We're back this week with a Yes Yes No. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through Alex Jones's visit to the Senate. And producer Anna Foley helps us unpack the scandal that's engulfed Beauty YouTube.
Alex Jones tweet
A woman in New Jersey is getting strange phone calls to her office from unknown numbers. Every time she picks up, she finds herself eavesdropping on the life of a different stranger. Unsure what else to do, she calls in Super Tech Support. This episode originally aired in September of 2017....
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.This episode first aired in May of 2017....
Taylor Nicole Dean was a self-described shut-in, a teenager who lived in her parent's home, surrounded by exotic pets. And then she started making videos on YouTube.
Taylor's Youtube Channel
Vote for your favorite reply all episodes - we'll run the winners in August!...
Sruthi asks a question “why does it seem like Amazon has suddenly gotten a lot sketchier?“ Alex investigates.
Elizabeth Dwoskin on Amazon
Buzzfeed's Nicole Nguyen on Amazon Fake Reviewers...
Matt’s wife died a decade ago. Now, everywhere he goes on the internet, he can’t escape advertisements for clickbait sites with her picture on it. This week, Super Tech Support tries to help out.
Matt's non-profit, the Liz Logelin Foundation...
This week, to celebrate Alex Goldman’s return from paternity leave, a Yes Yes No extravaganza. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through the internet’s most encompassing conspiracy theory to date, and then Gene Demby joins us to help unpack a very different kind of conspiracy.
Paris Martineau's Qanon explainer in New York Magazine
Paris Martineau's Reporting on Roseanne and QAnon for The Outline
Ben Detrick on Bryan Colangelo
The Yes Yes No Blog...
An ambitious plan to help people goes off the rails, and a man from Florida tries to fix things the only way he knows how: with prank phone calls.
Cat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part I
Cat Ferguson's reporting on Google and Rehab (The Verge) - Part II
David Segal's series on the business around addiction (New York Times)
Ryan Hampton's American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis
Palm Beach Post's Reporting on the Sober Home Crisis...
One day, Cayden received an email from their internet provider that said "stop pirating TV shows or we'll cut off your internet!" Cayden had no idea what they were talking about. So Alex decided to investigate.
Vulture's recap of "Old Loves" (Girls Season 5, Episode 4)...
This week, the story of a man who made the extremely dubious decision to order a watch that he found in an Instagram ad. We explore the strange world that watch came from.
Jenny ODell's "There's No Such Thing As A Free Watch"
Alexis Madrigal's dropshipping article
Apply here for the Reply All summer internship!...
This week, we meet a dominatrix who dominates computers, instead of just people. Plus, the story of a man who hatches a plot to destroy a beloved NBA team, using the best advantage he has — the fact that he’s their general manager.
Mistress Harley's Website (very NSFW)
The Yes Yes Nos tumblr
The tweet in question
The Code Switch blog
The Code Switch podcast...
This week: Yes Yes No returns and takes us to the brink of apocalypse.
The yes yes nos tumblr
The tweet in question
Tide Pod Pizza Tweet
Uganda Knuckles in VR Chat
Who Killed Captain Alex trailer
Logan Paul "Why 2017 was the best year of my life" video
"Somebody touch my spaghett!" tweet
Full Metal Jacket Spaghett
PewDiePie's "Youtube Touched My Spaget[sic]" video...
After Andrea is attacked by a stranger in Mexico City, she just wants to figure out who the guy was. Investigating this question drops her right into the middle of one of Mexico’s biggest conspiracies....
After a secret breaks in the news, Reply All re-examines how Alex Blumberg's Uber account was hacked.
This episode is a follow up to #91 The Russian Passenger and #93 Beware All.
The Best Password Managers...
The return of YYN: The horrifying specter of November 4th and a very disturbing ice cream recipe.
Rich Kyanka's Tweet
Refuse Fascism announces the November 4 protests
An article by Krang T. Nelson about getting banned from twitter for his tweet.
Jordan Peltz' video
Alex Jones warns of the Antifa uprising
Brian Feldman's Tweet
Ryan Broderick's "vore" theory
Feldman's follow up article
Our Yes Yes No blog...
This year we’ve gotten one question more than any other from listeners: is Facebook eavesdropping on my conversations and showing me ads based on the things that I say? This week, Alex investigates.
Our guide to keep Facebook from following you around the internet can be found at http://replyall.limo/donttrackme .
Facebook's official statement that it is not listening to users.
Facebook's Rob Goldman (no relation) denying the same thing....