There was a time when Emily Murphy was the ultimate fan of the millennial pop culture podcast The Morning Toast. The show, hosted by Instagram-famous meme queen and comedian Claudia Oshry and her sister Jackie, is a daily morning show about pop culture. Murphy, 28, listened daily. She joined more than 100 affiliated Facebook groups. She even paid more than $700, and drove four hours, alone, to rural Pennsylvania for “Camp Toast,” a weekend touted as a chance for fans to hang with the sisters IRL.Then, in January, she attended Claudia’s comedy show at the Beacon Theatre in New York City. When the show started, Jackie entered the theater with the sisters’ mother, the anti-Muslim, far-right commentator Pamela Geller. Geller, a former journalist turned blogger, gained prominence in 2010 for her campaign against the so-called Ground Zero mosque and is now known as “one of the most flamboyant anti-Muslim activists” in the US according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. The crowd burst into wild cheers, Murphy said, describing it as if Geller were “Justin Bieber or something.”“She was literally paraded through the audience,” Murphy said. “People were yelling, ‘Oh you’re a queen, we love your outfit!’ Just craziness.”For Murphy,… Read full this story
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