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Episode 122: Enjoy Your Death Trap, Ladies!

Episode 122: Enjoy Your Death Trap, Ladies!

Plus: When they send you to a camp full of swastikas, it’s usually a bad sign…

Katie gets deceived by the Daily Kos, a leftist coffee shop suffers an expected fate, and Jesse explains how Buddhists ruined summer camp for everyone.


Rebekah’s sneakily-worded post on the Daily Kos:

Mina’s World shuts down:

A post shared by Mina’s World (@minasworld4you)

Libs of TikTok weighs in on the Mina’s Cafe situation:

Libs of TikTok
Queer-owned business shut down by employees for not being woke enough
Mina’s World, a cafe in Philadelphia that prided itself in being “Queer-owned,” has officially closed its doors after a woke employee revolt. The cafe was owned by Kate Egghart and Sonam Parikh, two queer activists who started Mina’s in an effort to create an inclusive coffee shop. However, th…
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Doc Marie’s website (WARNING: pointless)

Hidden Villa:

Hidden Villa’s Facebook:

Hidden Villa’s swastika statement:

How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it:

Here, have some Jewish swastikas:

The swastikas that started it all (note left-facing orientation):

The Palo Alto Online article explaining the situation:

Los Altos Town Crier article:

“What a stupid f*cking way to have a really important conversation”:

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Bonus Interview: "What a stupid f*cking way to have a really important conversation": Reflections On A Yearlong White Fragility Training
Listen now (46 min) | If hearing Jesse and Katie dig around in the strange innards of "White Fragility" wasn't enough Robin DiAngelo for you, have we got the thing: an interview Katie conducted with a woman whose former c…
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Facebook comment highlights:

The Tweet that broke the news to Twitter:

Noah Smith weighs in:

Wes Yang chimes in:

Ryan Grim’s take:

The title:

Image: Women dance together at WildRose, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. WildRose, which opened in 1984, is the only remaining lesbian bar in Seattle. (Genna Martin, (Photo by GENNA MARTIN/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images)"

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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.