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Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated. Hosted by the inimitable Aaron Edwards.

Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated. Hosted by the inimitable Aaron Edwards.
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Tired of the daily news doom and gloom? Looking to explore curious stories from weird corners of the internet? Every Monday through Thursday, we bring you stories about Power, Culture, and the Future. We guarantee you’ll feel smarter and more hydrated. Hosted by the inimitable Aaron Edwards.

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Episodes

The rise of the ambient video game

4/26/2018
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‘The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ takes cues from a long history of ambient music, in Japan and the United States. Read Lewis Gordon's story. Find Lewis Gordon on Twitter (@lewis_gordon). Hosted by Jeremy Gordon (@jeremypgordon). Produced by James T. Green (@_jamestgreen). Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:10:10

Bottom problems

4/25/2018
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How did a train full of poop get from New York to Alabama? Drew Millard brings us the story. Read Drew's story. Find Drew Millard on Twitter (@drewmillard). Hosted by Brandy Jensen (@brandyljensen). Produced by James T. Green (@_jamestgreen). Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:07:18

Neopets was run by scientologists

4/24/2018
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Executives even suggested adding religious principles to the game. Freelance writer Sarah Bellman gives us the story. Read Sarah's story. Find Sarah Bellman on Twitter (@sarahrbellman). Hosted by Erik Hinton (@erikhinton). Produced by James T. Green (@_jamestgreen). Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:12:33

The app-i-fication of friendship

4/23/2018
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Like dating apps, people are experimenting with finding friendships through their phones. But is it worth the hype? Amanda Palleschi goes to a potluck with a bunch of strangers to find out. Read Amanda's story. Find Amanda Palleschi (@APalleschi) on Twitter. Hosted by Emilie Friedlander (@AdHocEmilie). Produced by James T. Green (@_jamestgreen). Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:09:40

Hell is empty and all the devils are creating Westworld fan theories

4/19/2018
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Paris Martineau talks to the people behind the avatars on r/westworld. If you liked this show, check out another Outline show, Out West, where we break down your Westworld theories. Hosted by Casey Johnston. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:07:55

How 90s kids expressed themselves online

4/18/2018
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Before Instagram, there was this chat server where you could be whatever you wanted. Fire up the dial up with Nicole Carpenter and log onto the past. Read Nicole's story. Hosted by Casey Johnston. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:08:11

Why we love conspiracy theories

4/17/2018
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Your high school friend won’t stop posting about lizard people and crisis actors. Ivana Rihter gives us the logic behind it. Read Ivana's story. Hosted by Casey Johnston. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:07:41

For once, the NFL isn't awful

4/16/2018
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History is being made on the sidelines, and Ann Derrick-Gaillot walks us through the formation. Read Ann's story. Hosted by Casey Johnston. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:04:55

Rewind: Arming the flock

4/12/2018
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Owen Philips travels to Mississippi to sit in on a training session for a church security team. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:13:07

Rewind: The ageless joy of Kingdom Hearts

4/11/2018
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Aaron Edwards and Jeremy Gordon geek out about how a video game changed their adolescent lives. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:14:20

Rewind: Behind closed doors

4/10/2018
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Gaby Del Valle tells the story of asylum seekers that are being sexually assaulted in U.S. detention. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:17:56

Rewind: Source code, the end of actress, and Google snippets

4/9/2018
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Karen Sandler is still waiting to see the source code that's keeping her alive, Andy Martino discusses the end of "actress", and Adrianne Jeffries finds out how Google destroyed celebritynetworth.com. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:13:19

Your boss is working you to death

4/5/2018
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How economic precarity, technology, and unrealistic expectations are making us sick. Read Sophie Weiner's Q&A and follow Sophie on Twitter. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:13:26

I'm the man in the Jabbrrbox

4/4/2018
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A new startup wants to be the future of private space. Are they onto something? Read Jeremy Gordon's story. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:11:30

Do we need Roseanne tho?

4/3/2018
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Roseanne is a polarizing figure while her reboot is getting top ratings. We breakdown what's changed since 1988. Read Ann Derrick-Gaillot's story. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:16:18

Cambridge Analytica for dummies

4/2/2018
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We explain to you, like humans, why you should care about the Cambridge Analytica data leak. Read Casey Johnston's reporting. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:18:36

Inside YouTube's fake views economy

3/29/2018
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Views are currency on YouTube, and the existence of fake ones creates questions for all videos. Read Paris Martineau's reporting. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:08:52

"Education, not assassination."

3/28/2018
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March for Our Lives attendees speak about their experiences with gun violence. Read Gaby Del Valle's reporting and view Rocco Avallone's photos. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:11:29

Matt Binder hunts for Twitter bots

3/27/2018
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#Resist bots are all over Twitter. We found the person responsible. Credits: Follow Matt on Twitter. Listen to his podcast, DOOMED. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:11:35

Emily Brown learns how to ride a bike

3/26/2018
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A totally normal adult woman endures a sore ass and bruises to learn how to ride a bike. And we taped it. Credits: Read Emily's story and see pictures. Follow Emily on Twitter. Hosted by Aaron Edwards. Produced by James T. Green. Send us your feedback at aaron@theoutline.com or @OutlineDispatch. And if you love us, rate us five stars in Apple Podcasts, and tell a special life person about us.

Duration:00:13:43

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