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Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories instead? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring a story on the theme of Power, Culture, and the Future, handpicked from The Outline. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated.

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The keto diet is a recipe for disaster

September 6th, 2018

19:07

Yellowstone National Park underwear?

September 5th, 2018

6:20

How to make a British woman sell you a Honda

September 4th, 2018

6:35

Can we get some crazy broke Asians, too?

August 30th, 2018

1:04:38
Jeremy Gordon and Wei Tchou explore the many shades of Asian-American culture representation through the releases of ‘Crazy Rich Asians,’ ‘To All the …

"Ready for love" is a lie

August 29th, 2018

19:40

A day on an e-scooter

August 28th, 2018

8:59
Ann-Derrick Gaillot spent the day zipping around Portland using only dockless e-scooters and documented her experience.

We're hosted and produced by James T. Green. Our theme is by John Lagomarsino.

If you’re interested …

The appeal of viral mugshots

August 27th, 2018

11:21

Wokeness industrial complex

August 23rd, 2018

18:55
There's a problem with 'Nanette' – comedy is at its best when it helps audiences understand their relationship to trauma, not when it makes them feel …

The soundtrack of destruction

August 22nd, 2018

9:44

Smoke(y) signals

August 21st, 2018

6:35

How to lose friends and scare away people

August 20th, 2018

8:42

Reject the algorithm!

August 16th, 2018

13:22

The racist language of space exploration

August 15th, 2018

8:57

Queer fabulism is everywhere

August 14th, 2018

14:21
Recent books by Carmen Maria Machado, Daisy Johnson, Melissa Broder, and many more are part of a burgeoning trend in writing that uses the fantastic …

Ghosted by a senator

August 13th, 2018

10:42

A mosh pit (of data)

August 9th, 2018

10:00

The U.S. is thirsty

August 8th, 2018

6:41

The 'down-ass chick'

August 7th, 2018

14:51

'Playboy' shaped the America of today

August 6th, 2018

20:11

Dr. Seuss' forgotten anti-war book

August 2nd, 2018

9:42

What I want is a single buffalo wing

August 1st, 2018

8:57

So you bought a ghost town

July 31st, 2018

13:07

'Parent Trap' but messier

July 30th, 2018

15:21

Bring back irony

July 26th, 2018

27:37

How to DJ a sex party

July 25th, 2018

9:35

How prisons are poisoning their inmates

July 23rd, 2018

12:34

Rewind: Clear eyes, sore ass, can't lose?

July 19th, 2018

13:47

Rewind: Meet the Floridians

July 18th, 2018

9:48

Rewind: "Hi" is chaotic evil

July 17th, 2018

8:37

Rewind: Do it for the Vine

July 16th, 2018

11:11

A Queer Sex, Liminal Fantasy

July 12th, 2018

12:23

Silicon Valley's funding the future of warfare

July 11th, 2018

11:22
Move fast and break things indeed.

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Today you heard from Caroline Haskins. We're hosted and produced by James T. …

Supreme shush

July 10th, 2018

9:52

Welcome to the age of the online pseudo-pharmacy startup

July 9th, 2018

18:07

Inside Autism Day at Six Flags

July 5th, 2018

25:38

Inside Autism Day at Six Flags

July 4th, 2018

22:50

Bodega hive 🎨 & newborn planets

July 3rd, 2018

12:34

Grandpa teaches bitcoin

July 2nd, 2018

7:55

A new canon of asexual history

June 28th, 2018

10:19

Notes on dyke camp [Re-broadcast]

June 27th, 2018

12:09
There is a burgeoning aesthetic movement influenced by traditional camp but directed by gay women. It features a lot of hands.

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Reported by Mikaella Clements. Produced and hosted by James T. Green with production …

A hell of a brine

June 26th, 2018

11:23

The future of afrofuturism

June 21st, 2018

9:58

Eight unsolved murders in Pike County, Ohio

June 20th, 2018

6:44
The murder of the Rhoden family was a brutal, backwoods tragedy that seemed straight out of an Appalachian noir.

Credits

Today’s Dispatch was reported by Jeff Winkler. It was produced by James T. Green. It was edited by …

GAME OVER. Continue?

June 19th, 2018

11:05

A Renaissance painting? Nah!

June 18th, 2018

11:28

Return of the plastic surgeons [Re-broadcast]

June 14th, 2018

12:03
Through social media, modern doctors gain celebrity status and teach their followers. (We're re-broadcasting this episode while we report on new …

California primaries & shady Facebook

June 13th, 2018

7:25
Last week, a faceless conservative group seemed poised to convert Democratic nightmares into hellish reality, and Facebook wants you to believe it is …

Wildfires & DNA

June 12th, 2018

6:01
The west coast of the United States is still burning from wildfires, and there's a new scientific DNA finding.

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Ann Derrick-Gaillot and Casey Johnston joined us today. James T. Green hosts and produces the show.

The …

10,000 likes and we’ll show you how we build this patient’s butt

June 11th, 2018

9:11
Through social media, modern doctors gain celebrity status and teach their followers.

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Today’s Dispatch was reported by Melinda Fakuade. It was …

"Having fun isn't hard, when you've got a library card" (with a bunch of fees)

June 7th, 2018

12:02
There's an incredibly wholesome show on the air right now, there's new fear in the world of hurricanes, and one city is saying goodbye to library …

The abyss of notifications

June 6th, 2018

7:58
Tech companies like Apple and Google are becoming more interested in “scaling back” our device usage, but what does it mean when the companies behind the addiction are trying to change our behavior?

Casey Johnston and …

International Whores' Day

June 5th, 2018

11:43
It was 2 in the afternoon on a blazing Saturday, when a tiny park filled with red umbrellas...

Credits

Today’s Dispatch was reported and produced by Zoë Beery. Editing by James T. Green and Emilie Friedlander. Sound …

The politics of pro-gun coffee

June 4th, 2018

10:54

Your move, Drake

May 31st, 2018

18:22
Noticing a rise of Drake memes on your timeline? We explain why. Plus, the hot new trend for business bros, and the latest dystopian crossover with …

Common is the most boring rapper

May 30th, 2018

8:20

The platonic ideal of Memorial Day

May 28th, 2018

2:49
In the United States, today is a holiday, so The Outline staff has a special message for you.

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Natalie Rivera, Erik Hinton, Dave Lucia, Wynton Wong, …

Zuck the world & spring jams

May 24th, 2018

16:25

Space Force, muting, and subway games

May 23rd, 2018

9:38
Trump wants to make hypersonic missile-detecting satellites a reality, Instagram is letting you be even more petty, and a game lets you ride the …

Killing the American Dream

May 22nd, 2018

16:50

Jordan Peterson is still terrible

May 21st, 2018

14:41

Notes on dyke camp

May 17th, 2018

12:32
There is a burgeoning aesthetic movement influenced by traditional camp but directed by gay women. It features a lot of hands.

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Reported by Mikaella Clements. Produced and hosted by James T. Green with production …

Don't buy the new MacBook Pro

May 16th, 2018

12:45
Apple got slapped with a big lawsuit. Here's what happened.

Credits:

Reported by Casey Johnston, editor of the Future section at The Outline.

The Outline World Dispatch is produced and hosted by James T. Green. Our theme …

The ethics of snail mucin

May 15th, 2018

6:16
Snail slime skincare is having a moment. But where does the mucin come from, and what happens to the snails?

Credits:

Reported by Gaby Del Valle, staff writer at The Outline.

The Outline World Dispatch is produced and …

The secret taxi party line

May 14th, 2018

23:22
We got a tip about a secret taxi party line, so we rode in a bunch of New York cabs to find out.

Credits:

Reported by Paris Martineau, staff writer at The Outline.

The Outline World Dispatch is produced and hosted by James …

A no-bullsh*t guide to Google I/O 2018

May 10th, 2018

26:52
The most important takeaways from Google's annual developer keynote. The good, the bad, and the ugly, brought to you from our entire Future section at The Outline.

Show notes:

You heard from Casey Johnston (Future …

This racist gum doesn't even taste good

May 9th, 2018

10:19
Candy marketing and why Asian-American stereotypes have more staying power than an everlasting gobstopper.

Show notes:

To share today's episode and …

The story behind #MuteRKelly

May 8th, 2018

13:31

Rewind: Breaking Monopoly

May 7th, 2018

15:36

Should people accept chronic pain?

May 3rd, 2018

18:33

"Hi" is chaotic evil

May 2nd, 2018

9:41

The impossible burger is a fine bad burger

May 1st, 2018

10:52

Your immune system is in charge of how quickly you age

April 30th, 2018

9:26

The rise of the ambient video game

April 26th, 2018

10:10

Alabama deserves better

April 25th, 2018

7:18

Neopets was run by scientologists

April 24th, 2018

12:33

The app-i-fication of friendship

April 23rd, 2018

9:41

Hell is empty and all the devils are creating Westworld fan theories

April 19th, 2018

7:56

How 90s kids expressed themselves online

April 18th, 2018

8:11

Why we love conspiracy theories

April 17th, 2018

7:41

For once, the NFL isn't awful

April 16th, 2018

4:55

Rewind: Arming the flock

April 12th, 2018

13:07

Rewind: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts

April 11th, 2018

14:20

Rewind: Behind closed doors

April 10th, 2018

17:56

Rewind: Source code, the end of actress, and Google snippets

April 9th, 2018

13:19

Your boss is working you to death

April 5th, 2018

13:26

I'm the man in the Jabbrrbox

April 4th, 2018

11:30

Do we need Roseanne tho?

April 3rd, 2018

16:19

Cambridge Analytica for dummies

April 2nd, 2018

18:37

Inside YouTube's fake views economy

March 29th, 2018

8:52

"Education, not assassination."

March 28th, 2018

11:30

Matt Binder hunts for Twitter bots

March 27th, 2018

11:35

Emily Brown learns how to ride a bike

March 26th, 2018

13:43

Alex Jung takes us on a Drag Race

March 22nd, 2018

21:13

The sad, deep end of adulthood

March 21st, 2018

14:15

What does the universe sound like?

March 20th, 2018

8:39

How do you say "smartphone" in Lakota?

March 19th, 2018

8:03

Gaming the depression algorithm

March 15th, 2018

10:21

Junkie XL and the soundtrack of strong women film characters

March 14th, 2018

14:05

Last-chance tourism

March 13th, 2018

8:24

Meet the teachers on strike in West Virginia

March 12th, 2018

9:18

Banning the worst place on the internet

March 8th, 2018

6:35

3/7/18: Boldly queer, or not

March 7th, 2018

15:44

3/6/18: Seamlessly sliding into hell

March 6th, 2018

10:34

3/5/18: Breaking Monopoly

March 5th, 2018

15:36

3/1/18: Vibey as hell

March 1st, 2018

11:37

2/28/18: Hollywood is failing Mo'Nique

February 28th, 2018

13:06

2/27/18: Self-storage scam

February 27th, 2018

11:27

2/26/18: Weed writing blows

February 26th, 2018

13:55

2/22/18: The math of Tinder

February 22nd, 2018

8:55
It's Thursday. Dating apps suck. Today on the show:

Casey Johnston -
The math of Tinder

Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green.

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2/21/18: Do text based therapy apps really work?

February 21st, 2018

14:04
It's Wednesday. Put some respect on Fergie's name. Today on the show:

Paris Martineau -
Your therapist is typing
Cat Ferguson (on The Verge) - Breakdown

Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green.

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2/20/18: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts

February 20th, 2018

15:04

2/15/18: Instagram's depression ads

February 15th, 2018

6:40
It's Thursday. You made it. Today on the show:

Paris Martineau -
Why is Instagram so worried about my mental health?

Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green.

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2/14/18: Mapping queer memories

February 14th, 2018

6:02
It's Wednesday. Valentine's Day is a capitalist ploy. Today on the show:

Ann Derrick-Gaillot -
Mapping queer memories

Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green.

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2/13/18: Predicting hurricanes & child marriage laws

February 13th, 2018

11:24

We met Lil Yachty

February 12th, 2018

10:24
Gaby Del Valle takes us inside New York Fashion week, and Joshua Topolsky remembers his childhood through a tweet from Germany.

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The perfect wave

February 8th, 2018

9:50

Gators taught me about death

February 7th, 2018

15:16
Paris Martineau shows us the best way to cheat at HQ Trivia. Also Paris and Gaby Del Valle give a loving tribute to their home state, the one they love to hate, Florida.

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Everybody poops

February 6th, 2018

9:37

From activist to ICE target

February 5th, 2018

8:37

Flagging the play

February 1st, 2018

14:00

The truth is I never left you

January 31st, 2018

14:59

We can't quit plastic bags

January 30th, 2018

7:07

Lambo, guaranteed

January 29th, 2018

5:49
We take you inside the weirdest group chat ever, full of six-figure dreams and even bigger scams.

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Can you keep a secret?

January 25th, 2018

14:17
Behind a LinkedIn message, and an electric fence, were two people that spoke up.

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What a disaster

January 24th, 2018

3:31

1/23/2017: Phone numbers are dead

January 23rd, 2018

9:13

1/22/2017: Sure, Amazon's been trash

January 22nd, 2018

8:45

1/18/2018: Behind Closed Doors

January 18th, 2018

18:17

1/17/2018: Surface Side-eyes & Revisiting Vine

January 17th, 2018

16:04

1/16/2018: Cupcakke's Ephorize & Mayonnaise Kids

January 16th, 2018

10:51

1/10/2018: Television

January 10th, 2018

19:50

1/9/2018: Acceptance speeches & American Ninja Warrior

January 9th, 2018

10:42

1/8/2018: Celebrity Net Worth & the weather

January 8th, 2018

11:18

12/29/2017: Should auld acquaintance be forgot?

December 29th, 2017

17:11
It's Friday! Bonus episode!

It's almost a new year, so we thought we'd replay a timely episode of another Outline podcast, Sound Show. In this …

12/28/2017: Favorites, Vol. 4

December 28th, 2017

14:59
It's Thursday. We're continuing on with our week of favorite stories from this year.

Today, Rollin Bishop tells the story of Andrew Yoon, whose game …

12/27/2017: Favorites, Vol. 3

December 27th, 2017

18:14

12/26/2017: Favorites, Vol. 2

December 26th, 2017

20:43

12/25/2017: Favorites, Vol. 1

December 25th, 2017

20:05

12/21/2017: Stolen valor & Mastodon

December 21st, 2017

16:29

12/20/2017: Dreaming about Trump

December 20th, 2017

10:27
It's Wednesday. Halfway. Today on the show, Jon Christian talks to the psychotherapist collecting dreams about Donald Trump.

Hosted by Adrianne …

12/19/2017: Fight for the Future

December 19th, 2017

14:38
It's Tuesday. Hello. Today on the show, Adrianne Jeffries visits Boston to meet a group of people fighting for net neutrality in the wake of last week's FCC vote against it.

Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John …

12/18/2017: The SpongeBob musical & Bhad Bhabie

December 18th, 2017

13:32

12/14/2017: Checking up on Google & Keaton Jones

December 14th, 2017

13:41

12/13/2017: Wasted clothing & Moogfest

December 13th, 2017

12:45
It's Wednesday. Wow, where does the time go? Today on the Dispatch:

Gaby Del Valle - Clothing companies could be donating unsold merchandise, but …

12/12/2017: Christian bots & nice reality TV

December 12th, 2017

15:03

12/11/2017: Patreon & ‘I, Tonya’

December 11th, 2017

14:48

12/7/2017: The Great 78 Project

December 7th, 2017

16:37

12/6/2017: Games about games & Lipsense

December 6th, 2017

15:42

12/5/2017: The death of the internet

December 5th, 2017

12:54

12/4/2017: AI metal & Netflix descriptions

December 4th, 2017

14:03

11/30/2017: Trump on TV & Tumblr's Daddy

November 30th, 2017

13:07

11/29/2017: Handheld games & Watchmen

November 29th, 2017

17:06

11/28/2017: Mechanical Turk & Phish

November 28th, 2017

15:53

11/27/2017: Soup & Apple Stores

November 27th, 2017

11:56

11/21/2017: Is herbal transition a thing?

November 21st, 2017

13:17
It's Tuesday. A long weekend is near. But today on the Dispatch, Lewis Wallace talks to some trans herbalists about whether herbal transition is really possible.

Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino and …

11/20/2017: The return of spam & the king

November 20th, 2017

15:00

11/16/2017: Thanksgiving privacy & creepy trivia

November 16th, 2017

15:44

11/15/2017: Twitter parties & coffee boycotts

November 15th, 2017

14:31

11/14/2017: Talking about shooters & Helena's new mayor

November 14th, 2017

14:26

11/13/2017: Arming the flock

November 13th, 2017

13:02
It's Monday. Today on the Dispatch, Owen Philips travels to Mississippi to sit in on a training session for a church security team.

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by Jordan Oplinger, Billy Disney, and John …

11/9/2017: E-bikes & cookie tins

November 9th, 2017

14:20

11/8/2017: Union busting & inspiration porn

November 8th, 2017

16:59
It's Wednesday. Let's make it over the hump together. Today on the Dispatch: 

Gaby Del Valle - How to kill a union 
Rose Eveleth - When disability tech is just a marketing exercise 

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by …

11/7/2017: Trump's Twitter moment & meme-making

November 7th, 2017

13:16

11/6/2017: Search Angels of Search Squad

November 6th, 2017

15:16
It's Monday. Today on the show, Ann-Derrick Gaillot reports on Search Squad, a Facebook group in which "Search Angels" reunite adopted people with their birth families.

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John …

11/2/2017: The perfect patsy

November 2nd, 2017

12:29

11/1/2017: Sugar isn't killing us & spoilers are good

November 1st, 2017

13:12
It's Wednesday. A new month. Today on the Dispatch:

Yvette d’Entremont -
Who's afraid of sugar? 
Matt Domino - What reading spoilers can tell us about ourselves 

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.

10/31/2017: Sexual harassers & the war on cops

October 31st, 2017

13:57

10/30/2017: Living in a parking lot & visiting Harry Potter

October 30th, 2017

15:08
It's Monday. Again! Today on the Dispatch:

John Clary Davies -
The new American dream home Is a parking lot 
Ann-Derrick Gaillot - A visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by …

10/26/2017: Russia & crowdfunding

October 26th, 2017

14:23

10/25/2017: Ann on stans

October 25th, 2017

16:16
It's Wednesday. How about those Dodgers?

Today on the Dispatch, Ann-Derrick Gaillot joins us to talk about stans. When did that word become a verb? And what does it mean to un-stan?

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced …

10/24/2017: The secretive family making money off the opioid crisis

October 24th, 2017

13:32

10/23/2017: Football protests & conservative memes

October 23rd, 2017

13:31

10/19/2017: Mattresses & immigration detention

October 19th, 2017

16:26

10/18/2017: AI ethics & autumn

October 18th, 2017

11:33

10/17/2017: Gig economy & Sarah Silverman

October 17th, 2017

14:00

10/16/2017: Guns and the left

October 16th, 2017

9:56
It's Monday. A brand new day. Today on the Dispatch, Gaby Del Valle talks to some leftists about why they are rejecting the Democratic Party’s stance …

10/12/2017: Charity

October 12th, 2017

14:00

10/11/2017: Project Runway & Google's flat Earth commercial

October 11th, 2017

14:32

10/10/2017: Facebook can’t reveal the content of Russian ads

October 10th, 2017

12:56
It's Tuesday. How are you feeling? Today on the Dispatch: 

William Turton - Why Facebook can’t reveal the content of Russian ads 

Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.

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10/9/2017: Two Alexas & Kid Rock

October 9th, 2017

12:10

10/5/2017: Festival security & local restaurants

October 5th, 2017

15:19

10/4/2017: Equifax

October 4th, 2017

16:56

10/3/2017: Google's algorithm & AI's heritage

October 3rd, 2017

15:41
It's Tuesday. Keep going. Today on the Dispatch:

William Turton -
The algorithm is innocent 

Aaron Timms - A conversation with Terry Winograd, one of AI’s earliest, most influential dissidents 

Hosted and produced by John …

10/2/2017: Is Telegram connected to the Kremlin?

October 2nd, 2017

13:21

9/28/2017: Neo Yokio’s rich universe

September 28th, 2017

12:56

9/27/2017: Air travel & white supremacy

September 27th, 2017

13:21
It's Wednesday. Halfway. Today on the Dispatch:

Aaron Gordon -
Air travel is better than ever. So why do we feel like it sucks? 

Gaby Del Valle - White people are afraid of being called racist 

Hosted by Adrianne …

9/26/2017: .cat and the Catalonian independence movement

September 26th, 2017

15:19
It's Tuesday. Another day, another podcast. Today on the Dispatch:

Adrianne Jeffries - The movement for Catalonian independence and why the Spanish …

9/25/2017: Fighting over the web

September 25th, 2017

12:43

9/21/2017: SPLC, Tom Brady, & Jake Paul

September 21st, 2017

14:46
It's Thursday. But it feels like a Sunday. Today on the Dispatch:

Dan Taylor - How does the Southern Poverty Law Center define a hate group?

Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Selections from Tom Brady's new book, “The TB12 Method: …

9/20/2017: Dance ban & whistleblowing

September 20th, 2017

13:18
It's Wednesday. Wowee. Today on the Dispatch:

Jeff Ihaza - New York may be lifting a 91-year-old ban on dancing

William Turton - This lawyer helps …

9/19/2017: YouTubers & sober celebrities

September 19th, 2017

14:42

9/18/2017: Talking about wealth & border security

September 18th, 2017

14:23
It's Monday. We didn't win any Emmys. Today on the Dispatch:


Rachel Sherman, author of "Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence," on how the …

9/14/2017: Calling Equifax & reviewing ‘Blurred Lines’

September 14th, 2017

13:31

9/13/2017: South Park & the cult of Apple

September 13th, 2017

9:53

9/12/2017: Artificially intelligent gaydar

September 12th, 2017

11:40
It's Tuesday. A day for robots. Today on the Dispatch: Artificially intelligent gaydar? Maybe not. 

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.

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9/11/2017: The strongest possible terms & neutral accents

September 11th, 2017

11:10
It's Monday. Open your mind. Today on the Dispatch:

Tim Donnelly -
‘The strongest possible terms’ is the weakest possible phrase 
William Turton - A bunch of these LinkedIn job listings are probably illegal 

Hosted by …

9/7/2017: The strange life of Peter Daou

September 7th, 2017

11:34

9/6/2017: Indian Country Today & the Rat Park study

September 6th, 2017

12:43
It's Wednesday. The leaves are starting to turn. Today on the Dispatch:

Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Indian Country Today is taking an indefinite hiatus

9/5/2017: The internet

September 5th, 2017

13:22
It's Tuesday. It's time for some internet. Today on the Dispatch:

Adrianne Jeffries -
I now have equity in an alt-right Twitter clone 
William Turton - An open source community is turning against one of its most prominent …

9/4/2017: Apple leaks

September 4th, 2017

14:38

8/31/2017: Brooklyn's most controversial restaurant owner

August 31st, 2017

12:28
It's Thursday. Almost there. Today on the Dispatch: 

Jeff Ihaza - A conversation with Brooklyn's most controversial restaurant owner 

Hosted by Jeff Ihaza. Produced by Jordan Oplinger and John Lagomarsino.

Learn more …

8/30/2017: A puppy, a prison & The Great Comet of 1812

August 30th, 2017

14:20
It's Wednesday. Can you believe it? Today on the Dispatch:

Sam Thonis & Amos Barshad -
I’m obsessed with this startup dog prison 
Aaron Edwards - "The Great Comet" will never die

Hosted by Sam Thonis. Produced by …

8/29/2017: Inside jobs & song meanings

August 29th, 2017

12:31

8/28/2017: Conservative rap & union busting

August 28th, 2017

12:16

8/24/2017: Artificial intelligence & Black-Jewish relations

August 24th, 2017

14:16
It's Thursday. Almost there. Today on the Dispatch: 

Rollin Bishop - How AlphaGo got so good so fast 
Anne-Derrick Gaillot - A short history of …

8/23/2017: Jay-Z & Loans for pants

August 23rd, 2017

12:35
It's Wednesday. Back at it again. Today on the Dispatch: 

Jeff Ihaza - Who needs music journalists? 
Gaby Del Valle - How to rebrand subprime loans 

8/22/2017: Vegan cheese & a book review

August 22nd, 2017

12:03

8/21/2017: What it looks like when a startup collapses

August 21st, 2017

13:03
It's Monday. Rise and shine. Today on the Dispatch:

Gaby Del Valle -
Fresco News was a growing, promising startup, until it wasn’t 

Hosted by William Turton. Produced by John Lagomarsino.

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8/17/2017: Ankle monitors & CEO councils

August 17th, 2017

14:07

8/16/2017: Andrew Yoon and ‘Divorce!’

August 16th, 2017

14:47

8/15/2017: Drivers, protestors, & The Daily Stormer

August 15th, 2017

12:12

8/14/2017: Robots are coming to town

August 14th, 2017

11:10

8/10/2017: Voicemail

August 10th, 2017

14:05
It's Thursday. The last episode of the week.

Today on the Dispatch, Tolu Edionwe talks to people who have held onto voicemails from loved ones who …

8/9/2017: Incarceration, Bollywood, and Arcade Fire again

August 9th, 2017

9:54

8/8/2017: The United Slate & Arcade Fire

August 8th, 2017

13:06

8/7/2017: The “Email Prankster”

August 7th, 2017

13:35

8/3/2017: Editing genes, changing immigration, & Kanye

August 3rd, 2017

8:45

8/2/2017: Homeland Security, press briefings, & talk radio

August 2nd, 2017

11:00

8/1/2017: Hacked voting machines, climate change, & Narcan parties

August 1st, 2017

14:08

7/31/2017: Trump on Long Island & Handcuffs at Defcon

July 31st, 2017

15:09

7/27/2017: Transgender troops & veganism

July 27th, 2017

11:46

7/26/2017: Sterilizing prisoners & women entrepreneurs

July 26th, 2017

15:35

7/25/2017: Offensive trademarks, CEO pay, & dreams

July 25th, 2017

14:13

7/24/2017: Acid attacks, a public health risk, & Twitter stans

July 24th, 2017

15:12

7/20/2017: Detroit foreclosures, prescription drugs, & OJ Simpson

July 20th, 2017

12:14

7/19/2017: Suing Trump, music by the numbers, & ethics

July 19th, 2017

11:51

7/18/2017: Ether & Lady Gaga

July 18th, 2017

17:24

7/17/2017: Nuclear winter on TV & PD Live

July 17th, 2017

17:02
It's Monday. Today, two stories about TV drama:

Hanna McBride - The TV movie that terrified America
Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Reality TV can’t bring …

7/13/2017: Spotify, a monkey in court, & loading spinners

July 13th, 2017

11:43

7/12/2017: Donald Trump Jr. & Pandora's meltdown

July 12th, 2017

21:05

7/11/2017: Heat Street, Medicaid, and Silicon Valley

July 11th, 2017

13:10

7/10/2017: Amelia Earhart & Pepe the Frog

July 10th, 2017

16:39
It's Monday. Welcome to the week. Today on the Dispatch:

Laura June - Ric Gillespie thinks he knows what happened to Amelia Earhart
Rollin Bishop - …

7/6/2017: Who needs a record deal when you have Zumba?

July 6th, 2017

17:41
It's Thursday. Today on the Dispatch, one story: Producer Ian Coss visits Haiti, where some musicians don’t need a record label, because they have Zumba.

Produced by Ian Coss and John Lagomarsino.

This episode is …

Wednesday, 7/5/2017

July 5th, 2017

14:24

Tuesday, 7/4/2017

July 4th, 2017

18:29

Monday, 7/3/2017

July 3rd, 2017

15:23
It's Monday. We don't believe in long weekends. Today on the Dispatch:

Owen Philips - Help us solve an internet mystery involving porn and Wikipedia

Thursday, 6/29/2017

June 29th, 2017

11:44

Wednesday, 6/28/2017

June 28th, 2017

13:37

Tuesday, 6/27/2017

June 27th, 2017

12:51

Monday, 6/26/2017

June 26th, 2017

12:26

Thursday, 6/22/2017

June 22nd, 2017

12:47

Wednesday, 6/21/2017

June 21st, 2017

15:30
It's Wednesday. I can't believe it either. Today on the Dispatch: 

Zoë Beery - How Fred Perry polos came to symbolize hate 
Ann-Derrick Gaillot - …

Tuesday, 6/20/2017

June 20th, 2017

14:37
It's Tuesday. We have just one story for you today:

William Turton -
Inside Apple’s global war on leakers 

Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino. 

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Monday, 6/19/2017

June 19th, 2017

13:23

Thursday, 6/15/2017

June 15th, 2017

12:05

Wednesday, 6/14/2017

June 14th, 2017

14:29

Tuesday, 6/13/2017

June 13th, 2017

12:26

Monday, 6/12/2017

June 12th, 2017

12:07

Thursday, 6/8/2017

June 8th, 2017

13:55

Wednesday, 6/7/2017

June 7th, 2017

14:02

Tuesday, 6/6/2017

June 6th, 2017

13:45

Monday, 6/5/2017

June 5th, 2017

10:02

Thursday, 6/1/2017

June 1st, 2017

13:29

Wednesday, 5/31/2017

May 31st, 2017

11:53

Tuesday, 5/30/2017

May 30th, 2017

14:10

Monday, 5/29/2017

May 29th, 2017

22:27

Thursday, 5/25/2017

May 25th, 2017

16:00

Wednesday, 5/24/2017

May 24th, 2017

14:19

Tuesday, 5/23/2017

May 23rd, 2017

12:15

Monday, 5/22/2017

May 22nd, 2017

12:31

Thursday, 5/18/2017

May 18th, 2017

15:46

Wednesday, 5/17/2017

May 17th, 2017

12:32

Tuesday, 5/16/2017

May 16th, 2017

15:03

Monday, 5/15/2017

May 15th, 2017

13:47

Thursday, 5/11/2017

May 11th, 2017

15:02
It's Thursday. Where does the time go? Here's the Dispatch:

William Turton - An Austrian Court has ordered Facebook to censor political criticism …

Wednesday, 5/10/2017

May 10th, 2017

14:42

Tuesday, 5/9/2017

May 9th, 2017

13:16

Monday, 5/8/2017

May 8th, 2017

16:38

Thursday, 5/4/2017

May 4th, 2017

14:45

Wednesday, 5/3/2017

May 3rd, 2017

11:40

Tuesday, 5/2/2017

May 2nd, 2017

12:32

Monday, 5/1/2017

May 1st, 2017

14:16

Thursday, 4/27/2017

April 27th, 2017

11:25

Wednesday, 4/26/2017

April 26th, 2017

13:19

Tuesday, 4/25/2017

April 25th, 2017

14:59

Monday, 4/24/2017

April 24th, 2017

14:53
It's Monday. We hope you had a good weekend. On today's Dispatch:

Adrianne Jeffries - eSports competitors in Hawaii are at a disadvantage

Alex …

Thursday, 4/20/2017

April 20th, 2017

12:37

Wednesday, 4/19/2017

April 19th, 2017

11:34

Tuesday, 4/18/2017

April 18th, 2017

12:28

Monday, 4/17/2017

April 17th, 2017

13:04
It's our very first episode. Welcome. On today's Dispatch: 

Rollin Bishop - Karen Sandler is still waiting to see the source code that's keeping her …
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