"'A podcast about the internet' that is actually an unfailingly original exploration of modern life and how to survive it." - The Guardian. Hosted by PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, from Gimlet.

Recent Episodes


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 ReadingJenny ODell's "There's No Such Thing As A Free Watch"Alexis Madrigal's dropshipping articleApply here for the …


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 …


Hope is a photographer. One day her body begins to betray her. It starts with her eyes. This is a rebroadcast of a story, which was first released in October 2015. Further ReadingLisa Sanders' book, Every Patient Tells a Story.Lisa Sanders' column, Diagnosis. 

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