Thu 16 Nov 2017
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 Kra... 39 more words
Thu 02 Nov 2017
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. F... 40 more words
Thu 19 Oct 2017
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.
Thu 28 Sep 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 t... 22 more words
Thu 21 Sep 2017
Thu 07 Sep 2017
A woman in New Jersey is getting strange phone calls to her office from unknown numbers. Every time she picks up, she finds herself eavesdropping on the life of a different stranger. Unsure what else ... 8 more words
Thu 31 Aug 2017
#56 Zardulu 48m play
The rats are not what they seem. Also a new Yes Yes No. (This month we’re rebroadcasting the best Reply All episodes, as chosen by you, the listeners. We’ll be back with new episodes in September.)
Thu 24 Aug 2017
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. (This month we’re rebroadcasting the best Reply All episodes, as c... 13 more words
Thu 17 Aug 2017
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... 28 more words
Thu 10 Aug 2017
On this week’s episode of Reply All, PJ and Alex go outside. (This month we’re rebroadcasting the best Reply All episodes, as chosen by you, the listeners. We’ll be back with new episodes in September... 1 more words
Thu 03 Aug 2017
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 su... 80 more words
Thu 27 Jul 2017
This week, a telephone scammer makes a terrible mistake. He calls Alex Goldman. Further Reading If you suspect you are a victim of a tech support scammer, you see a suspicious pop-up, or get an unso... 77 more words
Thu 13 Jul 2017
#101 Minka 39m play
A man takes on an impossible job: fixing the place you go before you die. Further Info Bill Thomas's website Bill Thomas on Twitter Tammy Marshall at The New Jewish Home
Wed 05 Jul 2017
Today we bring you episode one of Gimlet’s new show, “Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty.” It’s the story of the birth of hip-hop and a hip-hop legend, but it’s also about the darker side of th... 34 more words
Thu 29 Jun 2017
An online diary used by American teenagers confronts a strange and terrifying enemy.
Thu 22 Jun 2017
An email to the wrong address sends us hurtling into the world of professional cookie advisors. Plus, a new Yes, Yes, No. This is a rebroadcast of a story. Our theme song and scoring is from Breakmas... 12 more words
Thu 15 Jun 2017
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.
Thu 08 Jun 2017
The last person on earth who has not heard about covfefe walks into a studio, and a strange journey begins.
Thu 25 May 2017
For Jonathan Goldstein , YouTube offers endless nostalgia, but he always finds himself returning to the same subject – a precocious child actor from the early 70’s named Mason Reese. And then a few m... 144 more words
Thu 18 May 2017
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... 10 more words
Thu 04 May 2017
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.
Thu 27 Apr 2017
A group of elite scientists prepare for the last conversation humans might ever have. Plus, we meet a corporate attorney who mediates family Thanksgivings.
Wed 12 Apr 2017
# 94 Obfuscation 33m play
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 histo... 1 more words
Thu 06 Apr 2017
#93 Beware All 35m play
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. Further Info Come see Alex and PJ at... 10 more words
Thu 23 Mar 2017
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... 80 more words
Thu 16 Mar 2017
Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger's phone buzzes. Email us at email@example.com and use the subject "theory" if you think you can provide us add... 29 more words
Thu 02 Mar 2017
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.
Thu 23 Feb 2017
#89 Worldstar 23m play
The unlikely rise of Lee O'Denat, the founder of Worldstar Hip Hop. Also, we reopen a cold case. Further Listening Q's interview on Shots Fired Q's interview on The Champs
Thu 09 Feb 2017
A new Yes Yes No, plus Sruthi talks to the world's first fully functional cyborg. Further Reading Norm Kelly's Twitter Eric Valor's Website Eric's non-profit Sciopen Research Group
Thu 02 Feb 2017
This week: Alex meets his hero, the thorn in the side of Dick Dale, GG Allin, and Alex Trebek. Further Reading Longmont Potion Castle's website The Twice Removed podcast Nazanin Rafsanjani's Twitter
Thu 19 Jan 2017
This week — a new technology falls into the wrong hands. Pope Brock's book, Charlatan Penny Lane's documentary, Nuts!
Thu 12 Jan 2017
#85 The Reversal 29m play
ALS is a fatal disease with no cure and very few treatments. Reporter Peter Andrey Smith and Reply All producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni meet a doctor who in his unorthodox search for a cure sees something ... 61 more words
Thu 22 Dec 2016
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. Check out the amazing 20... 96 more words
Thu 15 Dec 2016
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.