Episode

6/2 Amanda Marcotte: “Pick Up Artists” & The Threat of Misogyny

June 2, 2014

Journalist Amanda Marcotte explains the “Pick Up artist” community, the junk science behind PUA theory, entitlement and sex, Elliot Rodger’s rage and misogyny, how online dating advice for men mirror traditional gender roles, the misogynist context of the Santa Barbra mass shooting and smart advice for dating and relationship.

On The Fun Half: President Obama’s bold new push to cut carbon, why natural gas production and global emissions are still a major threat, Bill O’Reilly and Megyn Kelly debate inequality and both get it wrong, Bowe Bergdahl released from Taliban capture and thee right hates it, Game of Thrones reactions and your calls and IMs.

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