Bad Takes, Ep. 23: What ‘Velma’ tells us about cancel culture


Bad Takes, Episode 23: What Mindy Kaling’s ‘Velma’ tells us about cancel culture

This week, Matt and Laura discuss a conspiracy theory about Mindy Kaling and her new animated show on HBO Max, “Velma.” They lament that the absurd idea is not true. But they do have a spirited conversation about what it means to talk about canceling old shows, like “The Office.”

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