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pirate wires #44 // on hashtag free britney, is it compassion or is it guilt?, looking away from mental illness, and a city that "cares" enough to do nothing

It’s Britney, bitch. Last summer, on a road trip back from the Salton Sea, I found myself with ten hours to kill, a sufficiently gay co-pilot, and a burning question: what the hell is going on with Britney Spears? My friend and I turned to Britney’s Gram for answers, a comedy podcast that had improbably become the go-to source of news on Spears’ evolvin…

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