Eat! Drink! Smoke! - Episode 42 - Licking The BlueBell and What The Hell Is White Twitter?
July 7th, 2019
1 hr 25 mins 18 secs
About this Episode
OK. What the hell is "white Twitter?"
According to multiple sources, "white Twitter" is in uproar because a black woman has been cast as Ariel in the live-action version of "The Little Mermaid." Unfortunately, the sources don't have it right. But it shows exactly how media uses social media to move their narrative.
Tony Katz hosts Eat! Drink! Smoke! Along with Fingers Malloy, they review Beer Barrel Bourbon from New Holland Spirits and the Arturo Fuente Double Chateau cigar. Eat! Drink! Smoke! is sponsored by Fanimation.com
A politician in Seattle thinks cleaning human waste off city streets can be seen as racism. A young woman might get 20 years in jail for licking BlueBell ice cream at a local supermarket, then putting the ice cream back in the freezer for someone to buy. (Fingers thinks it's way too long of a possible sentence. Tony thinks it's nowhere near enough.)
California deals with earthquakes, and will the US Women's National Soccer Team go to the White House now that they've won the World Cup? Or will it be better for them (and Megan Rapinoe) to just be angry and say no?