Big Shiny Takes

Mendy Wesley (ft. Erica Ifill)

July 16, 2021 Big Shiny Takes Season 2 Episode 10
Big Shiny Takes
Mendy Wesley (ft. Erica Ifill)
Show Notes

Erica Ifill (@wickdchiq) of the Bad + Bitchy podcast joins us to talk about ex-CBC host Wendy Mesley's woe-is-me shtick in the Globe and Mail after she got canned for getting caught saying the n-word repeatedly over two years. How many times over her 40-year career did she say it without getting caught?

Melsey argues that firing her alone won't solve systemic racism at our state broadcaster. True, but it's not like it would it would hurt either. 

To hear part two, where we talk about dog shampoo enthusiast Jon Kay, sign up for our Patreon to have it in your feed next week. 

Plugs and Recs

Bad + Bitchy

Barney Ronay: England the country — not the football team — needs to take a look at itself

Erin Anderssen: Can racism cause schizophrenia?

Jeremy interviews the PM

Jaclynn Ashly: The Canadian Mining Company Dominicans Call 'Worse Than Columbus'

Kevin Metcalf: I Was Fired For Criticizing Israel. Now I Dig Holes For A Living

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