Chapo Trap House and the rise of the dirtbag left

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For the uninitiated, CTH is a very popular (to the tune of $30k+ per month coming in via Pateron) podcast by a group of foul-mouthed socialists with a tendency to tear into liberals with just as much (if not more) zeal than conservatives. They were recently profiled/critiqued in the New Yorker. The episode in which they respond to the article (mostly by viciously mocking the author and the New Yorker in general) is a decent introduction. There's also a critique of the critique, of course.

I'm interested in this growing notion of the "dirtbag left" and the increasing ranks of the DSA, which I recognize are partly separate phenomena. (There is an amusing schism in their demo between the very young and the very old.)

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:11 (four years ago) link

This was probably the best intro I ever read:

http://splitsider.com/2016/09/explaining-the-chapo-trap-house-podcast-to-the-uninitiated/

Which gets into the reference-heavy jag the show occasionally launches off on.

THE SKURJ OF FAKE NEWS. (kingfish), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:17 (four years ago) link

these dudes sound pretty unpleasant tbh

(The Other) J.D. (J.D.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:22 (four years ago) link

I follow some dem socialists on Twitter and it took me like three goddamn months that it was a podcast and not just some sort of weird meme

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:23 (four years ago) link

Can someone explain to me how this podcast and its Patreon patrons are connected to progressive causes by something stronger than the tether between Hot Shots: Part Deux and the US Navy?

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:25 (four years ago) link

I have only heard a few recent episodes, but the divide in airtime between vulgar comic riffs and actual discussion/intvws is pretty much 50/50

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:27 (four years ago) link

to answer yr question more directly Tombot I have seen a *lot* of tweets w/ CTH fans flaunting their newly received Socialist Organizer mailers/cards, anecdotal certainly but not nothing

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:31 (four years ago) link

They're still spending way too much time complaining about Hillary, the election and their critics. I find it amusing enough as a light podcast for driving but they're going to have to move on to keep listeners.

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:33 (four years ago) link

a vigorous and funny response to the alt-right is probably a good thing, but this just sounds like a load of jerks being jerks

iatee otm

illbient microtonal poetry Surbiton (imago), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:33 (four years ago) link

This sounds pretty 'edgy'. I'll be interested to see what these guys do once they're out of high school.

DJ Untz Hall (Old Lunch), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:38 (four years ago) link

I find it amusing enough as a light podcast for driving but they're going to have to move on to keep listeners.

Agreed, I think this will be a necessity after the inauguration anyway

tbh I mostly enjoy their eviscerations of liberal commentators/thinkers - fish in a barrel, sure, but undeniably satisfying

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:39 (four years ago) link

Have never listened to the show, read the article, I think i follow a couple of them on twitter. I hadn't realized they responded to the article with vicious mockery on their show, that's kind of a bummer since I saw them responding to outraged CTH devotees on twitter with essentially "chill the fuck out, it was a pretty good profile."

JoeStork, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:39 (four years ago) link

in the following episode they emphasized that they were embarrassed by people defending them

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:40 (four years ago) link

I think the 'jerks being jerks' stuff is overstated. I've listened to 10-12 eps now and there's nothing really offensive? They pick on dweeby Twitter people and pundits.

The episodes where they read from Ross Douthat and Megan McCardle's books are the best I've heard, followed by the interview with Adam Curtis.

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:47 (four years ago) link

Can someone explain to me how this podcast and its Patreon patrons are connected to progressive causes by something stronger than the tether between Hot Shots: Part Deux and the US Navy?

It's an Air America show that can survive on its listener base, I don't think anyone's expecting them to start a revolution with a podcast. It's amusing to listen to a talk show with an actual left-wing viewpoint.

At least some of them are active with DSA and similar groups but they're also just relatively privileged liberal arts college NYC alt-media people.

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 01:51 (four years ago) link

I'm realizing I could have asked the same question about Das Racist (RIP) and gotten kind of the same answer and it would have been fine. Why I felt the need to ask it of a podcast as if that requires a different kind of "authentic" pedigree is weird, and my thinking needs unpacking on that

The beaver is not the bad guy (El Tomboto), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 02:00 (four years ago) link

Can someone explain to me how this podcast and its Patreon patrons are connected to dirtbag causes?

rap is dad (it's a boy!), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 02:35 (four years ago) link

I think I need it explained to me how they are not directly related

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 03:20 (four years ago) link

I've listened to most episodes, it's a great podcast. Their coverage of the primaries was often very funny. An early ep had a great guest who detailed the situation w teacher strikes in Mexico. Occasionally they do succumb to the more deluded and counter productive tendencies of hardcore Berners though.

Nerdstrom Poindexter, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 03:43 (four years ago) link

i'll out myself. matt's a thoughtful guy. felix is lol in most moods and he reminds me eerily of turkey-obsessed college friends i miss; also i found his les mis reading compelling. will clearly guides the whole thing and holds episodes together but imo is the blankest when he goes on the attack. some episodes really are just them giggling at their own press clips. thought it was completely hilarious that their william f buckley impression was actually a capt. peter peachfuzz impression.

difficult listening hour, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 04:40 (four years ago) link

obviously the keep it negative dickhole zing crew should run podcasting

Whiney G. Weingarten, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 04:42 (four years ago) link

I don't think "keep it negative" is a fair summation of their worldview

a serious and fascinating fartist (Simon H.), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 04:44 (four years ago) link

a vigorous and funny response to the alt-right is probably a good thing, but this just sounds like a load of jerks being jerks

maybe if we brainstormed some more descriptions of trump's hair

difficult listening hour, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 04:49 (four years ago) link

afaict they're in the same gen x/millenial straddler segment as a bunch of my peers, sneer at the gen x detachment and corporate institutions equally, and are well-versed in the web communities that predate the 4chan weird bullshit, parallel to or members of somethingawful and other shit of the time

idk it's a thing where every political opinion coming from them seems like a deep-seated reaction from living through the late 90s and early 00s and that's the lens

mh 😏, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 04:49 (four years ago) link

douthat rip is savage

I'm trying to catch up to the Trap House but these things are like 90 minutes long. I'm on episode 4. By the time they're talking about current events, Trump's first term will be over

Whiney G. Weingarten, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 05:24 (four years ago) link

I thoroughly enjoy the Chapo Trap House. When I first discovered it it felt like a real catharsis to hear other people roughly my age or a little younger shredding New Democratism and bad centrist punditry of both liberal and conservative varieties but not in a lefty crank, counterpunch sort of way.

I can't say I love the new format with more regulars and preferred the dynamic of just Felix-Matt-Will. I like Amber and Virgil Texas individually I just don't feel like the show works as well with them regularly participating.

the last famous person you were surprised to discover was actually (man alive), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 05:27 (four years ago) link

ALSO as I think we talked about a little on the podcast thread, it seems harder for them to find their footing in a Trump world, now that the irrelevant centrist punditry has actually been rendered irrelevant.

the last famous person you were surprised to discover was actually (man alive), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 05:39 (four years ago) link

I'm trying to catch up to the Trap House but these things are like 90 minutes long. I'm on episode 4.

I've found that playback at 1.25x speed can be your friend.

THE SKURJ OF FAKE NEWS. (kingfish), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 05:52 (four years ago) link

i couldn't get through an episode of this, even though i generally agree with them

it just... isn't funny at all, or insightful. probably because the things that are funny and insightful in sad leftist twitter aren't funny outside of sad leftist twitter

qualx, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:16 (four years ago) link

Whiney, just listen to the Freeway Ross Douthat episode then skip to current events. Discussing the conventions doesn't really work as entertainment six months after the fact.

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:20 (four years ago) link

being a completionist about a politics podcast is the most onion a/v club thing i've ever heard

qualx, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:22 (four years ago) link

I tried to listen to an episode but I just found it unbearable, but I realize I should have listened before I read that interview they did with Paste, which is hands down the most embarrassing thing I read last year: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/07/chapo-trap-house-are-the-vulgar-brilliant-demigods.html

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:24 (four years ago) link

i've encountered enough asshole know-it-all leftists on twitter (including at least one of the chapo guys, i think) that i haven't exactly been eager to give this a try.

Wozniak on Kimye's Baby (jaymc), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:25 (four years ago) link

"I haven't listened to this but I don't like it based on reading an article about it" is the most boring and non-contributing thing you can possibly say.

the last famous person you were surprised to discover was actually (man alive), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:28 (four years ago) link

Except I did listen to it?

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:29 (four years ago) link

Like, "I tried to listen to an episode" is the first goddamn thing I say in my post

self-clowning oven (Murgatroid), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 06:30 (four years ago) link

They do definitely reflect the worst of leftist Twitter at times. Like it's clear from recent episodes their way of continuing in Trump World will be to still hammer Clinton relentlessly land act like centrist democrats are worse than actual fascists. They are really mad at Hillary for losing to Trump when all I heard from them for months was that she was just as bad.

Nerdstrom Poindexter, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 07:13 (four years ago) link

The show works better for me when Matt or Amber bring up something that show they've done a but more homework on this stuff.

My particular fave episodes are stuff like having on Adam Curtis, Matt Karp on his book on Antebellum American politics setting up race science and eugenics shit trickling down to Breitbart, or even the pilot ep of sorts where they excoriate the weird mentality behind Michael Bay's "13 Hours."

THE SKURJ OF FAKE NEWS. (kingfish), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 07:23 (four years ago) link

xp p sure they're mad at hillary for beating bernie with the weight of the DNC behind her, propping up trump as an easy win and then running an embarrassing general election campaign built on "of course i'll win"

qualx, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 07:45 (four years ago) link

and given that this toolbag seems to be the presumptive 2020 favorite of the DNC, which has not shown any indication of shifting platform aside from a few pockets of support for keith ellison, keeping the fire under the democrats might be the only thing that saves us from 4 additional years of actual fascism

qualx, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 07:49 (four years ago) link

Nerderik P.

salthigh, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 08:17 (four years ago) link

The "weight of the DNC" that Bernie's ramshackle campaign couldn't overcome but Obama could somehow. We can blame this vague "rigging" for Bernie's loss (and not acknowledge that maybe he should campaigned in the south) but can't admit the Comey letter had an effect on Hillary's?

After the primary was pretty much over they called the differences between Trump and Clinton "a wash". Matt Christman perpetuated the deluded idea that the Bernie delegates at the Nevada caucus were "disenfranchised", just as one example. Granted it wasn't the job of the left to get Hillary elected (I'd have personally preferred Bernie for a number of reasons) but you don't get to act mad at her campaign for losing when you perpetuated the equivalency narrative throughout the campaign. Many Dems have been able to acknowledge that she was a vulnerable candidate that we were stuck with because not enough people ran but it seems like it would literally kill many on the left to just say "we got carried away".

Also, encouraging people to spread "Bernie Would've Won" memes is pretty asshole-ish and counter productive but I don't know maybe stopping actual fascism will require purging People who don't hate Hillary but I could be wrong.

Nerdstrom Poindexter, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 08:23 (four years ago) link

but you don't get to act mad at her campaign for losing when you perpetuated the equivalency narrative throughout the campaign

You kind of do? I listened to the post-DNC podcasts and a lot of commentary revolved around things that seemed iffy even at the time when it seemed like a lock - trotting out Mike Bloomberg, the lineup of neocon security/military people lining up for Hillary, etc.. It goes back to 2000/2002 - if you're going to present Republican-lite as the face of the party why wouldn't the voters who are into that just vote for real Republicans? They were also right back then on focusing on decency being poor judgement.

Were the Hillary fainting jokes in bad taste? Sure. That's still the most tiresome part of the podcast, but it's also a fairly small part of it.

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 08:33 (four years ago) link

Funny thing about Bloomberg is we was one of the few convention speakers who got kind of a positive reaction from the Bernie or busters there when he mentioned that he described himself as an "independent" what or John Lewis got anti-tpp chants. There was definitely messaging problems w HRC's campaign but given the consequences of the election (potential loss of social programs for one) people with visibility on the left seemed reluctant to encourage voting for the obviously better choice of the corny old lady and pickedvthr campsign apart for things all high level campaigns do becuae they were probably confident she was going to win anyway.

Nerdstrom Poindexter, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 08:55 (four years ago) link

Also, encouraging people to spread "Bernie Would've Won" memes is pretty asshole-ish and counter productive but I don't know maybe stopping actual fascism will require purging People who don't hate Hillary but I could be wrong.

― Nerdstrom Poindexter, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 3:23 AM (twenty-two minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

i don't think spreading memes has ever been productive in any direction

seriously didn't realize there were still people aside from high ranking democrat pols and frederik who think the answer to defeating trumpism over the next 4 years is to double down on the 2016 strategy

this is some gluing humpty dumpty together again shit

qualx, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 09:00 (four years ago) link

that Bernie's ramshackle campaign couldn't overcome but Obama could somehow

yeah it's almost like these are two different candidates running on entirely different platforms with entirely different relationships to the DNC

how close are you to running out the "of course the DNC sank bernie, he wasn't a member of their party!" argument that was briefly popular 8 months ago in an entirely different america

qualx, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 09:04 (four years ago) link

Yes, Mike Bloomberg is a well-known figure on the socialist lecture circuit. Hugely popular on the left. Yuge.

It is a reminder that the one thing worse than jokes about Hillary's medical problems is the narrative around BernieBros and "Bernie or Busters" where whatever ills that pop into your head can be ascribed to them.

The fundamental disconnect here appears to be your belief that the left's issue with Clinton is that she was "corny."

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 09:06 (four years ago) link

xxp obvs

Kiarostami bag (milo z), Wednesday, 4 January 2017 09:06 (four years ago) link

I never said "everything was perfect w HRC's messaging except that leftist twitter and this podcast didn't like it". I'd have preferred a different candidate but Hillary won the primary, she was obviously the better candidate compared to Trump. When you vote for a candidate you are voting a coalition into office. Making equivrlrncies beyeeen her and Trump was ridiculous then (kind of offensive actually when you put in perspective ) and looks even more ridiculous now. Maybe you can post the photo of them at a party together I've seen a million times and I'll withdraw that.

We have social media, we know the left got "carried away" I don''t see the point in denying that base level reality. I mean people were literally crying st the convention because they thought Bernie would get the nomination somehow.

Nerdstrom Poindexter, Wednesday, 4 January 2017 09:12 (four years ago) link

yeah the entire concept of twitch celebrities makes me want to turn inside out but i guess it's just lazier vlogging, which also made me feel 100 years old when i was 25

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Friday, 1 October 2021 19:45 (two months ago) link

I have never felt as elderly as when I looked in on a Kenny Beats Twitch stream. There are three thousand people typing constantly in the chat, I don’t know how anyone can ever see, much less read, what anyone is saying.

papal hotwife (milo z), Friday, 1 October 2021 21:55 (two months ago) link

shame none of these celebrities won't deign to read the old moor on political understanding, but hey.

https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1844/08/07.htm

Noone will remember these people as having any lasting political contribution in 10 years time. Pure hot take economy and nothing else.

RobbiePires, Friday, 1 October 2021 22:00 (two months ago) link

There are three thousand people typing constantly in the chat, I don’t know how anyone can ever see, much less read, what anyone is saying.

I've always wondered this myself, esp when it's a gaming streamer. Just the visual overload of playing a FPS and also somehow taking in even the occasional stray viewer comment kind of breaks my brain.

a superficial sheeb of intelligence (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Friday, 1 October 2021 22:02 (two months ago) link

I suppose I also could have just posted "I am old and not afraid to admit so on the internet" instead, but ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

a superficial sheeb of intelligence (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Friday, 1 October 2021 22:03 (two months ago) link

RobbiePires are you Left?

Daniel_Rf, Saturday, 2 October 2021 10:49 (two months ago) link

idk if it's lazier vlogging so much as it's talk radio with a webcam

Kompakt Total Landscaping (Will M.), Monday, 4 October 2021 16:49 (two months ago) link

Clint Eastwood, moisture vampire

papal hotwife (milo z), Monday, 4 October 2021 17:59 (two months ago) link

She’s often very, very wrong, but damn, I had no idea how much I missed Amber

thewufs, Monday, 4 October 2021 20:08 (two months ago) link

they stole our US politics thread name :O

Daniel_Rf, Tuesday, 5 October 2021 13:09 (two months ago) link

I think skipping to 1:06 after Venom talk got past Felix re: Assange.

papal hotwife (milo z), Tuesday, 5 October 2021 20:01 (two months ago) link

Oh rod dreherpaws

papal hotwife (milo z), Tuesday, 5 October 2021 22:03 (two months ago) link

I watched the first venom movie partly because of the chapo praise and folks… it fuckin sucks

officer sonny bonds, lytton pd (mayor jingleberries), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 02:33 (two months ago) link

was that praise? I honestly couldn’t tell wtf was going on

caddy lac brougham? (will), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 09:31 (two months ago) link

I hate MCU as much as the next guy but ppl's attempts to make us believe DCU or those Sony movies are superior are always eyeroll worthy.

Daniel_Rf, Wednesday, 6 October 2021 10:32 (two months ago) link

as much as i use the internet i barely know what MCU is and i'm happy that way

certified juice therapist (harbl), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 11:39 (two months ago) link

this is the new i don't even own a TV for me. as i get older, i don't know anything anymore

certified juice therapist (harbl), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 11:39 (two months ago) link

I think you know

Muswell Hillbilly Elegy (President Keyes), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 12:24 (two months ago) link

i know what it stands for but it sounds bad and dumb

certified juice therapist (harbl), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 12:26 (two months ago) link

Missouri Christian University

certified juice therapist (harbl), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 12:26 (two months ago) link

oh actually the c is for cinematic not comics as i had assumed

certified juice therapist (harbl), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 12:28 (two months ago) link

i'm reading about it on wikipedia

certified juice therapist (harbl), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 12:29 (two months ago) link

Rod Surveyor

caddy lac brougham? (will), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 12:31 (two months ago) link

venom is gay and ridiculous therefore i like watching it more than most superhero movies

STOCK FIST-PUMPER BRAD (BradNelson), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 13:49 (two months ago) link

It wasn’t worse than any of the Avengers or X-Men films, or most Spider-Man films. I can’t think of any recent DC film I’ve watched but I can’t imagine they’re vastly superior to Venom.

recovering internet addict/shitposter (viborg), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 14:40 (two months ago) link

of all the superhero movies ive watched in the last few years (I intentionally watched about 5 or 6 a couple of xmases ago after eschewing them for years, and have watched a few since) venom was one of the better ones. although I don't remember that much of it

《Myst1kOblivi0n》 (jim in vancouver), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 19:23 (two months ago) link

the Eminem song at the end was a highlight

《Myst1kOblivi0n》 (jim in vancouver), Wednesday, 6 October 2021 19:37 (two months ago) link

reading a novel about the iraq war ('cherry' by nico walker) and listening to s1 of blowback. enjoying it so far. it's a fun form of revisionism where they do the material of the jon stewart era of political humour but with contemporary twitter brocialist humour. like joking about which sopranos characters saddam hussein's sons are

flopson, Thursday, 7 October 2021 00:11 (one month ago) link


RobbiePires are you Left?
― Daniel_Rf, Saturday, 2 October 2021

No, marxist-communist. aka not the wishy washy left stalinist/social democrat kind (because stalinism is big push industrialisation for agricultural economies eventually dissolving in social democracy.) See the PCF and PCI.

RobbiePires, Friday, 15 October 2021 01:22 (one month ago) link

there has never been a need for Stalinism in the west, that's why it has come across as wishy washy liberal market place of ideas pick your ideology shag Nick Clegg's daughter who went to glastonbury does pills once a year family worked hard for everything they've got bovine philistinism.

RobbiePires, Friday, 15 October 2021 01:24 (one month ago) link

playacting

RobbiePires, Friday, 15 October 2021 01:25 (one month ago) link

lol no I meant the poster

Daniel_Rf, Friday, 15 October 2021 08:15 (one month ago) link

otm about Stalinism though.

OneSecondBefore, Friday, 15 October 2021 14:01 (one month ago) link

Most recent TrueAnon on social media & mental health was very good imo

JoeStork, Monday, 25 October 2021 22:10 (one month ago) link

Kyrsten Sinema dressing like a substitute teacher who’s trying to marry a 9 year old

☠️☠️☠️

caddy lac brougham? (will), Saturday, 30 October 2021 16:00 (one month ago) link

E1 Joe Biden Costco Town Hall is pure brain cancer

papal hotwife (milo z), Thursday, 11 November 2021 22:29 (three weeks ago) link

ooh i can't wait!

Kompakt Total Landscaping (Will M.), Thursday, 11 November 2021 22:40 (three weeks ago) link

that's funny, he came here to have a town hall last month and my dad texted me because he saw it on cnn and i said "i'm at costco" and his response was "joe's not there." but maybe?

certified juice therapist (harbl), Thursday, 11 November 2021 23:22 (three weeks ago) link

Anything else about people who have hosted the popular podcast "Chapo Trap House" that you haven't said a public word about you want to get off your chest right now?

— Autumn Corgi (@GarlicCorgi) November 15, 2021

papal hotwife (milo z), Monday, 15 November 2021 01:39 (three weeks ago) link

I’m off Twitter again and I probably don’t really want to know but uh what’s the deal w Alice from Queens, other than MattY was really about it there (iirc)

caddy lac brougham? (will), Monday, 15 November 2021 01:47 (three weeks ago) link

I think BJG was somewhat relatable (?) in some surface ways, supporting things I supported, but after the primaries there was this entire deal where she’s in this space that isn’t pushing interesting ideas and isn’t funny

I think I listened to that podcast with her and Virgil, where he had no one to really counteract or riff against, and then he was gone for obvious reasons and not only was it not addressed in a clear way, she kind of got even less interesting

plus her takes on star trek were horrible. just terrible!

mh, Monday, 15 November 2021 03:21 (three weeks ago) link

I’m off Twitter again and I probably don’t really want to know but uh what’s the deal w Alice from Queens, other than MattY was really about it there (iirc)

Nothing particularly interesting. Mostly a critique of liberal-left media / Twitter without being as deliberately obnoxious as Greenwald or as unhinged as Aimee Therese. Over time that has turned into an attempt to develop a micro-brand (Substack, etc) that doesn't seem to have generated much traction.

entrepreneurialism of the self is a helluva drug https://t.co/ab99FcUIOv

— Jathan Sadowski (@jathansadowski) November 14, 2021

Scampo di tutti i Scampi (ShariVari), Monday, 15 November 2021 12:54 (three weeks ago) link

people are really bad at judging when their fifteen minutes are up or have delusions about how large their potential audience could be

mh, Monday, 15 November 2021 15:11 (three weeks ago) link

The way Bad Faith has handled (not-handled) the disappearance of Virgil is pretty baffling. It feels like there must be a contract involved, otherwise they'd have publicly cuts ties with him long ago.

Chappies banging dustbin lids together (President Keyes), Monday, 15 November 2021 15:13 (three weeks ago) link

https://www.instagram.com/p/CWlvBy1lIbj/

lol wtf

papal hotwife (milo z), Monday, 22 November 2021 20:28 (two weeks ago) link

Photos taken of famous people together that yeah no fuck it

Andrew Farrell, Monday, 22 November 2021 21:37 (two weeks ago) link

Well thats the last straw. I’m cancelling my Infowars subscription.

Chappies banging dustbin lids together (President Keyes), Monday, 22 November 2021 22:43 (two weeks ago) link

They should have reunited with the worm-brain reporter.

jmm, Monday, 22 November 2021 23:01 (two weeks ago) link

speaking of worm-brain reporters

Yes, I'm aware of what he's done. Sometimes journalists interview bad people, especially when they play a significant role in society or have an influential platform. That's why real journalists interviewed Osama bin Laden after 9/11, which some think is worse than Alex Jones.

— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) November 22, 2021

papal hotwife (milo z), Tuesday, 23 November 2021 00:54 (one week ago) link

I really enjoyed TrueAnon being stalked by children in VR chat.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZhWmr76YB0

JoeStork, Tuesday, 23 November 2021 18:25 (one week ago) link


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