It’s that time of year again for the Super BowlHalftime and while theThe 2022 lineup featuring Dr. Dre (Snoop), Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Snoop reads to many fans as a nostalgic 1990s bath. “to hear certain conservative commentators describe it,”Kelly Weill (Fever Dreams host) notes. “this Super Bowl is ripe for Satanism.”
With Stop-theArizona Wingnut Wendy Rogers is a fervent Steal Fanatic. the Super BowlChildren are exposed to the show “evil, wicked, Satanic” things (her words), there’s a very real “performance-related Satanic Panic that’s been brewing for a little while now in the U.S.,”Weill added that theThe same fear bubbled up again after. theDeathly Travis Scott performance at Astroworld December. Of course it’s not hard to map theThe influence of QAnon into theLatest anti-Super BowlCrusade in nor theA long-standing backlash against theRight when Black musicians perform the halftime show (like when Beyonce’s backup dancers were criticized asPresumptive Trojan horses of Communism
In reality, the backlash actually works in your favor “happens every time there’s a major Black artist performing at the Super Bowl,”Weill makes these points. “They’re not explicitly linked but somehow whenever a Black artist takes the field… it’s evil, it’s Satanic, and I don’t think there’s any doubt that the people pushing the Travis Scott Satanic Panic conspiracy theories were also not reacting one of the most popular Black artists of the current moment.”
Let us know if you have any questions. the point, as podcast co-host Asawin Suebsaeng points out, Snoop Dogg and Dre are way less Satanic than Aerosmith’s 2001 halftime show with Britney Spears.
Other locations the podcast, Suebsaeng and Weill discuss Suebsaeng’s article this week that exposed why President Trump has “so far conspicuously refrained from endorsing”In theOhio Senate Primary Race This is the reason the frontrunner Josh Mandel—“shitposter to the gods”—hasn’t scored that sweet Trumpy stamp of approval is because Trump thinks he’s “fucking weird.”
What’s more, this is something Trump has been gossiping about far and wide: “he’s talked about how weird Mandel is, and there’s something just not right about him… he thinks he’s a dork, he thinks he has zero charisma, he thinks he’s bad on TV.” And, most luridly of all, “one big thing Trump has talked about behind the scenes a lot… is Josh’s sex life, or the alleged details of his sex life.” Intrigued? Disgusted? Yes.
Meanwhile, asMuch more as Suebsaeng and Weill try to resist talking about Joe Rogan, well, he’s inescapable right now—and Spotify’s decision to pull some of his shows, and the resurfacing of past instances in which he’s used theYou can now use the N-word as a proxy theCultural cold wars are more extensive. As Weill notes, “Joe Rogan has become this figurehead for a lot of people who want to use his struggle as a proxy for their own ability to shout slurs online and be very profitable from it… I really wish we would just be honest about what we’re debating. And it’s not really the former wrestling commentator.”
Suebsaeng is in agreement “a proxy conflict is, I think, the best way to look at it because there’s so many strands in which the way the usual cast of characters of extremely online partisans and pundits are focusing on this that just to not make sense. When you’re talking about Joe Rogan, they talk about him a ‘threat to corporate media’… I mean, none of that makes sense if you look at it for less than half a second, because Joe Rogan IS corporate media, right?”
And finally, comedian, commentator and co-host of The Daily Beast’s The New Abnormal podcast Andy Levy joins theTeam to discuss theFox News granted him the opportunity to appear on a late-night show of comedy with minimal supervision. Levy tells us stories about theFox Headquarters, where he was a cryptographer before he went “through the meat grinder of Trumpism.”
“The guy who used to wear bow ties is now the populist king of America,” Levy says of Tucker Carlson’s hard pivot to theTrumpist right. “I can’t say that ‘I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed,’ because I’m fucking furious. He knows better.”
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