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Incoming Podcast: ‘Duffel Blog’ Founder Hilariously Speaks Truth To Power

Marine Corp. veteran Paul Szoldra is pictured in this undated photo collage.

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Above: Marine Corp. veteran Paul Szoldra is pictured in this undated photo collage.

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Today we talk with Marine Corp. veteran Paul Szoldra, founder of the wildly popular satirical website Duffel Blog, the military equivalent to The Onion, beloved by service members from boots, all the way up to James Mattis, for its ability to hilariously speak truth to power.

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Aired: March 20, 2020 | Transcript

The Duffel Blog is a satire news website known as The Onion of the armed services. The site ridicules military culture with biting comedy and lines that every service member and veteran wished they could have said to their command while in uniform.

But the grunts aren’t the only ones who love the website. General Mattis himself is a self-proclaimed fan.

In a new episode of "Incoming," a KPBS Explore podcast about life in the armed forces, host Justin Hudnall talks with Marine Corp. veteran Paul Szoldra, the founder of Duffel Blog.

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