Nov 10, 2020 • 44M
Patrons Only: Helen Lewis's Voice Is Erased To Protect Marginalized People, Kotaku Puts Its Love Of Video Games In Dark Context, And Post-Election Racial Essentialism Rumbles On
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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.
In this episode, the hosts discuss Ubisoft's decision to erase Helen Lewis (who Jesse sometimes calls Helen Smith in this episode, because he is dumb) from a video game, dissect a pretty remarkable K…