"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt, Alex Goldman and Emmanuel Dzotsi from Gimlet.
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.