"Social Distancing" by Reddit user u/archaelleon

Niall Needs A Friend: A Quest To Find Connection In Isolated Times

A month ago, we received an email that really caught our attention. It was from a listener in Ireland named Niall, who has been feeling isolated during the pandemic. He was wondering if we could help him make some new friends. So... the Endless Thread team got to work.

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36:05Nov 20, 2020

Hosted by Ben Brock Johnson and Amory Sivertson, Endless Thread, a 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.
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"Madness: The secret mission for mind control and the people who paid the price."

Creators Of WBUR's 'Madness' Series Talk To Host Of CBC's 'Brainwashed'

This past Spring, Endless Thread released a multi-part series called “Madness." It tells the story of a powerful doctor who conducted disturbing, CIA-funded mind-control experiments on patients at a prestigious psychiatric hospital in Montreal. Now, there's another show offering fresh perspective on the same topic. It's called “Brainwashed,” and it's...

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25:39Oct 28, 2020
"Majestic, terrifying, hungry, America 2020" by u/playtho

A Bleak 'What If:' Is The US Headed Towards A Second Civil War?

With increasing political divide and heightened civil unrest in the United States, many fear that it will culminate in a second civil war. We explore the likelihood of that scenario and hear from someone who thinks America is already in the midst of collapse.

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30:08Oct 23, 2020
"The Thing That Feels" by u/theparanoid artist

‘Endless Dread’ Returns With Spooky Stories From Reddit

In the spirit of Halloween, the Endless Thread team shares spooky stories from Reddit, including the origins of a classic horror movie SFX, the creepy world of r/backrooms, and the mystery surrounding three photos found on someone’s phone.

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21:15Oct 16, 2020