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A show about the internet, hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman. From @gimletmedia.

Episodes

Podcast: Reply All: #101 Minka

A man takes on an impossible job: fixing the place you go before you die. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jul 16 at 11:17 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #100 Friends and Blasphemers

An online diary used by American teenagers confronts a strange and terrifying enemy.
posted by Tevin on Jun 29 at 5:47 AM - 10 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #99 Black Hole, New Jersey

A mysterious thief has been using the internet to steal a bizarre array of items - watches, scooter parts, clown costumes. This week, Alex heads straight towards his hideout.
posted by bq on Jun 15 at 9:43 PM - 12 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #98 Fog of Covfefe

The last person on earth who has not heard about covfefe walks into a studio, and a strange journey begins.
posted by bq on Jun 8 at 10:47 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #97 What Kind Of Idiot Gets Phished?

This week, Phia wonders what kind of person falls for phishing attacks. Is it only insanely gullible luddites, or can smart, tech savvy people get phished, too? To find out, she conducts an experiment on her poor, unsuspecting coworkers.
posted by dnash on May 19 at 7:47 AM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #96 The Secret Life of Alex Goldman

Alex agreed to let PJ hack his phone, giving him 24/7 uninterrupted surveillance over his life. This week, everything you can learn about someone who completely surrenders their privacy.
posted by noneuclidean on May 4 at 6:46 AM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #95 The Silence in the Sky

A group of elite scientists prepare for the last conversation humans might ever have. Plus, we meet a corporate attorney who mediates family Thanksgivings. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Apr 27 at 11:10 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: # 94 Obfuscation

This week, we debut a new segment designed to help you calibrate your anger in a changing world. Plus, how to cloak yourself from all the people who are now allowed to see your internet browsing history.
posted by jazon on Apr 14 at 9:26 AM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #93 Beware All

This week, we discover who was actually behind the hack of Alex Blumberg's Uber account. This episode picks up where Episode 91, The Russian Passenger, left off.
posted by dinty_moore on Apr 6 at 2:16 PM - 13 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #91 The Russian Passenger

Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger's phone buzzes. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Mar 16 at 9:22 AM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #90 Matt Lieber Goes to Dinner

This week, one man has been warning the world about an impending disaster for years, but no one will listen. Also, Alex makes a dumb decision. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Mar 2 at 11:23 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #89 Worldstar

The unlikely rise of Lee O'Denat, the founder of Worldstar Hip Hop. Also, we reopen a cold case. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Feb 23 at 9:59 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #88 Second Language

A new Yes Yes No, plus Sruthi meets her first fully-functional cyborg. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Feb 9 at 10:18 AM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #87 Storming the Castle

Alex finally meets his hero. Sruthi talks with her Iranian colleague. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Feb 2 at 10:56 AM - 13 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #86 Man of the People

A meet-cute where two men discover their shared childhood fascination with a local mansion and the strange widow who lives there. Turns out that the widow has a dark past--her husband was Dr. John Romulus Brinkley, an eccentric genius and medical fraudster who built an empire in Depression-era America with a goat testicle impotence cure and a million watt radio station. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jan 19 at 9:45 AM - 12 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #85 The Reversal

For years, Dr. Richard Bedlack has hunted for a cure for ALS, a fatal degenerative disease.  And then one day he builds a website called ALS Untangled. That's when strange things start to happen. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jan 13 at 2:12 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #84 Past, Present, Future 2

This week, updates on some of the stories we've done over the past year, some bonuses and surprises, some breakbeats, a motorcycle ride, and we take a glimpse into the future! [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Dec 22, 2016 at 1:55 PM - 9 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #83 Voyage Into Pizzagate

A conspiracy theory, a pizza related map, and a website fighting for its very soul. [more inside]
posted by the_querulous_night on Dec 8, 2016 at 12:22 PM - 11 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #82 Hello?

Alex and PJ take calls from anyone, about anything, for 48 hours straight.
posted by jazon on Nov 18, 2016 at 9:23 AM - 12 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #81 In the Tall Grass

One man tries to unite America. One Frog threatens to tear it apart. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Nov 8, 2016 at 4:54 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #80 Flash!

This week: a bitter Yes Yes No rivalry, and the return of 10 Minutes on Craigslist. Someone has gone missing. [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Oct 27, 2016 at 1:57 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #79 Boy in Photo

To reach a port, we must set sail.
posted by Tevin on Oct 13, 2016 at 6:50 AM - 16 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #78 Very Quickly to the Drill

Alex and PJ chase down the strangest tips from our Weird Ads hotline, and at the bottom of the rabbit hole they find the Mother of All AdWords Scams. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Sep 29, 2016 at 7:29 PM - 5 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #76 Lost in a Cab

If you lose something in a cab in New York City: Call 311 or go to the Taxi and Limousine Commission website. It's easy if you know already... but if you don't, welcome to Scamville and the nefarious users of Google AdSense.
posted by psoas on Sep 28, 2016 at 9:58 AM - 4 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #77 The Grand Tapestry Of Pepe

Forty servers full of lost photos, a secret plan, and an unexpected rescue. Also, a Yes Yes No about a frog.
posted by zeptoweasel on Sep 22, 2016 at 11:05 AM - 15 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #75 Boy Wonder

Barry develops a small but very inconvenient health problem, which becomes so persistent and pernicious that it feels as if someone put a curse on him. Sruthi Pinnamaneni goes deep on a decades-long medical mystery. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Sep 1, 2016 at 3:03 PM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #74 Making Friends

This week, a story about people who start hearing voices in their heads. But, instead of trying to get rid of the voices, they try to make more. Reporter Laura Klivans has the story. [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Aug 25, 2016 at 7:48 AM - 32 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #73 Sandbox

One twin decides to plug her internal organs directly into the internet so the other twin can monitor her. Plus, PJ and Alex talk to a listener whose heart was broken by last week's episode. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Aug 11, 2016 at 11:37 AM - 11 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #72 Dead is Paul

It's all Yes Yes No this week. First, a tweet about a banana sculpted (nibbled?) into a gorilla, then another tweet that requires "outside counsel" to explain. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Aug 4, 2016 at 9:24 AM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #71 The Picture Taker

Rachel was a faithful user of a photo storage website called Picturelife, until one day all of her photos disappeared. As she investigated, she realized that every Picturelife user was having the same problem. Alex tries to find out if there's any hope of getting her photos back. Also, a preview of the new Gimlet show, Science Vs!
posted by radioamy on Jul 28, 2016 at 8:17 PM - 9 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #70 Stolen Valor

PJ dives into the world of military impostors and the vigilantes who hunt them. Plus, a dispatch from Dallas. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jul 16, 2016 at 11:00 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #69 Disappeared

This week a man decides to sabotage the entire internet. Plus, PJ discovers the secret code he's accidentally been speaking, and learns about the people who created it.
posted by radioamy on Jul 7, 2016 at 1:59 PM - 21 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #68 Vampire Rules

It's an old story. Two people date, they break up, they both go on Tinder. And on Tinder, one of them stumbles across an incredibly creepy photo, taken inside the apartment they used to share. Super Tech Support to the rescue. Plus, the return of Yes Yes No. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Jun 16, 2016 at 2:56 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #67 On the Inside, Part IV

Paul Modrowski is in prison for a murder he claims he didn't commit, and he says he's been misunderstood because of his autism. This week, we bring you the conclusion of our story.
posted by eotvos on Jun 9, 2016 at 7:13 AM - 29 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #66 On the Inside, Part III

Blogger Paul Modrowski is in prison for a murder he claims that he didn't commit. This week, producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni looks at his trial, and speaks to the one person who admits to witnessing the murder take place.
posted by radioamy on May 27, 2016 at 9:10 PM - 21 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #65 On the Inside, Part II

Blogger Paul Modrowski is in prison for a murder he claims that he didn't commit. This week, producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni looks at Paul's life before his conviction, and the crime that landed him behind bars.
posted by Tevin on May 19, 2016 at 7:50 AM - 15 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #64 On the Inside

Paul Modrowski has been keeping a blog from inside a maximum security prison for years, in spite of the fact that he has never actually seen the internet.
posted by SansPoint on May 12, 2016 at 5:43 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #63 1000 Brimes

Email Debt Forgiveness Day is April 30th. To observe the holiday, Alex, PJ, and Phia talk to three people with plans to send delinquent messages.
posted by primethyme on Apr 27, 2016 at 6:51 PM - 10 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #61 Baby King

This week, Alex stumbles upon the weirdest gifs ever made, and goes hunting for their creators. Also, a new Yes Yes No.
posted by Tevin on Apr 14, 2016 at 9:31 AM - 21 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #60 A Simple Question

This week, PJ helps a listener named Matt ask a very large company a simple question. Are you telling me the truth?
posted by Tevin on Mar 31, 2016 at 9:58 AM - 5 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #59 Good Job, Alex

This week, Alex tries to solve a problem and PJ insults him. Also the return of Email Debt Forgiveness Day.
posted by radioamy on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:18 AM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #58 Earth Pony

This week we learn the truth behind Carl Diggler, the internet's most successful election forecaster. And a special Yes Yes No featuring comedian/actor/podcaster Jason Mantzoukas.
posted by lunch on Mar 17, 2016 at 10:30 AM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #57 Milk Wanted

Reply All Producer Phia Bennin wades into the world of breast milk markets, and discovers a breast milk paradise, shady breastmilk scammers, and the surprising history of breast milk in the United States.
posted by radioamy on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:23 PM - 11 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #56 Zardulu

The rats are not what they seem. [more inside]
posted by lunch on Feb 25, 2016 at 7:45 AM - 23 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #55 The Line

This week, a story about a big group of people with the same questions. Difficult, complicated, heartbreaking ones. These people all have one thing in common — they’re Mormons. [more inside]
posted by lunch on Feb 20, 2016 at 5:10 PM - 4 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #53 In The Desert

Strangers keep coming to Mike and Christina's house looking for their stolen cell phones. Nobody knows why. We travel to Atlanta to find out what's going on, in our thorniest Super Tech Support yet.Be sure to check out Kashmir Hill's story on Fusion. (Previously, on the blue)
posted by eotvos on Feb 6, 2016 at 8:38 AM - 4 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #52 Raising The Bar

Leslie Miley went from being a college dropout to Twitter's only black engineer in a leadership position. So why did he quit? And what does it have to do with ketchup? Plus a new Yes Yes No involving the manosphere and Star Wars.
posted by radioamy on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:40 PM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #51 Perfect Crime

Every night, Catherine Russell puts on a wig, picks up a gun, and defies the logic of Yelp. [more inside]
posted by lunch on Jan 14, 2016 at 1:56 PM - 11 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #50 The Cathedral

Amy and Ryan Green's one-year-old son is diagnosed with cancer and begins an agonizing period of treatment. And then, one night in the hospital, Ryan has a strange epiphany: this whole terrible ordeal should be a video game. [more inside]
posted by lunch on Jan 7, 2016 at 5:48 PM - 14 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #49 Past, Present, Future

This week, updates on some of the stories they've done over the past year, some bonuses and surprises, and the most beautiful song ever written about ping pong balls and a clarinet. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Dec 16, 2015 at 9:42 PM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #48 I Love You, I Loathe You

On this week's episode, a new Yes Yes No, and we revisit our "Undo, Undo, Undo" segment to find out listeners most cringeworthy accidental messages. [more inside]
posted by the_querulous_night on Dec 10, 2015 at 6:10 AM - 19 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #47 Quit Already!

Everybody has that one Facebook friend who just won't stop posting their political opinions. This week, we talk to one of those Facebook friends, someone whose opinions got her into an enormous mess. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Dec 3, 2015 at 2:32 PM - 5 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #46 Yik Yak Returns

Yik Yak is an app that allows users to communicate anonymously with anyone within a 10-mile radius. Last year, Reply All did a story about how it brought out a particularly vicious strain of racism at Colgate University. In the second half, Reply All goes beyond Colgate and talks to Jamil Smith to try to understand Colgate in the context of recent campus protests.
posted by lunch on Nov 18, 2015 at 5:33 PM - 2 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #45 The Rainbow Pug

This week, Jade Davis loses her dog on the internet, and Alex and PJ go looking for it.
posted by lunch on Nov 12, 2015 at 10:31 AM - 9 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #44 Shine On You Crazy Goldman

A website for people who are way too high. Plus, could LSD unlock our better selves? Does PJ even have a better self? We investigate.
posted by Nelson on Nov 11, 2015 at 9:59 AM - 9 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #43 The Law That Sticks

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is a law. It's been on the books for almost 30 years. And it makes totally mundane online behavior illegal.
posted by Cash4Lead on Oct 29, 2015 at 11:44 AM - 11 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #42 Blind Spot

Hope is a photographer. One day her body begins to betray her. It starts with her eyes.
posted by lunch on Oct 15, 2015 at 7:49 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #41 What It Looks Like

Jamie Keiles is a writer who decided to photograph something that's practically invisible. Her story plus a new Yes Yes No. [more inside]
posted by lunch on Oct 8, 2015 at 10:19 AM - 11 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #40 The Flower Child

Ripoff Report is one of the original complaint websites. It's basically the work of one person, a man whom the internet describes as a kind of mythical villain, a Keyser Söze who wields power from behind his janky website. Reply All producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni visits his bunker. [more inside]
posted by lunch on Sep 24, 2015 at 6:34 AM - 14 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #39 Reply All Exploder

Reply All hands the airwaves over to Hrishikesh Hirway of the Song Exploder podcast and we are treated to a double feature: First the origin's of the Reply All theme by the mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder, and then Phil Elverum of the Microphones on his song "I Want Wind to Blow"
posted by selenized on Sep 18, 2015 at 7:46 AM - 11 comments

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