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. Reported by Peter Andrey Smith and Reply All producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni.
The ALS Untangled website
Dr. Richard Bedlack’s ALS Reversals website
The PatientsLikeMe website
The ALS TDI website
Nelda Buss wrote a book, You Can Walk, about her experience, and she originally appeared on Fox in 1992
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.
Check out the amazing 2016 Reply All poster by Matt Lubchansky!
#64-67 On the Inside Parts I-IV
#53 In the Desert
#68 Vampire Rules
#57 Milk Wanted
#47 Quit Already!
#76 Lost in a Cab
#83 Voyage Into Pizzagate
#60 A Simple Plan
#61 Baby King
#78 Very Quickly to the Drill
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....
A conspiracy theory, a pizza related map, and a website fighting for its very soul.
Bryan Menegus' great article, "Reddit is Tearing Itself Apart."
An interview with Edgar Welch, the Pizzagate gunman.
The Donald Subreddit
If you have a question about a story we've reported this year, please email a voice memo of 30 seconds or less to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "updates."...
On today's episode of Reply All we are bringing you the first episode of Gimlet’s new show Crimetown. Crimetown is by the creators of HBO’s The Jinx. This season is about organized crime and corruption in Providence, Rhode Island....
Alex and PJ take calls from anyone, about anything, for 48 hours straight.
Adam Quinn (for setting up our phone system)
Peter Nelson (for his excellent horn playing)
The Mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder (for going above and beyond this week)
Everyone who called...
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.
Karen Duffin is a producer at This American Life. You can find more stories by Karen Duffin at her website.
Our theme song is by the mysterious Breakmaster Cylinder.
Our ad music is by Build Buildings.
You can check out the Stackswell and Co. Facebook page here.
Read a story about Stackswell and Co. from Fa...
Alex and PJ chase down the strangest tips from our Weird Ads hotline, and at the bottom of the rabbit hole they find the Mother of All AdWords Scams.
David Segal's story on locksmiths
The Ringfinders website
Form to give feedback on specific ads
Google's statement on our episode:
Our goal is to provide a great experience for the users, advertisers, and publishers that interact with our advertising products everyday. An important part of this work is listening to reactions—good, bad, and ...
Forty servers full of lost photos, a secret plan, and an unexpected rescue. Also, a Yes Yes No about a frog.
Hillary on Pepe
Matt Furie (Pepe's creator) on Pepe
Smugmug's statement on Picturelife
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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 database. At least, that's what she thought she did. Alex investigates and finds a big business behind the success of a suspicious little website.
If you lose something in a cab in New York City, Call 311, or go to this website.
The Department of Consumer Affairs encourages anyone who feels they have been misled by yellowcabnyc.com to file a complaint with DCA online at nyc.gov/c...
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.
Lisa Sanders’ book, Every Patient Tells a Story.
Lisa Sanders’ column, Diagnosis.
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Listen to Reply All Executive Producer Tim Howard's latest release as Soltero!...
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.
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This week, a Yes Yes No about gorillas, conspiracy theories, and glitter.
See the original tweets on our Yes Yes No tumblr.
Marina Joyce's YouTube
Article on Marina Joyce
Police tweeting about Marina Joyce...
Rachel was a faithful user of a photo storage website called Picturelife, until one day all of her photos disappeared. As she investigated, she realized that every Picturelife user was having the same problem. Alex tries to find out if there's any hope of getting her photos back. Also, a preview of the new Gimlet show, Science Vs!
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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. Sruthi meets Paul in prison and explains what she thinks really happened the night of Dean Fawcett’s murder....
Blogger Paul Modrowski is in prison for a murder he claims he didn't commit. This week, producer Sruthi Pinnamaneni looks at his trial, and speaks to the one person who witnessed the murder.
On the Inside, Part I
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.
On the Inside, Part I...