Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker sit down to unpack The Atlantic’s decision to sever ties with Kevin D. Williamson (02:00), how The Simpsons responded to criticism of Apu’s character (25:45), and the statement that news anchors on Sinclair-owned stations read (37:30).
The Hiring (and Firing) of Kevin D. Williamson, ‘The Simpsons’ and the Problem With Apu, and Sinclair’s Propaganda Machine
Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker talk about the shakeup at ‘The Atlantic’ and how ‘The Simpsons’ responded to criticism
Rob talks about the great "Stay (I Missed You)" with help from actor and podcaster Rider Strong
Simms also talks about the JFK’s assassination book, the only book he’s ever read in full
Jason also discusses the departure of Jose Abreu. Then, the Chicago Sun-Times’s Joe Cowley joins the show to discuss the leaked news of Billy Donovan’s contract extension.
The Uncles also chat about the USA, some of the other games this week, and whether what they’ve seen has changed who they think will win the World Cup