Bonus Interview: Jesse Talks To Ben Burgis About His Book 'Canceling Comedians While the World Burns - A Critique Of The Contemporary Left'

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June 3rd, 2021

38 mins 7 secs

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About this Episode

Self-explanatory! Enjoy. Lotsa links below about Ben's work and the stuff discussed in this interview. We'll be back with a new K+J episode soon. If you like what you hear, please consider becoming a Patron by heading over to https://patreon.com/blockedandreported .

-Ben's latest book, Canceling Comedians While the World Burns: A Critique Of The Contemporary Left: https://www.amazon.com/Canceling-Comedians-While-World-Burns/dp/1789045479

-Twitter: https://twitter.com/BenBurgis

-YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCByZMNYpHFEetI0s3deYH2g

-Bernie Sanders’ unreasonably Vermontian demands: https://nypost.com/2021/05/27/book-reveals-bernies-hotel-demands-king-size-beds-and-60-degree-rooms/

-Bernie Sanders criticized for ‘touting’ Rogan clip: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/24/politics/bernie-sanders-joe-rogan-endorsement/index.html

-Ben Burgis and Michael Brooks on why Rogan’s endorsement was good: https://www.jacobinmag.com/2020/01/its-good-that-joe-rogan-endorsed-bernie-now-we-have-to-organize

-Tom Cotton column: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/03/opinion/tom-cotton-protests-military.html

-National Guard deployment to Kenosha:
https://www.kenoshanews.com/news/local/national-guard-ends-deployment-to-kenosha/article_61a44f06-43cd-5db8-992f-23f1bcbb5188.html

-$1-2b in damage from the George Floyd riots:
https://www.axios.com/riots-cost-property-damage-276c9bcc-a455-4067-b06a-66f9db4cea9c.html

-attacks on federal courthouse in Portland:
https://ktvz.com/news/crime-courts/2020/07/24/fires-set-inside-portland-federal-courthouse-fence-18-arrested-on-federal-charges/

-Matt Taibbi’s book Hate Inc.: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another:
https://www.amazon.com/Hate-Inc-Todays-Despise-Another/dp/1949017257

-Ben Burgis/Jacobin Bestner article on ‘insurrection’:
https://jacobinmag.com/2021/01/trump-capitol-riot-fascist-coup-attempt?fbclid=IwAR1CVU3AKhMhXufL6OfwDiu_UEIFcghIZ0osMlS-uFST8rmdT7dQ9w69vVU

-2019 DSA convention ‘highlights’:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHRxu3XrsHg&ab_channel=Mitchollow

-JFC, tankies: https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=tankie