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The Outline World Dispatch
Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories instead? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring a story on the theme of Power, Culture, and the Future, handpicked from The Outline. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.
Society & Culture
1
The keto diet is a recipe for disaster
The latest low-carb diet trend is merely a rehash of fad diets past.
19 min
2
Yellowstone National Park underwear?
Basically, clothing companies are funding our national parks because the government won't.
6 min
3
How to make a British woman sell you a Honda
Rosa Lyster went into a "body language experts" k-hole and discovered some good news?
6 min
4
Can we get some crazy broke Asians, too?
Jeremy Gordon and Wei Tchou explore the many shades of Asian-American culture representation through the releases of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,’ and Mitski’s ‘Be the Cowboy’.
64 min
5
"Ready for love" is a lie
Helena Fitzgerald pokes a hole in the idea that a romantic relationship is a prize for loving yourself enough.
19 min
6
A day on an e-scooter
Ann-Derrick Gaillot spent the day zipping around Portland using only dockless e-scooters and documented her experience.
8 min
7
The appeal of viral mugshots
Why do people like to look at photos of strangers at their worst?
11 min
8
Wokeness industrial complex
There's a problem with 'Nanette' – comedy is at its best when it helps audiences understand their relationship to trauma, not when it makes them feel comfortable.
18 min
9
The soundtrack of destruction
Musicians are trying to capture the soundscapes of the environment as it dies.
9 min
10
Smoke(y) signals
Thank Smokey Robinson and Smokey the Bear for this adjustment of the English language?
6 min
11
How to lose friends and scare away people
The signals you're putting off makes you less attractive.
8 min
12
Reject the algorithm!
Four music nerds and professionals tell us how to find new (and good) music in the age of the algorithm.
13 min
13
The racist language of space exploration
The language of colonialism is infecting outer space, thanks to dominance by rich white businessmen and politicians.
8 min
14
Queer fabulism is everywhere
Recent books by Carmen Maria Machado, Daisy Johnson, Melissa Broder, and many more are part of a burgeoning trend in writing that uses the fantastic to explore marginalized experiences.
14 min
15
Ghosted by a senator
Extremely outdated technology and zero policy mean calling your reps is often not as effective as we’d like it to be.
10 min
16
A mosh pit (of data)
Seeing your favorite band live will probably cost you more in privacy information than in dollars.
10 min
17
The U.S. is thirsty
Climate change threatens water everywhere, but tension between different levels of U.S. government has stalled our response.
6 min
18
The 'down-ass chick'
When a rapper wants a woman who will do anything except be her own person, what are we asking down chicks to be down for?
14 min
19
'Playboy' shaped the America of today
How coming into possession of a stack of vintage ‘Playboy’ issues caused one writer to consider the magazine’s impact on the modern world.
20 min
20
Dr. Seuss' forgotten anti-war book
This book spoke powerfully against the hacks behind the military-industrial complex — and for that, was pilloried.
9 min
21
What I want is a single buffalo wing
We can choose anything in the modern food delivery economy — except this.
8 min
22
So you bought a ghost town
Who is paying $12 million for an abandoned town? We found out.
13 min
23
'Parent Trap' but messier
A set of triplets were separated at birth, and by chance met back up at 19 years old.
15 min
24
Bring back irony
Irony is the only antidote to our all-too-earnest age.
27 min
25
How to DJ a sex party
Read the room, have a sense of humor, and if you’re standing on a human body, keep your balance.
9 min
26
How prisons are poisoning their inmates
Hundreds of U.S. prisons and ICE detention centers are built on toxic sites, and people inside are getting sick.
12 min
27
Rewind: Clear eyes, sore ass, can't lose?
"First, let me assure you that this is not a victor’s tale. This story contains no triumphs."
13 min
28
Rewind: Meet the Floridians
"Gators taught me about death."
9 min
29
Rewind: "Hi" is chaotic evil
Our boss is notorious for typing this in the work chat, so we decided to stage an intervention.
8 min
30
Rewind: Do it for the Vine
FRE SHAVACA DO. And a potato flew around my room.
11 min
31
A Queer Sex, Liminal Fantasy
…and then a fanged, balloon-like creature reaches a forest of tree-like bodies, and zips off to a dollar store on a flying watermelon.
12 min
32
Silicon Valley's funding the future of warfare
Move fast and break things indeed.
11 min
33
Supreme shush
How liberal justices in the Supreme Court can fix the silence on criminal justice issues.
9 min
34
Welcome to the age of the online pseudo-pharmac...
Where everything is pastel colored, VC-funded, and capital-C Cool.
18 min
35
Inside Autism Day at Six Flags
For one summer day, children with autism and their families have Six Flags Great Adventure all to themselves.
25 min
36
Inside Autism Day at Six Flags
For one summer day, children with autism and their families have Six Flags Great Adventure all to themselves.
22 min
37
Bodega hive 🎨 & newborn planets
Comedians Desus and Mero take their next big step, and a lil baby star hits the universe!
12 min
38
Grandpa teaches bitcoin
The Wikipedia page’s most prolific editor doesn't even own cryptocurrency.
7 min
39
A new canon of asexual history
Academics have long ignored the history of asexuality, so online communities are stepping in.
10 min
40
Notes on dyke camp [Re-broadcast]
There is a burgeoning aesthetic movement influenced by traditional camp but directed by gay women. It features a lot of hands.
12 min
41
A hell of a brine
This cursed drink hit the internet, and we took the bait.
11 min
42
The future of afrofuturism
After having a moment in 2018, where does the movement go from here?
9 min
43
Eight unsolved murders in Pike County, Ohio
The murder of the Rhoden family was a brutal, backwoods tragedy that seemed straight out of an Appalachian noir.
6 min
44
GAME OVER. Continue?
A new addiction is hitting the streets, and some psychologists aren't buying it.
11 min
45
A Renaissance painting? Nah!
An art historian explains why almost every viral photo is being compared to a Renaissance painting, and why you are wrong.
11 min
46
Return of the plastic surgeons [Re-broadcast]
Through social media, modern doctors gain celebrity status and teach their followers. (We're rebroadcasting this episode while we report on new stories.)
12 min
47
California primaries & shady Facebook
Last week, a faceless conservative group seemed poised to convert Democratic nightmares into hellish reality, and Facebook wants you to believe it is not a monopoly.
7 min
48
Wildfires & DNA
The west coast of the United States is still burning from wildfires, and there's a new scientific DNA finding.
6 min
49
10,000 likes and we’ll show you how we build th...
Through social media, modern doctors gain celebrity status and teach their followers.
9 min
50
"Having fun isn't hard, when you've got a libra...
There's an incredibly wholesome show on the air right now, there's new fear in the world of hurricanes, and one city is saying goodbye to library card fines.
12 min
51
The abyss of notifications
Tech companies like Apple and Google are becoming more interested in “scaling back” our device usage, but what does it mean when the companies behind the addiction are trying to change our behavior?
7 min
52
International Whores' Day
It was 2 in the afternoon on a blazing Saturday, when a tiny park filled with red umbrellas...
11 min
53
The politics of pro-gun coffee
Black Rifle Coffee is making waves of being "the only coffee company that supports the second amendment". We put it to a taste test.
10 min
54
Your move, Drake
Noticing a rise of Drake memes on your timeline? We explain why. Plus, the hot new trend for business bros, and the latest dystopian crossover with MoviePass.
18 min
55
Common is the most boring rapper
Starbucks called on this snoozer to end racism, plus a robot that knows skin better than dermatologists, and meet our brand new intern!
8 min
56
The platonic ideal of Memorial Day
In the United States, today is a holiday, so The Outline staff has a special message for you.
2 min
57
Zuck the world & spring jams
Facebook is in hot water, again. And speaking of hot, our Culture section chose this spring's best songs.
16 min
58
Space Force, muting, and subway games
Trump wants to make hypersonic missile-detecting satellites a reality, Instagram is letting you be even more petty, and a game lets you ride the worst tunnels in the world.
9 min
59
Killing the American Dream
The "tiny house" craze is sweeping America, and city officials think it is an affordable housing solution.
16 min
60
Jordan Peterson is still terrible
The psychologist and public speaker is back in the news, so we share what's changed since our original reporting in February.
14 min
61
Notes on dyke camp
There is a burgeoning aesthetic movement influenced by traditional camp but directed by gay women. It features a lot of hands.
12 min
62
Don't buy the new MacBook Pro
Apple got slapped with a big lawsuit. Here's what happened.
12 min
63
The ethics of snail mucin
Snail slime skincare is having a moment. But where does the mucin come from, and what happens to the snails?
6 min
64
The secret taxi party line
We got a tip about a secret taxi party line, so we rode in a bunch of New York cabs to find out.
23 min
65
A no-bullsh*t guide to Google I/O 2018
The most important takeaways from Google's annual developer keynote. The good, the bad, and the ugly, brought to you from our entire Future section at The Outline.
26 min
66
This racist gum doesn't even taste good
Candy marketing and why Asian-American stereotypes have more staying power than an everlasting gobstopper.
10 min
67
The story behind #MuteRKelly
We talk to the co-founder behind #MuteRKelly, Kenyette Barnes, and discuss the continuing narrative of problematic artists.
13 min
68
Rewind: Breaking Monopoly
Jeremy Gordon played Monopoly with real money and crime, and we recorded it on tape.
15 min
69
Should people accept chronic pain?
Is pain acceptance therapy the answer to the opioid crisis? Clare Foran has the story.
18 min
70
"Hi" is chaotic evil
Our boss is notorious for typing this in the work chat, so we decided to stage an intervention.
9 min
71
The impossible burger is a fine bad burger
It will easily replace meat as an ingredient, but not meat itself. Casey Johnston has the story.
10 min
72
Your immune system is in charge of how quickly ...
A 61-year old hypothesis rang true. Caroline Haskins has the story.
9 min
73
The rise of the ambient video game
‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ takes cues from a long history of ambient music, in Japan and the United States.
10 min
74
Alabama deserves better
How did a train full of poop get from New York to Alabama? Drew Millard brings us the story.
7 min
75
Neopets was run by scientologists
Executives even suggested adding religious principles to the game. Freelance writer Sarah Bellman gives us the story.
12 min
76
The app-i-fication of friendship
Like dating apps, people are experimenting with finding friendships through their phones. But is it worth the hype? Amanda Palleschi goes to a potluck with a bunch of strangers to find out.
9 min
77
Hell is empty and all the devils are creating W...
Paris Martineau talks to the people behind the avatars on r/westworld.
7 min
78
How 90s kids expressed themselves online
Before Instagram, there was this chat server where you could be whatever you wanted. Fire up the dial up with Nicole Carpenter and log onto the past.
8 min
79
Why we love conspiracy theories
Your high school friend won’t stop posting about lizard people and crisis actors. Ivana Rihter gives us the logic behind it.
7 min
80
For once, the NFL isn't awful
History is being made on the sidelines, and Ann Derrick-Gaillot walks us through the formation.
4 min
81
Rewind: Arming the flock
Owen Philips travels to Mississippi to sit in on a training session for a church security team.
13 min
82
Rewind: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts
Aaron Edwards and Jeremy Gordon geek out about how a video game changed their adolescent lives.
14 min
83
Rewind: Behind closed doors
Gaby Del Valle tells the story of asylum seekers that are being sexually assaulted in U.S. detention.
17 min
84
Rewind: Source code, the end of actress, and Go...
Karen Sandler is still waiting to see the source code that's keeping her alive, Andy Martino discusses the end of "actress", and Adrianne Jeffries finds out how Google destroyed celebritynetworth.com
13 min
85
Your boss is working you to death
How economic precarity, technology, and unrealistic expectations are making us sick.
13 min
86
I'm the man in the Jabbrrbox
A new startup wants to be the future of private space. Are they onto something?
11 min
87
Do we need Roseanne tho?
Roseanne is a polarizing figure while her reboot is getting top ratings. We breakdown what's changed since 1988.
16 min
88
Cambridge Analytica for dummies
We explain to you, like humans, why you should care about the Cambridge Analytica data leak.
18 min
89
Inside YouTube's fake views economy
Views are currency on YouTube, and the existence of fake ones creates questions for all videos.
8 min
90
"Education, not assassination."
March for Our Lives attendees speak about their experiences with gun violence.
11 min
91
Matt Binder hunts for Twitter bots
#Resist bots are all over Twitter. We found the person responsible.
11 min
92
Emily Brown learns how to ride a bike
A totally normal adult woman endures a sore ass and bruises to learn how to ride a bike. And we taped it.
13 min
93
Alex Jung takes us on a Drag Race
Alex Jung, staff writer at Vulture, and Aaron discuss what the tenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race means for culture today.
21 min
94
The sad, deep end of adulthood
Kate Ryan had a hint of nostalgia when she opened Netflix...
14 min
95
What does the universe sound like?
Joe Veix let's us listen to the most depressing algorithmic space composition, and the band that it surprisingly sounds like.
8 min
96
How do you say "smartphone" in Lakota?
J.p. Lawrence introduces us to a dying language kept alive.
8 min
97
Gaming the depression algorithm
Paris Martineau gives us an insight into the Alt-right's latest recruitment scheme.
10 min
98
Junkie XL and the soundtrack of strong women fi...
Paris Martineau chats with composer Junkie XL about scoring Tomb Raider and Mad Max, and his approaches for composing these films.
14 min
99
Last-chance tourism
Caroline Haskins introduces us to a cruise that's using climate change as a marketing ploy.
8 min
100
Meet the teachers on strike in West Virginia
Gaby Del Valle introduces us to Laura Picard Carter and Catherine Drummond Pizzino, two West Virginia teachers on the front lines for higher pay and lower medical costs.
9 min
101
Banning the worst place on the internet
Jon Christian takes us inside r/NoMorals, an unruly subreddit, and what led to its shutdown.
6 min
102
3/7/18: Boldly queer, or not
Ann-Derrick Gaillot gazes into the new Queer Eye reboot on Netflix. The Fab Five is back honey.
15 min
103
3/6/18: Seamlessly sliding into hell
Brandy Jensen questions the advertising practices of a food delivery app. Are we lazy, incompetent misanthropes after all?
10 min
104
3/5/18: Breaking Monopoly
Jeremy Gordon played Monopoly with real money and crime, and we recorded it on tape.
15 min
105
3/1/18: Vibey as hell
Drew Millard explains to us the Environments app, the chillest showcase of legendary field recordings.
11 min
106
2/28/18: Hollywood is failing Mo'Nique
Ann-Derrick Gaillot wonders if solidarity include black female comedians?
13 min
107
2/27/18: Self-storage scam
Gaby Del Valle had the self-storage experience from hell, so she figured out why.
11 min
108
2/26/18: Weed writing blows
Kieran Delamont surveys the past, present, and future of marijuana journalism.
13 min
109
2/22/18: The math of Tinder
The math of Tinder
8 min
110
2/21/18: Do text based therapy apps really work?
Do text based therapy apps really work?
14 min
111
2/20/18: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts
The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts
15 min
112
2/15/18: Instagram's depression ads
Instagram's depression ads
6 min
113
2/14/18: Mapping queer memories
Mapping queer memories
6 min
114
2/13/18: Predicting hurricanes & child marriage...
Predicting hurricanes & child marriage laws
11 min
115
We met Lil Yachty
Gaby Del Valle takes us inside New York Fashion week, and Joshua Topolsky remembers his childhood through a tweet from Germany.
10 min
116
The perfect wave
Aaron Colton figures out if man-made waves change the soul of surfing?
9 min
117
Gators taught me about death
Paris Martineau shows us the best way to cheat at HQ Trivia. Also Paris and Gaby Del Valle give a loving tribute to their home state, the one they love to hate, Florida.
15 min
118
Everybody poops
Jon Christian finds a professor that is using Black Mirror as a teachable moment, Jeremy Gordon relays that awkward moment on the way to the bathroom, and Sarah Souli brings you a whistling language.
9 min
119
From activist to ICE target
Gaby Del Valle reports on how one man ended up on ICE's radar. Plus, Paris Martineau thinks her Alexa should take a chill pill.
8 min
120
Flagging the play
We tackle America’s biggest night for sports, through ethics and Marxism of course.
14 min
121
The truth is I never left you
A star performer tugs at Aaron's heartstrings, and an industry still insists on demonizing fat people.
14 min
122
We can't quit plastic bags
We're all guilty of using too many plastic bags. Why did a proposed ban in New York fall flat?
7 min
123
Lambo, guaranteed
We take you inside the weirdest group chat ever, full of Lambo dreams and even bigger scams.
5 min
124
Can you keep a secret?
Behind a LinkedIn message, and an electric fence, were two people that spoke up.
14 min
125
What a disaster
What a disaster
3 min
126
1/23/2017: Phone numbers are dead
Phone numbers are dead
9 min
127
1/22/2017: Sure, Amazon's been trash
Sure, Amazon's been trash
8 min
128
1/18/2018: Behind Closed Doors
Behind Closed Doors
18 min
129
1/17/2018: Surface Side-eyes & Revisiting Vine
Surface Side-eyes & Revisiting Vine
16 min
130
1/16/2018: Cupcakke's Ephorize & Mayonnaise Kids
Cupcakke's Ephorize & Mayonnaise Kids
10 min
131
1/10/2018: Television
Television
19 min
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1/9/2018: Acceptance speeches & American Ninja ...
Acceptance speeches & American Ninja Warrior
10 min
133
1/8/2018: Celebrity Net Worth & the weather
Celebrity Net Worth & the weather
11 min
134
12/29/2017: Should auld acquaintance be forgot?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot?
17 min
135
12/28/2017: Favorites, Vol. 4
Favorites, Vol. 4
14 min
136
12/27/2017: Favorites, Vol. 3
Favorites, Vol. 3
18 min
137
12/26/2017: Favorites, Vol. 2
Favorites, Vol. 2
20 min
138
12/25/2017: Favorites, Vol. 1
Favorites, Vol. 1
20 min
139
12/21/2017: Stolen valor & Mastodon
Stolen valor & Mastodon
16 min
140
12/20/2017: Dreaming about Trump
Dreaming about Trump
10 min
141
12/19/2017: Fight for the Future
Fight for the Future
14 min
142
12/18/2017: The SpongeBob musical & Bhad Bhabie
The SpongeBob musical & Bhad Bhabie
13 min
143
12/14/2017: Checking up on Google & Keaton Jones
Checking up on Google & Keaton Jones
13 min
144
12/13/2017: Wasted clothing & Moogfest
Wasted clothing & Moogfest
12 min
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12/12/2017: Christian bots & nice reality TV
Christian bots & nice reality TV
15 min
146
12/11/2017: Patreon & ‘I, Tonya’
Patreon & ‘I, Tonya’
14 min
147
12/7/2017: The Great 78 Project
The Great 78 Project
16 min
148
12/6/2017: Games about games & Lipsense
Games about games & Lipsense
15 min
149
12/5/2017: The death of the internet
The death of the internet
12 min
150
12/4/2017: AI metal & Netflix descriptions
AI metal & Netflix descriptions
14 min
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11/30/2017: Trump on TV & Tumblr's Daddy
Trump on TV & Tumblr's Daddy
13 min
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11/29/2017: Handheld games & Watchmen
Handheld games & Watchmen
17 min
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11/28/2017: Mechanical Turk & Phish
Mechanical Turk & Phish
15 min
154
11/27/2017: Soup & Apple Stores
Soup & Apple Stores
11 min
155
11/21/2017: Is herbal transition a thing?
Is herbal transition a thing?
13 min
156
11/20/2017: The return of spam & the king
The return of spam & the king
15 min
157
11/16/2017: Thanksgiving privacy & creepy trivia
Thanksgiving privacy & creepy trivia
15 min
158
11/15/2017: Twitter parties & coffee boycotts
Twitter parties & coffee boycotts
14 min
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11/14/2017: Talking about shooters & Helena's n...
Talking about shooters & Helena's new mayor
14 min
160
11/13/2017: Arming the flock
Arming the flock
13 min
161
11/9/2017: E-bikes & cookie tins
E-bikes & cookie tins
14 min
162
11/8/2017: Union busting & inspiration porn
Union busting & inspiration porn
16 min
163
11/7/2017: Trump's Twitter moment & meme-making
Trump's Twitter moment & meme-making
13 min
164
11/6/2017: Search Angels of Search Squad
Search Angels of Search Squad
15 min
165
11/2/2017: The perfect patsy
George Papadopoulos is being used to screw the president, and it just might work.
12 min
166
11/1/2017: Sugar isn't killing us & spoilers ar...
Sugar isn't killing us & spoilers are good
13 min
167
10/31/2017: Sexual harassers & the war on cops
Sexual harassers & the war on cops
13 min
168
10/30/2017: Living in a parking lot & visiting ...
Living in a parking lot & visiting Harry Potter
15 min
169
10/26/2017: Russia & crowdfunding
Russia & crowdfunding
14 min
170
10/25/2017: Ann on stans
Ann on stans
16 min
171
10/24/2017: The secretive family making money o...
The secretive family making money off the opioid crisis
13 min
172
10/23/2017: Football protests & conservative memes
Football protests & conservative memes
13 min
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10/19/2017: Mattresses & immigration detention
Mattresses & immigration detention
16 min
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10/18/2017: AI ethics & autumn
AI ethics & autumn
11 min
175
10/17/2017: Gig economy & Sarah Silverman
Gig economy & Sarah Silverman
14 min
176
10/16/2017: Guns and the left
Guns and the left
9 min
177
10/12/2017: Charity
Charity
14 min
178
10/11/2017: Project Runway & Google's flat Eart...
Project Runway & Google's flat Earth commercial
14 min
179
10/10/2017: Facebook can’t reveal the content o...
Why Facebook can’t reveal the content of Russian ads
12 min
180
10/9/2017: Two Alexas & Kid Rock
Two Alexas & Kid Rock
12 min
181
10/5/2017: Festival security & local restaurants
Festival security & local restaurants
15 min
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10/4/2017: Equifax
It's worse than you think
16 min
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10/3/2017: Google's algorithm & AI's heritage
Google's algorithm & AI's heritage
15 min
184
10/2/2017: Is Telegram connected to the Kremlin?
Is Telegram connected to the Kremlin?
13 min
185
9/28/2017: Neo Yokio’s rich universe
Neo Yokio’s rich universe
12 min
186
9/27/2017: Air travel & white supremacy
Air travel & white supremacy
13 min
187
9/26/2017: .cat and the Catalonian independence...
.cat and the Catalonian independence movement
15 min
188
9/25/2017: Fighting over the web
Fighting over the web
12 min
189
9/21/2017: SPLC, Tom Brady, & Jake Paul
SPLC, Tom Brady, & Jake Paul
14 min
190
9/20/2017: Dance ban & whistleblowing
Dance ban & whistleblowing
13 min
191
9/19/2017: YouTubers & sober celebrities
YouTubers & sober celebrities
14 min
192
9/18/2017: Talking about wealth & border security
Talking about wealth & border security
14 min
193
9/14/2017: Calling Equifax & reviewing ‘Blurred...
Calling Equifax & reviewing ‘Blurred Lines’
13 min
194
9/13/2017: South Park & the cult of Apple
South Park & the cult of Apple
9 min
195
9/12/2017: Artificially intelligent gaydar
Artificially intelligent gaydar
11 min
196
9/11/2017: The strongest possible terms & neutr...
The strongest possible terms & neutral accents
11 min
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9/7/2017: The strange life of Peter Daou
The strange life of Peter Daou
11 min
198
9/6/2017: Indian Country Today & the Rat Park s...
Indian Country Today & the Rat Park study
12 min
199
9/5/2017: The internet
Gab.ai & Node.js
13 min
200
9/4/2017: Apple leaks
Apple leaks
14 min
201
8/31/2017: Brooklyn's most controversial restau...
Brooklyn's most controversial restaurant owner
12 min
202
8/30/2017: A puppy, a prison & The Great Comet ...
Puppy prison & The Great Comet
14 min
203
8/29/2017: Inside jobs & song meanings
Inside jobs & song meanings
12 min
204
8/28/2017: Conservative rap & union busting
Conservative rap & union busting
12 min
205
8/24/2017: Artificial intelligence & Black-Jewi...
Artificial intelligence & Black-Jewish relations
14 min
206
8/23/2017: Jay-Z & Loans for pants
Jay-Z & Loans for pants
12 min
207
8/22/2017: Vegan cheese & a book review
Vegan cheese & a book review
12 min
208
8/21/2017: What it looks like when a startup co...
What it looks like when a startup collapses
13 min
209
8/17/2017: Ankle monitors & CEO councils
Ankle monitors & CEO councils
14 min
210
8/16/2017: Andrew Yoon and ‘Divorce!’
Andrew Yoon and ‘Divorce!’
14 min
211
8/15/2017: Drivers, protestors, & The Daily Sto...
Drivers, protestors, & The Daily Stormer
12 min
212
8/14/2017: Robots are coming to town
Robots are coming to town
11 min
213
8/10/2017: Voicemail
Voicemail
14 min
214
8/9/2017: Incarceration, Bollywood, and Arcade ...
Incarceration, Bollywood, and Arcade Fire again
9 min
215
8/8/2017: The United Slate & Arcade Fire
The United Slate & Arcade Fire
13 min
216
8/7/2017: The “Email Prankster”
The “Email Prankster”
13 min
217
8/3/2017: Editing genes, changing immigration, ...
Editing genes, changing immigration, & Kanye
8 min
218
8/2/2017: Homeland Security, press briefings, &...
Homeland Security, press briefings, & talk radio
11 min
219
8/1/2017: Hacked voting machines, climate chang...
Hacked voting machines, climate change, & Narcan parties
14 min
220
7/31/2017: Trump on Long Island & Handcuffs at ...
Trump on Long Island & Handcuffs at Defcon
13 min
221
7/27/2017: Transgender troops & veganism
Transgender troops & veganism
10 min
222
7/26/2017: Sterilizing prisoners & women entrep...
Sterilizing prisoners & women entrepreneurs
14 min
223
7/25/2017: Offensive trademarks, CEO pay, & dreams
Offensive trademarks, CEO pay, & dreams
12 min
224
7/24/2017: Acid attacks, a public health risk, ...
Acid attacks, a public health risk, & Twitter stans
13 min
225
7/20/2017: Detroit foreclosures, prescription d...
Detroit foreclosures, prescription drugs, & OJ Simpson
10 min
226
7/19/2017: Suing Trump, music by the numbers, &...
Suing Trump, music by the numbers, & ethics
10 min
227
7/18/2017: Ether & Lady Gaga
Ether & Lady Gaga
15 min
228
7/17/2017: Nuclear winter on TV & PD Live
Nuclear winter on TV & ‘PD Live’
15 min
229
7/13/2017: Spotify, a monkey in court, & loadin...
Spotify, a monkey in court, & loading spinners
10 min
230
7/12/2017: Donald Trump Jr. & Pandora's meltdown
Donald Trump Jr. and Pandora's meltdown
19 min
231
7/11/2017: Heat Street, Medicaid, and Silicon V...
Heat Street, Medicaid, and Silicon Valley
11 min
232
7/10/2017: Amelia Earhart & Pepe the Frog
Amelia Earhart & Pepe the Frog
15 min
233
7/6/2017: Who needs a record deal when you have...
Who needs a record deal when you have Zumba?
16 min
234
Wednesday, 7/5/2017
Philly’s fight for freedom and Google's AI lab
12 min
235
Tuesday, 7/4/2017
Some of our favorite stories
16 min
236
Monday, 7/3/2017
A porn mystery and millennial housing
13 min
237
Thursday, 6/29/2017
Charity songs and the travel ban
11 min
238
Wednesday, 6/28/2017
Flint's water, Section 702, and Azaelia Banks
13 min
239
Tuesday, 6/27/2017
Jim Messina, Tupac, and new ancient proverbs
12 min
240
Monday, 6/26/2017
Chiropractors, Brexit, and a Twitter bot
12 min
241
Thursday, 6/22/2017
GoFraudMe, Billboard charts, and Uber
12 min
242
Wednesday, 6/21/2017
Proud Boys in polo shirts and therapists on TV
15 min
243
Tuesday, 6/20/2017
Inside Apple’s global war on leakers
14 min
244
Monday, 6/19/2017
ICE impersonators, XXXTentacion, and the NCAA
13 min
245
Thursday, 6/15/2017
Uber, Dolce & Gabbana, and Flint
11 min
246
Wednesday, 6/14/2017
Microdots and stock photos
14 min
247
Tuesday, 6/13/2017
Google and eugenics, a burrito controversy, and the NSA
12 min
248
Monday, 6/12/2017
American Ninja Warrior, racist mascots, and the NSA
11 min
249
Thursday, 6/8/2017
Trump's videos, Uber, and Comey
13 min
250
Wednesday, 6/7/2017
Black and white movies, leaks, and the puzzle.
13 min
251
Tuesday, 6/6/2017
Harvard, hacked Jeeps, and a virtual wall.
13 min
252
Monday, 6/5/2017
Did humans evolve from pigs?
9 min
253
Thursday, 6/1/2017
Bitcoin, spelling bee, and (near) certain death
13 min
254
Wednesday, 5/31/2017
The future
11 min
255
Tuesday, 5/30/2017
Phishing, Astroturfing, and poison
13 min
256
Monday, 5/29/2017
Some of our favorite stories
22 min
257
Thursday, 5/25/2017
Surveillance, Bitcoin, and the NHE
15 min
258
Wednesday, 5/24/2017
Hannity, AlphaGo, and trolls
14 min
259
Tuesday, 5/23/2017
Artificial intelligence
12 min
260
Monday, 5/22/2017
Trump trinkets, the weather, and Apple's pizza box
12 min
261
Thursday, 5/18/2017
Chelsea Manning, Shinobi Ninja, and ransomware
15 min
262
Wednesday, 5/17/2017
Approval ratings, Master of None, and China
12 min
263
Tuesday, 5/16/2017
Doxxing, interactive TV, and impeachment
14 min
264
Monday, 5/15/2017
Ransomware, biometrics, and The Resistance
13 min
265
Thursday, 5/11/2017
Austrian free speech, Mother's Day ads, and Steam
14 min
266
Wednesday, 5/10/2017
The Circle, Peppa Pig, and Citizen
14 min
267
Tuesday, 5/9/2017
French election hacking, Gordon Ramsay, and Google Surveys
13 min
268
Monday, 5/8/2017
Trivia in Wisconsin and the First Church of Cannabis
16 min
269
Thursday, 5/4/2017
YouTube crisis management, reliving the L.A. riots, and Anthony Weiner
14 min
270
Wednesday, 5/3/2017
Short songs, rebranding net neutrality, and the bestsellers list
11 min
271
Tuesday, 5/2/2017
ICE, varsity eSports, and head transplants
12 min
272
Monday, 5/1/2017
Deep learning, Reddit, and Anti-Haul
14 min
273
Thursday, 4/27/2017
Net neutrality, Chipotle, and an FAQ
11 min
274
Wednesday, 4/26/2017
Google, The Handmaid's Tale, and Gorillaz
13 min
275
Tuesday, 4/25/2017
The 'OK' symbol, Facebook, and saxophones
14 min
276
Monday, 4/24/2017
Hawaiian eSports, 'Shattered,' and Goop
14 min
277
Thursday, 4/20/2017
Shamir, The New York Times, and DDR
12 min
278
Wednesday, 4/19/2017
Uber's union-busting podcast and the new big brother
11 min
279
Tuesday, 4/18/2017
Walking to work, Amazon's scale, and anime
12 min
280
Monday, 4/17/2017
Bionic source code, the end of "actress," and the net worth of celebrities
13 min