The “F*cked Up Chickens, Coming Home to Roost” Edition

Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib/Flash90

Allison Kaplan Sommer, Don Futterman, Sally Abed and Noah Efron discuss two topics of incomparable importance and end with an anecdote about something in Israel that made them smile this week.

“F*cked Up, Horrible Chickens”
Rockets and missiles from the south and mob violence most everywhere else: Why did Israel just dissolve into bloodshed?

“If I Forget Thee, O’ Jerusalem Day”
How do you celebrate the “reunification” of Jerusalem (and how don’t you)?

Will Social Media Be the Death of Me?
For our most unreasonably generous Patreon supporters, in our extra-special, special extra discussion, we talk about the roles played by Twitter, Facebook, Tiktok and Instoosh in our Hobbesian war-of-all-against-all moment.

All that and the music of Trace Kotik, in celebration of his brand-new debut record, Everything Has Been Done by Now, So Now, Everything is Possible…!


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