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"'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 and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.

Total Episodes115
08/10/2017
less than a minute
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On this week’s episode of Reply All, PJ and Alex go outside. (This month we’re rebroadcasting the best Reply All episodes, as chosen by you, the listeners. We’ll be back with new episodes in September.)
08/03/2017
less than a minute
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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.
07/27/2017
about 1 hour
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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.
07/13/2017
43 minutes
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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
07/05/2017
37 minutes
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Today we bring you episode one of Gimlet’s new show, “Mogul: The Life and Death of Chris Lighty.” It’s the story of the birth of hip-hop and a hip-hop legend, but it’s also about the darker side of the industry. It’s the story of how a kid from the Bronx, managed to rise so high. And how, when he got there, everything went so wrong. Hear the entire Mogul series here.
06/29/2017
26 minutes
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An online diary used by American teenagers confronts a strange and terrifying enemy.
06/15/2017
38 minutes
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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.
06/08/2017
35 minutes
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The last person on earth who has not heard about covfefe walks into a studio, and a strange journey begins.
05/25/2017
33 minutes
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For Jonathan Goldstein, YouTube offers endless nostalgia, but he always finds himself returning to the same subject – a precocious child actor from the early 70’s named Mason Reese. And then a few months ago, new clips of Reese began popping up on YouTube. What’s more, they appeared to be uploaded by Reese himself. Jonathan sets out to discover why – and why now, after 40 years. This is a rebroadcast of a story that originally came out in March of 2015. Jonathan Goldstein is the host of the Gimlet Podcast Heavyweight Heavyweight wants to hear about the moments you can’t let go of; the important thing you left unsaid; the decision that left you troubled for a long time to come. Call and tell Jonathan your story in a short voicemail: (347) 651-0822 Our theme song and scoring is from Breakmaster Cylinder. Ad music is by Build Buildings. Mason Reese's Web Series, Life Interrupted. A 1996 New York Times profile of Mason Reese. The Kickstarter for Mason Reese’s new comedy series, Life Interrupted. I 
05/18/2017
32 minutes
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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