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Investigative journalist Naama Kates dives deep inside the incel community. Incel is shorthand for involuntary celibate. Follow Naama's journey.

Contact Naama: theincelproject@gmail.com

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301: On the Edge w/ Andrew Gold CROSSOVER
This week, instead of leaving you totally hanging, I’m going to drop this bonus episode, my chat with Andrew Gold for his fantastic podcast, On the Edge, that he was gracious enough to let me share here. Andrew is a real, professionally-trained journalist, so he asked some great questions. Please head over to his show page: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/on-the-edge-with-andrew-gold/id1515932214. Follow him on Twitter at @andrewgold_ok. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It's finally here, boyos. A new sponsor, and a new solution to some of your deepest woes, perhaps. Check out Sophia, the first companion robot by eMates LLC, by visiting ematedolls.com today! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:18:59
April 16, 2021
50: To Catch the Bus
On this, our 50th episode, we're going to do something a little unorthodox, or maybe just totally inappropriate, and step away from the topic of incels to that of suicide, which we’ve discussed many times before, but never quite so frankly or directly. Catherine’s son Joe completed suicide one year ago, at the age of 23, after visiting a suicide discussion forum. The forum is run by the administrators of incels dot co, Master and Sarge. They speak for the first time here on the pod. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It's finally here, boyos. A new sponsor, and a new solution to some of your deepest woes, perhaps. Check out Sophia, the first companion robot by eMates LLC, by visiting ematedolls.com today! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:07:17
April 6, 2021
49: Fortuna, Fatalism, and Fearful Children w/ Frank Furedi
On this week’s episode of INCEL, Naama chats with Frank Furedi (@FurediBytes), revolutionary thinker, author, and professor emeritus of sociology at University of Kent about incels, politics, and the strange cultural moment of fear and fatalism. Read Frank's pieces discussed on today's show at https://on.rt.com/b332 and https://on.rt.com/ajik ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It's finally here, boyos. A new sponsor, and a new solution to some of your deepest woes, perhaps. Check out Sophia, the first companion robot by eMates LLC, by visiting ematedolls.com today! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
54:15
March 16, 2021
48: Let's Talk About Bots, Baby, w/ Owli and Chris Riquinha.
Today, after a quick update on long awaited AM verdict, we're going to be talking all about those the three letters on everybody's mind. And those other three letters. (Sex, bot). After exploring some of the existing developments in the field of robot companions, we hear from two of its practitioners! First up is Owli, an incel/roboticist, working tirelessly on a revolutionary robot waifu with some impressive assets. Check out his progress, or volunteer your own talents at http://jizzycoding.moe. And next is Chris Riquinha, a rep from eMates, LLC (a show sponsor, but this segment is NOT sponsored content), a company with a companion, or “eMate,” currently on the market. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It's finally here, boyos. A new sponsor, and a new solution to some of your deepest woes, perhaps. Check out Sophia, the first companion robot by eMates LLC, by visiting ematedolls.com today! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
48:36
March 4, 2021
47: Once Upon a Midnight Dreary, w/ Sparrow’s Song.
Before we begin our festivities, listen up. We’ve got a real live stalker on our hands over here at incel. More on that soon, we’re closing in. For today we have the harrowing, Dickensonian tale of the well-named Sparrow’s Song, a truecel with a tough life and some admirable ambitions. Visit his forum at http://ncu.su ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It's finally here, boyos. A new sponsor, and a new solution to some of your deepest woes, perhaps. Check out Sophia, the first companion robot by eMates LLC, by visiting ematedolls.com today! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. “What Comes Next” by Lin-Manuel Miranda for Hamilton: An American Musical, performed by Jonathan Groff, courtesy of Atlantic Records. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
59:09
February 24, 2021
33: “Ocean of Oceans” w/ Abdi, Islamicel
After the mayhem of this past weekend, which included a lynching, a looting, and burning cities, Naama decides to treat you to a conversation with “Abdi” (@notepadtxt), a Turkish-Dutch incel whose insight, wisdom and compassion might help us all heal. And lord knows we need that now. They also touch on r/incelexit, where he acts as a “mod lite.”  ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:08:04
February 24, 2021
46: The Artist Formerly Known as Grotesque Subhuman, w/ Todd Z.
Today’s episode has a little bit of everything: a good dose of hope, peppered with drama, and a really welcome surprise. It features another familiar faceless face, as you probably know from the title. You first heard him here on episode 31, with Grotesque Subhuman. He's come a long way, a way that may surprise you. And his name is Todd. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It's finally here, boyos. A new sponsor, and a new solution to some of your deepest woes, perhaps. Check out Sophia, the first companion robot by eMates LLC, by visiting ematedolls.com today! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
46:13
February 16, 2021
45: Titanic, Ironic, St. Valentine's Special, w/ Abdi, Master & Frail.
The title says it all: in honor of the upcoming despicable, consumerist, pie-eyed Pagan holiday, today's episode features a conversation amongst Abdi, Master and Frail. Topics range from the funny to the forlorn, colored by a romanticism for technology and deep thought. Enjoy chilled, shaken not stirred. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:05:32
February 10, 2021
44: It’s All Over Now, w/ Carkudo
This week, Naama sits down with Carkudo, a true OG and former borschtcel. Carkudo served as a moderator of the legendary r/incels, and discussed the origins and changes he’s observed about treatment of incels, and the incel community itself from his vantage of over 15 years. He clears up some misconceptions, discusses his own journey, and offers projections for the future. Plenty of info, insight, and wisdom in this hearty meal of an episode, so dig in. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:01:02
February 3, 2021
43: "As soon as I get my gun..." w/ Ethan H.
Welcome back, welcome to 2021. Happy New Year, world! On today's episode of INCEL, Naama opens up the New Year with a bit of housekeeping, including addressing a very recent review, the show's upcoming schedule and episodes, and some of the news we'll be revisiting next week, before getting to an incredibly inspiring conversation with Ethan H, a remarkable young man whose perspective changed after surviving a very serious suicide attempt with a firearm. TW, as usual, for substantial talk of suicide. Ethan (@rl_skybox on IG) doesn't identify as an incel, but he's experienced many of the same grievances throughout his life, and finds a lot of truth in the blackpill, so his story will resonate. Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
50:55
January 26, 2021
42: Last Incel on the Left, w/ Jon M (and an early Christmas gift!!!)
Santa came early for the incelosphere this year. Just in time for the holiday, notorious fake incel and pervert Nathan Larson was arrested for kidnapping, so we touch on that and other stories in the news, before sitting down with Jon M, an incel and political activist, who very thoughtfully presents a leftist perspective on inceldom, and why the two identities might be more compatible than most folks acknowledge. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, dear listeners! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit http://www.bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. "Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead" from "The Wizard of Oz" motion picture, courtesy of MGM Studios. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com 
54:39
December 23, 2020
41: Off-Ramps on this Road & r/incelexit
Today, we talk to LookUponMyWorks, an incel who took the Black Pill, but finds himself reconsidering what he suspects is "a broken mindset," and straddling the fence between the comfort of its hard truths, and the possibility of a murkier reality. He reached out nearly a year ago, to discuss a unique subreddit and Discord group called "incelexit." Our conversation is an incredibly thought-provoking and interesting look at the space between one path and another. An off-ramp, if you will. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:00:57
December 16, 2020
40: "Ladies and Supreme Gentlemen of the Jury..." (w/ Phil Gurski & Jesse Morton).
On today's episode of the pod, we turn back to reporting the news for you, and the most newsworthy item in today's incelosphere is the ongoing trial of Alek Minassian, perpetrator of the Toronto van attack of 2018. To better understand this baffling case, Naama welcomes back two of the show's favorite and most knowledgable guests, terrorism experts Phil Gurski (@BorealisSaves) and Jesse Morton (@_JesseMorton), so that they can provide some insight about Minassian's true motives and his unusual defense, as well as what it all might mean for the incel community. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
39:49
December 8, 2020
39: “The OnlyFans Problem,” w/ @IncelsCo and @SweetElfChiku
This week after giving an update on the Minassian trial, Naama explores the issue of the popularity of softcore adult website OnlyFans, and its broader implications for incels. Inspired by the @incelblog article of the same name, she sits down with the author, Master (@incelsco) as well as an OnlyFans chick— a content creator named Chiku (@SweetElfChiku) to learn more. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
53:09
December 1, 2020
38: “...so today I’m a wizard, a gutter rat.”
On November 15th, Master (@IncelsCo) started a Twitter thread announcing that FrailPaleStaleMale has been missing for nearly two weeks. No one else has heard from him since then. Losing him is unthinkable. This episode is kind of a tribute to him, with unaired interviews and some of his favorite songs. We touch on the Minassian trial and will continue to follow it each week, and preview next week’s episode about OnlyFans, featuring Master (@incelsco). Special thanks to @bundy_rabbit and @elfaelia for their music supervision. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Original music by Cyrus Melchor. “Zombie” by the Cranberries, courtesy of Universal Music Group. “Another Day Another Struggle” by Notorious B.I.G, courtesy of Universal Music Group.—————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
44:02
November 24, 2020
37: Fetishes & Fantasies, Porn & Paraphilias
Hello world! On this (very late) episode of INCEL, Naama sits down with Kamikaze to discuss the seldom discussed issue of sexual fetishes and fantasies that grow to become sources of shame or frustration, and can turn into roadblocks to actual dating and relationships. Kamikaze doesn't really associate with inceldom in too many ways, other than, well... just being an incel, which is always an important and interesting point of view. This episode delves into a lot of mature sexual themes with a fair amount of candor, so while there's no official trigger warning this week, it's definitely NSFW. Enjoy! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This week's episode is sponsored by Boston Green Health (@BGreenHealth), New England's most trusted brand for premier CBD products. Visit bostongreenhealth.com and get 20% off your next order by using code INCEL20 at checkout! —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
41:52
October 13, 2020
36: “Step Your Dick Up” w/ William Costello
So sorry once again for the delay; we’ve officially been hit by COVID-19 here at INCEL Studios, but we’re okay, and it’s not that bad, and we’ll be continuing to bring you episodes (if at a slightly slower pace til we beat it). Anyway, today’s episode is titled after William Costello’s (@CostelloWilliam) brilliant article, “Step Your Dick Up: Why Incels Deserve Better Advice,” and he was gracious enough to join us for a conversation about evolutionary psychology, modernity, and what this all means for the future of the incelosphere. It’s a frank and fantastic conversation that will offer some refreshment on this lazy summer day. ————————————————————— Read the article at: https://avoiceformen.com/featured/step-your-dick-up-why-incels-deserve-better-advice/  ————————————————————— And watch the debate, "Sex War: A Conversation" here at https://youtu.be/-UQy-EJ0iNQ/ —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
59:23
August 29, 2020
35: Homecoming, Housekeeping, and Incel(dot)Blog w/ SergeantIncel
WELCOME BACK dear world! Sorry for the long hiatus! In honor of a year and two full seasons of the pod, Naama had to take a bit of a summer vacation, but is back, bright eyed and bushy tailed with a great new episode. There are some potential changes on the horizon, so after a bit of house-keeping, base-touching, and filling you on in the coming line-up, she sits down with Serge (@TheAlexanderAsh) from episodes 3 & 4, for an inspiring conversation and proper download on some of the many changes that have taken place since we last spoke, one of which is his fantastic new blog, which you can read at http://incel.blog ... like the title. We'll be back to our regular schedule next week! Great to be back, you've been missed.  —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
50:46
July 28, 2020
34: “The Art of Incel” MEGA-SODE (w/ Mike Crumplar)!!!
Fear not, dear listeners, we’re still not through with our exploration into the latest news in the incelosphere, but new groundbreaking interviews are just now being recorded. So today’s episode is a real treat, one that is long overdue: today Naama speaks with Mike Crumplar (@mcrumps), a writer and intellectual whose approach to inceldom is uniquely literary and beautiful. Called “one of the smartest writers on incels” by prominent academics and philosophers, Crumps has a much broader perspective on these issues as they pertain to society as a whole. And today he’s here, by popular demand, to talk about them. —————————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:17:02
June 10, 2020
“ESC-Hate” Bonus Feed Drop - 3: Abdalaziz al-Hamza/Faisal Saeed al-Mutar
SPECIAL FEED DROP! —————————————————————————— Today, as protestors gather, demanding justice for George Floyd, we must acknowledge the hard truth that our nation is in crisis. Though it feels as though our very democracy is under attack, we must appreciate the very American tradition of organizing in the name of justice. In today’s episode of Escape Hate, we sit down and talk to two extraordinary and heroic individuals, who have recently come to call this country home - Abdalaziz al-Hamza, Syrianfounder of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently,” and Faisal Saeed al-Mutar, Iraqi founder of “Ideas Beyond Borders.” —————————————————————————— Esc-Hate is hosted and produced by Naama Kates with Light Upon Light for Crawlspace Media. —————————————————————————— Theme music for Esc-Hate is composed by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— Learn more about this organization and how to get involved by visiting www.LightUponLight.online. —————————————————————————— Subscribe to ESC-Hate at https://anchor.fm/esc_hate
02:05:47
June 7, 2020
32: Terrorism in Toronto, the Westgate Shooter & WTF incelosphere?? w/ Phil Gurski!
After this INSANE week in incel news, we all need to regroup. Naama goes over the headlines before sitting down to gain insight from today's wonderful guests. Canadian intel specialist Phil Gurski (@theviolencepro), president of Borealis Threat and Risk Consulting, sits down to discuss the incelosphere and the recent decision by the Canadian court to add a terrorism enhancement to the "incel-motivated" stabbing in Ontario last February. Then Bummer Drummer (@BummerDrummer4, eps 18 & 19) shares a compelling theory about the Westgate shooting (now number 12 on a swiftly growing list...) and Master(@incelsco) reflects on all these events and his role as a community moderator. Enjoy!  ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
47:43
May 28, 2020
31: ONE-ITIS w/ Grotesque Subhuman
In this episode, Naama interviews the notorious "wizard" (a male virgin over 30), "Grotesque Subhuman," for his side of a tragic story of a “one-itis” (an infatuation or crush) gone horribly awry, and his understanding of some of why and how it all unfolded, from his present day perspective.  ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. "Eleanor Rigby" by the Beatles, courtesy of Universal Music Group. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
51:45
May 19, 2020
30: "The Philosophic Black Pill" w/ ScornedStoic (p. 2)
(TRIGGER WARNING: Today's episode includes serious and frank discussion of suicidal ideation.) On today's episode, we return to ScornedStoic from Incels.co, for his intriguing and profound thoughts about ethics, theology, and mortality. After a very deep and candid discussion of these matters, he discusses his hopes for his own future in this touching conversation. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
45:45
May 5, 2020
202: "TFW No GF": Movie Review
"TFW no GF" (cyberspeak for "that feeling when no girlfriend") is a documentary about "incel culture" by Alex Lee Moyer and is now available on Amazon Prime. https://www.amazon.com/TFW-No-Alex-Lee-Moyer/dp/B087N4632Q ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
09:46
April 29, 2020
29: "The Philosophic Black Pill" w/ ScornedStoic (p. 1)
On today's episode, ScornedStoic from Incels.co shares his thoughts about ethics, theology, and the mental health system, and explains why being NT (neurotypical), or not, is so predictive of inceldom. The interview covers a lot of ground, and will resume next week along with some feedback from previous guests. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
40:06
April 28, 2020
“ESC-Hate” Bonus Feed Drop - 2: Daryl Davis/Jeff Schoep
Hello world! Since we’re all still quarantining, I’m dropping a second episode of ESC-Hate into the feed this week! —————————————————————————— If you enjoy, please subscribe over at www.anchor.fm/esc_hate, or simply search for “ESC-Hate” in your favorite podcast directory. Stay safe! —————————————————————————— In episode 2, Naama sits down with Daryl Davis, a blues musician, author, and humanitarian, and Jeff Schoep, the former leader of the National Socialist Movement, to discuss the story of their unlikely friendship and address issues of racial animosity and hatred in America.  Davis's singular efforts to improve race relations have been covered by NPR, the Washington Post, and CNN. He is also the subject of 2016 independent documentary entitled, "Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America." Schoep served as commander of the NSM, "America's largest neo-Nazi organization," for over 20 years before stepping down and publicly denouncing the movement in March of 2019. Today, he shares his story in an effort to combat hate and extremism. —————————————————————————— ESC-Hate is hosted and produced by Naama Kates with Light Upon Light for Crawlspace Media. —————————————————————————— Theme music for ESC-Hate is composed by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— Learn more about this organization and how to get involved by visiting www.LightUponLight.online.  
01:31:43
April 18, 2020
28: Reconstruction and r/IdiotTears, w/ StonedMayonnaise
Over this past weekend, r/IncelTears, the controversial “watchdog” subreddit and subject of our Episode 25, was mysteriously and suddenly nuked by its original administrator, much to the delight of many in the incel community. On today’s episode, Naama looks at some of the details to examine this interesting turn of events, by touching base with Kyle and finally talking to one of the sub’s moderators, Stoned Mayonnaise, about the group, its disappearance, and his hopes for its new iteration, r/IdiotTears. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
36:46
April 14, 2020
26: WaW! What attracts Women w/ FACEandLMS!!!
Well, as a special treat, just in time for Day 218573 of Quarantine, is the long-awaited interview with FACEandLMS, veritable legend and fellow content creator whose "What attracts Women" series on YouTube has gotten millions of views. FACEandLMS has been influential in the community for nearly ten years, and his insights about the movement are invaluable. He also breaks down some of the terminology and specifics of facial geometry that have become so popular in black circles. Enjoy this one! ————————————————————— Video clip from "WaW1.3: Women Have Unlimited Dating Options" by FACEandLMS on YouTube. w: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0m_GVG3Oxo ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
58:14
April 7, 2020
Introducing "ESC-Hate"...
Ep 1: Andy Ngo / CV Vitolo-Haddad —————————————————————————— On the first episode of Esc-Hate, Naama introduces the initiative from Light Upon Light, and then sits down with Andy Ngo (The Post Millennial, Quillette) and CV Vitolo-Haddad (University of Wisconsin-Madison) to discuss Antifa, propaganda, and polarization today. —————————————————————————— Esc-Hate is hosted and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media Network with Light Upon Light. Theme music composed by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————————— w: LightUponLight.online —————————————————————————— Listen and and subscribe at https://anchor.fm/esc_hate
01:29:36
April 1, 2020
25: Suicide, Cyberbullying and r/IncelTears with Kyle
Today on INCEL: the Quarantine Files, Naama sits down with Kyle (@KWilds91), a graduate student in criminology, specifically, Homeland Security, to discuss many things (which we’ll continue on future episodes) but with a main focus on suicide, cyberbullying, and the infamous loudmouths at r/inceltears. Fan favorite Master weighs in with his characteristically level-headed and nuanced responses! ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
29:25
March 28, 2020
24: The God Pill, w/ Geerhardus and Mrs. Boss
Today on INCEL, Naama sits down with Christian Reform Church youth minister, “Geerhardus Boss” and his wife, “Mrs. Boss,” for a deep and uplifting conversation about the influence of religion in modern. Are the kids gonna be all right? ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
49:16
March 4, 2020
23: LIFEFUEL: Epigenetics and Empiricism, w/ Mike Niconchuk
Hello brocels, hope you're ready for a mind-blowing chat with Mike Niconchuk, a fearless and brilliant neuroscientist with Beyond Conflict (@Beyond_Conflict), and his game-changing approach to mental health, which is based on understanding the science behind it. He and Naama discuss everything, from how this applies to incels, to evolutionary biology and political correctness, and also the perils of Unaccompanied Adventures in Google Scholar for bright and inquisitive minds. ————————————————————— Check out Mike’s book recommendation: "How Emotions Are Made" by Lisa Feldman Barrett.  ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
53:01
February 25, 2020
22: Disaggregation: A Field Guide for the New Experts (Part 2)
Happy belated Valentine's Day, President's Day, and new episode of INCEL day, world. Today on Part 2 of Disaggregation: A Field Guide for the New Experts, Naama concludes her summary with an aggregation of the new interest in the incel community by going through the latest headlines (of which there have been at least 15 now, since 2020), the academic studies, and the policy pieces, and checks back in with terrorism expert, Jesse Morton, for his take on the way it’s all being handled. She also checks in with Frail Pale Stale Male to complete her disaggregation, by adding a new category to the list. This is a dense and definition-intensive episode, but we need to make sure we're all on the same page moving forward. Stay tuned at the end of the episode for a sneak peek preview of the Esc-Hate podcast, and stay sane out there, world! —————————————————————— Follow the Esc-Hate podcast (@esc_hate) on Twitter and subscribe on: anchor.fm/esc_hate —————————————————————— —————————————————————— Additional references:  —————————————————————— Papadamou, Kostantinos & Zannettou, Savvas & Blackburn, Jeremy & De Cristofaro, Emiliano & Stringhini, Gianluca & Sirivianos, Michael. (2020). Understanding the Incel Community on YouTube.  —————————————————————— Jaki, Sylvia & De Smedt, Tom & Gwóźdź, Maja & Panchal, Rudresh & Rossa, Alexander & Pauw, Guy. (2019). Online hatred of women in the Incels.me Forum: Linguistic analysis and automatic detection. Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict. 10.1075/jlac.00026.jak.  —————————————————————— Bratich, Jack & Banet-Weiser, Sarah. (2019). From pick-up artists to incels: con(fidence) games, networked misogyny, and the failure of neoliberalism.  —————————————————————— Baele, Stephane & Brace, Lewys & Coan, Travis. (2019). From “Incel” to “Saint”: Analyzing the violent worldview behind the 2018 Toronto attack. Terrorism and Political Violence. 1-25. 10.1080/09546553.2019.1638256.   ——————————————————————   —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
38:50
February 18, 2020
200: Crossover w/ Live to Tell Podcast!
With the renewed interest in the field taking up so much space, a new crossover interview seems timely and INCEL can think of none better to do so than “Live to Tell” podcast with fellow Connecticut dwellers Deb and Jaclyn! Have a listen and check out their fantastic new show... Part 2 of Disaggregation coming next Tuesday as always! —————————————————————— Check out “Live to Tell” at https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=1497028317 —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
49:13
February 8, 2020
21: Disaggregation: A Field Guide for the New Experts (Part 1)
This week we begin our 2 part venture into the renewed interest and fresh crop of the academic and journalistic interest in the topic, digging into the Texas DPS inclusion of incels as domestic terror threats, and gets some feedback from previous guests. Then, Naama gives listeners old and new a recap of everything we’ve learned in the past 20 episodes, by disaggregating various members of the INCEL community from the perception of them as a monolithic entity, into several different categories, using the incels we’ve met on the pod as examples! —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
31:18
January 28, 2020
20: PUA for the “Non-Select Male” w/Obsidian (and some news!)
After a quick summary of the latest news in the incelosphere (of which there’s been plenty, and which will be covered in detail over a two-part episode starting next week), Naama sits down with radio host Mumia Obsidian Ali (@ObsidianFiles), a cultural commentator on the black manosphere, and new dating guru “for the non-select male.” Naama has been a regular guest on Obsidian Radio Daily, and today takes him up on his challenge: “Send your incels over to me.” We need some levity and some encouragement in this trying time, and the conversation provides it, despite touching on many sensitive issues. Naama also teases her new podcast Esc-Hate, which will be dropping on the Crawlspace Media Network in a couple of weeks, trailer coming soon!!! —————————————————————— Follow Mumia Obsidian Ali (on Twitter @ObsidianFiles, on Instagram @ObsidianRadio, or YouTube @TheObsidianMediaNetwork2) and check out his hilarious daily radio show: http://mixlr.com/mumia-obsidian-ali —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. "One Way or Another" by Blondie, courtesy of Universal Music Group. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
43:38
January 23, 2020
19: One Before I Rope — the TRUEcel (part 2).
Hello world and welcome back! Today INCEL returns to Bummer Drummer, a “truecel” from the American heartland. This week, he goes on to describe his attitudes about the Beta Male Uprising, and violence in the name of a cause, as well as how he came around to believing in it. Bummer's story is gripping, moving, and filled with surprises, and provides a tremendous amount of insight into what can drive people to the violent fringes.  —————————————————————— Follow Bummer Drummer (@BummerDrummer4) on Twitter and subscribe to his blog: https://50060.home.blog —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
41:02
January 7, 2020
18: One Before I Rope — the TRUEcel (part 1).
On this last day of the decade (and the season), INCEL presents our listeners with a good old-fashioned cliffhanger!!! Episode 18 introduces Bummer Drummer, a “truecel” from the American heartland. Bummer is unfiltered and full of pathos; he also holds some interesting views, which you’ll hear all about on the Season 2 premiere next year (same time next week)... —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. “Auld Lang Syne” performed by the Dropkick Murphy’s. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
44:24
December 31, 2019
17: Perma-banned/Disengagement
This week on INCEL, Naama talks to Reggie (RegisteredUser), a 19 year old engineering student from the from the UK, who was recently permanently banned from the forum, after multiple warnings, because, honestly, he was just kind of over it??? Reggie’s account is an example of “disengagement,” which differs from deradicalization in that it entails the cessation of group involvement, rather than a complete alteration in worldview.—————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
40:32
December 19, 2019
16: Benevolent Radicalization and Coming of Age w/ Ken Reidy.
In this episode of INCEL, Naama speaks to Ken Reidy, author of the award-winning doctoral thesis titled "Benevolent Radicalization,” about the group of “radicalized” individuals in England, who become humanitarians... They discuss his work, the incel community, coming of age, and hope for the future...  —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
45:25
December 10, 2019
15: The Chadfishing Experiment, w/ Pinky Culture (& Catfishman).
On this cold winter day, Naama serves up a dose of blackpill, as per popular demand, by “chadfishing”: the practice of creating fake dating app profiles (generally with photos of classically attractive men, or “Chads”) in order to trick people (generally women) seeking romantic or sexual connections. It’s basically catfishing, but the purpose is to expose or understand the different treatment toward would-be suitors based on physical appearance. Traditional chadfishing has been done enough, so Naama creates three other profiles for INCEL: one female, one male in his late 30s, and one in his early 20s, on several different dating apps. Incel YouTuber Pinky (@pinkyculture) explains a bit about chadfishing, and we hear a little from Catfishman, whose interview was recorded months ago and seemed destined for the cutting room floor until this week's topic came up again... Enjoy this slightly sour, refreshing treat. Next week on INCEL, Naama speaks to Ken Reidy, the author of the study "Benevolent Radicalization." P.S. Listen to the end of the episode for the postscript!  —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. The Dating Game (background music) courtesy of ABC.  —————————————————————— Watch Pinky's streaming channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCS99kBBnLegYvfeE1xqyq-A —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
32:15
December 3, 2019
INCEL 101: A Primer, w/ Tim Pilleri and Lance Reinstierna From Crawlspace
In time for that post-Thanksgiving crash, Naama attempts to retrieve something tasty, as per popular demand, by “chadfishing”: the practice of creating fake dating app profiles (generally with photos of classically attractive men, or “Chads”) in order to trick people (generally women) seeking romantic or sexual connections. It’s basically catfishing, but the purpose is to expose or understand the different treatment toward would-be suitors based on physical appearance. Traditional chadfishing has been done enough, so Naama creates three other profiles for INCEL: one female, one male in his late 30s, and one in his early 20s, on three different apps. This is a fun episode for the holiday, so it’s not too heavy! We are incredibly grateful for your support this holiday, so enjoy! ‬—————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————Check out Crawlspace and follow Tim and Lance on Twitter: @crawlspacepod, @timpilleri, @lreinstierna, and check out Crawlspace: True Crime & Mysteries https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=129210 along w Missing Maura Murray and Empty Frames.—————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
01:00:49
November 26, 2019
14: T-R-A-U-M-A and these pictures of you ... with Dr. James Gordon
On this episode of INCEL, Naama chats with Dr. James Gordon, founder and director of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine, who dispenses with some white-pilled advice for incels and for all of us. She also checks in with Frail, whose birthday was in October! He gives us an update. Enjoy this episode, Dr. Gordon is wonderful to listen to.... next time on INCEL: the chadfishing episode.... ‬—————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————Learn more about Dr. James Gordon’s work: www.cmbm.org/ —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
43:17
November 19, 2019
13: The Science of Violence w/ Dr. Sumaiya Shaikh
After the craziness and questioning of episode 12, Naama sits down with neuroscientist Dr Sumaiya Shaikh for an empirical explanation of the phenomena we call violence and radicalization. She also checks in with Master, head hacker for incels.co, to get an update on the going’s-on over at the forum. ‬—————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
40:04
November 12, 2019
101: Society Kills Society & MailBag Bonus Pod
After last week and before next week’s heavy episode, Naama checks back in with listeners regarding some recent thoughts and feedback from the wider world out there. Enjoy this mellow inventory taking episode of INCEL. —————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
36:01
November 5, 2019
12: Society Kills Men / Reckoning
On this week’s episode of INCEL, Naama takes care of some “housekeeping” and lays out the (uncertain, expanding) future of the show by teasing out some upcoming episodes, before sitting down for an interview with Kenneth T. Jolivet, author of the new book “Society Kills Men.” Ken is a husband, father, and 20 year veteran of the US Air Force, whose book addresses some of the implications of contemporary society for young men, and the grievances shared by many incels and members of the manosphere... which leaves her wondering if she’s radicalizing herself??? ————————————————————— Find out more about Kenneth T. Jolivet and his books at www.societykillsmen.com, and follow him on Twitter: @kennethjolivet. ‬—————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
45:12
October 29, 2019
11: “Breaking Incel” w/ Jack Peterson
Over the past few weeks, Naama and guests have grappled with the question: what happens to incels when they “ascend” or simply decide to leave the community? How do they take that leap? And then adjust to life without their former friends, their beliefs, and their “second home,” for a strange new world? This week on INCEL, Naama speaks to ”Jack Peterson,” (not his real name...) the first “former” to go public about his upbringing, his time inside, his decision to leave, and life after “ascension.” ————————————————————— Listen to more of Jack Peterson’s story on NPR’s “Invisibilia,” at https://www.npr.org/2019/04/11/712276022/the-end-of-empathy/ ‬—————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
44:03
October 22, 2019
10: RX-maxxing with Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh from LA Not So Confidential
In episode 10, Naama is joined by forensic psychologists, Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh, from the LA Not So Confidential podcast to pick up on the conversation introduced last week, about their experience with inceldom, and how they determine an individual’s predisposition toward violent behavior from a clinical perspective. They also discuss the societal factors that many incels describe, and their thoughts about the black pill as a worldview, and some possible steps forward for members of the community, mental health professionals, and everybody else. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  —————————————————————— If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— “LA Not So Confidential” Podcast (@lanotsopod), with Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh w: https://anchor.fm/LANSC w: https://www.la-not-so-confidential.com —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
41:25
October 15, 2019
9: We Live in a Society
Incels have been in the news. In episode 9 of INCEL, Naama unpacks some of the recent events behind the headlines, such as the military warning issued about the release of the new Joker movie. Through statements from the community’s leaders, the chatter on the forums, and the start of a conversation with forensic psychologists Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh from the LA Not So Confidential podcast (which continues next week), INCEL starts to really grapple with the question of potential violence from this community. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  Additional voices by Old Man Saxon. ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— “LA Not So Confidential” Podcast (@lanotsopod), with Dr. Scott and Dr. Shiloh w: https://anchor.fm/LANSC w: https://www.la-not-so-confidential.com —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
36:07
October 8, 2019
8: The True Believer: the Case of Alek Minassian
Due to the developments of this past weekend, INCEL is taking this week to provide you all with an emergency breaking news analysis of the case of alleged perpetrator of the Toronto vehicle-ramming attack of April 23rd, 2018. Naama analyzes various aspects of the newly released transcripts to look into possible motives. ———————————————————————— She also speaks to Jesse Morton, founder of Parallel Networks, a DC-based organization that combats hate and extremism, about radicalization. His history as a former American jihadist provides incredible and unique insight into the process of “radicalization,” and a framework for addressing it. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light (with Parallel Networks) e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
34:26
October 1, 2019
7: Media Bias & Frothy Solutions.
In episode 7 of INCEL, Naama goes back to the beginning by deconstructing some of the popular media hit pieces about incels, which are usually all anyone sees. She also returns to her first guide through the incel landscape, Frothy Solutions, whose insight on the community, as an “agecel,” is invaluable. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
38:16
September 23, 2019
6: Gone ER.
Elliott Rodger, "the supreme gentleman," committed a heinous act of domestic terror in Isla Vista, California in 2014, earning the nonstop attention of media, and an ironic martyrdom in the incelosphere, to the point that "going ER" has become a meme. In this episode of INCEL, Naama examines his downfall and pathway to intended violence with his manifesto- a primary source revealing his cognitive processes.   —————————————————————  She follows this story by detailing each incel or incel-adjacent massacre that followed in the years to come, most of whom were "copycats," who attributed Rodger in some way. Is this community a radicalization vector? Why is this happening? We can't stop it if we refuse to ask that question. ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
39:05
September 16, 2019
5: JBW & ASD, SEAmaxxing Manlet.
This week, Naama travels to SEA with “K,” who has discovered a way to ascend. They discuss a variety of concepts and terms, including JBW, which stands for “Just Be White,” and manlet, the term for a short incel. ASD stands for autism spectrum disorder. Next week, INCEL will cover the mass shootings linked to the community, including, of course, ER. —————————————————————— Autism Spectrum Diagnosis Screener: https://psychology-tools.com/test/autism-spectrum-quotient —————————————————————— Questions for “K”? Contact him directly at autistic_k@protonmail.com ————————————————————— INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633  —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
40:53
September 9, 2019
100: Labor Day Bonus Feedback Pod
Ceci n’est pas une pipe. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In this special Labor Day Bonus episode, Naama takes some time to informally read and respond to some of the feedback, which has been abundant and varied indeed. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- She also acknowledges some of the groundbreaking new research in the fields of extremism which she’s recently discovered. Finally, she implores her most strident critics to explain some of their motivation.  -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- “That’s a valid opinion”-maxxing BonusPod, will hopefully will be a much-needed catharsis for everyone involved. Next week will resume at the usual time by delving into JBW, ASD, and SEA. Until then, please contact Naama with any thoughts, concerns, criticisms, compliments, opinions, or theories by email at theincelproject@gmail.com, and please remember to leave a 5-star rating (and review!) if you are enjoying the show. It is the best way to help spread the word, and let others find out about the program. Thank you! 
35:07
September 3, 2019
4: RopeFuel, RageFuel, & AWALT.
In part two of her conversation with SergeantIncel, Naama gets into the weeds about some of the more dangerous and distasteful rhetoric on the incel forums. —————————————————————— Posts are categorized by subject tags: [RopeFuel] or [SuicideFuel] denotes a topic that might arouse feelings of extreme depression, while [RageFuel] might simply infuriate. This conversation is liable to do both, especially for the feminoid host and her feminoid listeners. #AWALT. (All women are like that). —————————————————————— That’s okay. We’re here to learn. —————————————————————— ——————————————————————INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————- If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
45:48
August 26, 2019
3: Statusmaxxing Admincel
In the third episode of INCEL, Naama goes deeper down the rabbit hole, and plays the first of her two-part conversation with "Sergeant Incel," the administrator and creator of the website, who candidly discusses when, how, and why he developed this controversial and notorious online forum.  —————————————————————— Next week, the conversation continues to cover topics like the black pill, frustration, and threats of violence within the community.   —————————————————————— INCEL is produced by Naama Kates and brought to you by Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. Additional performance by Old Man Saxon.
41:35
August 19, 2019
2: HopelessAddictDruggicel
In episode 2 of INCEL, before introducing you to the mysterious leaders of the incel forums and the rest of her investigation, and before properly introducing you to Frothy, Naama introduces you to FrailPaleStaleMale, an incel from the East Midlands region of England.  Frail is disarming and candid in their conversation, as they discuss childhood, addiction, and mostly trauma, as they relate to inceldom. This conversation seems particularly important during this heated climate. Thank you for listening, and hope you enjoy.  Next week, in Episode 3: Statusmaxxing, we will pick up where we left off.  ——————————————————————INCEL is created and produced by Naama Kates for Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor.  ——————————————————————- If you or someone you know is struggling emotionally, or having a hard time, please call someone, or contact one of the excellent resources provided below. —————————————————————— Suicide Prevention Lifeline w: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ t: 1.800.273.8255 —————————————————————— Light Upon Light e: parallelnetworks@pnetworks.org t: 1.202.486.8633 —————————————————————— Please contact Naama at INCEL with any comments, inquiries, or just random thoughts: e: theincelproject@gmail.com
42:30
August 12, 2019
1: Bluepilled AF.
In the first installment of INCEL, Naama explores her fascination with identity online and provides a brief primer on the evolution of the web as a platform, before beginning her investigation by tracking down a controversial poster named Neo, at the beginning, when she was still "bluepilled af."  —————————————————————— The blue pill represents a life of luxurious security, tranquil happiness, and blissful ignorance of the harsh realities of existence. In contrast, the red pill represents freedom resulting from knowledge of these brutal truths of reality. We'll get to the black pill.  —————————————————————— INCEL is produced by Naama Kates and brought to you by Crawlspace Media. Music by Cyrus Melchor. Additional voices by Old Man Saxon and Brittany Ballard.
41:14
August 5, 2019
Trailer
Investigative journalist Naama Kates dives deep inside the incel community. Incel is shorthand for involuntary celibate.
06:36
June 24, 2019