The Distraction: A Defector Podcast

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Description

Defector's flagship podcast about sports (and movies, and art, and sandwiches, and certain coastal states) from longtime writers Drew Magary and David Roth. Every week, Drew and Roth tackle subjects, both serious and impossibly stupid, with a parade of guests from around the world of sports and media joining in the fun! Roth and Drew also field Funbag questions from Defector readers, answer listener voice mails, and get upset about the number of people who use speakerphone while in a public

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Podcast Information

About the Host
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Host Name: Drew Magary & David
Host Residence Country: United States
Andrew Schuyler Magary is an American journalist, humor columnist, and novelist. He was a correspondent for GQ, has written three novels, and formerly was a long-time columnist for Deadspin.

David Roth is a New Jersey-born writer based in New York City. Roth has written about sports, politics, and culture in Deadspin, The New Republic, SB Nation, New York Magazine, New York Daily News, and other publications. Roth was a senior editor for Deadspin prior to his October 31, 2019 resignation.
Show's Primary Language
English (US)
Average Episode Length
20 Minutes - 1 Hour

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Audience Demographics

Gender
Male
84%
Female
16%
Audience Percent by Country
United States
90%
Canada
4%
United Kingdom
2%
Education
High School
18%
Some College
28%
Bachelors
44%
Masters
10%
PHD/Doctorate
0%
Age
12-17
0%
18-24
4%
25-34
20%
35-44
55%
45-54
16%
55-64
5%
65+
0%
Median Age: 39
Income
Less than $40k
14%
$40k-$60k
8%
$60k-$80k
12%
$80k-$100k
13%
$100k-$150k
18%
$150k+
35%
Median Income: $111,000
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