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Cancel Me, Daddy

Cancel Me, Daddy

By Katelyn Burns & Oliver-Ash Kleine
The pearl clutching about “cancel culture” and “censorship” has become louder and more absurd while also getting more and more play in the media. Journalists Katelyn Burns and Oliver-Ash Kleine see this panic for what it is though: a grift. They take a closer look at these temper tantrums, dispelling myths, laughing at the most outrageous takes, and shedding light on which perspectives are actually being suppressed and left out of the conversation.

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How Twitter Can Undo A Life (ft. Emily VanDerWerff)

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Censoring Judith Butler (ft. Eoin Higgins)
This week Katelyn and Oliver-Ash have a colorful conversation with freelance journalist Eoin Higgins about the Judith Butler debacle and the big transphobia problem at the UK branch of The Guardian.  You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
38:08
September 16, 2021
Triple Jeopardy
In this episode Katelyn and Oliver-Ash unpack the incredibly fraught search for a Jeopardy host. Plus the two discuss former Monty Python star John Cleese's upcoming disaster of a show about so-called cancel culture.  You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
28:24
September 2, 2021
Conservatives Go Gonzo
This week, Katelyn and Oliver and delving into the conservative controversy around a wholesome episode of a Muppet's show for kids that features a trans affirming story line. Plus, they talk about what Louie CK's national tour tells us about cancel culture (or the lack thereof).
31:59
August 12, 2021
Democracy Dies with Dogma
This week Katelyn and Oliver are back to discuss the Washington Post banning Felicia Somnez from covering stories about sexual assault after she spoke up about her own experience with sexual violence. Plus, the two discuss their love for Ted Lasso and cancel queer discourse.
32:02
July 29, 2021
How Twitter Can Undo A Life (ft. Emily VanDerWerff)
This week Katelyn and Oliver-Ash interview Emily VanDerWerff about her article about the fallout from the story "I Sexually Identify as an Attack Helicopter" and the devastating impact it had on the talented writer Isabel Fall. The conversation touches on the way the Twitter algorithm encourages these kinds of pile ons, what our responsibility is, transmisogyny and so much more. You can read Emily's piece in Vox here: https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/22543858/isabel-fall-attack-helicopter Isabel is asking anyone who wants to support her donate to Trans Lifeline: https://translifeline.org/donate/
01:17:15
July 8, 2021
Only Fans Fuckery
In this show, Katelyn and Oliver dive into reports that OnlyFans is likely to start moving away from adult content. We discuss how sex workers are often exploited to build online platforms, what that says about who's voices get heard, and how the move is likely rooted in government censorship. Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
24:14
June 24, 2021
The Cancel Culture Grift Hypocrisy
Katelyn and Oliver look at Nikole Hannah-Jones being denied tenure at the University of North Carolina, the baseless criticisms of her 1619 project at the NYTimes and the effort across the country to censor professors and teachers from sharing it. 
32:08
June 10, 2021
"Cancelling" Mother's Day & Snow White
This week Katelyn & Oliver dive into some of the latest nothing burger panic on the right. First, we discuss the right wing panic that boiled over this Mother's Day over using gender neutral reproductive language. Then, we look at how mild cultural criticism of an updated Disney ride is spurring one of the latest panics. You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
27:34
May 13, 2021
A Recycled Moral Panic
This episode we have an in-depth conversation about cancel culture and some of the moral panic's roots with Michael Hobbes, of the popular  podcasts "You're Wrong About" and "Maintenance Phase."Katelyn, Oliver, and Michael discuss tactics the right uses to create moral panics and how they rope  journalists in to spread their propaganda, how it's okay for college  kids to be annoying and go a little too far, and why political  correctness with new branding has reemerged as a pet issue of the right. You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
59:38
April 29, 2021
The Outrage Industrial Complex
In this episode, Katelyn and Oliver delve into the Republican temper tantrum over Major League Baseball pulling its All Star game out of Georgia in response to the state’s draconian voter suppression law...and shed light about how it’s part of a larger, more ominous strategy to shut down dissent. Plus, the two explore an existential question: Is “cancel culture” even real? You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
40:37
April 15, 2021
The Substack Bros & Teen Vogue
Katelyn and Oliver-Ash explore the controversy surrounding Alexi McCammond's being appointed to—and then stepping down from—the role of Editor in Chief at Teen Vogue. Plus, Oliver takes on the Substack bros with a deep and thoughtful conversation with author Jude Ellison S. Doyle. You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
01:02:48
April 1, 2021
Cuomo Shit & Tater Dicks
he Cancel Daddy comes for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in light of his decrying “cancel culture” in response to calls for his resignation due to several allegations of sexual misconduct. Plus Katelyn and Oliver discuss the bizarre controversy over Mr. Potato Head, pearl clutching about Dr. Seuss and what books we should actually be concerned about over calls for them to be taken off the shelves. You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
34:16
March 18, 2021
America Uncancelled?
Hosts Katelyn Burns and Oliver-Ash Kleine break down the events of this weekend's Conservative Political Action Convention (CPAC), and the  hypocrisy behind its theme: "America Uncancelled." They also give in depth analysis of the newest beneficiary of the cancel culture grift  economy, former Smith College professor Jodie Shaw. You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy
45:02
March 4, 2021
Sia's Snafu & The Mandalorian Mess
Hosts Katelyn Burns and Oliver-Ash Kleine delve into the temper tantrums surrounding the ousting of Gina Carano from the hit show The Mandolorian over her anti-semitic social media post and dispel the myth there’s a double-standard against Republicans in Hollywood. Plus, talented disability journalist Sara Luterman comes on the show to discuss the dumpster fire that is Sia’s new film Music. You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy You can keep up with our guest Sarah Luterman on Twitter (https://twitter.com/slooterman) and by subscribing to the NOS-letter (https://nosletter.substack.com/). You can find the transcript for this episode on our website: https://www.cancelmedaddy.com/episodes/sia-music-mandalorian-gina-carano-cancel-culture
41:23
February 18, 2021
The Zenith of Cancel Culture
In our first show, hosts Katelyn Burns and Oliver-Ash Kleine jump headfirst into the fray by poking holes in the right-wing panic over cancel culture after the insurrection on January 6 from lawmakers like Sen. Josh Hawley and Rep. Matt Gaetz. Plus, they discuss whether the firing of New York Times editor Lauren Wolfe over an innocuous tweet has anything to do with this whole cancel culture thing or not.  You can support Cancel Me, Daddy on Patreon to join our community and help us become a weekly show: https://www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy You can find the transcript for this episode: https://www.cancelmedaddy.com/episodes/zenith-of-cancel-culture
28:03
February 4, 2021
Introducing Cancel Me, Daddy
The pearl clutching about “cancel culture” and “censorship” has become  louder  and more absurd while also getting more and more play in the  media.  Journalists Katelyn Burns and Oliver-Ash Kleine see this panic  for what  it is though: a grift. In this new podcast, they take a closer  look at these temper tantrums,  dispelling myths, laughing at the most  outrageous takes, and shedding  light on which perspectives are actually  being suppressed and left out  of the conversation. You can hear a new  episode of Cancel Me, Daddy every other week, wherever you listen to  podcasts. To join our community and support our work, visit our Patreon: www.patreon.com/cancelmedaddy Our theme music was created by Daniel Peterschmidt.
01:25
January 24, 2021