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
David and Kaz discuss Walter’s problematic name change to Gunther Stark and look at last night’s ‘Dynamite’
Plus, Musa and Ryan round up as much of the week’s footballing chaos as possible, including Spurs’ dramatic late win, drama in the German Cup, and trouble for Atléti
Microsoft develops the Xbox and has been a major player in PC and console gaming for more than 20 years. The company isn’t betting $70 billion on the buzzword of the week.
Mayor Scott discusses what outsiders don’t know about Baltimore, reforming policing within the city, and the work toward equitable economic development
Ryan and CC also share their NFL playoff picks for the upcoming weekend of games