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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. (And sometimes they talk about other stuff, too.) For more content, including premium episodes, check out the Blocked and Reported Patreon page: http://patreon.com/blockedandreported
 
Useful Idiots is an informative and irreverent politics podcast with journalist Matt Taibbi and podcaster/writer Katie Halper. Episodes feature on-the-road coverage of the 2020 campaign and exclusive interviews, with humor, commentary and dissection of the politics news of the week. Join Matt and Katie as they examine important stories that have slipped through the cracks and what the media got wrong – and laugh about whatever is left to laugh about.
 
Welcome to The Psychology Podcast with Scott Barry Kaufman, where we give you insights into the mind, brain, behavior and creativity. Each episode we’ll feature a guest who will stimulate your mind, and give you a greater understanding of your self, others, and the world we live in. Hopefully, we’ll also provide a glimpse into human possibility! Thanks for listening and enjoy the podcast. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-psychology-podcast/support
 
From their enclave in midtown Manhattan, Michael Moynihan (Vice), Matt Welch (Reason), and Kmele Foster (Freethink) dissect the news, interrogate guests, and question just about everything. The topics are broad, the insights are deep, and the jokes are off color. Reform the system, or burn it to the ground? They discuss... @wethefifth www.wethefifth.com See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
The Turnaround is a new series about our greatest living interviewers, hosted by Jesse Thorn and produced by Maximum Fun and The Columbia Journalism Review. Featuring conversations with prominent interviewers about their careers and their craft, the show is a perfect resource for a new generation of storytellers and journalists. You'll hear Jesse speak with Larry King, Terry Gross, Werner Herzog, Audie Cornish, and so many more!
 
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Jesse Singal and Katie Herzog, co-hosts of the podcast Blocked And Reported, join Useful Idiots to talk about the failed campaign to get Singal driven off of Substack and what, according to Herzog, some of Singal's most vocal critics have in common with QAnon. They also talk about how they met and why they started their podcast and how they're not …
 
Katie’s article on the disappearance of the lesbians is available in a public version here: https://andrewsullivan.substack.com/p/where-have-all-the-lesbians-gone-0a7A longer version is also available on the Patreon for her podcast with Jesse Singal, Blocked and Reported: https://www.patreon.com/blockedandreportedMore background - LGBT Identificati…
 
Guest: Katie Herzog, HOST @ "Blocked & Reported" Keeping Secrets Coming 2 America Transphobia is Bad A Most Prescient Cancelation Say THE WORD, Katie They'll Never Give You A Reson The Tax Code is Racist Plato's Utopia Rescue Package in Name Only Tucker Carlson, Mean Person Tinker Taylor, Toy Soldier Virtual Ball Busting Pretending Things Ain't Com…
 
After Jesse makes a shocking announcement (he's leaving the podcast in pursuit of greater glory), the hosts talk about a spate of bad GOP bills seeking to ban puberty blockers and hormones for minors and how difficult it is to communicate accurate, honest information to the public about this subject. Then they discuss a story Jesse wrote for Reason…
 
Rebecca Christiansen’s novel, We Make Mayhem (2020) can be found here: https://www.wattpad.com/story/212324557-we-make-mayhem-boyxboyHer earlier work, Maybe in Paris (2017) can be found here: https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Maybe-in-Paris/Rebecca-Christiansen/9781510708808Rebecca’s Letter exchange with Frank Brosell is here: https://letter…
 
Tim Dillon has on Yannis Pappas, in what was meant to be a bonus episode, but was so good we wanted to release to the public instead! They talk the Catholic church slurpee machines, moving into the digital world permanently, Yanni going full boomer, and stick around to see if Tim and Ben are splitting up to have their own separate shows but still r…
 
“Like who the fuck is reading anything from Rolling Stone now?” asked Zac and Gavin, hosts of the Vanguard podcast, when pondering our mysterious — and completely unjust — firing at the hands of the iconic music magazine. Katie and I would like to know the same thing. And, Zac and Gavin? We’re with you. None of it makes any sense to us, either. “I …
 
Hunter "Squirtle" Biden Matt "Making Arrangements" Gaetz Adventures in the Havana Hilton? When Everything is Sex Trafficking? (Not Exactly) A New Era of Bipartisanship Win Ben Stein's Heart The American Metaphor Council Who's D riving the Democratic Party China and Bitcoin Self Correcting Journalism Tweets Bad. Accessory to the murder of a Judge --…
 
We interview some guy named Noam Chomsky (extended interview coming next week), get to the bottom of why we broke up with Rolling Stone, and scrutinize the thrilling PBS interview of former al-Nusra/al-Qaeda leader-turned-very-handsome-man Abu Mohammed al-Jolani. Katie taps her beard-crit background, while we both investigate the two most important…
 
Jesse Singal is a contributing writer at New York and the former editor of the magazine’s Science of Us online vertical, as well as the cohost of the podcast Blocked and Reported. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Slate, The Boston Globe, The Daily Beast, and other publications. He was a B…
 
Jesse and Katie noticed a big reaction to a patrons-only episode they did that discussed Graham Linehan, so they decided to make that episode free for all, bracked by some new stuff before and after. Please consider ordering Jesse's book, which is out now: https://www.amazon.com/Quick-Fix-Psychology-Cant-Social/dp/0374239800/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_e…
 
This one is pretty self-explanatory. Please consider ordering: Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Quick-Fix-Psychology-Cant-Social/dp/0374239800/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Indiebound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780374239800?aff=macmillanBy Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal
 
[This interview was recorded before the Governor of Arkansas Vetoed the anti-transgender health care bill].] The Arkansas Senate just passed a bill with a title straight out of dystopian fiction: the Arkansas Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act, or SAFE. Roundly denounced as the most extreme law of its type ever passed, the bill is one of abo…
 
After Katie opens up about a gruesome injury and Jesse tells a story about a listener's travails at an upscale New York City climbing gym, the hosts discuss Jesse's book, which is out on Tuesday. Specifically, they dig into Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, an anti-PTSD Army program that doesn't work, and the implicit association test, an anti-racism …
 
Please Stop Imposing American Views about Race on Us - Persuasion:https://www.persuasion.community/p/please-stop-imposing-american-viewsThe dangerous logic of anti-racism - UnHerd:https://unherd.com/2020/11/the-dangerous-logic-of-anti-racism/Biracial Britain by Remi Adekoya review: turning assumptions upside down | Evening Standard:https://www.stan…
 
Two part episode! Tim is invited over to a big tech company guy's house in Austin, Texas, plans a performance at a bitcoin conference in Miami, and has on muckraking journalist Whitney Webb to discuss their excitement about the Pope's plans for God's creation. Happy Easter! Whitney Webb's plugs https://unlimitedhangout.com/ https://rokfin.com/unlim…
 
(In No Particular Order) Live From New York DRINK AOC AMA CDC Press Conference Mask Etiquette DRINK Derek Chauvin on Trial (Week 1) Eight Fingers Left Tar Babies A Thing Greater Than Yourself Voter Suppression 2.0 DRINK Corporate Welfare Five Pinocchios Ending Ken Burns The Cowardly Doormen Recorded April 1st, 2021 Published April 3rd, 2021 See aca…
 
The Arkansas Senate just passed a bill with a title straight out of dystopian fiction: the Arkansas Save Adolescents from Experimentation Act, or SAFE. Roundly denounced as the most extreme law of its type ever passed, the bill is one of about two dozen laws aimed at trans care currently being considered at the state level. To find out what’s actua…
 
Today it’s great to have Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the podcast. Ayaan is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and founder of the AHA Foundation. She has written several books including Infidel (2007), Nomad: from Islam to America, a Personal Journey through the Clash of Civilizations (2010), Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformat…
 
On March 12th, CNN aired a piece by reporter Ed Lavandera purporting to show dramatic scenes of migrants so desperate to come to America, they were crossing the Rio Grande in broad daylight, over and over. Lavandera claimed one raft made at least six trips, in what he called a “highly organized system.” The crux of the story was that these visuals …
 
Jesse and Katie talk about Jesse's inclusion on a very special list of very special bigots, Katie's addition to the ever-growing list of people who got Doyle'd, and an annoyingly one-sided front-page New York Times piece about online censorship. Then they throw to an interview Jesse did with Jon Chait, an excellent writer and thinker who had a big …
 
This week Tim discusses someone getting fired from their writing job after calling out Shane Gillis, a cringe worthy sketch on SNL, Lil Nas X new satanic shoe line, and catches up with the alumni of Guantanamo Bay. Bonus Episodes every week: ▶▶ https://www.patreon.com/thetimdillonshow ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS: 🩳 UNDERWEAR: O…
 
Preorders are very important to writers. Get hold of Jesse’s book here: https://bookshop.org/books/the-quick-fix-why-fad-psychology-can-t-cure-our-social-ills/9780374239800You can find Blocked and Reported here:https://www.patreon.com/blockedandreported/postsJesse’s substack is here: https://jessesingal.substack.com/Further ReferencesChristoph on T…
 
Summary Kmele Loses an Entire Dispatch Moynihan's Most Racist Voice Important Homework What We Might Have Talked About Mass Shootings Hate Crime Hysterics and Lies Ending the War in Afghanistan Nationa Building Whale Watching + 400 Years of Suffering Leaving Sesame Street Recorded March 25th, 2021 Published March 26th, 2021 See acast.com/privacy fo…
 
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