Episode from the podcastWTF with Marc Maron Podcast

Episode 1155 - Bad Internet w/ Matt Furie, Arthur Jones & Andrew Marantz

Released Monday, 7th September 2020
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One year ago, Marc used the Labor Day episode of WTF to find out why so much bad stuff in the world gets birthed in the darkest corners of the internet. A year later, it's only gotten worse. Marc talks with comic artist Matt Furie about how his creation, Pepe the Frog, was appropriated by online racists and Nazis, and Arthur Jones explains why he made a documentary about Matt's quest to reclaim Pepe. Also, Andrew Marantz from The New Yorker joins Marc to help draw the line from Pepe to QAnon and other fanatical online behavior.
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Length
1h 39m 4s
Explicit
Yes
Episode
1155
Episode Type
Full

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