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

Episodes

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 - 31 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 - 20 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

Podcast: Reply All: #38 Undo, Undo, Undo

Alex and PJ do a Yes Yes No with Alix Spiegel and Lulu Miller of NPR's Invisibilia, and discuss the one message you've sent across the internet you wish you could take back.
posted by lunch on Sep 10, 2015 at 7:05 AM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #37 Taking Power

Chris complained about his cable company on Twitter. He was surprised to get a phone call demanding he delete the tweets or else be banned from the service. PJ looks into the story, and things get much stranger. Plus, a new Yes Yes No.
posted by lunch on Sep 3, 2015 at 8:31 AM - 10 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #36 Today's The Day

On this week's episode of Reply All, PJ and Alex go outside.
posted by lunch on Aug 27, 2015 at 8:39 AM - 28 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #35 One Strike

In the first half Preston Mardenborough has posted the same ad to craigslist over 300 times, Sylvie Douglis finds out why. In the second half Barry Crimmins embarked on on a one-man crusade to stop child pornographers on AOL in the mid-90's. [more inside]
posted by selenized on Aug 14, 2015 at 9:18 AM - 12 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #34 DMV Nation

Even though technology evolves at a rapid clip, US government agencies seem trapped about a decade in the past. PJ talks to technologist Clay Johnson about why the government is so unable to adapt, and what it would look like if it could keep pace with the rest of the world. [more inside]
posted by Cash4Lead on Aug 6, 2015 at 5:52 AM - 3 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #33 @ISIS

Rukmini Callimachi covers Islamic terrorism for the New York Times, and she seems to have access that other reporters just don't have. Part of the way she gets that access is by communicating with Islamic extremists online. She talks to PJ about how she communicates with her sources. Also, a new segment called "Super Tech Support." In this installment, Alex tries to figure out why it's so f@#*ing hard to cancel a Handy subscription.
posted by radioamy on Jul 23, 2015 at 9:35 AM - 9 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #32 The Evilest Technology On Earth :-)

What happens when the hackers are hacked? [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jul 16, 2015 at 11:10 AM - 12 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #31 BONUS: The Reddit Implosion Explainer

A Yes Yes No about the recent (and massive) dustup on Reddit.
posted by radioamy on Jul 9, 2015 at 8:06 PM - 9 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #30 The Man In The FBI Hat

When successful internet entrepreneur Robert Hoquim died, the people who knew him found out they actually didn't know him at all.
posted by skewed on Jul 4, 2015 at 12:40 PM - 5 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #29 The Takeover

Thomas Oscar is an Australian teenager who tried to make the most boring Facebook group possible - a group where members pretend to be corporate drones in a non-existant office.
posted by Tevin on Jun 24, 2015 at 11:06 PM - 14 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #28 Shipped to Timbuktu

An email to the wrong address sends us hurtling into the world of professional cookie advisors. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Jun 18, 2015 at 12:20 PM - 24 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #27 The Fever

This week, producer Stephanie Foo talks about her own and other asian women's experience with online dating. [more inside]
posted by skewed on Jun 5, 2015 at 9:10 AM - 19 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #26 Craigslist, Horsley's List

Exploring strange Craigslist posts. Plus, what it's like to have online harassment blend with real-life threats when you're an abortion provider. [more inside]
posted by radioamy on May 29, 2015 at 10:16 AM - 4 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #25 Favor Atender

In the United States, the idea of having a conversation with the President is pretty outlandish. But in Latin America, it's a regular occurrence. The most accessible president on Latin American social media is Ecuador's Rafael Correa. But what's it like to get the attention of a head of state when you may not exactly want it? This story was adapted from a Spanish Language version that originally appeared on the radio show Radio Ambulante. Listen to that here: http://radioambulante.org/en/audio-en/correa-vs-crudo SPONSORS: Framebridge: http://framebridge.com (offer code "reply") Stamps.com: http://stamps.com (offer code "reply") Animoto: http://animoto.com (offer code "replyall")
posted by bq on May 23, 2015 at 7:13 AM - 1 comment

Podcast: Reply All: #24 Exit & Return, Part II

This week, we conclude Shulem Deen's story. We learn how the Hasidic community has tried to block off a corner of the internet for itself, and how this new, informal Hasidic internet might offer Shulem a way back.
posted by radioamy on May 14, 2015 at 9:43 AM - 7 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #23 Exit & Return, Part I

In 1996 Shulem Deen was a 22-year old Hasidic Jew living in a small, isolated community in New York. He bought a computer and innocently installed America Online from the included floppy disk, and had his first real conversation with someone outside his community. Sruthi Pinnamaneni tells the story of how the internet ruined his life and how it might save it.
posted by radioamy on May 7, 2015 at 7:23 AM - 6 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #21 Hack The Police

When Higinio Ochoa got out of prison for hacking in September of 2014, one of the terms of his parole was that he is not allowed to use any internet connected device. We went to his home in Austin to find out how he got caught and what it's like - in 2015 - to go from living online to not having any internet access.
posted by inturnaround on Apr 24, 2015 at 6:26 AM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #20 I Want To Break Free

Yes Yes No returns, and the story of two people who created a company designed to ghostwrite people's emotionally difficult emails.
posted by radioamy on Apr 16, 2015 at 1:11 PM - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #19 Underdog

Marnie the Dog is one of the most famous dogs on Instagram. Two years ago, she was near death at an animal shelter in Conneticut, now she has 1.2 million followers and hangs out with human celebrities.This week, we investigate the formula for internet dog fame, and look at how having a famous dog will completely upend your life. [more inside]
posted by Gin and Broadband on Apr 9, 2015 at 7:22 AM - 4 comments

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