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The SCUMBAG is a podcast by PR idiot Ed Zitron and Special Forces Operative/Writer Felix Biederman about the strange, the awful, the weird, the niche and the downright horrifying of the internet.

The SCUMBAG is a podcast by PR idiot Ed Zitron and Special Forces Operative/Writer Felix Biederman about the strange, the awful, the weird, the niche and the downright horrifying of the internet.
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United States

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The SCUMBAG is a podcast by PR idiot Ed Zitron and Special Forces Operative/Writer Felix Biederman about the strange, the awful, the weird, the niche and the downright horrifying of the internet.

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English


Episodes

Season 2 Episode 3: Any port in a Stormare with Peter Stormare

3/19/2018
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Peter Stormare joins the pod to talk about being an Online Hermit...and other things.

Duration:02:15:26

Season 2 Episode 2: Pablo Hidalgo's Spoiler Corner

3/13/2018
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Ed Zitron sits down with LucasFilm Story Executive Pablo Hidalgo to discuss internet fandom and the problems of trying to have a normal one online.

Duration:00:41:01

Scumbag Season 2: Logging Off With Vincent D'Onofrio

3/5/2018
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The Scumbag is back with Season 2, a collection of interviews with the famous, infamous and somewhere in between - kicking off with a discussion with Ed Zitron and Vincent D'Onofrio about what Twitter is for, Twitter's nature and whether it's worth even staying online.

Duration:00:39:32

Colonel? What's an erect new yorker doing on this podcast?

3/31/2017
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Colonel? What's an erect new yorker doing on this podcast? by Ed Zitron, Felix Biederman & Jesse Farrar

Duration:00:00:03

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 17: The Hell of Internet Criticism with @BillCorbett

2/7/2017
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Felix and Ed are back with an episode featuring Mystery Science Theater's Bill Corbett, digging into YouTube critics, comment sections, shaking hands with danger and whether it's okay to just kinda like or kinda dislike anything.

Duration:01:12:55

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 16: Inauguration Switch

2/1/2017
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Ed and Jesse sit down a week to discuss the internet's neurosis with the inauguration, marching and, of course, the Nintendo Switch.

Duration:01:35:58

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 15: It's About Podcasts That Are Maybe About Games

1/17/2017
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Felix, Ed and Jesse are together at last to discuss the pathology of gaming online, and the strange creatures it creates. Does gaming attract bad people? Or is it just a thing that attracts people that love that endorphin rush of achievement? Who knows!? The Scumbag finds out, unsuccessfully, and Jesse reveals he's the best man online - and Felix is religious.

Duration:01:25:32

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 10: Relationships and Comments Ft. Ilan Zechory of Genius.com

9/22/2016
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The Scumbag is back after a brief hiatus. Felix and Ed delve into the seedy world of relationships both romantic and otherwise online. Dating sucks, and the online has made it even worse. Also, Felix, Ed and special guest Ilan Zechory, co-founder of Genius.com, sit down to talk about the platform, internet forums and Felix's unfortunate accident with his groin.

Duration:02:18:19

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 6: An Open Letter To The People Who Write Open Letters

7/19/2016
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Oversharing has become the economy of the internet. Bad upbringing? Let us know. Good upbringing? Goodness, please, let us know. Ed and Felix this week dig into the various bad and good ways people overshare, how women have been forced into an expected oversharing economy, and how 99% of open letters are total nonsense. Featured Reading: Mother Jones - My four months as a private prison guard. http://ran.do/2c Talia Jane - A Letter To My CEO - http://ran.do/2d An Open Letter To James...

Duration:01:22:57

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 3: Tragedy, Hot Takes and Emoji

6/20/2016
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Ed and Felix are back to discuss the internet's reaction to tragedy, to death, to the terrible world we live in; by using social media to find their own personal take on the story. Hear Ed lose his temper about Emoji, Emojis, or whatever their plural is. Hear Felix talk about his budding relationship with Zoe Deschanel. Hear them both have a worryingly intelligent discussion about the way in which people discuss tragedy on Twitter, Facebook and other places. Welcome to the third episode of...

Duration:01:18:24