Parasocial Propoganda & Profit Part 1 - Roleplaying Cullen Rutherford


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In the first of a two part series, Cas (@Valhethella) takes the reins to talk with Teese (@vicunad) about Greg Ellis' Cullen Rutherford roleplay address to fans on Dragon Age day of 2020, how the exploitation of a parasocial relationship shifts this from funny to frustrating, and how it all pulls things down a much darker path.

A full transcription of Greg Ellis' Cullen Rutherford Dragon Age Day video, alongside mirror links, can be found here

Content Warning : This week's episode discusses various heavy topics which may be upsetting or triggering for some listeners.

Topics include, but are not limited to, and brief mentions of : Stalking, social isolation, Covid19 Pandemic, child trafficking, Q Anon, conspiracy theories, JK Rowling, Transphobia, trans-exclusionary rhetoric, gender essentialism, cancel culture, fascism, anti-semitism, fatphobia, menstruation, genital mutilation, oppressive states of islam, cult tactics, mental health, unlicensed medical advice, Donald J Trump, American politics, execution, the 2020 summer protests in response to the murder of George Floyd, the alt right, the far right, racism, misogyny, metoo, conversion therapy, the proud boys, nazi iconography, child abuse, murder, anti-blackness, rapist brock turner, the American Capitol riot of January 6th 2020, and toxic masculinity

As always, there is a content warning at the beginning of the episode. Take care of yourself and be safe

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