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PJ Vogt

Host of Reply All & TLDR
PJ Vogt is the co-host of Reply All, along with Alex Goldman. Reply All is an award-winning podcast about some of the internet’s most fascinating stories with unexpected twists. Early on, PJ Vogt interned at This American Life, working alongside future Gimlet-founder Alex Blumberg. He so wanted the position, he actually lied on his application that he had already graduated college. In a lucky twist of fate, he landed the position and then dropped out of his senior year. After his internship, Vogt obtained a position as a contributor for WNYC’s On the Media, where he worked for five years. He and Alex Goldman piloted WNYC Studio’s TLDR (Too Long, Didn’t Read), a short podcast that featured stories about the unpredictable and even darker sides of the internet. In 2014, PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman left their stable positions at WNYC to join Blumberg’s newly founded Gimlet Media. Vogt and Goldman began co-hosting Gimlet Media’s second podcast, Reply All, through which they continued their journey through internet’s maze of “fun house” mirrors and longterm consequences. Vogt continues to work with Blumberg, who guest stars on recurring “Yes, Yes, No” internet trivia episodes. In addition, two episodes of Reply All have been featured on This American Life. Reply All is acclaimed by critics and received multiple awards. It was nominated twice (2015, 2016) for Shorty Awards for its dedicated social media presence such as a 48 hour marathon in which fans could call in ask ask the hosts anything they wanted. In 2016, Reply All was nominated for the Webby Award for Best Podcast and the Mixcloud Online Radio Awards for Best Online Talk Show in education. By 2017, The Independent featured Reply All in their “Twenty Podcasts that Will Make You Smarter.” In 2017, PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman shared the behind the scenes process of creating Reply All on Talks at Google. More recently, they delved into their co-hosting relationship on Live at Code 2019. In an interview with Brooklyn Magazine, Vogt shared the story of his career and what lead him to take a chance at Gimlet Media and Reply All. He has also been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Vogt has appeared many podcast episodes, including Gimlet Media’s first podcast, StartUp, and The Moment with Brian Koppelman. In order to avoid spamming unsuspecting social media users, Vogt hosts a separate instagram account dedicated to his poodle, Ralphie.
Recent episodes featuring PJ Vogt
#149 30-50 Feral Hogs
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A legit question from a rural American.Asher Elbein's piece on feral hogs 
#147 The Woman in the Air Conditioner
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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.
#130 The Snapchat Thief
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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 PodcastSteps Michael Bazzell Gave Alex to Protect HimselfHow to port your phone numberPassword ManagerGoogle AuthenticatorYubikeyWorkbook to freeze your credit and remove yourself from public records websitesSudoStories about Sim Swapping and OGUsers by Vice/MotherboardBy 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 CryptocurrencyBy Joseph Cox'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing RansomThe Organization that Lizzie Donated ToByte Back
#96 The Secret Life of Alex Goldman
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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 reportingThe National Domestic Violence Hotline Subscribe to our newsletter
#128 The Crime Machine, Part II
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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. 
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Birthdate
Oct 14th, 1985
Episode Count
239
Podcast Count
11
Total Airtime
5 days, 6 hours