Nov 21, 2020 • 48M

Episode 39: Are Monkeys Inherently Racist?, Is College-Obama A Creep?, And Other Pressing Matters

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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.
Episode details

After the hosts celebrate a major achievement and Jesse goes on a little rant that is Super Political, Katie and Jesse delve into three stories of profound internet nonsense involving privileged white people doing antiracism, a Toronto editor VERY mad about a new broth-joint, and some of Twitter's most neurotic people getting super mad about Barack Obama's college conduct.

Show notes/Links:

The New York Times: G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel Details Ties Between 2016 Trump Campaign and Russia - 

The Phinney Neighborhood Association: Anti-racism work updates: Eliminating racist symbolism - 

blogTO: New Toronto clothing store ditches broth bar after cultural appropriation complaints - 

(Update: It's down. Try this cached link:

Twitter: "The way Obama writes about women here ... uh. Wow." - 

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