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August 13, 2020
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. This story originally aired in February 2016. Further Reading Kashmir Hill's story about Mike and Christina.
July 30, 2020
This week, a conspiracy theory involving Jeffrey Epstein and a benign, wholesale furniture company, plus, the jam scandal that rocked Los Angeles. Yes Yes no is back, with special guest Jason Mantzoukas. Further Reading: The first tweet in this weeks YYN The second tweet The picture that goes along with the second tweet (warning... it's gross).
July 16, 2020
Three years after Alex Goldman traveled to India to investigate a scammy call center, he gets a tip that makes him question everything he learned in his first trip. Long Distance Part I Long Distance Part II Akash's YouTube Akash's podcast episode
July 2, 2020
The story of an election in America where everything went wrong -- bribery, hacking, ballot-stuffing. And the 17 year old kid who tried to save the day.
June 18, 2020
Black people all across the US are receiving the world's weirdest form of reparations: Venmo payments from white people. Producer Emmanuel Dzotsi investigates. Additional Reading: Noni's petition to reform the film department at UNC: https://www.change.org/p/patricia-parker-racism-within-the-screenwriting-minor?recruiter=17176211&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=tap_basic_share Milly Tamarez' podcast, "All Dick is Trash": https://open.spotify.com/show/4eREYSWtBckafqqobfP42u?si=6TrZ8EfESpqiTwEF0_l_gg Annika Neklason's article on Civil War Conspiracies in The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/05/conspiracy-theories-civil-war/612283/
May 14, 2020
Just for fun, a guy and his friends record a Christmas song in his Living room. More than three years later, he walks into a grocery store and hears that song playing. Alex investigates.  Listen to Brian Dean's version of We Wish You a Merry Christmas
April 30, 2020
A new podcast about scary movies for people who are too scared to ever watch them. Each week Alex Goldman, avowed horror fan, screens a scary movie for avowed scaredy cat PJ Vogt. Together, they want to find out if it’s possible to become a person who enjoys fear. This week, The Exorcist. Links How Did This Get Made? Podcast
April 9, 2020
This week, we rebroadcast two of our favorite Super Tech Supports. Alex tries to help a woman track down her purloined website. And PJ helps someone who saw a Tinder profile with a photo of a stranger that was taken in their own apartment. FURTHER READING Every Little Thing's latest episode: Essential Workers Call In Alisa Libby's "Maniacal Smile" Website
March 31, 2020
This week, we call people across the world.
March 21, 2020
This week, we open up the phone lines and check in on everybody. If you want to know what we're up to in the coming weeks, check out replyall.online.
March 17, 2020
We are opening the phone lines today at 3PM eastern time and broadcasting live. To tune in or for the number to call, visit replyall.online.
March 5, 2020
A man in California is haunted by the memory of a pop song from his youth. He can remember the lyrics and the melody. But the song itself has vanished, completely scrubbed from the internet. PJ takes on the Super Tech Support case. Further Listening: Christian Lee Hutson’s music : https://open.spotify.com/track/3g8nKpXsQtXv0lcN4UGVGs
February 20, 2020
This week, we talk to the world’s most obsessive tracker of politicians' secret online lives. And ask for help on a very spooky mission. Further Reading: Ashley's article on James Comey's secret twitter and instagram accounts: https://gizmodo.com/this-is-almost-certainly-james-comey-s-twitter-account-1793843641 Ashley's article on Mitt Romney's secret twitter account: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/10/mitt-romney-has-a-secret-twitter-account-and-it-sure-looks-like-its-this-one.html Ashley's article on Pete Buttigieg's Wikipedia page: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/12/pete-buttigieg-wikipedia-page-editor.html Find out more about our summer and fall internships here: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/reply-all/posts/internships
January 30, 2020
PJ and Alex open up the hotline again to tackle listener problems and mysteries, no job too weird. This time – a Waze vortex, a tribunal for HawtNugz, and a powerful mystery cure that could topple the world into dystopia. www.helpwiththecure.com
January 16, 2020
A scandal at Teen Vogue, a mysteriously disappeared TikTok star, and the competing viral dances of Mayor Pete and Mayor Bloomberg. Yes Yes No is back. Tweet #1 Tweet #2
January 16, 2020
A scandal at Teen Vogue, a mysteriously disappeared TikTok star, and the competing viral dances of Mayor Pete and Mayor Bloomberg. Yes Yes No is back. Tweet #1 Tweet #2
December 13, 2019
The conclusion of our story — Emmanuel and Sruthi go down to Alabama as tensions in the party reach a boiling point. Additional reading: Eyes on the Prize - definitive documentary series on the civil rights movement.
December 13, 2019
The conclusion of our story — Emmanuel and Sruthi go down to Alabama as tensions in the party reach a boiling point. Additional reading: Eyes on the Prize - definitive documentary series on the civil rights movement.
December 13, 2019
The second part of our story — the war rages on. A third faction emerges. Emmanuel Dzotsi reports. Additional reading:  Doug Jones’ memoir about his work prosecuting the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombings: Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights
December 13, 2019
The Alabama Democrats fight an unlikely foe in a struggle for Alabama’s future: themselves. Emmanuel Dzotsi reports. Additional reading:  Video of Sheila Gilbert being rejected from the SDEC Tabitha Isner's concession speech Dixiecrats walk out of the 1948 Democratic Convention
November 14, 2019
A listener finds a UFO floating in the sky over a leather store, and Alex sets out to find the man who put it there. John R.E.'s Google reviews The UFO above Sav-Mor Leather Behind the Scenes of On the Inside (http://replyall.limo/ontheinside)
November 1, 2019
We celebrate Halloween by opening up the phone lines for your scary stories: Ghosts, Googling how to Seance, and the Mysterious Sax Man of Berkeley.
November 1, 2019
We celebrate Halloween by opening up the phone lines for your scary stories: Ghosts, Googling how to Seance, and the Mysterious Sax Man of Berkeley.
October 16, 2019
We want your scary and spooky stories. Call us at (862) 367-9356‬. Lines will be open Thursday (Oct 17) from 2-4pm EST and Friday (Oct 18) from 11-1pm EST. Or, email us at replyall@gimletmedia.com with the subject line: SPOOKY
October 10, 2019
A legit question from a rural American. Asher Elbein's piece on feral hogs
September 26, 2019
This week, Yes Yes No returns with a raid on Area 51, and the very worst name you can call a New York Times writer. Listen to the 1st episode of Mogul Season 2: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/mogul/z3hwzx/s2-part-1-the-walls-were-sweating Further Reading: The tweet from this week's Yes Yes No. Bret Stephens' interview on MSNBC Bret Stephens' column: 'World War II and the Ingredients of Slaughter' Professor Dave Karpf's interview on NPR Lil Nas X's Area 51-themed music video
September 12, 2019
One night, alone in his new apartment, Halen hears something unexpected  — a set of footsteps in the dark, and an unfamiliar voice telling him “Moshi, moshi.” Super Tech Support returns, Alex investigates.
August 29, 2019
This week, a Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates.Michael Bazzell's PodcastThe complete Security and Privacy PodcastSteps Michael Bazzell Gave Alex to Protect HimselfHow to port your phone numberPassword ManagerGoogle AuthenticatorYubikeyWorkbook to freeze your credit and remove yourself from public records websitesSudoStories about Sim Swapping and OGUsers by Vice/MotherboardBy Lorenzo Francheschi-BicchieraiThe SIM HijackersHow to Protect Yourself From SIM Swapping Hacks‘TELL YOUR DAD TO GIVE US BITCOIN:’ How a Hacker Allegedly Stole Millions by Hijacking Phone NumbersHow Criminals Recruit Telecom Employees to Help Them Hijack SIM CardsAlleged 19-Year-Old SIM Swapper Used Stolen Bitcoin to Buy Luxury CarsCops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Allegedly Stole $14 Million in CryptocurrencyBy Joseph Cox'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing RansomThe Organization that Lizzie Donated ToByte Back
August 22, 2019
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. Further InfoJoseph Cox's FlexiSpy reporting The National Domestic Violence Hotline Subscribe to our newsletter
August 15, 2019
New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting.This is the second part of a two-part series. For part one, listen to Episode #127 The Crime Machine, Part I.
August 8, 2019
How a shy, queer Canadian woman accidentally invented one of the internet’s most toxic male communities.
July 25, 2019
This week, PJ and Alex open up the phone lines and try to solve your problems, big and small. Read Joshua Rothman's story on printers here.
July 11, 2019
Carlos Maza started posting videos on YouTube, and ran afoul of a guy who reminded him of his high school bullies. He asked YouTube to intervene, and then things got extremely complicated. Further Reading: Carlos Maza's video series Strikethrough Mark Bergen on how toxic videos became more common on YouTube Megan Farokhmanesh's article about Google's LGBTQ employees and their reaction to the company's policy decisions Kevin Roose's "The Making of a YouTube Radical"
June 27, 2019
This week, we discover an invisible maze, designed to trick millions of people out of their money. Justin Elliot’s Twitter Pro Publica’s questionnaire for people who’ve worked at Intuit Intuit CEO’s video response Find a Free File tax product on the IRS site Pro Publica’s reporting on Turbo Tax Here’s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your Taxes TurboTax Deliberately Hid Its Free File Page From Search Engines TurboTax and H&R Block Saw Free Tax Filing as a Threat — and Gutted It Elizabeth Warren and Other Senators Call for Refunds and Investigations of TurboTax and H&R Block
June 13, 2019
This week, the most humiliating, unfortunate and regrettable things on the internet that simply will not come down. Also: the father who scours the internet for lost memories.
May 23, 2019
This week, an epic Yes Yes No spanning an entire galaxy of internet fights. Plus, Alex Goldman reveals a dark personal secret. And an update on Sal’s quest to get into college in Canada. See the tweet here.
May 9, 2019
Jamie Keiles is a writer who decided to photograph something that’s usually invisible. Plus, PJ discovers the secret code he’s accidentally been speaking, and learns about the people who created it.If you’re feeling depressed or want to talk to someone, here are some resources:The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1800-273-8255 (1800-273-TALK) The Crisis Text Line 7 Cups of Tea (an anonymous, 24-hour chat with trained professionals) Depression Tribe (a site with blogs, forums, and news)  Further ReadingJamie Keiles on Instagram. Jamie Keiles on her depressiongrams.   Website of Jennie Livingston, Director of Paris is Burning#41 What It Looks Like originally aired on October 4, 2015 and #69 Disappeared aired on July 7, 2016.
April 25, 2019
This week, a flood of mysterious orders plague Domino’s Pizza stores across America. Who is Adam Pisces, and why is he ordering so many cokes? Domino's Responsible Disclosure to report any vulnerabilities on their app
April 11, 2019
Ben loves podcasts, but he has a problem. When he tries to listen to one podcast in particular, his car stereo completely breaks. This week, Super Tech Support takes on one of its strangest cases — Roman Mars versus a 2016 Mazda sedan. LISTEN TO 99 % Invisible! Roman Mars' 99% Invisible podcast Podcasts featured in this episode iTunes: ^space^ - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/space/id1458545673 - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/less-than-approximately-greater-than/id1458541805 100% Related? - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100-related/id1458542752 88% Parentheticals - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/88-parentheticals/id1458545680 BONUS PODCAST!: {Blank} + {Blank} = FUN - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blank-blank-fun/id1458544361 RSS: ^space^ - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/carrotspacecarrot - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/greaterless 100% Related? - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/100pr 88% Parentheticals - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/88pr BONUS PODCAST!: {Blank} + {Blank} = FUN - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/blankblankfun
March 28, 2019
This week, PJ and Alex open up the phone lines and try to solve your problems, big and small. Don’t type like my brother. Further Reading: Jusoor Institute of International Education PEER Michael Bazzel's workbook to remove your personal information online
March 14, 2019
We investigate the mystery of why parents across the world became convinced that a half-bird/half-woman monster was going to harm their kids over the internet. And we answer the question of how robocallers are able to fake your telephone number when they call you.
February 28, 2019
Yes Yes No returns and Alex Blumberg takes us on a journey from secret celebrity love letters to the biggest, strangest rock band you’ve never heard of. Also, basketball. See the tweet here.
February 14, 2019
The story of a person who wanted to change the world using the internet — by committing crimes on an unprecedented global scale. Check out Evan's book on Paul Le Roux, The Mastermind, here.
January 31, 2019
This week, Alex investigates the rise of one of the most hated businesses: Robocalls. And Damiano tries to figure out if a robocaller is tracking his every move.
January 17, 2019
New Year! Alex Goldman’s audacious plan to get punched in the face, plus special guest Jason  Mantzoukas returns for a very Azkaban Yes Yes No. Tweet from the episode
December 20, 2018
In our final episode of the year, we revisit some stories, talk to old friends, and hear from the most remote places on the planet. For a list of all the episodes we referenced, check out our website reply.soy.
December 6, 2018
A small town in Wisconsin becomes the site of a completely unprecedented experiment.  A Better Mount Pleasant Let's Make A Better Mount Pleasant Journalist Larry Tabak's Series on Foxconn in Wisconsin
November 15, 2018
This week, the return of YYN: from a deranged mascot to the top of the FBI
November 8, 2018
This week, a new Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates. Michael Bazzell's Podcast The complete Security and Privacy Podcast Steps Michael Bazzell Gave Alex to Protect Himself How to port your phone number Password Manager Google Authenticator Yubikey Michael's workbook to freeze your credit and remove yourself from public records websites Sudo Stories about Sim Swapping and OGUsers by Vice/Motherboard By Lorenzo Francheschi-Bicchierai The SIM Hijackers How to Protect Yourself From SIM Swapping Hacks ‘TELL YOUR DAD TO GIVE US BITCOIN:’ How a Hacker Allegedly Stole Millions by Hijacking Phone Numbers How Criminals Recruit Telecom Employees to Help Them Hijack SIM Cards Alleged 19-Year-Old SIM Swapper Used Stolen Bitcoin to Buy Luxury Cars Cops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Allegedly Stole $14 Million in Cryptocurrency By Joseph Cox 'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing Ransom The Organization that Lizzie Donated To Byte Back
October 25, 2018
A 13-year-old girl builds a tiny world that she has complete, perfect control over. And then one day, that world forces her to make an impossible decision. Episodes of The Nod you should check out:Cowboy of the West Village Peak Reality The Paradise Garage Knuck if you Buck
October 12, 2018
New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting.
October 12, 2018
New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting.
September 13, 2018
We're back this week with a Yes Yes No. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through Alex Jones's visit to the Senate. And producer Anna Foley helps us unpack the scandal that's engulfed Beauty YouTube. Alex Jones tweet Beautube tweet
July 26, 2018
Taylor Nicole Dean was a self-described shut-in, a teenager who lived in her parent's home, surrounded by exotic pets. And then she started making videos on YouTube. Taylor's Youtube Channel Vote for your favorite reply all episodes - we'll run the winners in August!
July 13, 2018
Sruthi asks a question “why does it seem like Amazon has suddenly gotten a lot sketchier?“ Alex investigates. Further Reading: Elizabeth Dwoskin on Amazon Buzzfeed's Nicole Nguyen on Amazon Fake Reviewers
June 21, 2018
Matt’s wife died a decade ago. Now, everywhere he goes on the internet, he can’t escape advertisements for clickbait sites with her picture on it. This week, Super Tech Support tries to help out. Matt's non-profit, the Liz Logelin Foundation
June 7, 2018
This week, to celebrate Alex Goldman’s return from paternity leave, a Yes Yes No extravaganza. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through the internet’s most encompassing conspiracy theory to date, and then Gene Demby joins us to help unpack a very different kind of conspiracy. Paris Martineau's Qanon explainer in New York Magazine Paris Martineau's Reporting on Roseanne and QAnon for The Outline Ben Detrick on Bryan Colangelo The Yes Yes No Blog
May 31, 2018
Who was Wayne?
May 18, 2018
An ambitious plan to help people goes off the rails, and a man from Florida tries to fix things the only way he knows how: with prank phone calls. Further reading: Cat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part I Cat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part II David Segal's series on the business around addiction (New York Times) Ryan Hampton's American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis Palm Beach Post's Reporting on the Sober Home Crisis
May 10, 2018
How a shy, queer Canadian woman accidentally invented one of the internet’s most toxic male communities.
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.
March 15, 2018
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)
March 1, 2018
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 here for the Reply All summer internship!
February 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) The Yes Yes Nos tumblr The tweet in question The Code Switch blog The Code Switch podcast
January 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
January 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 life" video "Somebody touch my spaghett!" tweet Smashmouth spaghett Kirby spaghett Full Metal Jacket Spaghett PewDiePie's "Youtube Touched My Spaget[sic]" video
December 21, 2017
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.
December 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.
December 7, 2017
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
November 16, 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 Krang T. Nelson about getting banned from twitter for his tweet. Jordan Peltz' video Alex Jones warns of the Antifa uprising Brian Feldman's Tweet Ryan Broderick's "vore" theory Feldman's follow up article Constable Frozen Our Yes Yes No blog
November 2, 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. Further Reading Our guide to keep Facebook from following you around the internet can be found at http://replyall.limo/donttrackme . Facebook's official statement that it is not listening to users. Facebook's Rob Goldman (no relation) denying the same thing.
October 19, 2017
Continued: Sruthi Pinnamaneni follows the world's best bounty hunter on a peculiar case.
October 19, 2017
Sruthi Pinnamaneni follows the world's best bounty hunter on a peculiar case.
September 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 Durant (includes screenshots of his tweets)
September 21, 2017
Phia helps a listener track down a mythical, vanished video game.
September 7, 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 to do, she calls in Super Tech Support.
August 3, 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 suspect you are a victim of a tech support scammer, you see a suspicious pop-up, or get an unsolicited tech support email, you can make a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission by following this link, or by contacting the company that the call center was impersonating directly. Microsoft fraud report page Apple fraud report page Microsoft did a global survey of tech support scams in 2016, and the results are pretty interesting. You can find it here.
July 27, 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 unsolicited tech support email, you can make a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission by following this link, or by contacting the company that the call center was impersonating directly. Microsoft fraud report page Apple fraud report page Microsoft did a global survey of tech support scams in 2016, and the results are pretty interesting. You can find it here. Oh, and don't be like Alex. Never let some stranger remotely connect to your computer.
July 13, 2017
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
June 29, 2017
An online diary used by American teenagers confronts a strange and terrifying enemy.
June 15, 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.
June 8, 2017
The last person on earth who has not heard about covfefe walks into a studio, and a strange journey begins.
May 18, 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 on her poor, unsuspecting coworkers. Follow Daniel Boteanu on twitter
May 4, 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.
April 27, 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.
April 12, 2017
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.
April 6, 2017
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 The Bell House with Linda Holmes! Wirecutter on password managers
March 23, 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 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? (NOTE: We first broadcast this story in 2015, but we have since gone back and added a new chapter.) This story was originally reported by Silvia Vinas of the radio show Radio Ambulante. Listen to a Spanish language version of the story on their website. Subscribe to the Reply All newsletter over at replyall.soy/newsletter!
March 16, 2017
Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger's phone buzzes. Email us at replyall@gimletmedia.com and use the subject "theory" if you think you can provide us additional information. Further reading haveibeenpwned.com A good article on how and why you should use password managers, and the best password managers out there. Further listening Simplicity by Macroform
March 2, 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. Further Reading W3C's proposed standard W3C Director, Tim Berners-Lee, posts "On EME in HTML5" Mozilla's blog post "DRM and the Challenge of Serving Users" Cory Doctorow's post "The World Wide Web Consortium at a Crossroads: Arms-Dealers or Standards-Setters?"
February 23, 2017
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
February 9, 2017
A new Yes Yes No, plus Sruthi meets her first fully-functional cyborg. Further Reading Norm Kelly's Twitter Eric Valor's Website Eric's non-profit Sciopen Research Group
February 2, 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
January 19, 2017
This week — a new technology falls into the wrong hands. Pope Brock's book, Charlatan Penny Lane's documentary, Nuts!
January 18, 2017
For years, Dr. Richard Bedlack has hunted for a cure for ALS, a fatal degenerative disease.  And then one day he builds a website called ALS Untangled. That's when strange things start to happen. Reported by Peter Andrey Smith and Reply All producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni. Further Reading The ALS Untangled website Dr. Richard Bedlack’s ALS Reversals website The PatientsLikeMe website The ALS TDI website Nelda Buss wrote a book, You Can Walk, about her experience, and she originally appeared on Fox in 1992 Eric Valor’s website Angelina Fanous’s reporting on VICE and The New York Times Peter Andrey Smith’s website
December 22, 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 2016 Reply All poster by Matt Lubchansky! The Episodes #56 Zardulu #64-67 On the Inside Parts I-IV #53 In the Desert #68 Vampire Rules #57 Milk Wanted #47 Quit Already! Lightning Round #76 Lost in a Cab #83 Voyage Into Pizzagate #60 A Simple Plan #61 Baby King #69 Disappeared #78 Very Quickly to the Drill Further Reading Illustrator Matt Lubchansky’s website is OVER HERE Singer/songwriter Matt Farley can be found on his website or on Spotify. Our theme song is by the Mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder. Our ad music is by Build Buildings.
December 15, 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.
December 8, 2016
A conspiracy theory, a pizza related map, and a website fighting for its very soul. Further Reading Bryan Menegus' great article, "Reddit is Tearing Itself Apart." An interview with Edgar Welch, the Pizzagate gunman. The Donald Subreddit If you have a question about a story we've reported this year, please email a voice memo of 30 seconds or less to replyall@gimletmedia.com with the subject line "updates."
November 17, 2016
Alex and PJ take calls from anyone, about anything, for 48 hours straight. Thank Yous Adam Quinn (for setting up our phone system) Peter Nelson (for his excellent horn playing) The Mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder (for going above and beyond this week) Matt Farley Jorge Just Austin Thompson Build Buildings Everyone who called
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