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The Cult of Jen Psaki and the Era of Mass Fame

Bryan and David break down the White House press secretary’s social media presence

Press Secretary Jen Psaki Briefs White House Media Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images


Bryan and David dissect Chris Hayes’s piece in The New Yorker, “On the Internet, We’re Always Famous.” They discuss how the internet has changed our social life and talk through how it’s brought us to an “era of mass fame” (0:31). Then, they talk about the cult of Jen Psaki and her role as both White House press secretary and social media sensation (22:38). Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.

Hosts: Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker
Associate Producer: Erika Cervantes

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