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We Needed It Yesterday

The Panel reviews the first ever congressional hearing on Medicare for All and the fight that preceded it over who was allowed to testify. We also weigh in on the measles-quarantined Scientology cruise, Mayor Pete’s dogwhistle to anti-vaxxers, and democracy bucks. Sampled audio comes from Ady Barkan’s testimony on Tuesday; watch the full hearing here: […]


Steroid Zizek

The Panel discusses the Zizek v. Peterson debate, the climate legislation that passed in New York City council while everyone was yelling about the Mueller report, and picks through some of Liz Warren’s more interesting policy proposals. 💉 DP EP 41 💉 21 April 2019 Support us on Patreon for a second full episode every […]


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. 💉 DP EP […]


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 […]


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 […]