It was a comedy of mistakes.
“The Simpsons” split the critics afterwards Spoofing controversial podcast host Joe Rogan54, in a brand new episode that satirizes the abandonment culture.
In the controversial Season 33 Episode 14 episode entitled “You Won’t Believe What This Episode Is About – Act Three Will Shock You!”, Homer is falsely accused of leaving the family dog named Santa’s Little Helper in a hot car have resulting in his being publicly shamed, Newsweek reports.
Things really get out of hand when the patriarch of The Simpsons tries to apologize and accidentally pushes Reverend Lovejoy out of the church window. Videos of the fiasco subsequently go viral on social media, leading to Homer losing his job and being ostracized by his friends, co-workers and family.
Finally, the nut eater meets a double of Joe Rogan. The commentator is never explicitly named, but he is represented by a generic “right-wing podcast” host, the only one willing to meet with Homer after his cancellation.
Needless to say, the gag sounded hollow to many critics, with screenrant considers it “bizarrely misguided” and “self-contradictory”. According to the website, what was particularly problematic was the fact that Homer didn’t deserve his ex-communication – presumably in contrast to many so-called “victims” of the Cancel culture.
Most recently, the “News Radio” graduate was in hot water after an act podcast with dr Robert Malone, a vaccine scientist who reportedly spread misinformation about the COVID vaccination and compared the current health climate in the US to Nazi Germany.
The episode was subsequently pulled from YouTube while a coalition of 270 medical experts wrote an open letter He urged Spotify to create a fact-checking policy that would “curb the spread of misinformation.”
Meanwhile top-class musicians from Joni Mitchell to Neil Young threatened with removal their music from the Swedish audio streaming giant, unless Rogan was jettisoned.
https://nypost.com/2022/03/15/homer-gets-canceled-meets-joe-rogan-in-simpsons-episode/ Homer is deposed, meets Joe Rogan in The Simpsons episode