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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

Episode 19 Excerpt: Solid Snake Voice: "Got your boner goin' huh?"

3/31/2017
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Episode 19 Excerpt: Solid Snake Voice: "Got your boner goin' huh?" by Ed Zitron, Felix Biederman & Jesse Farrar

Duration:00:00:02

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 19: Metal Gear Squalid with David Hayter

3/31/2017
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David Hayter, Director, Writer and the voice of Solid Snake, spends precious seconds of his life on this episode of the Scumbag, talking metal gear's intersection with politics, entertainment reflecting the times it's in, and separating politics from his own Twitter account.

Duration:01:09:16

Episode 19 Preview

3/30/2017
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Episode 19 Preview by Ed Zitron, Felix Biederman & Jesse Farrar

Duration:00:00:02

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 18: Polonius Was A Hack Ft. Rob Corddry

2/21/2017
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Comedian Rob Corddry joins Jesse and Ed to talk his discovery of weird Twitter, his definite, legitimate gaming cred and how The Rock uses the bathroom.

Duration:00:58:53

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 14: Technology Isn't Helping, with @Bronzehammer

12/15/2016
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This week, Felix takes a week off to receive futuristic treatment for his IBS, and we introduce Jesse Farrar - the newest member of the Scumbag podcast. Ed and Jesse dig into the hell that is technology - that the tech industry has managed to create an entire useless.

Duration:01:18:00

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 13: NEW RULE: Let's Unplug The Election

12/5/2016
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John Oliver and Bill Maher break into Ed and Felix's houses to run the show briefly, before leaving both of them to pick up the pieces of this horrible election.

Duration:01:36:37

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 12: SCUMBAG TRAP MOUSE - SPEED BOAT DOPE COCAINE GENESIS

11/13/2016
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This wonderful election has made everyone an amateur political analyst, including the ones paid to do so professionally. Ed and Felix dig into the endless banal tweets about Trump, the oddities of the left's bizarre Twitter habits, and tweetstorms of things people already know.

Duration:01:26:39

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 11: Everyone's A Comedian Online, Ft. CJ Lemerise

11/6/2016
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This episode, Felix, Ed and returning guest CJ Lemerise discuss how social media turns everyone, regardless of industry, into some sort of weird comedian. [I'm a Dolphin for This Podcast]

Duration:01:24:20

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

10/30/2016
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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 9 - Become Successful By Getting Punched In The Face

10/23/2016
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In Episode 9, Felix and Ed fall down the rabbit hole of the success men of the internet such as Dan Bilzerian, Gary Vaynerchuk, Tai Lopez and anyone who portrays the "winning" lifestyle to separate you from your dollars. And how DJ Khaled may have taken Silicon Valley for their money. Links of note: Gary Vaynerchuk's Instagram - http://ran.do/2m "I Don't Need Air Conditoning - And Neither Do You" - http://ran.do/2n Business: Is Tai Lopez A Scam? - http://ran.do/2o "I am built to get punched...

Duration:01:19:52

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 8: We Fixed Plagiarism

10/16/2016
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This week, Felix, Ed and guest star Mike Fossey have fixed plagiarism, and we are now a podcast entirely dedicated to the Suicide Squad, the greatest movie of all time.

Duration:01:13:05

The SCUMBAG Podcast Episode 7: The 5% Lifestyle of Rich Piana, Dan Quinn and DemoniusX

10/1/2016
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In an episode guest starring @adultblackmale, Felix and Ed discuss some of the finest work of the internet's weirdest people, such as Rich Piana, Dan Quinn and DemoniusX. Ed Shit of the Week - http://motherboard.vice.com/en_uk/read/emoji-hangover-spells CJ's Shit of the Week: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/07/full-transcript-donald-trump-nomination-acceptance-speech-at-rnc-225974 The content: Rich Piana's work:...

Duration:01:19:31

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

9/25/2016
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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