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Episode 117: Let's Talk About Depp-Heard Reactions And Left-Wing Evolution Denialism

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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.

There are a lot of opinions about the verdict in the Depp-Heard case, and also on whether humans are sexually dimorphic. To discuss this episode with other BARPod premium subscribers, click here.

Show notes/Links:

Elon Musk’s Elden Ring build: https://kotaku.com/elon-musk-elden-ring-mage-worst-magic-build-twitter-bil-1848912000

“Amber Heard Verdict Sends A Message To Black Women Everywhere”: https://www.theroot.com/amber-heard-verdict-sends-a-message-to-black-women-ever-1849004234

A public orgy of misogyny: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jun/01/amber-heard-johnny-depp-trial-metoo-backlash

Uh:

We failed her: https://www.vice.com/en/article/m7vm3b/weve-all-failed-amber-heard

Herzog on Elliott: https://www.thestranger.com/news/2018/10/09/33615110/anonymous-uw-students-publish-rape-accusations-online-what-could-go-wrong

The List: https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kelseyweekman/johnny-depps-instagram-statement-liked-by-celebrities

Filipovic: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/jun/02/the-depp-defamation-suit-should-outrage-and-appall-you

Does biological science, in fact, “reject the binary”: https://www.sapiens.org/biology/biological-science-rejects-the-sex-binary-and-thats-good-for-humanity/

Was women’s sports, in fact, created because men were threatened by women competing with them?:

Madison Barch: https://fanbuzz.com/college-football/madison-barch-kicker/

Two and a half years later: https://hornets.kzoo.edu/sports/fball/2021-22/players/madisonbarchp94m

Matt Walsh and the tribesmen:

Image: FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA - MAY 27: Actor Johnny Depp waves to supporters from his vehicle as he leaves a Fairfax County Courthouse May 27, 2022 in Fairfax, Virginia. Jury has started deliberation in the Depp v. Heard defamation trial, brought by Johnny Depp against his ex-wife Amber Heard. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)