DOOMED with Matt Binder

DOOMED with Matt Binder

A leftist politics and culture podcast for our terrible times. Hosted by Matt Binder.

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    47: Learn to Code: Actually, It's About Ethics in Harassing Journalists (w/ Talia Lavin)

    Writer Talia Lavin (aka @chick_in_kiev) joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the latest right wing harassment campaign: Learn to Code. We discuss how "learn to code" became a right wing harassment campaign targetting laid off journalists, how #GamerGate was ground zero for so much of this, the "actually, it's about ethics in gaming journalism" gaslighting, Tucker Carlson's bizarre coverage of this on his show, and more! Plus we listen to a #LearnToCode clip from Red Elephants' Vincent James on YouTube and the antisemitic twist to the harassment. Also, Matt lays down the hypocrisy over the uproar about Bernie Sanders' state of the union response. And don't miss the patron only half of the show with your questions, comments, and more!

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    46: Gab is a Nugget (w/ Michael Edison Hayden)

    Michael Edison Hayden of Southern Poverty Law Center's Hatewatch joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss Gab dot com, white supremacists' favorite social network. We discuss the tweets sent from Gab to Matt right before the show where they insist they are just a "free speech" social network, Michael's experiences using Gab, how he has been banned from the site, its CEO Andrew Torba, how companies like GoDaddy cut ties with the website, the type of people found on Gab such as Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Robert Bowers, the infighting on Gab, the companies keeping the site afloat such as Epik, a domain company run by CEO Robert Monster, and the crowdfunding company StartEngine, Matt explains the title of the episode (hint: it has to do with an infamous pro wrestling promo from HBK about the Hart Family), Gab members invade the DOOMED YouTube livestream and more! Plus for Patreon subscribers: we discuss the difference between the legitimate crticicisms of Kamala Harris' record and the wrongheaded nasty attacks on her, the progressive case for ECW, punk and pro wrestling, plus your questions and comments!

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    45: The Criminal, The Cuck, The Coup (w/ Michael Brooks)

    Michael Brooks of The Majority Report & The Michael Brooks Show joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss Roger Stone's arrest, Donald Trump caving in on the government shutdown thanks to labor, right wingers like Ann Coulter turning on Trump over his falure to "win" the shutdown fight, a rundown of the Venezuela situation, + the breaking report during the show that Bernie Sanders is preparing to run for president in 2020! Plus, in the member's only show your questions, comments, and much more!

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    44: Mutiny Inside Turning Point USA! (w/ Kevin Martin)

    Conservative activist Kevin Martin joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the mutiny occurring within Charlie Kirk's Turning Point USA group, his opposing group of TPUSA dissidents "Heal Our Voice," the events that occurred at the group's recent Student Action Summit, his feelings on Candace Owens and her new group Blexit PLUS! a debate between Matt and Kevin on healthcare, education, Black Lives Matter...and it looks like Kevin might not be as conservative as he thinks!

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    43: The State of the QAnon (w/ Travis View)

    Travis View of the QAnon Anonymous Podcast (and possible controlled opposition) joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss the latest happenings in the world of the QAnon conspiracy, JFK Jr...ALIVE?, the Golden Globes is dragged into the conspiracy thanks to the Fiji Water girl, Seattle QAnon follower Buckey Wolfe kills his "lizard" brother with a sword, how YouTube plays a roll in the spread of the QAnon conspiracies, what's with QAnon's appeal to the boomer generation, will the movement move on without Q?, what's next for the QAnon faithful whose families now all hate them, and more!

    PLUS! For Patreon subscribers: a bonus episode featuring your questions, comments, reminiscing on the time I cucked Michael Brooks at the last Majority Report live show in Brooklyn, harassment in the 2016 Bernie Sanders campaign, and more!

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    42: Rollin' with the Doomies (The Last DOOMED of 2018!)

    In the last DOOMED of 2018, Matt Binder listens to a clip from Judge Jeanine Pirro's Fox News show featuring Charlie Kirk, Candace Owens, and Katrina Pierson, conservatism is the new punk, the conservative grifter who raised money off being turned down by potential roommates, the future of DOOMED in 2019, Matt discovers how to grow his Patreon, all your YouTube livestream comments and questions, listeners name Matt's new cat "Michael Brooks" (which absolutely will not stand), a call from listener Rene and ONLY Rene because apparently no one can figure out how to use Skype in 2018, and much more! PLUS BONUS: this episode includes the first ever DOOMED PATRON ONLY extra content for FREE (before it goes behind the paywall for the next episode!)

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    41: It's the Most Wonderful Bans of the Year!: A Look Back at Deplatforming in 2018 (w/ Rachel Kraus)

    Let's take a look back at all those we lost to deplatforming in 2018! Rachel Kraus of Mashable joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss deplatforming, tech companies like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube having so much power over our lives, the posterboy proving that deplatforming works: Milo Yiannopoulos, the Tucker Carlson advertiser boycotts, bad cases of deplatforming like Tumblr with porn, and then finally...a "in memoriam" and look at the year in deplatforming: Alex Jones, Gavin McInnes and the Proud Boys, Tommy Robinson and Britain First, Laura Loomer, Gab, and many more! Plus you're livestream comments and questions!

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    40: Night of the Living Deadnamers (w/ Parker Molloy)

    Parker Molloy, editor-at-large of Media Matters For America, joins DOOMED with Matt Binder to discuss deadnaming and misgendering of the trans community, Twitter's new policy banning 'deadnamers' from the platform, how this makes the platform a freer place especially for transgender people, some of the worst of the worst deadnamers are not only conservatives but self-proclaimed "feminists" and "progressive" too, and the Trump administration trying to redefining transgender out of existence. We also take a broad look at the culture wars, the state of the 2020 Democratic primary a mere 59 weeks away from Iowa, Bernie vs. Beto, Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Congressional hearing, and more! Plus your livestream comments and questions!

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    39: We Live in a (Flat Earth) Society: Inside the Flat Earth Conference (w/ Kelly Weill)

    Kelly Weill of The Daily Beast joins the show to take us inside the Flat Earth Conference, the world's biggest gathering of flat earthers. We discuss the early days of the flat earth conspiracy and the Flat Earth Society, how YouTube changed the game for flat earthers, Logan Paul's appearance and how it created a riff within the flat earth community. Also, we try to make sense of some flat earth beliefs! All that plus Laura Loomer handcuffs herself to Twitter's headquarters in protest of her ban, your YouTube comments, questions, and more!

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    38: Amazon? I Wish They Would Amazoff. (w/ Lena Afridi)

    Lena Afridi, director of economic development policy at ANHD: Assosication for Neighborhood and Housing Development joins DOOMED to discuss the Amazon HQ2 deal, how it will effect the people of New York and specifically the people of Queens, New York (and even more specifiaclly Matt Binder), some of the weirdest terms of the deal (Jeff Bezos helipad?!), some amazing little known facts and figures about NYC and why the HQ2 location is such a big deal, the second HQ2 location in Arlington, Virginia, what Amazon could do to fix the issues with their new headquarters, what Amazon HQ2 means for the rest of the country and more! Plus your comments and questions from the YouTube livestream!

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