Dropping the Illusion: White Nationalists Brandon Keith Langham and wife Veronica Nicole Langham of Illusion Radio

In our last report, we exposed the neo-Nazi podcaster Diana Brancoveanu, aka Simona Thrussell, a Romanian of Jewish heritage who uses the alias “Pikachu.” While she now has her own podcast on which to vomit racist and antisemitic garbage, her debut was on a long-running white nationalist podcast called “Illusion Radio,” hosted by someone who …

The Strange Case of “Pikachu”: Romanian Neo-Nazi Podcaster Diana Brancoveanu, aka Simona Thrussell

The prevalence of neo-Nazi podcasts is something no one could have predicted. On the other hand, perhaps it should be no surprise that racists and white nationalists would embrace new forms of media to spread their hate. One of these such podcasts is “Red, White and Black Pill,” hosted and produced by a neo-Nazi Romanian …