115 episodes

The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.

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The front page of the Internet--also known as Reddit--is making noise. Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the site's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities, collaborating with Reddit's 330 million users and over 140 thousand communities to find all kinds of jaw-dropping narratives. A collaboration between WBUR and Reddit.

    How Reddit's Coronavirus Community Became A Global Lifeline

    How Reddit's Coronavirus Community Became A Global Lifeline

    Redditors share how they're coping with the coronavirus pandemic. We also take an in-depth look at r/coronavirus, which has fast become one of the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and reliable sources of information for this constantly developing global story.

    • 24 min
    Endless Thread Presents: 'Madness'

    Endless Thread Presents: 'Madness'

    Endless Thread presents "Madness: The secret mission for mind control and the people who paid the price."

    • 2 min
    Encore: Call of the Void

    Encore: Call of the Void

    When you’re in a high place, peering over a ledge, do you ever get that super weird feeling that you should just... jump? This is a real scientific phenomenon that a lot of people experience, and it has a name: the call of the void. This week, we're listening back to an episode that made a lot of people feel less alone.

    • 26 min
    Snacktime: A Fairy Tale Proposal

    Snacktime: A Fairy Tale Proposal

    In honor of Valentine's Day, Amory tells Ben a snack-size story about a feast-size grand gesture that has left millions of people all over the world wishing they could re-do their marriage proposals.

    • 19 min
    Double Life

    Double Life

    92-year-old Robert Middelmann uncovered a secret about himself when he was very young. Keeping it was a matter of life and death. But, after many years, Robert decided to share that secret, along with the rest of his extraordinary life story, online. It all started in Nazi Germany…

    • 37 min
    Snacktime: Snektime

    Snacktime: Snektime

    Ben and Amory dissscusss sssome facsssinating ssstories about sssnakes.

    • 9 min

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