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A legit question from a rural American. Asher Elbein's piece on feral hogs

This week, Yes Yes No returns with a raid on Area 51, and the very worst name you can call a New York Times writer. Listen to the 1st episode of Mogul Season 2: https://gimletmedia.com/shows/mogul/z3hwzx/s2-part-1-the-walls-were-sweating Further Reading: The tweet from this week's Yes Yes No. Bret Stephens' interview on MSNBC Bret Stephens' column: 'World War II and the Ingredients of Slaughter' Professor Dave Karpf's interview on NPR Lil Nas X's Area 51-themed music video

One night, alone in his new apartment, Halen hears something unexpected  — a set of footsteps in the dark, and an unfamiliar voice telling him “Moshi, moshi.” Super Tech Support returns, Alex investigates.

This week, a Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates. Michael Bazzell's PodcastThe complete Security and Privacy Podcast Steps Michael Bazzell Gave Alex to Protect HimselfHow to port your phone numberPassword ManagerGoogle AuthenticatorYubikeyWorkbook to freeze your credit and remove yourself from public records websitesSudo Stories about Sim Swapping and OGUsers by Vice/Motherboard By Lorenzo Francheschi-BicchieraiThe SIM HijackersHow to Protect Yourself From SIM Swapping Hacks‘TELL YOUR DAD TO GIVE US BITCOIN:’ How a Hacker Allegedly Stole Millions by Hijacking Phone NumbersHow Criminals Recruit Telecom Employees to Help Them Hijack SIM CardsAlleged 19-Year-Old SIM Swapper Used Stolen Bitcoin to Buy Luxury CarsCops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Allegedly Stole $14 Million in Cryptocurrency By Joseph Cox'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing Ransom The Organization that Lizzie Donated ToByte Back

Alex agreed to let PJ hack his phone, giving him 24/7 uninterrupted surveillance over his life. This week, everything you can learn about someone who completely surrenders their privacy.   Further InfoJoseph Cox's FlexiSpy reporting The National Domestic Violence Hotline Subscribe to our newsletter

New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting. This is the second part of a two-part series. For part one, listen to Episode #127 The Crime Machine, Part I.

New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting. This is the first part of a two-part series. Be sure to follow this episode with Episode #128 The Crime Machine, Part II.

How a shy, queer Canadian woman accidentally invented one of the internet’s most toxic male communities.

This week, PJ and Alex open up the phone lines and try to solve your problems, big and small. Read Joshua Rothman's story on printers here.

Carlos Maza started posting videos on YouTube, and ran afoul of a guy who reminded him of his high school bullies. He asked YouTube to intervene, and then things got extremely complicated. Further Reading: Carlos Maza's video series Strikethrough Mark Bergen on how toxic videos became more common on YouTube Megan Farokhmanesh's article about Google's LGBTQ employees and their reaction to the company's policy decisions Kevin Roose's "The Making of a YouTube Radical"

This week, we discover an invisible maze, designed to trick millions of people out of their money. Justin Elliot’s Twitter Pro Publica’s questionnaire for people who’ve worked at Intuit Intuit CEO’s video response Find a Free File tax product on the IRS site Pro Publica’s reporting on Turbo Tax Here’s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your Taxes TurboTax Deliberately Hid Its Free File Page From Search Engines TurboTax and H&R Block Saw Free Tax Filing as a Threat — and Gutted It Elizabeth Warren and Other Senators Call for Refunds and Investigations of TurboTax and H&R Block

This week, the most humiliating, unfortunate and regrettable things on the internet that simply will not come down. Also: the father who scours the internet for lost memories.

This week, an epic Yes Yes No spanning an entire galaxy of internet fights. Plus, Alex Goldman reveals a dark personal secret. And an update on Sal’s quest to get into college in Canada. See the tweet here.

Jamie Keiles is a writer who decided to photograph something that’s usually invisible. Plus, PJ discovers the secret code he’s accidentally been speaking, and learns about the people who created it. If you’re feeling depressed or want to talk to someone, here are some resources: The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1800-273-8255 (1800-273-TALK) The Crisis Text Line 7 Cups of Tea (an anonymous, 24-hour chat with trained professionals) Depression Tribe (a site with blogs, forums, and news)    Further Reading Jamie Keiles on Instagram. Jamie Keiles on her depressiongrams.    Website of Jennie Livingston, Director of Paris is Burning #41 What It Looks Like originally aired on October 4, 2015 and #69 Disappeared aired on July 7, 2016.

This week, a flood of mysterious orders plague Domino’s Pizza stores across America. Who is Adam Pisces, and why is he ordering so many cokes? Domino's Responsible Disclosure to report any vulnerabilities on their app

Ben loves podcasts, but he has a problem. When he tries to listen to one podcast in particular, his car stereo completely breaks. This week, Super Tech Support takes on one of its strangest cases — Roman Mars versus a 2016 Mazda sedan. LISTEN TO 99 % Invisible! Roman Mars' 99% Invisible podcast Podcasts featured in this episode iTunes: ^space^ - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/space/id1458545673 - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/less-than-approximately-greater-than/id1458541805 100% Related? - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/100-related/id1458542752 88% Parentheticals - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/88-parentheticals/id1458545680 BONUS PODCAST!: {Blank} + {Blank} = FUN - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/blank-blank-fun/id1458544361 RSS: ^space^ - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/carrotspacecarrot - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/greaterless 100% Related? - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/100pr 88% Parentheticals - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/88pr BONUS PODCAST!: {Blank} + {Blank} = FUN - https://feeds.megaphone.fm/blankblankfun

This week, PJ and Alex open up the phone lines and try to solve your problems, big and small. Don’t type like my brother. Further Reading: Jusoor Institute of International Education PEER Michael Bazzel's workbook to remove your personal information online

We investigate the mystery of why parents across the world became convinced that a half-bird/half-woman monster was going to harm their kids over the internet. And we answer the question of how robocallers are able to fake your telephone number when they call you.

Yes Yes No returns and Alex Blumberg takes us on a journey from secret celebrity love letters to the biggest, strangest rock band you’ve never heard of. Also, basketball. See the tweet here.

The story of a person who wanted to change the world using the internet — by committing crimes on an unprecedented global scale. Check out Evan's book on Paul Le Roux, The Mastermind, here.

This week, Alex investigates the rise of one of the most hated businesses: Robocalls. And Damiano tries to figure out if a robocaller is tracking his every move.

New Year! Alex Goldman’s audacious plan to get punched in the face, plus special guest Jason  Mantzoukas returns for a very Azkaban Yes Yes No. Tweet from the episode

In our final episode of the year, we revisit some stories, talk to old friends, and hear from the most remote places on the planet. For a list of all the episodes we referenced, check out our website reply.soy.

A small town in Wisconsin becomes the site of a completely unprecedented experiment.  A Better Mount Pleasant Let's Make A Better Mount Pleasant Journalist Larry Tabak's Series on Foxconn in Wisconsin

This week, the return of YYN: from a deranged mascot to the top of the FBI

This week, a new Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates. Michael Bazzell's Podcast The complete Security and Privacy Podcast Steps Michael Bazzell Gave Alex to Protect Himself How to port your phone number Password Manager Google Authenticator Yubikey Michael's workbook to freeze your credit and remove yourself from public records websites Sudo Stories about Sim Swapping and OGUsers by Vice/Motherboard By Lorenzo Francheschi-Bicchierai The SIM Hijackers How to Protect Yourself From SIM Swapping Hacks ‘TELL YOUR DAD TO GIVE US BITCOIN:’ How a Hacker Allegedly Stole Millions by Hijacking Phone Numbers How Criminals Recruit Telecom Employees to Help Them Hijack SIM Cards Alleged 19-Year-Old SIM Swapper Used Stolen Bitcoin to Buy Luxury Cars Cops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Allegedly Stole $14 Million in Cryptocurrency By Joseph Cox 'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing Ransom The Organization that Lizzie Donated To Byte Back

A 13-year-old girl builds a tiny world that she has complete, perfect control over. And then one day, that world forces her to make an impossible decision. Episodes of The Nod you should check out:Cowboy of the West Village Peak Reality The Paradise Garage Knuck if you Buck

New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting.

New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting.

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 Beautube tweet

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. Further Reading: 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

Who was Wayne?

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. Further reading: 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

How a shy, queer Canadian woman accidentally invented one of the internet’s most toxic male communities.

Last month, the government shut down backpage.com, a site where people advertised sex with children. We talk to a group of people who say that was a huge mistake. Trigger warning: sexual assault.

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. Further Reading 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. Further Reading 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. Further Reading: Mistress Harley's Website (very NSFW) The Yes Yes Nos tumblr The tweet in question The Code Switch blog The Code Switch podcast

Writer Jia Tolentino has a new case for Super Tech Support: where are all those bitcoin she bought six years ago? Further Reading Planet Money's bitcoin story Stories by Jia Tolentino

This week: Yes Yes No returns and takes us to the brink of apocalypse. Further Reading replyall.fyi 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 Smashmouth spaghett Kirby spaghett Full Metal Jacket Spaghett PewDiePie's "Youtube Touched My Spaget[sic]" video

Our finale for the year! We solve some unsolved mysteries, call up some of our favorite people, and answer questions about stories listeners are still wondering about. Plus many weird surprises.

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. Further reading: The Best Password Managers

The return of YYN: The horrifying specter of November 4th and a very disturbing ice cream recipe. Further Reading 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 Constable Frozen 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. Further Reading 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.

Continued: Sruthi Pinnamaneni follows the world's best bounty hunter on a peculiar case.