Ghostbusters’ Slimer embodied the hedonistic greed of the Reagan era. But the reboot’s Muncher is a reflection of our sad and depressed 2020s.
Matt Christman is a co-host of Chapo Trap House and co-author of The Chapo Guide to Revolution: A Manifesto Against Facts, Logic, and Reason.
The Iowa State Fair is a depraved showcase of how vacuous and pointless US politics is today.
Chapo Trap House’s Matt Christman on pulling angry young men away from the alt right, consumption choices as politics, the grotesqueries of American life, and his commitment to “optimism of the will and all that shit.”
Only a political party as useless as the Democrats could take advice from a vacuous snake-oil salesman like Mark Penn.