We help you make sense of the cultural drama blowing up the internet. Every Wednesday, host Elamin Abdelmahmoud (Buzzfeed) is joined by Kevin Fallon (The Daily Beast) and Amil Niazi (Refinery 29, The Cut) to dissect and debate the biggest pop culture stories of the week.
Updated: Jan. 16, 2023
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Inventing Anna and The Tinder Swindler: Unpacking Our Obsession with Grifters
Between Netflix’s Inventing Anna and the popularity of The Tinder Swindler, our love of scammers is having a moment. What do we get out of these sensational stories of grift?
And: the Olympics are not lacking in drama, but they are not generating the same conversations they usually do. What’s with the lull? Are the Olympics losing their cultural relevance?
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Inventing Anna/Tinder Swindler - 00:7:30
Olympics - 00:32:50
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