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5 EpisodesProduced by Sam GreenspanWebsite

True stories about collisions with technology, told within the frame of a sci-fi radio serial. Created by Sam Greenspan and starring Carmen Berkeley.

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04_KEEP IT 200

October 11th, 2021


An autopsy on a dead link, and the anthropology of trying to find transgender health care at Kaiser Permanente in Los Angeles. Elsewhere: Icarus and …


October 4th, 2021


A law that was supposed to stop sex trafficking is making life more dangerous for the people it’s supposed to protect. It’s also collapsing the …


September 28th, 2021


After deadly fire at an Oakland arts space called The Ghost Ship, cities across America responded by cracking down on unofficial live-work spaces. …


September 28th, 2021


In 2018, Elaine Herzberg became the first pedestrian to be killed by a self-driving car. But who is to blame? We prosecute the person who was behind the wheel at our own peril. Elsewhere: short-term cryo has put Cass …

00_README (start here)

September 20th, 2021


BELLWETHER is a podcast of speculative journalism: true stories of the world as it is, presented through the lens of what it might become.

Host Sam …

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