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The Myth of Caroline Calloway and Scammer Celebrities With Taylor Lorenz

Alyssa and NYT reporter Taylor Lorenz deep dive into scammer culture and why Twitter was ablaze over Caroline Calloway

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Who is Caroline Calloway and why did media Twitter light up after her former friend published an essay saying that she cowrote Calloway’s Instagram captions (1:13)? New York Times reporter Taylor Lorenz joins the show to discuss this and more, including how we turn scammers into celebrities (21:34).

Host: Alyssa Bereznak

Guest: Taylor Lorenz

Read Natalie Beach’s essay in The Cut here.

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