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.
#95 The Silence in the Sky
A group of elite scientists prepare for the last conversation humans might ever have. Plus, we meet a corporate attorney who mediates family Thanksgivings.
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.
#93 Beware All
#92 Favor Atender: The Return
What’s it like to get the direct attention of the President of your country, and why that can be an extremely bad thing. (NOTE: We first broadcast this story in 2015, but we have since gone back and added a new chapter.)
#91 The Russian Passenger
Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger's phone buzzes.
#90 Matt Lieber Goes to Dinner
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.
#88 Second Language
A new Yes Yes No, plus Sruthi talks to the world's first fully functional cyborg.
#87 Storming the Castle
This week: Alex meets his hero, the thorn in the side of Dick Dale, GG Allin, and Alex Trebek.
#86 Man of the People
#85 The Reversal
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.
#84 Past, Present, Future 2
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.
#47 Quit Already (REBROADCAST)
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.
#83 Voyage Into Pizzagate
A conspiracy theory, a pizza related map, and a website fighting for its very soul.
Alex and PJ take calls from anyone, about anything, for 48 hours straight.
#81 In the Tall Grass
One man tries to unite America. One Frog threatens to tear it apart.
This week: a bitter Yes Yes No rivalry, and the return of 10 Minutes on Craigslist. Someone has gone missing.
#29 The Takeover (REBROADCAST)
Thomas Oscar is an Australian teenager who tried to make the most boring Facebook group possible - a group where members pretend to be corporate drones in a non-existent office.
#79 Boy in Photo
Who was Wayne?
#78 Very Quickly to the Drill
Alex and PJ chase down the strangest scams from our Weird Ads tip line.
#77 The Grand Tapestry Of Pepe
Forty servers full of lost photos, a secret plan, and an unexpected rescue. Also, a Yes Yes No about a frog.
#76 Lost in a Cab
Liz lost her camera in a cab, so she went to the New York City Taxi website to submit it to their lost and found system. At least, that's what she thought she did. Alex investigates and finds a big business behind the success of a little website.
#75 Boy Wonder
Barry develops a small but very inconvenient health problem, which becomes so persistent and pernicious that it feels as if someone put a curse on him. Sruthi Pinnamaneni goes deep on a decades-long medical mystery.
#74 Making Friends
This week, a story about people who start hearing voices in their heads. But, instead of trying to get rid of the voices, they try to make more. Reporter Laura Klivans has the story.
One twin decides to plug her internal organs directly into the internet so the other twin can monitor her. Plus, PJ and Alex talk to a listener whose heart was broken by last week's episode.
#72 Dead is Paul
This week, a Yes Yes No about gorillas, conspiracy theories, and glitter.
#71 The Picture Taker
Rachel was a faithful user of a photo storage website called Picturelife, until one day all of her photos disappeared. Alex investigates.
#70 Stolen Valor
PJ dives into the world of military impostors and the vigilantes who hunt them. Plus, a dispatch from Dallas.
This week a man decides to sabotage the entire internet. Plus, PJ discovers the secret code he’s accidentally been speaking, and learns about the people who created it.
#68 Vampire Rules
It’s an old story. Two people date, they break up, they both go on Tinder. And on Tinder, one of them stumbles across an incredibly creepy photo, taken inside the apartment they used to share.
#67 On the Inside, Part IV
Paul Modrowski is in prison for a murder he claims he didn't commit, and he says he’s been misunderstood because of his autism. This week, we bring you the conclusion of our story.
#66 On the Inside, Part III
Blogger Paul Modrowski is in prison for a murder he claims that he didn't commit. This week, producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni looks at his trial, and speaks to the one person who admits to witnessing the murder take place.
#65 On the Inside, Part II
Blogger Paul Modrowski is in prison for a murder he claims that he didn't commit. This week, producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni looks at Paul's life before his conviction, and the crime that landed him behind bars.
#64 On the Inside
Paul Modrowski has been keeping a blog from inside a maximum security prison for years, in spite of the fact that he has never actually seen the internet.
#63 1000 Brimes
Email Debt Forgiveness Day is April 30th.
Reporter Rukmini Callimachi is always looking for new ways to eavesdrop on ISIS operatives online. Recently, she got a new look into how ISIS members might be using the internet to coordinate their attacks. Plus, a new Yes, Yes, No.
#61 Baby King
This week, Alex stumbles upon the weirdest gifs ever made, and goes hunting for their creators. Also, a new Yes Yes No.
#60 A Simple Question
This week, PJ helps a listener named Matt ask a very large company a simple question. Are you telling me the truth?
#59 Good Job, Alex
This week, Alex tries to solve a problem and PJ insults him. Also the return of Email Debt Forgiveness Day. If you want want to get in touch with us about emails you are anxious to send, email firstname.lastname@example.org!
#58 Earth Pony
This week we learn the truth behind Carl Diggler, the internet's most successful election forecaster. And a special Yes Yes No featuring comedian/actor/podcaster Jason Mantzoukas.
#57 Milk Wanted
Reply All Producer Phia Bennin wades into the world of breast milk markets, and discovers a breast milk paradise, shady breastmilk scammers, and the surprising history of breast milk in the United States.
The rats are not what they seem.
#55 The Line
A story about a big group of people with the same questions.
#54 Apologies to Dr. Rosalind Franklin
This week, we fix an embarrassing oversight.
#53 In The Desert
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.
PSA: Hidden Trove
A secret stash of Alex and PJ stories!
#52 Raising The Bar
Bringing diversity to Silicon Valley
#51 Perfect Crime
The worst reviewed play on the internet
#50 The Cathedral
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 should be a video game.
#49 Past, Present, Future
This week, updates on some of the stories we've d…
#48 I Love You, I Loathe You
On this week's episode, a new Yes Yes No, and we …
#47 Quit Already!
Everybody has that one Facebook friend who just w…
#46 Yik Yak Returns
Yik Yak is an app that allows users to communicat…
#45 The Rainbow Pug
This week, Jade Davis loses her dog on the intern…
#44 Shine On You Crazy Goldman
A website for people who are way too high. Plus, …
#43 The Law That Sticks
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is a law. It's b…
#42 Blind Spot
Hope is a photographer. One day her body begins t…
#41 What It Looks Like
Jamie Keiles is a writer who decided to photograp…
#40 The Flower Child
Ripoff Report is one of the original complaint we…
#39 Reply All Exploder
This week, one of our favorite podcasts, Song Exp…
#38 Undo, Undo, Undo
On this week's episode of Reply All, we do a Yes …
#37 Taking Power
Chris complained about his cable company on Twitt…
#36 Today's The Day
On this week's episode of Reply All, PJ and Alex …
#35 One Strike
This week, 10 Minutes On Craigslist is back! Pres…
#34 DMV Nation
Even though technology evolves at a rapid clip, U…
#6 This Proves Everything + The Best Hold Music...
Keith Calder is known in some circles for his wor…
Rukmini Callimachi covers Islamic terrorism for t…
#32 The Evilest Technology On Earth :-)
On July 5th, a hacker leaked hundreds of gigabyte…
#31 BONUS: The Reddit Implosion Explainer
We meant to take a week off, but we just couldn't…
#30 The Man In The FBI Hat
When successful internet entrepreneur Robert Hoqu…
#29 The Takeover
Thomas Oscar is an Australian teenager who tried …
#28 Shipped to Timbuktu
An email to the wrong address sends us hurtling i…
#27 The Fever
This week, producer Stephanie Foo tells a story a…
#26 Craigslist, Horsley's List
Craigslist is the internet’s classifieds section,…
#25 Favor Atender
In the United States, the idea of having a conver…
#24 Exit & Return, Part II
This week, we conclude Shulem Deen’s story. In p…
#23 Exit & Return, Part I
Shulem Deen was a 22-year old and ultra-religious…
#22 BONUS: The Man Who Refused To Email
A special bonus Email Debt Forgiveness Day themed…
#5.5 Jennicam Revisited
In 1996, 19-year-old Jennifer Ringley started the…
#21 Hack The Police
When Higinio Ochoa got out of prison for hacking …
#20 I Want To Break Free
Yes Yes No returns, and the story of two people w…
Marnie the Dog is one of the most famous dogs on …
#18 Silence And Respect
In 2012, a woman named Lindsey Stone posted a pic…
#17 The Time Traveler And The Hitman
In 1997, John Silveira wrote a joke classified ad…
#16 Why Is Mason Reese Crying?
For Jonathan Goldstein, YouTube offers endless no…
#15 I've Killed People And I Have Hostages
Blair Myhand is a police officer in the sleepy, 4…
#14 The Art of Making and Fixing Mistakes
A social media mistake for the record books, and …
#13 Love is Lies
A woman starts dating again at 60 after her marri…
#1 - An App Sends A Stranger To Say I Love You ...
What happens when a woman sends a stocky blond st…
#12 Back End Trouble
The entire internet decides to look at one famous…
#11 Did Errol Morris' Brother Invent Email?
There was a lot that Errol Morris never knew abou…
#10 The French Connection
In the early 80's, way before the world wide web …
#9 The Writing On The Wall
Yik Yak is a an app that allows users to communic…
#8 Anxiety Box
Sometimes, on his way to work, a feeling of press…
#7 This Website Is For Sale
This week we enter the mysterious, Byzantine unde…
#6 This Proves Everything
Depending on who you ask, Keith Calder is either …
In 1996 Jennifer Ringley started Jennicam.org, wh…
#4 Follow The Money
Writer Chiara Atik has a hobby -- spying on the f…
#3 We Know What You Did
Twenty years ago, Ethan Zuckerman did something t…
#2 The Secret, Gruesome Internet For Doctors
An app called Figure One wants to be Instagram, b…
#1 A Stranger Says I Love You
What happens when a woman sends a stocky blond st…
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