SH!TPOST is a weekly podcast at the intersection of politics, technology and internet culture.
Created 25 Mar 2019
  • On the importance of moral clarity in the news
    08 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    Peter Parker with his glasses. Via Marvel Entertainment. The national media industry, particularly the part of it involved in Washington politics, too often self-sabotages in the interest of “balance”...
  • Drums in the Distance (9/29/21) ft/ Joe Mulhall
    30 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Joe Mulhall is Head of Research at HOPE not hate and one of the UK's leading authorities on far-right extremism. He joins SH!TPOST for a chat about his latest book, “Drums in the Distance: Journeys in...
  • Where are they now? MAGA influencer edition
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    (Source Image: Gage Skidmore / Flickr Commons) President Joe Biden was sworn in on January 20, 2021, marking the end of the Donald Trump-era content machine. As I’ve written before, the conclusion of ...
  • Programming note
    19 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    That last newsletter left my desk sooner than it should have. If you read it, please click the headline to read the most up to date version in a web browser. I’ve updated it to make it clearer what ki...
  • I’m not mad, just disappointed
    18 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 16 0
    Let me start by applauding leaders in the United States press corps on their tireless gassing of September 18th’s “Justice for J6” rally into an event of international importance by speculating on its...
  • Big Disinfo (9/16/21) ft/ Joe Bernstein
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Joseph Bernstein is a senior reporter for BuzzFeed News. He joins SH!TPOST this week to discuss the overly simplistic story of online disinformation that many American audiences have been sold. Joe en...
  • The dang newsletter got on TV
    11 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    So that thing I wrote for the newsletter about September 18 landed me a brief appearance on MSNBC. What in the world??! SH!TPOST Let's talk about September 18 (Update: This was originally sent to paid...
  • Let's talk about September 18
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read • 8 1
    (Update: This was originally sent to paid supporters of the newsletter but after a few hours I’ve decided to unlock it because there are some folks in the press I think need to read this.) Subscribe n...
  • The End is Neigh (9/1/21) ft/ Vera Bergengruen
    01 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Vera Bergengruen is a Washington correspondent for Time Magazine who joins the show to explain why some unvaccinated people are seeking out Ivermectin as a supposed shield against COVID-19. Demand for...
  • I thought the future would be cooler
    24 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Nervousness about the future of public health in the United States is back in vogue as the Delta variant of COVID-19 rages across the country, filling our hospitals and reintroducing safety measures l...
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