This week on the big show, Tracy is still in partial lockdown in PA, but thankfully her Governor is tweeting out helpful infographics about leash laws. Fingers is enjoying the freedom of his red state and loosening of the rules of his HOA. Then they get serious, and introduce the world to the social media mob’s weapon of choice, The Guiltotine.
Introducing the Social Justice Warrior’s weapon of choice: THE GUILTOTINE!
I’ve created a twitter account for The Guiltotine: @TheGuiltotine where I will try keep up with all of the cancellations, firings, resignations, and public shamings.
Here are this weeks’ RIPs:
JUST IN | After 131 years, PepsiCo is retiring the controversial brand name and mascot, Aunt Jemima, acknowledging that the brand is based on a racial stereotype. https://t.co/SVQDJ62oPv pic.twitter.com/72XFuYOh9R
— Adweek (@Adweek) June 17, 2020
Uncle Ben’s announces plan to change branding of the rice, a move that follows a similar announcement from the company that owns Aunt Jemima’s syrup. https://t.co/U83iI34NdA
— NBC News (@NBCNews) June 17, 2020
A former SDG&E employee was fired after a stranger posted a picture of him on Twitter accusing him of making a white power sign with his hand. https://t.co/5Re9QjcIV6
— NBC 7 San Diego (@nbcsandiego) June 16, 2020
Jon Ronson’s TED talk about public shaming and how a single tweet can destroy your life.
Check out Jon Ronson’s book “So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed” for more stories about internet mobs destroying people’s lives and careers.
Howard Stern forced to respond to old clip of him in blackface.
If you would like to make a donation to Black Lives Matter, make sure that you don’t accidentally give it to the wrong charity.
The reports go on to reveal that the falsified Santa Clarita, California-based “charitable organization” received at least $4.35 million USD at the beginning of June. Although it is not entirely clear how much money was raised in total, tax filings from previous years note that funds are obtained through PayPal, GoFundMe and employer match programs.
Dave Chappelle’s on Michael Richard’s racist rant.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf retweeted the following helpful tips for pet owners. Remember kids, all laws are backed up by the threat of fines or prison times, but pay that no mind, Governor Wolf really cares about you!
☀️ Weather alert for pet owners:
As it gets warmer outside, don’t forget to protect your pet!
Here are some things to remember ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/yQgzth8XVO
— Pennsylvania (@PennsylvaniaGov) June 17, 2020
In fact he cares so much, he tweeted out this helpful infographic to let you know that you shouldn’t wear a mask while swimming!
Pools throughout Pennsylvania are gradually reopening for the summer season.
— Pennsylvania (@PennsylvaniaGov) June 15, 2020
Sam Harris’ incredibly thoughtful and thought provoking podcast about the current tumult in the United States.
Katie Herzog’s appearance on The Tim Dillon Show.
Eat! Drink! Smoke! is going national! Congratulations to Fingers and Tony Katz. We’ll share station information when it’s available.
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