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36 - Barbara J Pym! - 7th May 2021

Released Friday, 7th May 2021
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This week we dissect Twitter's sock puppet account of the century; Barbara J Pym! Seán provides background to the man behind the sock puppet account Eoghan Harris, explains what "sock puppetry" is and how Eoghan Harris was uncovered. He then outlines the weirdness of the account, along with the other suspected sock puppet accounts and details the fallout that took place on Twitter this week from the columnist's sacking from the Irish Independent. Fearghal discusses a weird TV show endings thread, while Cormac discusses the #Glazersout protest that took place at Old Trafford and Twitter's reaction to the Lions Rugby Squad unveiling! 


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