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Podcast: Reply All: #131 Surefire Investigations

This week, the return of YYN: from a deranged mascot to the top of the FBI [more inside]
posted by dnash on Nov 15, 2018 - 15 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #120 INVCEL

How a shy, queer Canadian woman accidentally invented one of the internet's most toxic male communities.
posted by Tevin on May 10, 2018 - 10 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, 2017 - 6 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, 2017 - 6 comments

Secret Chat Room

I got an email from PJ and Alex of Reply All yesterday: "Hello! We have some exciting news, but we need to be a little secretive... Your favorite podcast co-hosts — PJ & Alex of Reply All (duh!) — have a new show. It's called Secret Chatroom. It's live, it's interactive, and it's monthly. It's an hour long, and it's for Gimlet Members only. That's really all we can say. Trust us, though, you won't want to miss it." [more inside]
posted by bq on Sep 20, 2016 - 0 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 - 8 comments

Podcast: Reply All: #56 Zardulu

The rats are not what they seem. [more inside]
posted by lunch on Feb 25, 2016 - 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 - 4 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 - 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 - 14 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 - 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 - 9 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 6 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 - 19 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 - 8 comments

Podcast: Longform: Episode 124: Alex Blumberg

Alex Blumberg is a former producer for This American Life and Planet Money. Last year he founded Gimlet Media, a podcast network, and hosts its first show, StartUp. “When someone starts talking about something difficult, when they get unexpectedly emotional, your normal human reaction is to sort of comfort and steer away. To say, ‘Oh I’m sorry, let’s move on.’ What you need to do, if you want good tape, is to say, ‘Talk more about how you’re feeling right now.’ It feels like a horrible question to ask. It feels like you're going against your every instinct as a decent human being to go toward the pain that this person is experiencing.” Thanks to TinyLetter, Lynda and Alarm Grid for sponsoring this week's episode. [more inside]
posted by bq on Jan 30, 2015 - 1 comment

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