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Join bestselling author Jon Ronson as he traces a very strange butterfly effect. A teen in Brussels had an idea – to make porn free and easy to stream online. The consequences of that idea are mysterious, delightful, surprising, and sad. Jon Ronson’s Butterfly Effect - an Audible Original Series - coming in November to Apple Podcasts and wherever else you listen. For more information go to audible.com/butterflyeffect

Join bestselling author Jon Ronson as he traces a very strange butterfly effect. A teen in Brussels had an idea – to make porn free and easy to stream online. The consequences of that idea are mysterious, delightful, surprising, and sad. Jon Ronson’s Butterfly Effect - an Audible Original Series - coming in November to Apple Podcasts and wherever else you listen. For more information go to audible.com/butterflyeffect
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Join bestselling author Jon Ronson as he traces a very strange butterfly effect. A teen in Brussels had an idea – to make porn free and easy to stream online. The consequences of that idea are mysterious, delightful, surprising, and sad. Jon Ronson’s Butterfly Effect - an Audible Original Series - coming in November to Apple Podcasts and wherever else you listen. For more information go to audible.com/butterflyeffect

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English


Episodes

Bonus: Mike in Ohio

1/26/2018
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A trip to the Midwest, where one man’s childhood memories of a classic TV show resurface in the world of bespoke porn.

Duration:00:05:04

EP. 7: A Leap of Faith

11/3/2017
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In the season’s finale, Jon reports back to Fabian and puts him in touch with a porn director who blames Fabian for the struggles in his life. And finally – one last visit with customs producers Dan and Rhiannon, as they film the most unexpected video they’ve ever been asked to make.

Duration:00:24:12

Ep. 6: Anxiety

11/3/2017
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The PornHub butterfly effect takes us to a man in Georgia trying to resurrect his long-lost love, Darlene, and a man in Canada who can only eat fried chicken. Plus, a return to the Valley, where the most surprising thing happens during a porn star’s gangbang.

Duration:00:28:05

Ep. 5: The Yes Ladder

11/3/2017
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The Ashley Madison hack of 2015 resulted in the leaked names and email addresses of 37 million aspiring cheaters around the world. In this episode, Jon unravels PornHub’s relationship to Ashley Madison, and the catastrophic effects the leak had on some users. Jon visits Louisiana, where he meets a community profoundly impacted by one outed user – their pastor.

Duration:00:32:00

Ep. 4: Children

11/3/2017
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What are the consequences of children’s unlimited access to free, easily accessible porn? Meet a mom who thinks 13 is too young to tell her daughter what she does for a living – until her daughter makes a discovery online. Then, Jon travels to Oklahoma, where one young man’s relationship to PornHub lands him in a veritable purgatory with few options for moving ahead.

Duration:00:30:21

Ep. 3: Something Happened

11/3/2017
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Jon journeys deeper into the mysterious and delightful world of custom porn, which may never have existed if it weren’t for Fabian. He meets producers and their clients, and discovers that these films offer a remarkable window into our inner lives.

Duration:00:31:15

Ep. 2: The Fallow Years Between Teen & Milf

11/3/2017
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Jon travels to California’s San Fernando Valley, where most of the world’s porn is made. There he finds pornographers with lives upended by Fabian’s business plan. But it isn’t long before Jon discovers something extraordinary: a community within the porn world fighting back by embarking on a very strange enterprise – pornography written, filmed, and performed for an audience of one.

Duration:00:35:42

Ep. 1: A Nondescript Building in Montreal

11/3/2017
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Join bestselling author Jon Ronson as he traces an intriguing butterfly effect. Many years ago, a teenager in Brussels had an idea – make porn free and easy to stream online. The consequences of that idea are surprising, delightful, and sad. They reach into areas of life no one could have expected. In this series’ first episode, meet Fabian Thylmann – that teen from Brussels.

Duration:00:27:11