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Episode 115: Reply All Is Done, Elon Musk Is Too Online, And Tucker Carlson Is Bad But Probably Not Responsible For A Mass Shooting

Plus: Jesse has an awkward moment IRL

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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.

After Jesse tells Katie about a fairly awkward dinner, the hosts dig in to a particularly sumptuous buffet of internet nonsense. You can discuss this episode with other BARPod premium subscribers here.

Show notes/Links:

The Reply All news: https://www.theverge.com/2022/5/18/23122764/reply-all-hosts-leaving-alex-goldman-emmanuel-dzotsi

Our Episode 52: Reply All Is Melting Down Like Some Sort Of Delectable Queso Dip Appropriated By A White Bon Appetit Editor:

Blocked and Reported
Episode 52: Reply All Is Melting Down Like Some Sort Of Delectable Queso Dip Appropriated By A White Bon Appetit Editor
Listen now (67 min) | Hoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo boy. Reply All, an excellent podcast, is melting down. What happened? What does it have to do with Bon Apetit? Why does new keep br…
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Elon Musk says the deal is on hold:

LOL:

ELON NO:

The Buffalo shooter’s manifesto, if you can stomach it: https://bafybeicjl3cmyl4tdze5fumhkbtzsndkvxjo5nucegbaz3lobef6and3ye.ipfs.dweb.link/Mani.pdf

Right-wing extremism expert Talia Lavin blames Abigail Shrier: https://www.rollingstone.com/politics/political-commentary/buffalo-shooter-white-supremacist-great-replacement-donald-trump-1353509/

NYT on hate crimes: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/16/us/hate-crimes-black-african-americans.html

Jesse responds:

Nick Confessore on Tucker Carlson: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/04/30/us/tucker-carlson-gop-republican-party.html

Anti-Defamation League on Carlson and the “Great Replacement” theory: https://www.adl.org/news/media-watch/adl-letter-to-fox-news-condemns-tucker-carlsons-impassioned-defense-of-great

Glenn Greenwald argues that it’s unfair to blame Tucker:

Glenn Greenwald
The Demented - and Selective - Game of Instantly Blaming Political Opponents For Mass Shootings
At a softball field in a Washington, DC suburb on June 14, 2017, a lone gunman used a rifle to indiscriminately spray bullets at …
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ESZTERGOM, HUNGARY - AUGUST 07: Tucker Carlson speaks during the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC) Feszt on August 7, 2021 in Esztergom, Hungary. The multiday political event was organized by the Mathias Corvinus Collegium (MCC), a privately managed foundation that recently received more than $1.7 billion in government money and assets. The leader of its main board, Balazs Orban, who is also a state secretary in the prime minister's office, said MCC's priority is promoting "patriotism" among the next generation of Hungary's leaders. (Photo by Janos Kummer/Getty Images)