Conversations with People Who Hate Me

34 EpisodesProduced by Night Vale Presents

The show where negative online interactions become positive offline phone calls. Host Dylan Marron reaches out to people who have sent him negativity online and moderates calls between strangers who have gotten into it with each other. Sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating, Conv… read more

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Episode 30: Easy Target

March 11th, 2019


Episode 29: Bob The Drag Queen

February 25th, 2019


Celebrated drag queen & winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Bob The Drag Queen chats with James, a stranger who tweeted “I really really really don’t …

Episode 28: Hypocrite

February 11th, 2019


Episode 27: I Hate Amanda Palmer

January 28th, 2019


Amanda Palmer is a celebrated musician and artist with a whole bunch of devoted fans… and some vocal detractors. In this episode Dylan moderates a …

Episode 26: Happy & Merry

December 24th, 2018


“Merry Christmas” can be a divisive phrase. In this episode Dylan connects two strangers who open up to each other about their respective feelings …

Listener Call: Nick

December 10th, 2018


Dylan speaks with Nick, a listener of the podcast who had a very personal connection to one of the episodes.

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Listener Call: Jamie

November 26th, 2018


Listener Call: Kaleb

November 12th, 2018


Episode 25: I Hope You're Eaten Alive

October 15th, 2018


Benjamin was a guest on this show and K is a listener who became so upset by Benjamin’s comments said that she publicly wrote “Ben, if you’re reading this I hope you’re eaten alive by wild dogs.” Dylan connected them on …

Episode 24: I Hate This Podcast

October 1st, 2018


Episode 23: Unfriended

September 17th, 2018


Jabari and Andrew were Facebook friends until the 2016 election tore them apart and one unfriended the other. Dylan connects them on a phone call for their first extended conversation about what happened.

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Episode 22: Is This Racist?

September 3rd, 2018


Three years ago Lauren called in to Andrew Ti’s popular call-in podcast Yo Is This Racist? with a question. She felt Andrew and his guest co-host …

Episode 21: Nauseating

August 20th, 2018


Iain is a college senior who writes a bi-weekly column for his campus newspaper. In commenting on the current state of media he referred to Dylan’s …

Episode 20: They/Them

August 6th, 2018


Lindsay makes a web series that teaches young kids about LGBTQ issues. Lennox is a high schooler who wrote Lindsay a message saying the show is …

Episode 19: Latinx

July 23rd, 2018


Latinx is the gender-neutral alternative to the terms Latino and Latina. Kat Lazo is a content creator who made a video explaining why some people use it. Alvaro commented “this chic is annoying” beneath that video. …

Episode 18: Civility

July 9th, 2018


Episode 17: You Are a Liar

June 25th, 2018


Episode 16: Bitch Talk About Palestine

June 11th, 2018


Intesar told Dylan "bitch talk about Palestine" so Dylan called him up and they did.

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Episode 15: Teens and Guns

May 28th, 2018


Two teenagers from opposite ends of the political spectrum speak to each other about guns in the United States.

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Episode 14: Digital Self-Harm

May 14th, 2018


Alyson anonymously sent herself hateful and homophobic messages online. Dylan Marron asks her why.

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Episode 13: Talentless Hack

April 30th, 2018


Episode 12: Burned At The Stake

April 16th, 2018


Jaya wrote an essay suggesting the television show ‘The Office’ doesn’t hold up to today’s standards. The essay was tweeted out and Tom tweeted back …

Episode 11: The Trans Ban

April 2nd, 2018


Tyler Gilmore is a veteran of the Marines who vocally expressed his support for the trans ban. In this episode Dylan connects him to Maddie Makara, a veteran who served for 16 years and recently came out as a trans …

Episode 10: Bigot Scum

February 12th, 2018


Dylan moderates a conversation between two strangers who clashed online. Marcia is a stand up comedian and proud feminist who frequently writes things like “men are scum” on social media and Andrew is an “anti-feminist” …

Episode 9: Conclusion (For Now)

October 2nd, 2017


To close out this chapter Dylan calls up people who love the show and have used it as motivation for conversations in their own life, including a conservative listener who’s a fan of the podcast. (Thanks for listening, …

Episode 8: (Don't) Kill Yourself

September 25th, 2017


Content Warning: This episode contains a conversation about suicide. Dylan calls someone who publicly told him to kill himself and that people like …

Episode 7: Sissies and Flaming Queens

September 18th, 2017


Lee publicly called Dylan a “flaming homo,” a “sissy,” a “flaming queen,” and an “idiot.” The twist? Lee is a gay man himself… with a fascinating life story.

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Episode 6: The Good Troll

September 11th, 2017


Dylan Marron calls James, a stand up comedian and self-identified troll, who publicly wrote that Dylan was “condescending as f*ck.” James walks Dylan …

Episode 5: The Seeds of Hate

September 4th, 2017


Today’s guest not only doesn’t hate Dylan Marron, but at one point in the conversation he says he loves him. So why include this episode as part of the show? Listen to the end to find out why.

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Episode 4: Facts and Feelings

August 28th, 2017


“Facts don’t care about your feelings.” At least according to this week’s guest Anna, a school teacher from the south. Listen as Dylan and Anna try …

Episode 3: The Call Is Coming from Inside the House

August 21st, 2017


Dylan Marron wants to make sure that this isn’t just a “conservative versus liberal” podcast, so this week he speaks with Matthew, a left-leaning queer artist who publically posted that Dylan “represents some of the …

Episode 2: Hurt People Hurt People

August 7th, 2017


Dylan Marron talks to Josh, a teenager who told Dylan that he was “the reason this country is dividing itself.” Josh opens up and reveals that high …

Episode 1: You're a Piece of Sh*t

July 31st, 2017


Dylan Marron makes popular social justice videos on the internet, so he gets a lot of hate messages. In the first episode of this podcast, he speaks …

Conversations with People Who Hate Me, hosted by Dylan Marron – Teaser

July 10th, 2017


Conversations with People Who Hate Me takes hateful conversations online and turns them into productive conversations offline. As a writer and video …

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