Sep 4, 2020 • 1HR 9M

Episode 28: Dolezal II: Even Dolezaller

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Jesse Singal
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.
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After Jesse reveals yet another shocking secret about his mysterious life, the hosts discuss the case of Jessica Krug, a George Washington University professor who appears to have admitted to pulling a Rachel Dolezal: she pretended to be black. What a mess! But perhaps not all that shocking in our identity-obsessed age. Then the hosts respond, in depth, to an email from a reader who wants to be talked out of voting for Donald Trump, sparking an uncharacteristically earnest discussion about the upcoming election and why the right choice isn't a close call.

Medium: The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies -

The Cut: There’s a New Rachel Dolezal -

Vice: In Rachel Dolezal's Skin -

The weird right-wing rally Jesse stumbled upon next to City Hall in Manhattan: