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#158 The Case of the Missing Hit
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
The Scaredy Cats Horror Show
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.LinksHow Did This Get Made? Podcast
#164 Long Distance: The Real Alex Martin
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 ILong Distance Part IIAkash's YouTubeAkash's podcast episode
#166 Country of Liars
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
#156 The Cure for Everything
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
#172 The Test Kitchen Chapter 1
Chapter 1 “Original Sin”: In the summer of 2020 Bon Appétit faced an online reckoning. It imploded seemingly overnight former employees calling it a racist and toxic workplace. But the story of what actually happened there started ten years earlier.Here are some recipes to try from the people featured in this week’s story:Yewande Komolafe’s yam and plantain curry with crispy shallots and sheet-pan gochujang chicken. Sue Li’s caramelized onion galette and creamy turmeric pasta. Rick Martinez’s mole sencillo.Eleanore Park’s ginger-scallion meatballs with lemony farro.Also you can read Rachel Premack’s breaking story on Bon Appétit from last summer here.
#155 Friendship Village
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 #1Tweet #2
#171 Account Suspended
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
#162 The Least You Could Do
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_shareMilly Tamarez' podcast "All Dick is Trash": https://open.spotify.com/show/4eREYSWtBckafqqobfP42u?si=6TrZ8EfESpqiTwEF0_l_ggAnnika Neklason's article on Civil War Conspiracies in The Atlantic: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/05/conspiracy-theories-civil-war/612283/
#170 A Song of Impotent Rage
Alex Goldman tackles his newest job: prophet of doom.Taylor Moore's podcasts Rude Tales of Magic and Fun CityEmily Atkin's newsletter HeatedJohn Colpitts' latest album The Ochre WorldWant to learn to play drums? Learn from John ColpittsListen to Song Exploder a huge inspiration for this episode.
#168 Happiness Calculator vs. Alex Goldman
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.
#169 The Confetti Cannon
In the midst of a historic election Alex PJ and Emmanuel talk to our listeners.
#163 Candidate One
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.
#151 Thank You for Noticing
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 reviewsThe UFO above Sav-Mor LeatherBehind the Scenes of On the Inside (http://replyall.limo/ontheinside)
#177 Gleeks and Gurgles
Producer Anna Foley tries to answer a question that’s been bothering her for a long time: What makes the TikTok algorithm so good at knowing what she wants to watch? On her quest to find out her sister asks another more unexpected question.