“It was the retweet heard round the world — Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel’s ill-advised retweet of a mildly sexist joke that led not only to his suspension without pay, but to a wider conflagration at the Post centered around his fellow reporter, Felicia Sonmez.
Jimmy and his panel consisting of The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal and American comedian Kurt Metzger discuss the maelstrom of accusations, recrimination and distinct lack of collegiality on display in the “clusterfuck” underway at the Post.”
“Bret speaks with Neil Oliver about the COVID Better Way Conference 2022 in Bath and on their experiences throughout the pandemic.
Neil Oliver is a British television presenter, archaeologist, and author. He is best known as the presenter of several documentary series on archaeology and history, including A History of Scotland, Vikings, and Coast. He is also an author of popular history books and historical fiction.
“Krystal and Saagar talk to lawyer and legal commentator Alina Mazeika known as Legal Bytes about the smears towards her by Taylor Lorenz in the Washington Post and the lies told about creators covering the Depp-Heard trial”
“J.J. Abrams has his HBO Max project, Demimonde, axed and it sounds like David Zaslav isn’t happy with him. Warner gave Abrams over $250 million to produce content for the streamer back in 2019, and instead he’s been signing deals with rival studios and giving HBO nothing. Yes, he’s got time for Speed Racer and Star Trek 4. Nice…”
“Washington Post reporter Dave Weigel recently retweeted a dopey sexist joke, and now he’s paying the price for it and how. A Post colleague responded by chastised him on Twitter, causing a firestorm that eventually led to the Post executives suspending Weigel without pay until July.
Jimmy and American comedian Kurt Metzger express support for Weigel despite the reporter’s sketchy history of smearing the left.”