Spotify Removes Alex Jones-Joe Rogan Episode, Blames ‘Glitch’

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Alex Jones returned to the Joe Rogan Experience this week in a highly anticipated three-hour conversation. The episode, which got into Jones’ views on vaccines, angered Twitter and the media to new levels.

Late Wednesday night, after 24 hours of cancel culture demands, the episode disappeared on Spotify. Gone. An hour later, amid Rogan fans crushing the service and citing its previous position on “offensive” content, it came back.

Rogan said the conversation was only taken down due to a technical issue.

This is hard to believe.

The glitch appeared only in the recent Alex Jones episode that online losers tried to omit from the world?

Remember, when Rogan’s show launched on Spotify this summer, it didn’t include previous discussions with Jones and other controversial figures. Spotify had a quick excuse for that, too — claiming the episodes would be added at a later date. Why just them? No one said.

JRE listeners feared Spotify would censor the leading non-censored podcast. It has been a rough start.

In addition to these two incidents with Alex Jones — arguably Rogan’s most popular guest — random woke Spotify employees have demanded editorial oversight and threatened to strike if they don’t get it.

Alex Jones says Rogan has it written in his Spotify contract that he’s allowed to bring him on.

JRE moves exclusively to Spotify, off Apple and YouTube, later this year. Hopefully, that goes well…

Written by Bobby Burack

Bobby Burack covers media, politics, and sports at OutKick.


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  1. I thought Rogan having Jones on was a big middle finger to woke Spotify employees. Loved the move, the timing. It appears that Spotify executives are favoring Rogan, over the employees, for the most part. At least for now.

  2. When Alex and Joe tell us there is no effort by the important heads at spotify to censor them, and we have emails between execs that show they will NOT bow to the Woke Brigade, I’m inclined to believe them. It’s interesting that these idiots just bring more attention to Alex Jones – I don’t listen to him, in fact I’m convinced he’s playing a satirical character, but I will defend him from the cancel culture animals. They’re so stupid it hurts.

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