Blocked and Reported
Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal
Journalists Katie Herzog and Jesse Singal scour the internet for its craziest, silliest, most sociopathic content, part of an obsessive and ill-conceived attempt to extract kernels of meaning and humanity from a landscape of endless raging dumpster fires. (And sometimes they talk about other stuff, too.)
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Dear Prudence, Help! I Can't Stop Pretending To Be A Texas Abortion Bounty Hunter Online
Monday 20 September 2021
: Jesse vents about some super serious drama going on with his dad, who doesn't respect his career choices, Katie talks about a delightful...
Judith Butler's Gender Bubbles
Monday 13 September 2021
: After Jesse and Katie follow up on some pedo stuff from last week's episode (hooray), they talk a bit about the response to Jesse's New York...
Because God Hates Us Or Is Dead, Here's A Whole Episode About Noah Berlatsky And Pedophilia
Monday 06 September 2021
: An urgent investigation.
Ben Burgis: “He’s one the most consistently and maliciously dishonest writers alive.”:...
What To Do When Your Boyfriend, Who Is A Horny Anthropomorphic Sword, Is Stalking You (With Meghan Murphy)
Monday 30 August 2021
: After Katie and Jesse follow up on some stuff from last week, the hosts discuss a video game controversy involving anthropomorphic weapons,...
The Half-Baked 'Grooming' Allegations Against Alice Ripley And The Cringeworthy Awokening Of The Sports World (feat. Ethan Strauss)
Monday 23 August 2021
: After Katie tells Jesse about her extremely traumatic 'vacation,' the hosts discuss a journalistically half-baked article about the Broadway...
Did Rain Dove Fake A Hate Crime? (Unlocked Premium Episode)
Monday 16 August 2021
: Katie and Jesse discuss Katie's mushroom hunting, the downfall of @piney_the (the latest -- and most hilariously incompetent -- Twitter...
Let's Do Hate Speech By Talking About How Biological Sex Is A Binary (With Carole Hooven)
Monday 09 August 2021
: After the hosts discuss Katie's recent nonconsensual conversion to Judaism, they bring on Carole Hooven to discuss the deep, potentially...
How To Deal With Transphobic Alters, How To Survive Your Newsroom's Awokening, And How To Get Ousted From The Screenwriting Industry
Monday 02 August 2021
: After Katie tells Jesse about a very problematic alter, the hosts respond to an email from a young journalist who feels trapped by the...
The DID Influencers Of TikTok And The Decline Of Formerly-Science-Based Medicine
Monday 26 July 2021
: The hosts issue a major boob-related correction, talk about TikTok influencers who (appear to) have dissociative identity disorder, and...
Jesse Goes On Rogan, A Racial Nichols Incident, And Drama On Lolita Twitter
Monday 19 July 2021
: Jesse regales Katie with tales of meeting Joe Rogan, not meeting Alex Jones, and being scared of guns (while shooting them). Then Katie...
Transphobic Puppets Wreak Havoc And Greg Lukianoff Walks Us Through All These Anti-'CRT' Bills
Monday 12 July 2021
: After the hosts discuss a controversy involving a less-than-affirming puppet show, Greg Lukianoff joins them to talk about the...
Katie and Barclays Give Unsolicited Advice, And An Update To A Story About A Story About Identifying As An Attack Helicopter
Monday 05 July 2021
: After Katie and Jesse discuss their July 4th plans, the hosts talk about Nikole Hannah-Jones winning her tenure battle, Barclays'...
Why Did NPR's "Code Switch" Join The Pileon Against An Innocent Palestinian-American Businessman?
Monday 28 June 2021
: After Katie describes how she and Jesse had their First Amendment rights literally murdered by an NYC venue and Jesse provides a weird...
Monday 21 June 2021
: After Jesse offers a mass amnesty to the individuals he wrongly (?) blocked, Katie, in a surprising move, comes out in favor of murdering...
Whiteness Whiteness ACLU Whiteness Harambe Whiteness Katie's Goats Whiteness
Monday 14 June 2021
: Katie (white) and Jesse (white) talk about the perils of Whiteness, a situation in which one's soul is colonized by a mayonnaise-devouring...
An Ex-ACLU Gun-Toting Ex-Muslim Discusses Antifa And Andy Ngo (Search-Engine-Optimization Awareness Month Edition)
Monday 07 June 2021
: Katie regales Jesse with some Pride history. Then Jesse talks about why he came back to Twitter and why he immediately left again. The, in...
Bonus Interview: Jesse Talks To Ben Burgis About His Book 'Canceling Comedians While the World Burns - A Critique Of The Contemporary Left'
Thursday 03 June 2021
: Self-explanatory! Enjoy. Lotsa links below about Ben's work and the stuff discussed in this interview. We'll be back with a new K+J episode...
It Is A Bad Idea To Try To Shout Down Detransitioners
Monday 31 May 2021
: After Jesse discusses his imminent Upstate death, the hosts turn toward a 60 Minutes segment on detransitioners and the rather unhinged...
Katie Converts To Islam And Nikole Hannah-Jones Gets Kinda-Cancelled And Also Is Kamala Harris Actually Asian?
Monday 24 May 2021
: Katie has big news about her faith. After she delivers it, the hosts discuss a pair of media controversies involving Nikole Hannah-Jones and...
Calling Female Journalists Dumb Knocked-Up Bitches With Ugly Husbands, For Feminism
Monday 17 May 2021
: After a heated debate over Slack and hummus/Hamas, Jesse and Katie announce a repivoting of the podcast. Then they discuss a gas shortage...
Jesse Makes A Friend, A Racist-Albeit-Dead Dog, A Basecamp Meltdown, And An Invitation For Chase Strangio
Monday 10 May 2021
: Jesse has a new best friend and wants to shout his name to the rooftops. Also, Jesse is not-mad-per-se-but-rather-disappointed at Chase...
A Sad One
Monday 03 May 2021
: No show notes this week.
The Literally Violent Inquisition Against Richard Dawkins And The Case Against Making Everything About Race All The Time
Monday 26 April 2021
: Richard Dawkins did an oppression with his tweets -- what should be done??? Also, new research suggests, shockingly, that making each and...
Andrew Yang Hates Dogs Almost As Much As Lindsay Ellis Hates Asian Culture
Monday 19 April 2021
: After Katie provides an update about her elderly Trump-and-guns-loving neighbor, the hosts discuss a canine controversy Andrew Yang got...
Jesse's Leaving The Podcast Right This Instant, Puberty Blockers, And A Very Crazy, Very Expensive Campus Controversy
Monday 12 April 2021
: After Jesse makes a shocking announcement (he's leaving the podcast in pursuit of greater glory), the hosts talk about a spate of bad GOP...