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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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Blocked and Reported Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 3.4K Ratings

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.

www.blockedandreported.org

    Premium: Moses's Monkeys

    Premium: Moses's Monkeys

    This week on the Primo episode, Jesse and Katie discuss Robert Moses’s allegedly racist monkeys in New York. Plus, Bret Weinstein has some thoughts.
    Katie: “After Evergreen”


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    • 9 min
    BONUS: Lorenz x Libs (with Brad Polumbo)

    BONUS: Lorenz x Libs (with Brad Polumbo)

    In this emergency broadcast, Brad Polumbo joins Katie to discuss the collab no one asked for: Taylor Lorenz and Libs of TikTok’s Chaya Richik.


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    • 19 min
    Episode 204: Jeffrey Marsh vs Shumirun Nessa and Libs of TikTok vs Everybody (with Brad Polumbo)

    Episode 204: Jeffrey Marsh vs Shumirun Nessa and Libs of TikTok vs Everybody (with Brad Polumbo)

    This week on Blocked and Reported, Katie is joined by journalist and commentator Brad Polumbo to discuss the latest allegations against Libs of TikTok. Plus, an intersectional pile-up featuring non-binary influencer Jeffrey Marsh and Muslim comic Shumirun Nessa.
    https://twitter.com/brad_polumbo
    https://www.instagram.com/bradpolumbo/?hl=en
    Damage Control
    “Anti-Trans Policies Draw Scrutiny After 16-Year-Old’s Death in Oklahoma”
    “Libs of TikTok under fire after nonbinary Oklahoma student's death”
    “Lawmaker accuses education board and Libs of TikTok of having blood on their hands over Nex Benedict death”
    “Family member shares messages sent by 16-year-old Owasso student day before death”
    “No, There’s No ‘Epidemic’ of Anti-Transgender Violence”




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    • 1 hr 18 min
    BONUS: Jesse Interviews Rob Henderson About His Book At The Village Underground

    BONUS: Jesse Interviews Rob Henderson About His Book At The Village Underground

    As a bonus to BARPod listeners, here’s the audio of a February 20 live event at the Village Underground where Jesse interviewed Rob Henderson about his book Troubled: A Memoir of Foster Care, Family, and Social Class, which you should definitely buy. Enjoy!


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    • 1 hr 25 min
    Episode 203: Trouble on TERF Island (with Helen Lewis)

    Episode 203: Trouble on TERF Island (with Helen Lewis)

    This week on Blocked and Reported, Katie is joined by fan favorite Helen Lewis to discuss a schism in the British gender critical movment. Plus, goblin porn.
    https://www.theatlantic.com/author/helen-lewis/
    https://twitter.com/helenlewis
    https://bsky.app/profile/helenlewis.bsky.social
    “Why it’s ok for boys to play with dolls”
    Posie Parker: “John Lewis and the dreadful little emperors”
    Janice Turner: “Debbie Hayton: the trans woman taking on the trans activists”


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    • 1 hr 29 min
    Premium: Wil Wheaton Wails

    Premium: Wil Wheaton Wails

    This week on the the Primo episode, Jesse and Katie discuss Larry David’s actual literal abuse of a human child. Plus, Emily Gould has regrets, WHYY forces a black rapper out for using the n-word (“ninja”), a very gray weed market, inconvenient hate crimes, and more.
    “Surveillance shows vandals who wrote racial slur on cars at Providence…


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    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
3.4K Ratings

3.4K Ratings

rpc68 ,

Worth the money

I like B&R so much I paid the $55 and am now a primo. But I doubt I’ll buy the merch.

Mokeyt3/35 ,

Fantastic Podcast

The best thing about getting up on Monday is listening to this podcast. Katie and Jesse. Have a great chemistry. Although Jesse is gone for a while, she’s made up for his absence with great guests. Keep up the good work.

Birdbrains82 ,

To understand the full story, you need this

B&R is not a primary news source but it will help you read the news, learn and understand the world better. It teaches me to look sideways and stories and, although I’m not going to “do the research” every time, I can at least read with a touch more doubt.

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