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Endless Thread

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Hosts Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson dig into the internet's vast and curious ecosystem of online communities to find untold histories, unsolved mysteries, and other jaw-dropping stories online and IRL.

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In 2016, followers flocked to an Instagram user purporting to be Miquela Sousa, a 19-year-old Brazilian-American model, singer, and sometimes activist. more

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23 hours ago

The halls of science, known for prim propriety and careful debate, are feuding. A new theory of gravity challenges Einstein's general relativity, our current understanding of that thing that keeps our feet on the ground. Physicists are upset. more

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8 days ago

Shaquille O'Neal has some advice: "If you are going to retire, accept it. Enjoy your family," he recently said on The Big Podcast With Shaq. "I made a lot of dumb mistakes to where I lost my family. I don't have anybody." more

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15 days ago

In the second part of Endless Thread's investigation into a ubiquitous online piano academy, we dig into why some people think it's a front to recruit students to the Church of Scientology and track down the man behind the piano himself. more

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22 days ago

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4.2 out of 5 stars from 3.7k ratings
  • Great podcast

    Surprised at some low reviews . Some may not be into what they research, find and discuss, but that shouldn’t skew the reviews. The way they present the topics and research them is fabulous and they include humor. I get that you may not be interested in some of the topics , but they do a great job and I love this podcast!

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    Roe3
    United Statesa month ago
  • Good stories, bad hosts

    Interesting topics are covered. But the hosts are a bit too giggly and easily amused. They sort of have stereotypical “morning TV host” perky personalities which is a bit annoying to listen to.

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    2
    Ricky R Richard
    United States2 months ago
  • 4.9 star out of 5 because……

    Love the show, big fan. However this review pertains to the two most recent episodes on secret tunnels. I gave you a 4.9 out of 5 because you missed an opportunity to include a snippet of the song “Secret Tunnel” from the show Avatar the Last Airbender. I waited to no avail. Perhaps you can redeem yourselves by bringing me on the show.

    Apple Podcasts
    5
    justgus32
    United States3 months ago
  • I really want to give 5-stars

    This show is awesome. I love all of the episodes except for the one about Carnivore diets. You would have been better informed to have interviewed Dr. Shawn Baker. I think Paul Saladeno is a total A-hole. I was a vegetarian for 23 years I have epilepsy which was awful and began suffering from an autoimmune disease. All of this improved when I started slowly converting to a meat-based/carnivore thing. Sadly there’s no mention in this episode of how carnivore people are encouraged to eat ethica... more

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    4
    Loveisaverb1221
    United States3 months ago
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    Taiwan3 months ago

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