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12/11/2017: Patreon & ‘I, Tonya’
Dec 11 • 14 min
It’s Monday. Up and at ‘em. Today on the Dispatch: Brent Knepper - No one makes a living on Patreon (Bren’t Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/brentknepper) Ann-Derrick Gaillot - What I, Tonya gets right about the celebrity biopic Hosted by Adrianne…
12/7/2017: The Great 78 Project
Dec 7 • 16 min
It’s Thursday. Warm up your turntables and clean your cartridges. Today, Zoë Beery reports from Philadelphia about how The Great 78 Project plans to preserve our aural history for generations to come.To see some photos and videos of George Blood’s shop,…
12/6/2017: Games about games & Lipsense
Dec 6 • 15 min
It’s Wednesday. Ttime for some stories. Today on the Dispatch: Aaron Gordon - Staring into the void of the most meta video game ever Gaby Del Valle - Facts about that lipstick all your Facebook friends are selling Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries & Aaron…
12/5/2017: The death of the internet
Dec 5 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. Our birthday. Today on the Dispatch, Outline Editor-in-chief Joshua Topolsky joins us to talk about the death of the internet, and how online life is real life.Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
12/4/2017: AI metal & Netflix descriptions
Dec 4 • 14 min
It’s Monday. Welcome to the last month of 2017. Today on the Dispatch: Jon Christian - This frostbitten black metal album was created by an artificial intelligence Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Who writes Netflix synopses? Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by…
11/30/2017: Trump on TV & Tumblr’s Daddy
Nov 30 • 13 min
It’s Thursday. The last show of the week. Today on the Dispatch:Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Stumbling through TV’s first year with President Trump Gaby Del Valle - When David Karp was daddy Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/29/2017: Handheld games & Watchmen
Nov 29 • 17 min
It’s Wednesday. Got a great podcast for you this morning. Today on the Dispatch: Stephen Wilds - Trying to play handheld games as a legally blind gamer Jeremy Gordon - The latest ‘Watchmen’ revival is shameless enough to work Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries.…
11/28/2017: Mechanical Turk & Phish
Nov 28 • 15 min
It’s Tuesday. There’s usually nothing funny to say about Tuesdays. Today on the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - Strangers are looking at your data for pennies Sophie Kleeman - Thank you, Phish fans, for caring about net neutrality Hosted by Aaron Edwards.…
11/27/2017: Soup & Apple Stores
Nov 27 • 11 min
It’s Monday. Back in action. Today on the Dispatch: Kelly Conaboy - What is soup? Brian Josephs - Apple only wants to put its stores where white people live Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/21/2017: Is herbal transition a thing?
Nov 21 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. A long weekend is near. But today on the Dispatch, Lewis Wallace talks to some trans herbalists about whether herbal transition is really possible.Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino and Lewis Wallace.We’re taking a short…
11/20/2017: The return of spam & the king
Nov 20 • 15 min
It’s Monday. Can you smell the turkey yet? Today on the Dispatch: Jon Christian - Spam is back Ann-Derrick Gaillot - One made-for-TV movie to underwhelm them all Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/16/2017: Thanksgiving privacy & creepy trivia
Nov 16 • 15 min
It’s Thursday. We’ve done it again. Today on the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - Why is this company tracking where you are on Thanksgiving? Molly Sauter - Interactive TV is pretty similar to regular TV Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/15/2017: Twitter parties & coffee boycotts
Nov 15 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. Time flies. Today on the Dispatch: Daniel Carter - Twitter parties are Tupperware parties reborn Jason Koebler - Keurig Coffee Machines Are Hell Devices That Everyone Should Boycott Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/14/2017: Talking about shooters & Helena’s new mayor
Nov 14 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. Again. Today on the Dispatch: Gaby Del Valle - We need to talk about mass murderers Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Meet Montana’s first black mayor in more than a century Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/13/2017: Arming the flock
Nov 13 • 13 min
It’s Monday. Today on the Dispatch, Owen Philips travels to Mississippi to sit in on a training session for a church security team.Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by Jordan Oplinger, Billy Disney, and John Lagomarsino.
11/9/2017: E-bikes & cookie tins
Nov 9 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. We made it. Today on the Dispatch: Aaron Gordon - Everyone hates e-bikes Amelia Tait - Why Does Everyone’s Mum Use That Same Cookie Tin for Sewing Stuff? Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/8/2017: Union busting & inspiration porn
Nov 8 • 16 min
It’s Wednesday. Let’s make it over the hump together. Today on the Dispatch: Gaby Del Valle - How to kill a union Rose Eveleth - When disability tech is just a marketing exercise Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/7/2017: Trump’s Twitter moment & meme-making
Nov 7 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. Welcome. Today on the Dispatch: Matt Porter - Trump’s first real tweet was on July 6, 2011 Shannon Edwards - My memes, my self Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries & Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/6/2017: Search Angels of Search Squad
Nov 6 • 15 min
It’s Monday. Today on the show, Ann-Derrick Gaillot reports on Search Squad, a Facebook group in which “Search Angels” reunite adopted people with their birth families.Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/2/2017: The perfect patsy
Nov 2 • 12 min
It’s Thursday. Where does the time go? Today on the Dispatch, Christopher Glazek is here to talk about George Papadopoulos, the perfect patsy.Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
11/1/2017: Sugar isn’t killing us & spoilers are good
Nov 1 • 13 min
It’s Wednesday. A new month. Today on the Dispatch: Yvette d’Entremont - Who’s afraid of sugar? Matt Domino - What reading spoilers can tell us about ourselves Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/31/2017: Sexual harassers & the war on cops
Oct 31 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. Halloween. Today on the Dispatch: Gaby Del Valle - Co-opting the conversation about sexual harassment Paul Blest - Liberal lawmakers are buying into the “war on cops”Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/30/2017: Living in a parking lot & visiting Harry Potter
Oct 30 • 15 min
It’s Monday. Again! Today on the Dispatch: John Clary Davies - The new American dream home Is a parking lot Ann-Derrick Gaillot - A visit to The Wizarding World of Harry PotterHosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/26/2017: Russia & crowdfunding
Oct 26 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. We did it. Today on the Dispatch:Gaby Del Valle - No, Black Lives Matter is not a Russian psyop Adrianne Jeffries - The IRS is basically ignoring the equity crowdfunding boom Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/25/2017: Ann on stans
Oct 25 • 16 min
It’s Wednesday. How about those Dodgers?Today on the Dispatch, Ann-Derrick Gaillot joins us to talk about stans. When did that word become a verb? And what does it mean to un-stan?Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/24/2017: The secretive family making money off the opioid crisis
Oct 24 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. Welcome back. Today on the Dispatch, writer Christopher Glazek joins us to discuss his article for Esquire, The Secretive Family Making Billions From the Opioid Crisis.Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/23/2017: Football protests & conservative memes
Oct 23 • 13 min
It’s Monday. Here we go again! Today on the Dispatch: Danny Page - Political football Alex Nichols - The lame nonprofit that’s trying to make young conservatives cool Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/19/2017: Mattresses & immigration detention
Oct 19 • 16 min
It’s Thursday. Phew. Today on the Dispatch: David Zax - The war to sell you a mattress is an internet nightmare Gaby Del Valle - Immigration detention on the U.S. borderHosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/18/2017: AI ethics & autumn
Oct 18 • 11 min
It’s Wednesday. Would you believe it? Today on the Dispatch: Jon Christian - What would the average human do? Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Autumn is boring, and that is good Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/17/2017: Gig economy & Sarah Silverman
Oct 17 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. Hello. Today on the Dispatch: Daniel Carter - The only job a robot couldn’t do Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Sarah Silverman’s liberal bubble Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by Jordan Oplinger & Sam Thonis.
10/16/2017: Guns and the left
Oct 16 • 9 min
It’s Monday. A brand new day. Today on the Dispatch, Gaby Del Valle talks to some leftists about why they are rejecting the Democratic Party’s stance on firearm regulation.Hosted by Erika Allen. Produced by Jordan Oplinger.
10/12/2017: Charity
Oct 12 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. Already! Today on the Dispatch: Paul Blest - Charity isn’t enoughGaby Del Valle - The people GoFundMe leaves behind Hosted and produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/11/2017: Project Runway & Google’s flat Earth commercial
Oct 11 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. Breathe. Today on the Dispatch:Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Project Runway’s foray into fast fashion Adrianne Jeffries - Google asks the dumbest questions Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/10/2017: Facebook can’t reveal the content of Russian ads
Oct 10 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. How are you feeling? Today on the Dispatch: William Turton - Why Facebook can’t reveal the content of Russian ads Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/9/2017: Two Alexas & Kid Rock
Oct 9 • 12 min
It’s Monday. It’s OK. Today on the Dispatch:Jon Christian - Why does Amazon have two completely different products called Alexa? Jerilyn Jordan - Going to all six of Kid Rock’s shows at Little Caesars Arena Hosted by Ann-Derrick Gaillot. Produced by John…
10/5/2017: Festival security & local restaurants
Oct 5 • 15 min
It’s Thursday. It’s the 100th episode. Today on the Dispatch: Jeff Ihaza - A talk with event marketer Justin Moss about security at live events Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Food writing in “flyover country” Hosted by Jeff Ihaza. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/4/2017: Equifax
Oct 4 • 16 min
It’s Wednesday. Another day. Today on the Dispatch, William Turton talks to Adrianne Jeffries about former Equifax CEO Richard Smith’s testimony before a Congressional subcommittee. Then, Adrianne talks to author Jon Methven about his 2012 short story,…
10/3/2017: Google’s algorithm & AI’s heritage
Oct 3 • 15 min
It’s Tuesday. Keep going. Today on the Dispatch: William Turton - The algorithm is innocent Aaron Timms - A conversation with Terry Winograd, one of AI’s earliest, most influential dissidents Hosted and produced by John Lagomarsino.
10/2/2017: Is Telegram connected to the Kremlin?
Oct 2 • 13 min
It’s Monday. Where does the time go? Today on the Dispatch, William Turton asks: What isn’t Telegram saying about its connections to the Kremlin? Hosted by Jordan Oplinger. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/28/2017: Neo Yokio’s rich universe
Sep 28 • 12 min
It’s Thursday. Logical weekend. Today on the Dispatch, Jeff Ihaza is joined by Adrianne Jeffries and Aaron Edwards to talk about Neo Yokio’s rich universe.Hosted by Jeff Ihaza. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/27/2017: Air travel & white supremacy
Sep 27 • 13 min
It’s Wednesday. Halfway. Today on the Dispatch: Aaron Gordon - Air travel is better than ever. So why do we feel like it sucks? Gaby Del Valle - White people are afraid of being called racist Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/26/2017: .cat and the Catalonian independence movement
Sep 26 • 15 min
It’s Tuesday. Another day, another podcast. Today on the Dispatch:Adrianne Jeffries - The movement for Catalonian independence and why the Spanish police are trying to censor .catProduced by John Lagomarsino.
9/25/2017: Fighting over the web
Sep 25 • 12 min
It’s Monday. Wow, already! Today on the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - Netflix, Microsoft, and Google just quietly changed how the web works Hosted and produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/21/2017: SPLC, Tom Brady, & Jake Paul
Sep 21 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. But it feels like a Sunday. Today on the Dispatch: Dan Taylor - How does the Southern Poverty Law Center define a hate group? Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Selections from Tom Brady’s new book, “The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of…
9/20/2017: Dance ban & whistleblowing
Sep 20 • 13 min
It’s Wednesday. Wowee. Today on the Dispatch:Jeff Ihaza - New York may be lifting a 91-year-old ban on dancingWilliam Turton - This lawyer helps spies leak on the U.S. governmentHosted by Sam Thonis. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/19/2017: YouTubers & sober celebrities
Sep 19 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. Let’s make it a good one. Today on the Dispatch: Ian Birnbaum - YouTube is leaving its creators in the dark Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Sober celebrities are more visible than ever Hosted by William Turton. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/18/2017: Talking about wealth & border security
Sep 18 • 14 min
It’s Monday. We didn’t win any Emmys. Today on the Dispatch: Rachel Sherman, author of “Uneasy Street: The Anxieties of Affluence,” on how the wealthy talk about affluence Tanya Golash-Boza on the theater of high-tech border security Hosted by Gaby Del…
9/14/2017: Calling Equifax & reviewing ‘Blurred Lines’
Sep 14 • 13 min
It’s Thursday. We made it. Today on the Dispatch:Brian Fung - Calling Equifax is more difficult than it sounds Gaby del Valle - The campus rape debate doesn’t have ‘many sides’ Hosted by Sam Thonis. Produced by John Lagomarsino.Brian Fung’s article on…
9/13/2017: South Park & the cult of Apple
Sep 13 • 9 min
It’s Wednesday. A phone with no home button! Weird! Today on the Dispatch:Jeff Ihaza - South Park is not subversive William Turton - Apple’s needless cult of secrecy Hosted and Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/12/2017: Artificially intelligent gaydar
Sep 12 • 11 min
It’s Tuesday. A day for robots. Today on the Dispatch: Artificially intelligent gaydar? Maybe not. Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/11/2017: The strongest possible terms & neutral accents
Sep 11 • 11 min
It’s Monday. Open your mind. Today on the Dispatch: Tim Donnelly - ‘The strongest possible terms’ is the weakest possible phrase William Turton - A bunch of these LinkedIn job listings are probably illegal Hosted by Tolu Edionwe. Produced by John…
9/7/2017: The strange life of Peter Daou
Sep 7 • 11 min
It’s Thursday. It’s not for everyone. Today on the Dispatch:Alex Nichols - The strange life of Peter Daou Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
9/6/2017: Indian Country Today & the Rat Park study
Sep 6 • 12 min
It’s Wednesday. The leaves are starting to turn. Today on the Dispatch: Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Indian Country Today is taking an indefinite hiatus Katie MacBride - This 38-year-old study is still spreading bad ideas about addiction Hosted by William…
9/5/2017: The internet
Sep 5 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. It’s time for some internet. Today on the Dispatch:Adrianne Jeffries - I now have equity in an alt-right Twitter clone William Turton - An open source community is turning against one of its most prominent membersHosted and produced by John…
9/4/2017: Apple leaks
Sep 4 • 14 min
It’s Monday, a holiday, so we’re rerunning on of our favorite past episodes. William Turton - Inside Apple’s global war on leakers Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/31/2017: Brooklyn’s most controversial restaurant owner
Aug 31 • 12 min
It’s Thursday. Almost there. Today on the Dispatch: Jeff Ihaza - A conversation with Brooklyn’s most controversial restaurant owner Hosted by Jeff Ihaza. Produced by Jordan Oplinger and John Lagomarsino.
8/30/2017: A puppy, a prison & The Great Comet of 1812
Aug 30 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. Can you believe it? Today on the Dispatch: Sam Thonis & Amos Barshad - I’m obsessed with this startup dog prison Aaron Edwards - “The Great Comet” will never dieHosted by Sam Thonis. Produced by Jordan Oplinger, Billy Disney, and Sam…
8/29/2017: Inside jobs & song meanings
Aug 29 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. We did it again. Today on the Dispatch: Rick Paulas - Reflecting on ‘Loose Change’ in the age of fake news Jeff Ihaza - The story of songmeanings.com Hosted by Jeff Ihaza. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/28/2017: Conservative rap & union busting
Aug 28 • 12 min
It’s Monday. Here we go again. Today on the Dispatch: Alex Nichols - The infinite awfulness of conservative rap Gaby Del Valle - The RNC sent out a survey asking if Trump should disband federal unions Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John…
8/24/2017: Artificial intelligence & Black-Jewish relations
Aug 24 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. Almost there. Today on the Dispatch: Rollin Bishop - How AlphaGo got so good so fast Anne-Derrick Gaillot - A short history of Black-Jewish relations in the U.S. Hosted by Gaby Del Valle. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/23/2017: Jay-Z & Loans for pants
Aug 23 • 12 min
It’s Wednesday. Back at it again. Today on the Dispatch: Jeff Ihaza - Who needs music journalists? Gaby Del Valle - How to rebrand subprime loans Hosted by Joshua Topolsky. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/22/2017: Vegan cheese & a book review
Aug 22 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. How about that eclipse, huh? Today on the Dispatch: Tim Donnelly - We regret to inform you that your vegan cheese is now problematic Gaby Del Valle - Jill Filipovic’s myopic feminism Hosted by Ann-Derrick Gaillot. Produced by John…
8/21/2017: What it looks like when a startup collapses
Aug 21 • 13 min
It’s Monday. Rise and shine. Today on the Dispatch:Gaby Del Valle - Fresco News was a growing, promising startup, until it wasn’t Hosted by William Turton. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/17/2017: Ankle monitors & CEO councils
Aug 17 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. Where does the time go? Today on the Dispatch: Lewis Wallace - The U.S. is tracking a record number of immigrants with ankle monitors William Turton - Trump’s business councils are all made up and fake Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced…
8/16/2017: Andrew Yoon and ‘Divorce!’
Aug 16 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. Another day. Today on the Dispatch: Rollin Bishop - How a board game about bitter legal struggles became a bitter legal struggleProduced by John Lagomarsino.
8/15/2017: Drivers, protestors, & The Daily Stormer
Aug 15 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. We’re here. Today on the Dispatch: Paul Blest - Why Republicans want to protect drivers who run over protesters William Turton - Anonymous did not hack The Daily Stormer Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/14/2017: Robots are coming to town
Aug 14 • 11 min
It’s Monday. Welcome back. Today on the Dispatch: William Turton - E-commerce jobs are reviving former steel country — at least until the robots arrive (includes video)Hosted by Sam Thonis. Produced by Jordan Oplinger and John Lagomarsino.
8/10/2017: Voicemail
Aug 10 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. The last episode of the week.Today on the Dispatch, Tolu Edionwe talks to people who have held onto voicemails from loved ones who have passed away.Hosted by Rawiya Kameir. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/9/2017: Incarceration, Bollywood, and Arcade Fire again
Aug 9 • 9 min
It’s Wednesday. Wow. Today on the Dispatch:Gaby del Valle - Most criminal cases end in plea bargains, not trials Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Bollywood is coming to America Jeff Ihaza - People are actually buying copies of Arcade Fire’s new album Hosted by…
8/8/2017: The United Slate & Arcade Fire
Aug 8 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. Would you believe it? Today on the Dispatch: William Turton - A Silicon Valley kingmaker wants to fix what tech did to California Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Hoaxes are a terrible way to promote your album Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by John…
8/7/2017: The “Email Prankster”
Aug 7 • 13 min
It’s Monday. Here we go. Today on the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - How to prank the rich and powerful without really trying Hosted and produced by John Lagomarsino.
8/3/2017: Editing genes, changing immigration, & Kanye
Aug 3 • 8 min
It’s Thursday. Almost there. Today on the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - For the first time, researchers have ‘repaired’ genetic disease Gaby del Valle - Trump is pushing a bill to cut legal immigration in half Peyton Dix - Kanye West is suing his insurer…
8/2/2017: Homeland Security, press briefings, & talk radio
Aug 2 • 11 min
It’s Wednesday. Lots to talk about. Today on the Dispatch: Gaby del Valle - Trump needs one million people to apply for a job at the DHS right now Jeff Ihaza - The State Department has gone quiet Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Tokenization on ‘The Breakfast Club’…
8/1/2017: Hacked voting machines, climate change, & Narcan parties
Aug 1 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. How the time flies. Today on the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - Voting machine hacking village Laura June - The Paris Agreement will probably fail Troy Farah - The latest dangerous drug trend doesn’t actually exist Hosted by Sam Thonis.…
7/31/2017: Trump on Long Island & Handcuffs at Defcon
Jul 31 • 15 min
It’s Monday. The month draws to a close. Today on the Dispatch: Gaby del Valle - Donald Trump visits Long Island Adrianne Jeffries and Willam Turton - The time I was handcuffed to a chair in Vegas Hosted and produced by John Lagomarsino. This episode is…
7/27/2017: Transgender troops & veganism
Jul 27 • 11 min
It’s Thursday. A long week. Today on the Dispatch: Eoin Higgins - Trump’s cynical ploy to hurt transgender people Ann-Derrick Gaillot - What ‘What the Health’ misses in promoting plant-based diets Hosted by Jeff Ihaza. Produced by John Lagomarsino.This…
7/26/2017: Sterilizing prisoners & women entrepreneurs
Jul 26 • 15 min
It’s Wednesday. Halfway. Today on the Dispatch: Zoë Beery - America’s long, shameful history of sterilizing prisoners Laura June - Having a woman on your team ruins your chances of VC funding Hosted by Rawiya Kameir. Produced by John Lagomarsino.This…
7/25/2017: Offensive trademarks, CEO pay, & dreams
Jul 25 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. What are you having for lunch? Today on the Dispatch: Jeff Ihaza & Adrianne Jeffries - People are applying to trademark the n-word Adrianne Jeffries - Health care CEOs get paid so much it will make you sick Rawiya Kameir - Everyone is having…
7/24/2017: Acid attacks, a public health risk, & Twitter stans
Jul 24 • 15 min
It’s Monday. Here comes another one. Today on the Dispatch: Nicole Kobie - London criminals can’t get guns, so they’re using acid Gaby del Valle - More than half the murders of women are partner-related Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Stan down Hosted and produced…
7/20/2017: Detroit foreclosures, prescription drugs, & OJ Simpson
Jul 20 • 12 min
It’s Thursday. It’s gonna be a real scorcher out there. Today on the Dispatch: Gaby del Valle - Detroit is using federal funding to demolish homes Adrianne Jeffries - Prescription drugs last a lot longer than their expiration dates Ann-Derrick Gaillot -…
7/19/2017: Suing Trump, music by the numbers, & ethics
Jul 19 • 11 min
It’s Wednesday. What a day. Today on the Dispatch:William Turton - People are suing Trump to unblock them on Twitter Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Hip-hop and R&B are officially the U.S.’s dominant music genres Adrianne Jeffries - The top ethics official in the…
7/18/2017: Ether & Lady Gaga
Jul 18 • 17 min
It’s Tuesday. Here we are again. Today on the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - My friends are investing in Ethereum and it’s stressing me out Arianna Rebolini - Why is Lady Gaga being accused of murder?Hosted by Sam Thonis. Produced by John Lagomarsino. This…
7/17/2017: Nuclear winter on TV & PD Live
Jul 17 • 17 min
It’s Monday. Today, two stories about TV drama: Hanna McBride - The TV movie that terrified America Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Reality TV can’t bring police transparency Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino. This episode is supported by…
7/13/2017: Spotify, a monkey in court, & loading spinners
Jul 13 • 11 min
It’s Thursday. You’ve almost made it. Today on the Dispatch: Jeff Ihaza - Spotify has been accused of a weird scam involving “fake artists” Ann-Derrick Gaillot - PETA is fighting for a monkey’s right to copyright William Turton - If net neutrality gets…
7/12/2017: Donald Trump Jr. & Pandora’s meltdown
Jul 12 • 21 min
It’s only Wednesday. Today on the Dispatch: William Turton - Donald Trump Jr.’s Russian connection, step by step Adrianne Jeffries - Pandora is melting down Hosted by Jeff Ihaza. Produced by John Lagomarsino and Jordan Oplinger.This episode is supported…
7/11/2017: Heat Street, Medicaid, and Silicon Valley
Jul 11 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. 7/11. Like the store. Today on the Dispatch: Alex Nichols - The unceremonious demise of Heat Street Gaby del Valle - The Senate wants to gut coverage for disabled kids William Turton - Venture capitalist writes horrible email in wake of…
7/10/2017: Amelia Earhart & Pepe the Frog
Jul 10 • 16 min
It’s Monday. Welcome to the week. Today on the Dispatch:Laura June - Ric Gillespie thinks he knows what happened to Amelia EarhartRollin Bishop - Pepe’s creator is on a mission to save his memeHosted by Tolu Edionwe. Produced by John Lagomarsino.This…
7/6/2017: Who needs a record deal when you have Zumba?
Jul 6 • 17 min
It’s Thursday. Today on the Dispatch, one story: Producer Ian Coss visits Haiti, where some musicians don’t need a record label, because they have Zumba. Produced by Ian Coss and John Lagomarsino.This episode is supported by Harry’s razors. Sign up for a…
Wednesday, 7/5/2017
Jul 5 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday, but it feels like a Monday. Today on the Dispatch: Andy Martino - Philly has dramatically reduced its prison population — but will Trump ruin everything?Rollin Bishop - Google’s AI lab got caught up in a privacy violation Hosted by…
Tuesday, 7/4/2017
Jul 4 • 18 min
It’s Tuesday, Independence Day. Because it’s a holiday, we’re rerunning three of our favorite stories: Rawiya Kameir - Hollywood made a white version and a black version of the same movie Steph Yin - Did humans evolve from pigs? Ann-Derrick Gaillot -…
Monday, 7/3/2017
Jul 3 • 15 min
It’s Monday. We don’t believe in long weekends. Today on the Dispatch: Owen Philips - Help us solve an internet mystery involving porn and Wikipedia Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Young adults want to buy homes but can’t afford them Hosted by Sam Thonis. Produced…
Thursday, 6/29/2017
Jun 29 • 11 min
It’s Thursday. You can almost see the weekend from here. Today on the Dispatch:Ann-Derrick Gaillot - What’s behind the U.K.’s bizarre love of charity singles? Gaby del Valle - Trump’s travel ban and the meaning of “bona fide” Hosted by Ann-Derrick…
Wednesday, 6/28/2017
Jun 28 • 13 min
It’s Wednesday. That’s the middle one. Today on the Dispatch: Gaby Del Valle - Flint residents are being billed thousands of dollars for unsafe water William Turton - We may never know how many Americans are being swept up in ‘foreign surveillance’ Jeff…
Tuesday, 6/27/2017
Jun 27 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. How’s everyone feeling? Today on the Dispatch: Alex Nichols - Jim Messina: A case study in political failure Ann-Derrick Gaillot - The Tupac biopic is a flop in every way Rollin Bishop - Death when it comes will have no sheep Hosted by John…
Monday, 6/26/2017
Jun 26 • 12 min
It’s Monday. Back at it again. Today on the Dispatch: Yvette d’Entremont - Chiropractors are bullshit Tolu Edionwe - Seasonal harvest workers are avoiding Britain Roisin Kiberd - It’s 2017, and this Twitter bot reflects our disappointment in the present…
Thursday, 6/22/2017
Jun 22 • 12 min
It’s Thursday. The days are getting shorter again. Today on the Dispatch: Rollin Bishop - The woman who spends her free time hunting down GoFundMe fraud Jeff Ihaza - Billboard’s new chart rules mean labels can’t game the system William Turton - Uber…
Wednesday, 6/21/2017
Jun 21 • 15 min
It’s Wednesday. I can’t believe it either. Today on the Dispatch: Zoë Beery - How Fred Perry polos came to symbolize hate Ann-Derrick Gaillot - Reality TV therapy is suspect as hell Hosted by Khalila Douze. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
Tuesday, 6/20/2017
Jun 20 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. We have just one story for you today: William Turton - Inside Apple’s global war on leakers Hosted by Adrianne Jeffries. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
Monday, 6/19/2017
Jun 19 • 13 min
It’s Monday. Wake up and smell the Dispatch. On today’s show:Gaby Del Valle - Thanks to the internet, anyone can impersonate an ICE officer Jeff Ihaza - Do not co-sign XXXTentacion Ann-Derrick Gaillot - The NCAA is ruining sports for everyone Hosted by…
Thursday, 6/15/2017
Jun 15 • 12 min
It’s Thursday. Happy Father’s Day. Today on the Dispatch:Adrianne Jeffries - The Travis TrapJeff Ihaza - Dolce & Gabbana just made a horrible decision about Melania TrumpGaby Del Valle - Michigan’s top health official will keep his job despite…
Wednesday, 6/14/2017
Jun 14 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. We have a couple of stories for you now. They are:William Turton - The secret code that printers put on all your documentsAnn-Derrick Gaillot - Expanding the limits of stock photographyHosted by William Turton. Produced by John Lagomarsino.
Tuesday, 6/13/2017
Jun 13 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. The news never stops, and neither does the Dispatch. On today’s show: Adrianne Jeffries - Google is perpetuating a very bad definition of ‘eugenics’ Ann-Derrick Gaillot - What we can learn from a burrito scandal in the Northwest Dan Taylor -…
Monday, 6/12/2017
Jun 12 • 12 min
It’s Monday. How ‘bout those Tony Awards, huh? Today on the Dispatch: Ann-Derrick Gaillot - American Ninja Warrior’s level playing field Jordan Oplinger - It’s time to ban Native American mascots Adrianne Jeffries - Why the latest NSA leak didn’t make a…
Thursday, 6/8/2017
Jun 8 • 13 min
It’s Thursday. Will you be my ear bud? Today on the Dispatch: Tolu Edionwe - The iMovie president William Turton - Uber has gone to hell Rollin Bishop - James Comey wrote down every interaction with Trump he ever had
Wednesday, 6/7/2017
Jun 7 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. We have even more stories for you. They are:Rawiya Kameir - Hollywood made a white version and a black version of the same movie William Turton - This is how not to leak top secret documentsAdrianne Jeffries - The NYT crossword is old and…
Tuesday, 6/6/2017
Jun 6 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. We have more stories for you. They are:Rollin Bishop - Harvard revoked admission because of a private Facebook chatAdrianne Jeffries - A biker gang used a hacked database to steal 150 JeepsWilliam Turton - Palmer Luckey is trying to cash in…
Monday, 6/5/2017
Jun 5 • 10 min
It’s Monday. We have a story for you. Here it is: Steph Yin - Did humans evolve from pigs?
Thursday, 6/1/2017
Jun 1 • 13 min
It’s Thursday. Odd, isn’t it? Today on the Dispatch: Rollin Bishop - How hackable is bitcoin?Ann-Derrick Gaillot - When spellers become athletesAndy Martino - America could ruin the entire climate deal
Wednesday, 5/31/2017
May 31 • 11 min
It’s Wednesday. But it’s also the future. Today on the Dispatch: Rollin Bishop - The world’s best Go-playing computer is retiring William Turton - Uber just fired its star self-driving car engineer Rollin Bishop - Why don’t more tech companies offer…
Tuesday, 5/30/2017
May 30 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. We’re back. Today on the Dispatch: William Turton - A Russian hacking campaign targeted an American journalist Rollin Bishop - Fake comments could skew the debate around the open internetLaura June - Nature is poison
Monday, 5/29/2017
May 29 • 22 min
It’s Monday. Happy Memorial Day. On today’s Dispatch, three of our favorite stories from past episodes: Adrianne Jeffries - How Google ate CelebrityNetWorth.com Billy Disney & Sam Thonis - In Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the questions are trivial but the…
Thursday, 5/25/2017
May 25 • 16 min
It’s Thursday. Here we are again. Today on the Dispatch: Andy Martino - NYC cops can neither confirm nor deny that we hacked protesters’ phonesWilliam Turton - Why I just sold all my bitcoin Jeff Ihaza - The National Endowment for the Humanities prepares…
Wednesday, 5/24/2017
May 24 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. Thank goodness. Here’s the Dispatch: William Turton - Sean Hannity, Fox News, and Kim Dotcom Rollin Bishop - Humanity just lost to AI by half a point William Turton - Trolls who invented fake Manchester victims think everyone is…
Tuesday, 5/23/2017
May 23 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday. It’s Artificial Intelligence Day. Here’s what that means:Adrianne Jeffries - Dubai has a robot cop nowTolu Edionwe - The fight against biased machine learning algorithmsRollin Bishop - Why Google’s AI is still playing Go
Monday, 5/22/2017
May 22 • 12 min
It’s Monday. Welcome to the week. Today on the Dispatch:Tim Donnelly - Tourists for Trump Ann-Derrick Gaillot - The weather isn’t small talk William Turton - We got one of Apple’s patented round pizza boxes
Thursday, 5/18/2017
May 18 • 15 min
It’s Thursday. What a week. Here’s the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - Chelsea Manning has been released Ann-Derrick Gaillot - The enduring mystery of @ShinobiNinjaWilliam Turton - Who is to blame for the global ransomware attack?
Wednesday, 5/17/2017
May 17 • 12 min
It’s Wednesday. You can do it. Here’s the Dispatch.Andy Martino - History shows Trump could easily lose the House Jeff Ihaza - What ‘Master of None’ is missing Adrianne Jeffries - Why China is trying to learn Africa’s languages
Tuesday, 5/16/2017
May 16 • 15 min
It’s Tuesday, but it kind of feels like a Wednesday, right? Here’s the Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - UK tabloids doxxed the ‘hero’ hacker who stopped a global cyberattack Rollin Bishop - TV has become an augmented reality game Christopher Glazek - Trump…
Monday, 5/15/2017
May 15 • 13 min
It’s Monday. How was your weekend? Here’s the Dispatch. Adrianne Jeffries and William Turton - People may die because of a hack on English hospitals Andy Martino - One aspect of Trump’s travel ban is still happening Jeff Ihaza - The best resistance money…
Thursday, 5/11/2017
May 11 • 15 min
It’s Thursday. Where does the time go? Here’s the Dispatch:William Turton - An Austrian Court has ordered Facebook to censor political criticism worldwideAnn-Derrick Gaillot - Mother’s Day marketing is getting weirdly sexualRollin Bishop - Internet stores…
Wednesday, 5/10/2017
May 10 • 14 min
It’s Wednesday. ‘Bump day,’ as they say! On today’s Dispatch:Jake Pitre - ‘The Circle’ is yet another film that doesn’t get the internet Laura June - YouTube has a fake Peppa Pig problemAdrianne Jeffries - A crime livestreaming app is the latest to rip…
Tuesday, 5/9/2017
May 9 • 13 min
It’s Tuesday. Welcome to Tuesday. Here’s the Dispatch.William Turton - Emmanuel Macron’s tech chief claims he outwitted hackersRawiya Kameir - Gordon Ramsay will roast youRollin Bishop - Google Surveys were supposed to save journalism. What happened?
Monday, 5/8/2017
May 8 • 16 min
It’s Monday. We’re back. You’re back. Here’s the Dispatch.Billy Disney and Sam Thonis - In Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the questions are trivial but the pursuit is not (with video and more!)Rollin Bishop - First Church of Cannabis founder on Trump’s…
Thursday, 5/4/2017
May 4 • 14 min
It’s Thursday. You’ll probably hear a lot of May 4th jokes today. Here’s the Dispatch.Adrianne Jeffries - A YouTube family accused of child abuse has hired a crisis PR firmAnn-Derrick Gaillot - TV is reliving the L.A. riots, over and over againAndy…
Wednesday, 5/3/2017
May 3 • 11 min
It’s Wednesday. Good morning. Here’s the Dispatch.Jeff Ihaza - The rise of the very short songAndy Martino - Net neutrality is boring us to tearsTolu Edionwe - Sales are down after The New York Times cut smaller Best Sellers lists
Tuesday, 5/2/2017
May 2 • 12 min
It’s Tuesday, You’re doing great. Here’s the Dispatch:Gabriela Del Valle - The media is spreading immigration propagandaRollin Bishop - Colleges are starting varsity programs for video gamesTolu Edionwe - Human head transplants are back
Monday, 5/1/2017
May 1 • 14 min
Good morning. It’s a new month. Here’s the Dispatch:Adrianne Jeffries - Machine learning is racist because the internet is racistAndy Martino - Trump’s Reddit fans must pick a side: the president, or net neutralityAdrianne Jeffries - Anti-haul videos…
Thursday, 4/27/2017
Apr 27 • 11 min
It’s Thursday. We’ve almost made it through the week. Here’s the Dispatch:Rollin Bishop - The fight for net neutrality isn’t overAdrianne Jeffries - Chipotle got hacked!Emily Brown - It’s perfectly safe to drink Capri Sun
Wednesday, 4/26/2017
Apr 26 • 13 min
It’s Wednesday. And what a Wednesday it is. Here is the Dispatch. Adrianne Jeffries - Google finally realized that racist search results are a problem Laura June - What ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ is really about Jeff Ihaza - Album releases don’t need branded…
Tuesday, 4/25/2017
Apr 25 • 14 min
It’s Tuesday. You’ve made it. Here’s the Dispatch:Rollin Bishop - The OK sign is becoming an alt-right symbolAndy Martino - People still think Facebook is eavesdropping through their phone’s micKelsey McKinney - How American Popular Music lost its sax
Monday, 4/24/2017
Apr 24 • 14 min
It’s Monday. We hope you had a good weekend. On today’s Dispatch: Adrianne Jeffries - eSports competitors in Hawaii are at a disadvantage Alex Nichols - Inside Hillary’s failed campaign Yvette d’Entremont - The unbearable wrongness of Gwyneth Paltrow
Thursday, 4/20/2017
Apr 20 • 12 min
It’s Thursday. The weekend is nearing. Here’s the Dispatch:Jeff Ihaza - Shamir’s radical independenceLeah Finnegan - Political diversity is a cop-out for overpaid media menJohn Lagomarsino - This neural network has learned how to choreograph for DDR
Wednesday, 4/19/2017
Apr 19 • 11 min
Welcome to Wednesday. Here’s today’s Dispatch:Adrianne Jeffries - Listening to all 23 episodes of Uber’s anti-union podcastAndy Martino - U.S. Customs and Border Protection is America’s next scary spy agency
Tuesday, 4/18/2017
Apr 18 • 12 min
Welcome to Tuesday. On today’s Dispatch:Adrianne Jeffries - This is not a story about a man who walks to workJeff Ihaza - Amazon is taking over the worldRollin Bishop - Anime comes bearing hope
Monday, 4/17/2017
Apr 17 • 13 min
It’s our very first episode. Welcome. On today’s Dispatch: Rollin Bishop - Karen Sandler is still waiting to see the source code that’s keeping her aliveAndy Martino - The end of “actress”?Adrianne Jeffries - Google’s featured snippets are destroying…