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(Teaser) Zabar’s Cathedral

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) The Panel unwinds from the distended news cycle to talk texts from Emily’s conservative father, replacing the Notre Dame spire, and the surprisingly good Sanders town hall on Fox. Beatrice sends an insurance company rep back to implicit bias training. ๐Ÿ’‰ DP EP 40 […]


Inherent Vice

The Panel reviews the latest acts of incitement against Ilhan Omar, Bernie Sanders’ overhauled Medicare for All bill, and Foxconn’s Potemkin village situation in Wisconsin. But first, we reflect on the sick girl narrative spun in a Vice profile of Beatrice, a fashion brand’s essentializing of Emily, and the future of rainbow-washing. ๐Ÿ’‰ DP EP […]


(Teaser) Disable Ad Tracking

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) The Panel discusses surveillance capitalism, Facebook’s ongoing ad targeting scandals, and how algorithms used by social media platforms are eugenics in action. Then we wade into a recent study on model bills and the influence of industry lobbying. Beatrice does an entire gram of […]


(Teaser) Hope For None

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) 36 – Hope For None The Panel discusses the US Supreme Court’s decision in Bucklew v. Precythe on torture and the death penalty before diving into CMS Administrator Seema Verma’s corruption scandal and recent op-ed “Medicare for All Means Hope for None.” We also […]


Cruising Pavilion w/ Pierre-Alexandre Mateos & Charles Teyssou

The Panel is joined by Pierre-Alexandre Mateos and Charles Teyssou to talk about their ongoing project Cruising Pavilion (in collaboration with Rasmus Myrup and Octave Perrault), which curates exhibitions around gay cruising culture and the intersection between architecture and public sex. We also discuss the Haussmannization of the web, state tracking of queer populations through […]


(Teaser) The Omen

Subscribe on Patreon and hear the full episode here: (Teaser) 34 – The Omen The Panel provides an object lesson on insurance company grift and discusses the Trump justice department’s new position on the ACA. We also sit down to critique the work of a hyper-patriotic painter chosen by Senator Mike Lee to illustrate […]


Blood Meridian

The Panel reviews the rise and fall of Theranos in light of the release of Alex Gibney’s “The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley,” and explore some of the more ridiculous aspects of the story that the documentary glosses over. We also mull over Elizabeth Warren’s choice to backpedal on Medicare for All, Kirsten […]


Gilded Arc

The Panel gives its review of New York’s newly opened Hudson Yards, and its 16 story monument to inaccessibility and union-busting, The Vessel. We also discuss Beto’s bid to win the Republican Primary, check in on the Trump administration’s social media monitoring plan, and shout out NYC DSA Medics naloxone distribution program. ๐Ÿ’‰ DP EP […]