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
Larry also weighs in on pandemic fatigue, his issue with voter ID laws being called racist, and the Texas abortion ban
Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline