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Episode 147: Scientists Unite Against Gas Stoves, Football, And The State Of Florida

Episode 147: Scientists Unite Against Gas Stoves, Football, And The State Of Florida

Plus: Is "Battletech" problematic? Two lesbian nurses say so

First they banned gas stoves, because the science said they were harmful. Then the science said football was racist, so we banned that too. Then the nurses came out and said Battletech was problematic, so we banned that as well. Then a data scientist came out and said Florida’s COVID data was fake, so we banned the entire state. Then the scientists said podcasts were harmful, and th—

In this (highly illegal) episode:

  • Jesse chains himself to his gas stove

  • A bizarre update on Rebekah Jones, serial grifter and former (?) media darling

  • Is football racist?

  • Drama within the Battletech community

  • Jesse threatens to shoot Katie

Errata & Updates

The Official Unofficial (or Unofficial Official?) BARPod Discord server, where Jesse will be playing Quiplash for charity at 7:00 PM ET on January 21st

The Paula Curtis thread mentioned

“Whistleblower Rebekah Jones wins dismissal- at a price.”

Is Football Racist?

The closest thing we could find to a video of the collapse on YouTube

Daniel Engber’s article on the topic

Tracy Canada: “Damar Hamlin’s Collapse Highlights the Violence Black Men Experience in Football”

NFL players aren’t as rich as you’d think!

The movie about the NFL concussion scandal

“Colin Kaepernick in Netflix series likens NFL draft to slavery”

Foolball players wanted to play during the pandemic

NCAA: “All student-athletes must be allowed to opt out of participation due to concerns about contracting COVID-19”

Football players were allowed to maintain their scholarships, even if they refused to play

Scientific American: “the term ‘JEDI’ is problematic”

Laura Helmuth’s appointment to EIC at Scientific American

Her reaction to the article’s pushback

Former NFL player’s reaction to the article


Faith introduces herself

Faith finds Battletech

Faith is going to be a mother

The truth about “Faith McClosky”

“Blaine Pardoe is a f****** Liar...”

Ace denies being J, while surprisingly defending him for some reason

“My Publisher Canceled Me in Favor of an Activist Who Threatened My Life”

Statement Regarding Blaine Lee Pardoe

Faith No More

Pardoe’s response

Image credit: Getty

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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.