For this week’s episode we read John Jeremiah Sullivan’s 2004 essay about attending one of the biggest Christian rock festivals in the world–Creation Fest, which is held each year in rural Pennsylvania and attracts upwards of 50,000 people a year. We talk about what separates great participatory journalism from frustrating participatory journalism, and our own brushes with youth-group Christianity. Then, for no good reason at all, we do a deep internet dive into erotic Elon Musk fanfic.
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