113 episodes

SH!TPOST is a podcast from investigative reporter Jared Holt that examines the intersection of online culture and right-wing nonsense. New episodes release Monday nights.

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SH!TPOST is a podcast from investigative reporter Jared Holt that examines the intersection of online culture and right-wing nonsense. New episodes release Monday nights.

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    Corona Skeptics (8/3/20) w/ Minion Death Cult

    Corona Skeptics (8/3/20) w/ Minion Death Cult

    Alex and Tony from Minion Death Cult join host Jared Holt to take a look at COVID-19 pandemic skeptic Alex Berenson and the larger cottage industry of media figures who have found success offering counter-narratives to public health recommendations and media coverage of the disease. Then, the crew examines arguments about coronavirus being passed around the right-wing internet.

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    Listen to Minion Death Cult: http://thatawfulsound.com/miniondeathcult

    Stories Referenced:

    With little clarity on coronavirus, Americans crowdsource how to live in a pandemic (The Washington Post) 

    An Ex-Times Reporter. An Ohio Wedding Provider. Covid Contrarians Go Viral. (The New York Times) 

    Here Are the Questions the Right's Favorite Coronavirus Truther Isn't Willing to Answer (Vice) 

    An Ex-New York Times Reporter Has Become the Right’s Go-To Coronavirus Skeptic (Vanity Fair) 

    Elon Musk calls for Amazon breakup after Covid-19 skeptic claims it censored his book (CNBC)

    What Alex Berenson’s new book gets wrong about marijuana, psychosis, and violence (Vox News)

    Tucker Carlson Tries To Blame Marijuana For Mass Shootings (The Fresh Toast)

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    • 1 hr 12 min
    W4R CR1MES (7/21/20) w/ Jordan Uhl, Alex Kotch, Walker Bragman

    W4R CR1MES (7/21/20) w/ Jordan Uhl, Alex Kotch, Walker Bragman

    Jordan Uhl, co-host of The Insurgents, joins to discuss being banned from the U.S. Army’s Twitch chat and predatory military recruitment methods happening via e-sports. Alex Kotch and Walter Bragman talk about their upcoming nonprofit news app, OptOut.

    Jordan Uhl: https://twitter.com/JordanUhlListen to The Insurgents: https://theinsurgents.substack.com/podcastRead: The US Military Is Using Online Gaming to Recruit Teens (The Nation)

    Alex Kotch: https://twitter.com/alexkotchWalker Bragman: https://twitter.com/walkerbragmanListen to Gilded Age: https://www.patreon.com/gildedageLearn more about OptOut: https://www.optoutnews.org/

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    • 1 hr 9 min
    CQNGRESS (7/7/20) ft/ Alex Kaplan

    CQNGRESS (7/7/20) ft/ Alex Kaplan

    On this episode of SH!TPOST, we’re joined by Media Matters senior researcher Alex Kaplan to discuss the 62 congressional candidates who have, to varying degrees, voiced support for the QAnon conspiracy theory movement. We'll also touch on news stories of the week, including the #StopHateForProfit campaign and Trump administration's potential TikTok ban.

    Follow Alex Kaplan: https://twitter.com/AlKapDC

    Show Notes: https://shtpostpodcast.com/cqngress-7-7-20-ft-alex-kaplan/

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    • 47 min
    My TikTok Son (6/23/20) w/ Dwight from Eat the Rich

    My TikTok Son (6/23/20) w/ Dwight from Eat the Rich

    On this episode of SH!TPOST, we’re joined by co-host of Eat the Rich, Dwight, to discuss the TikTok teens and K-Pop stans in American politics, Rep. Matt Gaetz's son Nestor, conspiracy theories about fireworks in major cities, and more.

    Follow Dwight: https://twitter.com/rhinosorosListen to Eat the Rich: https://www.patreon.com/EatTheRich

    SHOW NOTES: https://shtpostpodcast.com/my-tiktok-son-6-23-20-w-dwight-from-eat-the-rich/

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    Magic Antifa School Bus (6/9/20) w/ Matt Binder

    Magic Antifa School Bus (6/9/20) w/ Matt Binder

    On this episode of SH!TPOST, we're joined by the host of DOOMED!, Matt Binder, to talk about ongoing civil unrest in the United States and the online conspiracies that have come with it.

    Follow Matt Binder: https://twitter.com/MattBinderListen to Doomed!: https://www.patreon.com/mattbinder

    SHOW NOTES: https://shtpostpodcast.com/magic-antifa-school-bus-6-9-20-w-matt-binder/

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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Meltdown May (5/26/20) ft/ @SAMOYEDCORE

    Meltdown May (5/26/20) ft/ @SAMOYEDCORE

    On this episode of SH!TPOST, we are joined by our meltdown meteorologist, August, who has been keeping track of the annual series of public Twitter spirals dubbed "Meltdown May."

    Follow August: https://twitter.com/SAMOYEDCORE

    SHOW NOTES: https://shtpostpodcast.com/meltdown-may-5-26-20-ft-samoyedcore/

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    • 54 min

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