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Episode 5: Let's Review "Ye" and Talk About If We'll Ever Forgive Kanye

Season 1, Ep. 5

The crew reviews "Ye" (except one of the guys who has a Kanye ban in the house), discuss the supposed Trump bump, and question is Kanye has found himself in a Citizen Kane situation.


It's not as silly as normal but there's a lot to learn from the ascension of Kanye into madness.


Related Articles for Perusal:


How One 19-Year-Old Illinois Man Is Distorting National Polling Averages:

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/13/upshot/how-one-19-year-old-illinois-man-is-distorting-national-polling-averages.html


Trump’s Support Among Black Men Doubles After Kanye West Endorsement, Reuters Poll Says:

https://www.thewrap.com/black-male-support-trump-doubles-kanye-west/

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Season 1, Ep. 70
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