#57 A History of 4chan and the Online Culture Wars with Dale Beran


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Dale Beran is a writer, artist, and author of the new book “It Came From Something Awful: How A Toxic Troll Army Accidentally Memed Donald Trump Into Office.” In our conversation we talked about the early internet days and how various subcultures have evolved into the culture wars, the history of 4chan, Gamergate, the emergence of new leftism, incels, provocateurs, fascism, and more. Enjoy! Follow him on Twitter: @DaleBeran Purchase his book “It Came From Something Awful” here: https://www.amazon.com/Came-Something-Awful-Accidentally-Donald/dp/1250189748 Follow his comics and essays on Tumblr: https://daleberan.tumblr.com/

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