PJ and Alex open up the hotline again to tackle listener problems and mysteries, no job too weird. This time – a Waze vortex, a tribunal for HawtNugz, and a powerful mystery cure that could topple the world into dystopia.
The conclusion of our story — Emmanuel and Sruthi go down to Alabama as tensions in the party reach a boiling point.
Eyes on the Prize - definitive documentary series on the civil rights movement.
The second part of our story — the war rages on. A third faction emerges. Emmanuel Dzotsi reports.
Doug Jones’ memoir about his work prosecuting the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombings: Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights
The Alabama Democrats fight an unlikely foe in a struggle for Alabama’s future: themselves. Emmanuel Dzotsi reports.
Video of Sheila Gilbert being rejected from the SDEC
Tabitha Isner's concession speech
Dixiecrats walk out of the 1948 Democratic Convention
A listener finds a UFO floating in the sky over a leather store, and Alex sets out to find the man who put it there.
John R.E.'s Google reviews
The UFO above Sav-Mor Leather
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One night, alone in his new apartment, Halen hears something unexpected — a set of footsteps in the dark, and an unfamiliar voice telling him “Moshi, moshi.” Super Tech Support returns, Alex investigates.
This week, a Super Tech Support: after Lizzie's Snapchat gets hacked, things start getting really creepy. Alex investigates.Michael Bazzell's PodcastThe complete Security and Privacy PodcastSteps Michael Bazzell Gave Alex to Protect HimselfHow to port your phone numberPassword ManagerGoogle AuthenticatorYubikeyWorkbook to freeze your credit and remove yourself from public records websitesSudoStories about Sim Swapping and OGUsers by Vice/MotherboardBy Lorenzo Francheschi-BicchieraiThe SIM HijackersHow to Protect Yourself From SIM Swapping Hacks‘TELL YOUR DAD TO GIVE US BITCOIN:’ How a Hacker Allegedly Stole Millions by Hijacking Phone NumbersHow Criminals Recruit Telecom Employees to Help Them Hijack SIM CardsAlleged 19-Year-Old SIM Swapper Used Stolen Bitcoin to Buy Luxury CarsCops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Allegedly Stole $14 Million in CryptocurrencyBy Joseph Cox'I Could Ruin Your Business Right Now': Listen to a SIM-Jacking, Account-Stealing RansomThe Organization that Lizzie Donated ToByte Back
Alex agreed to let PJ hack his phone, giving him 24/7 uninterrupted surveillance over his life. This week, everything you can learn about someone who completely surrenders their privacy. Further InfoJoseph Cox's FlexiSpy reporting The National Domestic Violence Hotline Subscribe to our newsletter
New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting.This is the second part of a two-part series. For part one, listen to Episode #127 The Crime Machine, Part I.
New York City cops are in a fight against their own police department. They say it’s under the control of a broken computer system that punishes cops who refuse to engage in racist, corrupt policing. The story of their fight, and the story of the grouchy idealist who originally built the machine they’re fighting.This is the first part of a two-part series. Be sure to follow this episode with Episode #128 The Crime Machine, Part II.
Carlos Maza started posting videos on YouTube, and ran afoul of a guy who reminded him of his high school bullies. He asked YouTube to intervene, and then things got extremely complicated.Carlos Maza's video series StrikethroughMark Bergen on how toxic videos became more common on YouTubeMegan Farokhmanesh's article about Google's LGBTQ employees and their reaction to the company's policy decisionsKevin Roose's "The Making of a YouTube Radical"
This week, we discover an invisible maze, designed to trick millions of people out of their money.Justin Elliot’s TwitterPro Publica’s questionnaire for people who’ve worked at IntuitIntuit CEO’s video responseFind a Free File tax product on the IRS sitePro Publica’s reporting on Turbo TaxHere’s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your TaxesTurboTax Deliberately Hid Its Free File Page From Search EnginesTurboTax and H&R Block Saw Free Tax Filing as a Threat — and Gutted ItElizabeth Warren and Other Senators Call for Refunds and Investigations of TurboTax and H&R Block