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Episode 168: Just the Tip of the Circumcision Debate

Episode 168: Just the Tip of the Circumcision Debate

It's a big one.

A podcaster getting circumsized.

Hold onto your hat (if you still have it) because this week on Blocked and Reported, Jesse and Katie discuss the science and religion of circumcision. Then, a fight within the intactivist movement leads to accusations of bigotry. Finally: Should Jesse grow his foreskin back? You decide.

John Harvey Kellogg

Ryan Fan: No, Corn Flakes Were Not Invented to Stop Masturbation

From Ritual to Science: The Medical Transformation of Circumcision in American

American Pediatric Association: Circumcision Policy Statement

Study on circumcision and HIV transmission in Africa

Brian Earp: The Unbearable Asymmetry of Bullshit

CDC: Trends in Circumcision for Male Newborns in U.S. Hospitals: 1979–2010

John Colapinto: “The True Story of John/Joan”

Alex Bryne: The Origin of “Gender Identity”

Mother Jones: Holy Scalpels, Foreskin Man!

Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon: Interview With the Creator of Foreskin Man

Harvard Crimson: Harvard ‘Reviewing’ Employee’s Nude, Anti-Semitic Rant in Sanders Theatre


Cut: Slicing Through the Myths about Circumcision

Bruchim Online

Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon: On The Impermissibility of Infant Male Circumcision

Eliyahu Ungar-Sargon: How to Deradicalize a Movement

Beyond the Bris: Standing Against Anti-Semitism

American Circumcision

Brendon Marotta: The Path to Childrens’ Justice

Beyond the Bris: Undermining the Cause of Genital Autonomy through Jewish Scapegoating & Antisemitic Tropes

Brendon Marotta: Bruchim's Founders Have Been Engaged In A Slander Campaign Against Me

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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.