The President is no longer allowed to Tweet. PJ and Alex sit down with their boss to explain what that means, how it happened, and what might happen next. Plus -- an upset listener berates our climate reporter. Click here to listen to How to Save a Planet
Alex Goldman tackles his newest job: prophet of doom. Taylor Moore's podcasts, Rude Tales of Magic and Fun City Emily Atkin's newsletter, Heated John Colpitts' latest album, The Ochre World Want to learn to play drums? Learn from John Colpitts Listen to Song Exploder, a huge inspiration for this episode.
Dec 17, 2020
This week — a new technology falls into the wrong hands. This episode originally aired in January, 2016. Pope Brock's book, Charlatan Penny Lane's documentary, Nuts!
Dec 3, 2020
In the midst of a historic election, Alex, PJ and Emmanuel talk to our listeners.
Nov 12, 2020
Alex meets a scientist who has built a tool meant to do the impossible -- measure the world's overall happiness and sadness. Plus, Alex volunteers for a risky and strange experiment.
Oct 29, 2020
Faced with an impossible choice, one man goes live on instagram. Saidu Tejan Thomas Jr. shares a story from his new podcast, Resistance. Find more episodes of Resistance here: https://open.spotify.com/show/02JzQLXpqTtViFUGQjRkj3?si=PvQrGlB7QEuf0AcgsGklHg&utm_source=copy-link To get more information about the show, follow the show's Instagram page: @resistanceshow. You can also follow Saidu on Twitter @SaiduTTJ. If you or someone you know is feeling depressed or just needing to talk to someone, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Find more resources here: https://afsp.org/suicide-prevention-resources
Oct 22, 2020
We're excited to announce that Emmanuel Dzotsi is taking on a new role on the show ... as host! And this week, he brings us a story about a mysterious recording that has been popping up on government hotlines for years. Emmanuel tries to figure out where this recording is coming from and who's putting it there.
Oct 1, 2020
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Who is Q-Anon? PJ tells the surprising origin story of the Q scam, and the man who now seems to be in control of it. Dale Beran (@DaleBeran) and Mike Rothschild (@rothschildmd) Apply to the Reply All internship here
Sep 18, 2020
Writer Jia Tolentino has a new case for Super Tech Support: where are all those bitcoin she bought six years ago? This episode originally aired in January 2018. Further reading: Planet Money's bitcoin story Subscribe to our weekly newsletter
Sep 3, 2020
Every night, Catherine Russell puts on a wig, picks up a gun, and defies the logic of Yelp. And then, an epic Yes Yes No spanning an entire galaxy of internet fights. Plus, Alex Goldman reveals a dark, personal secret. Perfect Crime and We Didn't Start The Fire originally ran in January 2016 and May 2019, respectively. Tweet from the episode: Showering is classist now. People mad at aperol. Uber strike. Wiccan life. Gamer blocked his elf wife. We didn’t start the— LxDx (@wokestbloke) May 10, 2019
Aug 27, 2020