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Episode 199: Was The Naked Man In The Woods Vindicated, Or Is The Naked Man In The Woods Douchey As Charged, Or BOTH??
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Episode 199: Was The Naked Man In The Woods Vindicated, Or Is The Naked Man In The Woods Douchey As Charged, Or BOTH??

Meet Bryan Johnson, all-American blood boy and relationship guru.
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Bryan Johnson (artist rendering)

This week on Blocked and Reported, Jesse and Katie discuss the case of Bryan Johnson, an entrepreneur and technologist attempting to live forever who was recently sued by his former girlfriend for being a giant prick (and not in a good way). Plus, aphantasia, polyamory, and Jesse complains some more that Substack doesn’t have enough Nazis.

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Bryan Johnson’s statement

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Bryan’s response

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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.