Episode 95: Allegedly Anti-Semitic Mukbang, The Latest J.K. Rowling Freakout, And The Fuzzy Science Of Masks
Some internet subcultures should best go undiscovered
In this relatively special episode, the hosts talk about a ginned-up anti-Semitism controversy involving a troubled internet figure, the latest explosion of outrage surrounding J.K. Rowling’s online opinions, and an article in The Atlantic article highlighting the gaps in our knowledge about masking as a form of coronavirus protection. To discuss this episode with other premium subscribers, click here.
Archived version of tweet accusing weird YouTuber of anti-Semitism: https://archive.md/t79Yf
Know Your Meme attempts to explain Nikocado Avocado: https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/people/nikocado-avocado
Video which launched the accusation: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Z3qV94LGcr63E1DxKnT-DodS2fF5bKs8/view?usp=sharing
Credit to Joel Snape for finding it:
Even grosser food content, according to Katie: https://www.instagram.com/blake_201/
Atlantic article on masking: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2021/12/mask-guidelines-cdc-walensky/621035/
The image of Nikocado Avocado absolutely housing what appear to be Korean rice cakes and noodles comes via Know Your Meme.