Episode 46

The Trumpsurrection Knocks Bean Dad From The Headlines

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January 11th, 2021

1 hr 6 mins 13 secs

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About this Episode

After discussing whether Blocked and Reported led directly to the siege on the Capitol, the hosts discuss that strange, terrifying event. They debate whether it can be safely examined in something of a vaccuum, or should be put in the broader context of what appears to be a rise in political violence in the U.S. They also discuss some of the most unhinged responses. Then they talk about Bean Dad. Remember Bean Dad? We yearn for a world in which Bean Dad is the day's most important story on Twitter.

Show notes/Links:

Arthur Chu is normal: https://twitter.com/jessesingal/status/1347381484584316929

Clymer backstory (refers to her as male because pre-transition): https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/06/14/living-by-the-sword/

Hawley book no more: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/07/books/simon-schuster-josh-hawley-b

BEAN DAD basic rundown: https://heavy.com/news/john-roderick-bean-dad/

Lit-uh-rull abuse: https://twitter.com/a_queer_ius/status/1345665171390394368

https://twitter.com/timaree_leigh/status/1345623027074142210

Bean Dad's problematic tweets:

https://twitter.com/Laura_Nowlin/status/1345831569806733314/photo/1

https://twitter.com/flore_rhea/status/1345846499121324032

https://twitter.com/CatKnitty/status/1345840464595800064

His apology: http://www.johnroderick.com/an-apology