Follow Friday

By Eric Johnson / LightningPod

Follow Friday is your guide to the best people on the internet. Every week, Eric Johnson talks to well-known writers, podcasters, comedians, and more about who they follow online, and why. You'll learn a lot about how these guests think AND how to make the most of your social media screen time. Visit for full episode transcripts, links to follow recommendations and more. And follow us @FollowFridayPod on Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Chartable -

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    Follow Friday's new Patreon + Alexandra Petri, Rose Eveleth, and Ed Zitron bonus picks
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    Franklin Leonard (The Black List): Ted Lasso, being a good ally, how to sell a book
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    Alexandra Petri (The Washington Post): Smuggling drugs in fish, the end of the universe, yelling at "Cats"
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    Rose Eveleth (Flash Forward): Underwater aliens, COVID journalism, the language of science
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    Ed Zitron (EZPR): Joker memes, baseball isn't boring, the best tweet ever
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    Adrianne Jeffries & Regina Dellea (Underunderstood): McMansions, dogs eating butter, persuading Joe Rogan
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    Michael Tucker (Lessons From the Screenplay): “Jingle Bells," visual effects, the danger of common sense
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    Allegra Frank (Slate): S**tposting, Instagram art, ice cube role-playing

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