CS 416: Bad Art Friends & Mediocrity Mafias pt 1

Today we have a special early release episode discussing, in-depth, the details around the article “Bad Art Friends” and the people involved. Joined by a guest who wishes to keep their anonymity but is known as @kidneygate on Twitter, Trevor and guest break down the information left out of the NYT article and the perspectives of others who had a role in its creation.
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Co-produced & edited by Aaron C. Schroeder / Pierced Ears Recording Co, Seattle WA (www.piercedearsrec.com). Opening theme composed by T. Beaulieu. Closing theme composed by Dustfingaz (https://www.youtube.com/user/TheRazhu_)