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...
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....
This week, we discover who was actually behind the hack of Alex Blumberg's Uber account. This episode picks up where Episode 91, The Russian Passenger, left off.
Come see Alex and PJ at The Bell House with Linda Holmes!
Wirecutter on password managers...
In the United States, the idea of having a conversation with the President is pretty outlandish. But in Latin America, it’s a regular occurrence. The most accessible president on Latin American social media is Ecuador’s Rafael Correa. But what’s it like to get the attention of a head of state when you may not exactly want it? (NOTE: We first broadcast this story in 2015, but we have since gone back and added a new chapter.)
This story was originally reported by Silvia Vinas of the radio show Radio Ambulante...
Somewhere in Russia, a man calls for a car. Somewhere in New York City, a stranger's phone buzzes.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and use the subject "theory" if you think you can provide us additional information.
A good article on how and why you should use password managers, and the best password managers out there.
Simplicity by Macroform...
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.
W3C's proposed standard
W3C Director, Tim Berners-Lee, posts "On EME in HTML5"
Mozilla's blog post "DRM and the Challenge of Serving Users"
Cory Doctorow's post "The World Wide Web Consortium at a Crossroads: Arms-Dealers or Standards-Setters?"...
This week: Alex meets his hero, the thorn in the side of Dick Dale, GG Allin, and Alex Trebek.
Longmont Potion Castle's website
The Twice Removed podcast
Nazanin Rafsanjani's Twitter...
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 email@example.com 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
99designs – Visit 99designs.com/reply to get a free $99 upgrade on your first design project.
HPE - To learn more about how HPE can provide innovative and effective it solutions for your business go to HPE.com/gimlet.
Wealthsimple – Investing made easy. Get your first $10,000 manage...