Dec 24, 2022 • 1HR 9M
Episode 145: Helen Lewis Challenges Us To An End-Of-Year Quiz About Internet Bullshit
And tells us about her new BBC show on gurus
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.
Helen Lewis stops by BARPod to help put a very stupid year to bed. After discussing her excellent new BBC show on gurus, including her thoughts on Saira Rao’s Race2Dinner initiative to make liberal white women feel worse about themselves, she challenges Katie and Jesse to a quiz about the year in internet bullshit. It goes about as well as you would expect.
Helen’s new show:
And her Twitter account:
Saira Rao has to be seen to be believed
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