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Dec 9, 2019

Jamie Loftus (writer, Bechdel Cast) returns to give us a sneak peek of her new show, "My Year in Mensa", by detailing the time she went to a Mensa thing called "Nerd Camp" and got blocked from a very weird alt-right Mensa Facebook group as a result. It is both one of the most detailed and insane Block Tales to ever be...


Dec 2, 2019

Olivia Stadler (comedian) teaches Chris D'Elia (and us) a valuable lesson: just because you're famous doesn't mean you can slide into the DMs clumsily. An attempted meet-up ends with the two never meeting and Chris footing Olivia's hotel bar bill in a wonderful Block Tale. Elsewhere, John gives Stefan and Olivia...


Nov 25, 2019

Jesse Farrar (Your Kickstarter Sucks, Go Off Kings) returns to the show, and whips up a frenzy to try and get blocked for the occasion. After firing barbs at the likes of Mark Cuban and Jonathan Chait, Jesse finally catches a block from "JMR" after her very misguided tweet about socialism and her vote. It's our...


Nov 18, 2019

Chris Locke (comedian) becomes our first guest to return for a second regular episode, and folks, it's a doozy. If last episode with Becca Lewis proved we were a smart podcast, we go all the way dumb on this one as Chris gets blocked by famed comedian Gary Gulman after an innocuous comment on one of his...


Nov 11, 2019

Becca Lewis (PhD candidate in Internet Politics, Stanford) makes us all smarter by telling us what life is like as a PhD student who exclusively studies internet culture. It's mostly good but also sometimes very bad, when that culture you research almost exclusively consists of internet nutjobs. After spending a...