112 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.

    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
    'I Was Abducted'

    'I Was Abducted'

    Monique has always known she was abducted as a child, but specific details about what happened, and why, have been elusive. It wasn’t until she posted to Reddit that she found real leads and painful memories started flooding back.

    • 31 min
    Snacktime: Bushfires and Books

    Snacktime: Bushfires and Books

    Ben and Amory discuss a Reddit deep-dive about the Australian wildfires and one man's very, very long reading list.

    • 12 min
    Where Are They Now (Updates!)

    Where Are They Now (Updates!)

    Ben and Amory get updates from a few previous guests. Then, they invite the hosts of the podcast "Food, We Need To Talk" into the studio for a final debrief on their 2019 New Year's resolutions.

    • 17 min

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