Published On: Wed, Sep 28th, 2022

The CIA Launched a Podcast and Everyone Booed at the Same Time

Jon Hamm as Laramie Seymour Sullivan / Dwight Broadbeck (yes FBI and not CIA) in the movie Bad Times at the El Royale Hotel. Image: 20th Century Fox.

The 75th anniversary of the creation of the Central Intelligence Agency (a.k.a. the CIA) has come with some interesting moves by the organization. It launched a museum (not fully open to the public) and an “official” podcast targeted toward Americans. If you’re thinking, “Wait a minute, isn’t U.S. propaganda the FBI’s job?” Well, the FBI launched its first of five podcasts back in 2010. The CIA has a lot more work to do what, with over 190 countries in the world to weigh in on overthrowing democratically elected governments (often linked to contemporary news of civil unrest).

In addition to the general announcement, the agency released a trailer on YouTube, and I’m sorry to say the comments are turned off.

The Mary Sue

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