Pedro Pascal Is the Internet’s Daddy

Fans cannot get enough of his charm, or the way he says, “Baby girl.”


Episode Notes

On today’s episode, Rachelle Hampton is joined by Slate’s Madeline Ducharme to talk about the internet’s thirst for Pedro Pascal. They discuss how he started edging into the role of Internet Daddy with Game of Thrones, his recent turns in The Mandalorian, and The Last of Us, and why his own surprise as this online adoration makes people love him even more.

This podcast is produced by Daniel Schroeder, Rachelle Hampton, and Daisy Rosario.


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Join Rachelle Hampton twice a week as we gaze deep into the online abyss—and tell you what’s gazing back.

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  • Rachelle Hampton is a culture writer and reporter at Slate and co-host of ICYMI. Her work has appeared in the New Republic, Pacific Standard, Smithsonian Magazine, and In These Times. She still hasn't recovered from Tumblr’s demise.

  • Madeline Ducharme is a producer for What Next. She also writes about science, culture, and LGBTQ life.