Aug 27, 2021 • 1HR 56M

Episode 79: What To Do When Your Boyfriend, Who Is A Horny Anthropomorphic Sword, Is Stalking You (With Meghan Murphy)

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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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After Katie and Jesse follow up on some stuff from last week, the hosts discuss a video game controversy involving anthropomorphic weapons, and Katie interviews Meghan Murphy, who has been banned from major platforms for saying things like "men cannot become women."

Show notes/Links:

Jesse on the Junot Diaz situation:
https://reason.com/2018/07/09/for-metoo-to-work-we-must-draw-the-line/

Trailer for Boyfriend Dungeon:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uu9BXqm3eKI&ab_channel=Nintendo

The Daily Dot’s coverage:
https://www.dailydot.com/unclick/boyfriend-dungeon-kitfox-games-content-warning/

Kotaku Australia article running down the original complaint:
https://www.kotaku.com.au/2021/08/boyfriend-dungeon-consent-discourse/

Voice actor harassment:
https://screenrant.com/boyfriend-dungeon-eric-voice-actor-harassed/

Tyler, the Creator on cyberbullying:
https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/tyler-the-creators-cyber-bullying-tweet 

Meghan Murphy on Joe Rogan: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6yc6AIMf3JqLWygLQJ4Wrg

More on her:
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-48366184

Women-Only Rape-Relief Shelter Defunded, Then Vandalized:
https://www.nationalreview.com/2019/08/women-only-rape-relief-shelter-defunded-then-vandalized/

Meghan on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq-04S1vzWPy3G8omi0wVvA 

And Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/meghanmurphy