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"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.

#120 INVCEL May 10, 2018
How a shy, queer Canadian woman accidentally invented one of the internet’s most toxic male communities.
Introducing The Habitat April 26, 2018
Today we bring you the first episode of Gimlet’s new show “The Habitat.” The true story of six volunteers picked to live on a fake planet.
#119 No More Safe Harbor April 20, 2018
Last month, the government shut down backpage.com, a site where people advertised sex with children. We talk to a group of people who say that was a huge mistake. Trigger warning: sexual assault.
One day, Cayden received an email from their internet provider that said "stop pirating TV shows or we'll cut off your internet!" Cayden had no idea what they were talking about. So Alex decided to investigate. Further Reading Vulture's recap of "Old Loves" (Girls Season 5, Episode 4)
This week, the story of a man who made the extremely dubious decision to order a watch that he found in an Instagram ad. We explore the strange world that watch came from. Further Reading Jenny ODell's "There's No Such Thing As A Free Watch" Alexis Madrigal's dropshipping article Apply …
#116 Trust the Process Feb. 15, 2018
This week, we meet a dominatrix who dominates computers, instead of just people. Plus, the story of a man who hatches a plot to destroy a beloved NBA team, using the best advantage he has — the fact that he’s their general manager. Further Reading: Mistress Harley's Website (very NSFW) …
#115 The Bitcoin Hunter Jan. 25, 2018
Writer Jia Tolentino has a new case for Super Tech Support: where are all those bitcoin she bought six years ago? Further Reading Planet Money's bitcoin story Stories by Jia Tolentino
#114 Apocalypse Soon Jan. 18, 2018
This week: Yes Yes No returns and takes us to the brink of apocalypse. Further Reading replyall.fyi The yes yes nos tumblr The tweet in question Tide Pod Pizza Tweet Uganda Knuckles in VR Chat Who Killed Captain Alex trailer Logan Paul "Why 2017 was the best year of my …
Our finale for the year! We solve some unsolved mysteries, call up some of our favorite people, and answer questions about stories listeners are still wondering about. Plus many weird surprises.
#112 The Prophet Dec. 15, 2017
After Andrea is attacked by a stranger in Mexico City, she just wants to figure out who the guy was. Investigating this question drops her right into the middle of one of Mexico’s biggest conspiracies.
After a secret breaks in the news, Reply All re-examines how Alex Blumberg's Uber account was hacked. This episode is a follow up to #91 The Russian Passenger and #93 Beware All. Further reading: The Best Password Managers
Presenting: Heavyweight Nov. 30, 2017
Today we bring you an episode from one of our favorite shows, Heavyweight.
The return of YYN: The horrifying specter of November 4th and a very disturbing ice cream recipe. Further Reading Rich Kyanka's Tweet Refuse Fascism announces the November 4 protests An article by Krang T. Nelson about getting banned from twitter for his tweet. Jordan Peltz' video Alex Jones warns of …
This year we’ve gotten one question more than any other from listeners: is Facebook eavesdropping on my conversations and showing me ads based on the things that I say? This week, Alex investigates. Further Reading Our guide to keep Facebook from following you around the internet can be found at …
Continued: Sruthi Pinnamaneni follows the world's best bounty hunter on a peculiar case.
Sruthi Pinnamaneni follows the world's best bounty hunter on a peculiar case.
#106 Is That You, KD? Sept. 28, 2017
This week, we help Alex Blumberg understand why a Google engineer ended up complimenting the KKK, and then Yes Yes No turns bizarro. Further Reading James Damore's unedited memo Links to all of the tweets or stories mentioned in Yes Yes No can be found at http://yesyesnos.tumblr.com Article about Kevin …
#105 At World's End Sept. 21, 2017
Phia helps a listener track down a mythical, vanished video game.
The Case of the Phantom Caller
This week, Alex and Damiano take a trip. This is the conclusion of last week's episode, Long Distance. Further Reading Snigdha Poonam's story on tech support scams in the Hindustan Times If you suspect you are a victim of a tech support scammer, you see a suspicious pop-up, or get …