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Two actors who perform the weird Internet on stage dive into the deepest web wormholes with members of fringe online communities. Alli Goldberg and Jen Jamula have hilarious and humanizing conversations with furries, ticklers, balloon fetishists, professional cuddlers, adult diaper enthusiasts, and more. You can't un-hear this

Two actors who perform the weird Internet on stage dive into the deepest web wormholes with members of fringe online communities. Alli Goldberg and Jen Jamula have hilarious and humanizing conversations with furries, ticklers, balloon fetishists, professional cuddlers, adult diaper enthusiasts, and more. You can't un-hear this
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Two actors who perform the weird Internet on stage dive into the deepest web wormholes with members of fringe online communities. Alli Goldberg and Jen Jamula have hilarious and humanizing conversations with furries, ticklers, balloon fetishists, professional cuddlers, adult diaper enthusiasts, and more. You can't un-hear this

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Episodes

46 The Women Editing Thousands of Wikipedia Articles in a Quest for Gender Parity

8/13/2018
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For countless historical and social reasons, most of the people editing Wikipedia are white men. This has led to broad bias across the world's de facto repository of online knowledge. But a loose affiliation of women and their allies are making up the ground by writing and editing the biographies of historically significant women and minorities who might otherwise be overlooked by academic or popular culture. Alli and Jen speak with Rosie Stephenson Goodknight, a lauded Wikipedian with more...

Duration:01:12:18

45 Twitter Is the Last Social Network Left for Nudists

8/6/2018
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Most social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube have firm restrictions on nudity. Twitter is much more lax, making it a digital haven for the nudist community. Taylor Lorenz, a journalist for the Atlantic, breaks down the difference between sexual and non-sexual nudity, and the double standards many tech companies have when it comes to the human body. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us:...

Duration:01:07:03

44 The Grandma Guildmaster of Ultima Online

7/30/2018
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The multiplayer RPG "Ultima Online" came on the scene in 1997, and it remains a thriving, persistent world to this day, two decades later. Those who prefer the "classic" version host private servers (shards) where longtime players congregate. Alli and Jen speak with Alyssa Schnugg, a grandmother in real life, and a veteran guildmaster in "Ulima Online Forever." Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us:...

Duration:01:15:26

43 Rise of the Airbnb Superhost

7/23/2018
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Airbnb has completely revolutionized tourism, but the legal and regulatory battles around whom you can rent your room to rage on. Alli and Jen speak with Evelyn Badia, an Airbnb "Superhost" who makes her living by renting her home to strangers -- often while she's still in it. She shares what makes a great host, and how the rise of Trump changed New York tourism. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us:...

Duration:01:19:31

42 Bronies: Combating toxic masculinity, one Little Pony at a time

7/16/2018
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The reboot of "My Little Pony" has reached fans far beyond the "little girls" demographic. Thousands of adult men self-identify as Bronies: Dudes who love the stories, characters and themes of the whimsical cartoon. Alli and Jen speak with Charlie Worthley, a Brony convention organizer, about this far-reaching community built on acceptance and gender empowerment. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us:...

Duration:01:15:16

41 Bug Facebook: The Unlikely Social Media Home for Insect Lovers

7/9/2018
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There are Facebook groups for everything -- even jumping spiders. Alli and Jen talk with bug enthusiast and writer Melissa McEwan about the passionate communities that form around insects, insect rights, and cute/terrifying pics of creepy crawlies. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli and Jen: https://twitter.com/alligold https://twitter.com/joonbugger Call the show and leave a...

Duration:01:01:09

40 Ecosexuality: Because Mother Earth is the hottest MILF of all

7/2/2018
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Most people love the Earth. But some people really LOVE the Earth. You know, in *that* way. Alli and Jen speak with Jennifer Reed, a PhD studying the rise of ecosexuality -- from performance art to sex with trees, and everything in between. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli and Jen: https://twitter.com/alligold https://twitter.com/joonbugger Call the show and leave a message! (347)...

Duration:01:04:22

39 Meet Chuck Tingle, the charming king of self-published gay erotica

6/25/2018
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Erotic author and online sensation Chuck Tingle joins us for a candid conversation about his inspiration for "Pounded In the Butt by My Own Butt" and "Space Raptor Butt Invasion," the idiocy of the Alt-Right, and how the internet transformed his passion for "bud on bud kissing" into a sprawling Tingleverse: Hugo Award-nominated science fiction, a celebrity-powered podcast, and perhaps a feature film. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord:...

Duration:01:08:46

38 The psychological price we pay for social media

6/18/2018
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Even while you're sleeping, your social media persona is engaging with the world. This "always on" mentality is shaping the psychology of a generation. Alli and Jen talk to Dr. Leora Trub, a psychology professor at Pace University, who has authored numerous studies about the power our phones have on mental wellness. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli and...

Duration:01:06:39

37 Jediism: A Star Wars religion for your real spiritual life

6/11/2018
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Small collectives of Star Wars fans all over the world follow the spiritual path of the Jedi. But this isn't about fandom or cosplay. They live, train, and work by the Jedi Code. And while this philosophy is rooted in modern science fantasy, the tenets are not much different from the core of Buddhism or Christianity. Alli and Jen speak with the organizer of California Jedi, Katie Mock. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Join us on Discord: discord.gg/2g1p Email us:...

Duration:01:16:28

36 Ten facts about internet history you probably don't know

6/4/2018
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Matt cancels this week's guest and challenges Alli and Jen to the ultimate fan-requested trivia showdown. The stakes could not be higher. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli and Jen: https://twitter.com/alligold https://twitter.com/joonbugger Call the show and leave a message! (347) 871-6548

Duration:01:14:25

35 This AI-hosted podcast is here to kill us all

5/28/2018
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Procedural generation is no stranger to media like video games, but it's especially compelling (and creepy) in podcast form. Alli and Jen talk to PhD programmer James Ryan, the creator of Sheldon County, a generative podcast hosted by a synthetic voice that's different for every listener. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli and Jen: https://twitter.com/alligold https://twitter.com/joonbugger Call the show and leave a...

Duration:01:11:40

34 Who snopes Snopes?

5/21/2018
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Snopes.com has been debunking urban legends and internet rumors since the mid '90s. But in an age of unprecedented disinformation coming from the highest authorities and most ubiquitous online platforms, how does a professional fact checker stay relevant and sane? Alli and Jen talk to Brooke Binkowski, managing editor of Snopes. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli and...

Duration:00:53:15

33 Reviewing airport carpets is the highest form of artistic criticism

5/14/2018
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Airports for Carpets is a website and community devoted to critiquing the largest art form ever devised -- the sprawling fabric underfoot when you're rushing to catch a flight. Do airport carpets have artistic and political meaning? Or are they merely functional? Alli and Jen talk to the "benevolent dictator" of the site, George Pendle, about which airport carpets stand the test of time. Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli...

Duration:01:06:39

32 The hidden cost of the exploding "Gig Economy"

5/7/2018
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Freelancing is on the rise, thanks in large part to technology. The modern internet allows people to work from anywhere, access short-term gigs on the regular, even drive a cab on your own schedule, a la Uber. Silicon Valley is saving us all from boring desk jobs, and traditional full-time employment is fading away. But it turns out, making a living as a contractor depends a lot on your socioeconomic background. Without government safety nets or checks on abusive hiring practices, this...

Duration:01:12:56

31 We got your emails VOLUME 2

4/30/2018
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A terrifying number of people have told us they listen to 2G1P to learn English. Please. THIS IS NOT AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM. This episode is supported by Discord! Chat live with Alli, Jen, and other 2G1P listeners in our exclusive server: discord.gg/2g1p Support 2G1P on Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/2G1P Email us: 2G1Podcast@gmail.com Talk to Alli and Jen: https://twitter.com/alligold https://twitter.com/joonbugger Call the show and leave a message! (347) 871-6548

Duration:00:20:44

30 Know Your Meme: Cataloging 10 years of internet culture

4/23/2018
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Memes can be as trivial as a waffle falling over or as powerful as a social movement. But defining them, tracking their origins, mutations, and meanings is a tough job. Fortunately, the brave souls at Know Your Meme have been at it for more than a decade so we can rest easy knowing Slender Man and Ugandan Knuckles will be preserved for future generations. Alli and Jen interview Brad Kim, editor-in-chief of Know Your Meme, who started his online odyssey as an immigrant and humble...

Duration:01:32:14

29 The story of Reddit's "Ask Me Anything"

4/16/2018
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From its humble beginnings on "Ask Reddit" to the day Obama dropped by, r/IAmA has been the place where anyone on the internet can talk directly to public figures, celebrities, and people with interesting jobs or experiences. Alli and Jen speak with the subreddit's top moderator Brian Lynch about the evolution of "Ask Me Anything," and some its craziest moments. This episode is supported by Discord! Chat live with Alli, Jen, and other 2G1P listeners in our exclusive server:...

Duration:01:06:26

28 The most terrifying questions people ask on 'Is It Normal?'

4/9/2018
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Is It Normal? is a website where people anonymously share their uncertain proclivities about behavior, feelings, sex, and more, so strangers can vote on them. But what started as an experimental message board in 2004 has become an existential question about the definition of normalcy on the internet. Alli and Jen interview Udi Falkson, the creator of isitnormal.com. This episode is supported by Discord! Chat live with Alli, Jen, and other 2G1P listeners in our exclusive server:...

Duration:01:04:21

27 Grandma Party Hotline

4/2/2018
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Telephone party hotlines are a relic of pre-internet teenage shenanigans. But if you post a phone number on the web and ask a lovable grandma to record the outgoing voicemail ... lots of people will call it. And they'll leave strange messages. Alli and Jen interview the mysterious creator of Grandma Party Hotline, where prank calls meet coping with mortality. This episode is supported by Discord! Chat live with Alli, Jen, and other 2G1P listeners in our exclusive server:...

Duration:01:08:58