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The Honeymoon is Over
Ink Stained WretchesAug 20, 2021
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Joe Biden faces a media reckoning


Times

  • 0:34 - Segment: Front Page
  • 0:50 - Biden's media honeymoon is over
  • 13:16 - An update on The Brothers Cuomo (the least successful of Farrelly Brothers' movies)
  • 14:58 - CNN's reminder that racism still exists, in the form of article on the Census results
  • 18:35 - The New York Times piece on Titian
  • 21:08 - Revisiting the Afghanistan crisis and Taliban's media tactics 
  • 23:57 - Segment: Obsessions of the Week
  • 24:05 - The New York Times coverage of Greg Abbott (Chris)
  • 28:02 - The Current Affairs' Twitter meltdown (Eliana)
  • 31:06 - Segment: Favorite Item of the Week
  • 31:15 - Beth Macy's book, Dopesick, set to become a movie (Chris)
  • 32:24 - The New York Post's coverage of MAXIM and Playboy's pay-to-play scandal (Eliana)


Links

CNN's article reminding us that racism still exists

New York Times article taking issue with Titian's paintings

Twitter thread on socialist leadership and unionizing at Current Affairs

New York Post article on Playboy pay-to-play