HoS Pod: 3 Man Booth with Freddie DeBoer and Jesse Singal
A Substack summit on NBA, media, politics
Freddie’s spiel on NBA media
Why it’s bad that the cutting edge of NBA media insults past players
Why isn’t New Gawker reforming despite economic incentives to do so?
Is there a logic to how the media in crowd is vicious towards people only slightly different from themselves?
On how Jesse wrote a balanced criticism of Glenn Greenwald’s Alex Jones interview. Is non malicious critique the future?
The culture where it’s worse to say something 80% of people agree with than to make up a story about a guy.
Media in crowd culture and the crime issue
“Defund” as sane-washing
The “stop hitting yourself” form of coercion
Was the Internet a mistake?
How people age out of media