Endless Thread Hosted by Ben Brock Johnson, Endless Thread, a new podcast from WBUR and Reddit, delves into Reddit's vast communities to explore some of the most compelling stories the Internet has to offer, including revelations about our shared experience and powerful, personal stories. Also, cat videos. This is a show for Reddit connoisseurs, skeptics, and even the uninitiated.
Endless Thread

Endless Thread

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Hosted by Ben Brock Johnson, Endless Thread, a new podcast from WBUR and Reddit, delves into Reddit's vast communities to explore some of the most compelling stories the Internet has to offer, including revelations about our shared experience and powerful, personal stories. Also, cat videos. This is a show for Reddit connoisseurs, skeptics, and even the uninitiated.

Most Recent Episodes

Test Of Time

Did you ever receive a love note in elementary school? What happened to the person who wrote it to you? Or what about that person you went to a music festival with in your early 20s? In this episode, we feature two extraordinary stories about relationships that have withstood the test of time.

The Original Most Interesting Man In The World

King David Kalakaua was the last king of Hawaii. But he was much more than that — he was a traveler, a dreamer, a tech nerd. Or maybe he was fond of drinking, reveling and gambling. It depends on who you ask. But one thing he was not: Boring.

Season 2: First Listen

The Endless Thread team has been hard at work on a new season of episodes. Don't believe us? We have proof! Take a listen to our trailer for Season 2.

Snacktime: Cake, Camels, and Catfish

It's snacktime! Some more of our favorite quick-hits from Reddit.

Snacktime: A Trade Of Their Own

In this "Snacktime" episode, we chow down on two stories that were sent to us by listeners. The first, a look at how baseball fans on Reddit mark Major League Baseball's annual July trade deadline — with a trade of their own. Then, a story involving a husband and wife, dinner at the boss' house, and a steak getting thrown out the window... almost.

Steak And Potatoes

Two of Amory and Ben's favorite Reddit posts, both of which have to do with food.

Snacktime

This week's episode is pretty short and sweet — Amory and producer Josh Swartz talk about their favorite Reddit posts.

Getting Home: Update

We listen back to the story of Shane Correia and get an update from him. Shane's life has been mostly chaos — from domestic violence, to a murder conviction in his family, to homelessness. But he's had two constants: a folder and a turtle.

Call of the Void

When you're in a high place, peering over a ledge or a drop off, do you ever get that super weird feeling that you should just...jump? This is a real scientific phenomenon. It has a name: The call of the void.

Axeman's Jazz

A serial killer dubbed "The Axeman" terrorized New Orleans in 1918-1919. One day, the local paper published a letter he'd written saying that he would strike again on a particular night. The only thing that would spare you... was listening to jazz. We dive into this popular TIL story from Reddit.

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