Feb 13, 2021 • 43M

Episode 51: [Yoda Voice:] Cancelled, You Are

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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.
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Should Gina Carano have been fired from her job on the hit Star Wars show "A Candalabra" for being a dumb conservative with Boomerlike posting tendencies? The whole crew gets together to discuss. Also, Katie talks about her relationship with an old Trump supporter and Jesse looks back fondly on his grad-school trip to Israel and Palestine that solved that conflict once and for all.

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Bret Stephens in the New York... Post???????: https://nypost.com/2021/02/11/read-the-column-the-new-york-times-didnt-want-you-read/

Haywire trailer aka Gina Carano waiing on dudes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpffbDjWlog&ab_channel=MovieclipsTrailers

The redubbing incident: https://www.slashfilm.com/gina-carano-confirms-voice-altered-haywire/ 

Robby Soave on Carano: https://reason.com/2021/02/11/disney-cancels-the-mandalorian-star-gina-carano-over-provocative-social-media-posts/ 

Deadline: https://deadline.com/2021/02/mandalorian-gina-carano-lucas-film-responds-to-controversial-statement-1234691898/

The "anti-Semitic" post that clearly isn't: https://twitter.com/jessesingal/status/1359701663901245442

The Freedom for Humanity mural Carano eventually posted a version of: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_for_Humanity

A Carano-sympathetic take: https://www.eviemagazine.com/post/people-are-trying-to-cancel-gina-carano-for-what-exactly/

Jesse in Ramallah, solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict via the healing power of sport: