on Rowlingesque subjects: https://yougov.co.uk/topics/politics/articles-reports/2020/07/16/where-does-british-public-stand-transgender-rights

Reports of rampant lesbianism at Sarah Lawrence college: https://www.nytimes.com/1977/03/20/archives/the-trouble-at-sarah-lawrence-sarah-lawrence.html

Larry Ray: https://www.thecut.com/2020/02/larry-ray-sarah-lawrence-students.html

Image: Jesse’s incredible photography