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Dylan Marron explores what happens when online feuders step out from behind the keyboard and get to know the human on the other side of the screen.

Conversations with People Who Hate Me Night Vale Presents

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 1.7K Ratings

Dylan Marron explores what happens when online feuders step out from behind the keyboard and get to know the human on the other side of the screen.

    Returning in 2022: Conversations with People Who Hate Me

    Returning in 2022: Conversations with People Who Hate Me

    The first rule of the internet: avoid the comments sections. On Conversations with People Who Hate Me, host Dylan Marron breaks that rule. He explores what happens when online feuders step out from behind the keyboard and get to know the human on the other side of the screen. Join Dylan as he connects people who have clashed online – from old friends to complete strangers — to explore why we believe what we believe, how we relate to each other on the internet, and just what a phone call can accomplish. While some of the comments and clapbacks quoted aren’t for the faint of heart, these conversations will be sure to fill it in this loving show that fosters unlikely connections in an age of increasing digital isolation. Whether Dylan is speaking with someone who wrote him a negative comment or is moderating a call between two strangers at odds, the results are often surprising, usually heartwarming, and always compelling.

    Conversations with People Who Hate Me is brought to you by the TED Audio Collective and will return in early 2022. Hit subscribe to get new episodes as they’re released.


    You can submit your own story here: bit.ly/CWPWHM
    And look out for the book, Conversations with People Who Hate Me, releasing March 29, 2022: bit.ly/CWPWHMB

    • 2 min
    Dangerously Dead Wrong

    Dangerously Dead Wrong

    Two longtime friends talk after getting into a Facebook altercation about COVID-19.

    Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Emily Newman & Mark Stoll (associate producers), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Phillip Blackowl (logo designer), Mindy Tucker (logo photographer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

    • 41 min
    I Hate Hank Green

    I Hate Hank Green

    Popular writer, vlogger, and creator Hank Green speaks to someone who tweeted “popular opinion but I hate hank green.”

    If you’d like to be a guest on this show fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

    Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Emily Newman & Mark Stoll (associate producers), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Phillip Blackowl (logo designer), Mindy Tucker (logo photographer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

    • 36 min
    Peloton Husband

    Peloton Husband

    When a Peloton commercial went viral, countless people shared their thoughts online. In this episode, Dylan connects Sean, an actor in that commercial with Tom, a man who called him a loser.

    If you’d like to be a guest on this show fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

    Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Emily Newman & Mark Stoll (associate producers), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Phillip Blackowl (logo designer), Mindy Tucker (logo photographer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

    • 44 min
    Bernie Bros

    Bernie Bros

    A Bernie supporter and an Elizabeth Warren supporter connect after clashing online.

    If you’d like to be a guest on this show fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

    Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Emily Newman & Mark Stoll (associate producers), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Phillip Blackowl (logo designer), Mindy Tucker (logo photographer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

    • 50 min
    Trash

    Trash

    In the summer of 2017 journalist Katie Herzog wrote a piece that was widely criticized. Ultimately she found herself at the bottom of a social media pile-on. 3,000 miles east of Katie, a woman named Robyn Kanner joined that pile-on tweeting “ur just trash.” In this episode, taped live in front an audience, Katie and Robyn meet onstage for the first time to discuss what happened between them, and the unlikely twist that brought them closer than they would have ever guessed.

    If you’d like to be a guest on this show fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

    Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Emily Newman & Mark Stoll (associate producers), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Phillip Blackowl (logo designer), Mindy Tucker (logo photographer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals. Additional credits for live show: Dustin Flannery-McCoy (field recording), Ben Altarescu & Alan Kudan (live recording).

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
1.7K Ratings

1.7K Ratings

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Good show

Dylan is a very good person, I think that it’s good that he is making conversation with people that have sent him hateful messages.

Btw, in response to the haters:
He’s not giving a platform to these people, he’s empathizing with them and trying to figure out why they are doing what they’re doing. Because if you watched the first episode, this podcast is meant to be an experiment rather than pleasurable content

not a nutter ,

Helpful

I like this podcast. All of us humans need to learn how to have conversations like thes. I appreciate, because as a teacher, developing habits of control and inviting another perspective are critical.

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small triumphs rules

Thank you for this! I am at a point in quarantine that has me questioning everything (for better or worse). I have a beautiful marriage (of the deeply California kind) and a child who struggles with suicidal ideation and high IQ Autism spectrum (among other diagnosis which we seek constant clarification of). I avoid your podcast normally because it’s often just a little too real....I’m the best possible way. And I was so happy to come back today and not only find you here with what I was hoping to find but even more. I’m thankful that you have curated a special group of people to aid you on your path to expressing humanity. This first show has me hooked and now I definitely want to donate so that I can get my own shout out bumpy another equally well curated emoter. I need my mundane (read as totally human) triumph. Thank you and keep up the spectacular content and humanity!!!!

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