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#35: Data-ing

Why Oh Why

What we're telling search engines about our insecurities

29 Min

Jun 20, 2017

#34: Live at Bonobos - The Rules for Dating in NYC

Why Oh Why

Featuring comedians Naomi Ekperigin and her "Jew boo" Andy Beckerman

40 Min

Jun 13, 2017

#33: Why So Forlorn, OK Cupid?

Why Oh Why

The flaws and virtues of popular dating apps as told through their logo design.

49 Min

Jun 10, 2017

Queering Money (aka God Forbid We Have To Think About Something)

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

In the season two finale, Gaby talks to a range of people from the parts of American financial culture the system would rather not think about.

92 Min

Jun 7, 2017

#32: Deep in the Woods

Why Oh Why

A star is born, and her name is Grandma Phyllis.

24 Min

Jun 1, 2017

What If You're F*cked? (aka No, Seriously - What Then?)

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

Gaby explores a variety of financial situations where practical advice is practically useless.

86 Min

May 31, 2017

Episode
Podcast
Time
Released
61 min
May 24, 2017
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Gaby attempts to balance practical financial advice with her growing sense that the entire financial system is irreparably busted.

7 min
May 19, 2017
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A bonus clip from "The Family Jewels"

33 min
May 17, 2017
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Gaby's in a panic after reading Jane Mayer's "Dark Money." You should be, too.

23 min
May 13, 2017
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Does he have what it takes to become a great parent? And why's he reading Ayn Rand?

43 min
May 9, 2017
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Gaby explores the conundrum of saving for retirement.

31 min
May 5, 2017
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You've been warned.

52 min
May 3, 2017
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Why does the idea of a businessman as president make so much sense to people? Especially when the actual president is a terrible businessman?

47 min
Apr 26, 2017
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Babies are adorable. Also, they're an financial and emotional minefield.

35 min
Apr 21, 2017
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A journey into the cold, cold heart of the feminist dating app

1 min
Apr 20, 2017
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An update on the future of Family Ghosts.

54 min
Apr 19, 2017
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Gaby tries to figure out why on earth people a) spend a fortune on weddings, and b) want to get married in the first place.

27 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Finally, a dating app designed for women. But does it work?

43 min
Apr 12, 2017
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Gaby tries to understand the social philosophies behind her tax return.

36 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Dating as a black bi female metal-loving straight edge artist with bodybuilder muscles

40 min
Apr 5, 2017
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Gaby finds out how credit cards actually work, about ten years too late.

30 min
Mar 30, 2017
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We booked two studios full of single guys who want to become dads someday... you know, for the podcast.

55 min
Mar 29, 2017
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Why is it so hard for us to conceive of health care as a basic human right?

16 min
Mar 23, 2017
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In the Starbucks that day, he looked a lot like his pictures...

50 min
Mar 23, 2017
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One afternoon in 1961, a mysterious woman in sunglasses wandered into my grandfather's jewelry shop and stole his heart. Two years later, she vanished without a trace.

53 min
Mar 22, 2017
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Season 2 of "Bad With Money" kicks off with a deep-dive on student loans, which leaves Gaby more convinced than ever that it's time to start a socialist revolt.

1 min
Mar 17, 2017
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Coming soon from Panoply, it's Family Ghosts - the legends we can't forget, but don't always want to remember.

22 min
Mar 16, 2017
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A listener shares his 5 rules for dating strippers

21 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Can The Bachelor help your host find her forever love?

18 min
Mar 1, 2017
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Well, here's the most personal thing ever.

30 min
Feb 25, 2017
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What happens when you put a pair of microphones out at a singles meet-up on Valentine's Day?

27 min
Feb 15, 2017
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What does dating look like when you don't drink?

17 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Well, now that you mention it....

39 min
Feb 2, 2017
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We sit down to process what it feels like to be a Muslim in America right now, or to hold a passport from one of the countries targeted by the President's immigration and travel ban.

24 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Checking in with men on the day of the Women's March

37 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Can the courts overturn President Trump's executive order?

28 min
Feb 1, 2017
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Gaby closes out the season with reflections on her journey thus far, and checks in with her parents and listeners about how the show has affected their lives.

39 min
Jan 31, 2017
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Annnd we’re back! The previous episode (our live show) was supposed to be the end of Season 1. Then, President Trump issued an executive order blocking refugees, immigrants and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries.

78 min
Jan 27, 2017
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With Trump's Muslim ban looming, we throw all your favorite things into one episode: Halal or Not! Khutbahs! Politics! Memes! Thirst! Ahmed’s Abu!

24 min
Jan 26, 2017
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Two tales about watching out for yourself

41 min
Jan 25, 2017
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They really are, guys. And Lisa Servon ("The Unbanking of America") and Nicole Aschoff (Jacobin) are here to tell you exactly how evil.

51 min
Jan 20, 2017
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Donald Trump’s inAGGHHHHHguration is this Friday, so Ahmed invites guests to talk about coping strategies.

19 min
Jan 20, 2017
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Sometimes being single isn't just a phase

37 min
Jan 18, 2017
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Sara Benincasa has battled depression, agoraphobia, and endless Internet haters en route to a career as a writer, juggling a hilarious variety of side gigs along the way.

45 min
Jan 13, 2017
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Rapper and activist Heems stops by the BuzzFeed offices to talk about movies, identity, and Swet Shop Boys, his collaboration with Riz Ahmed and Redinho.

21 min
Jan 13, 2017
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And you can get in on the ground floor.

21 min
Jan 13, 2017
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And you can get in on the ground floor.

34 min
Jan 11, 2017
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Andrew Ti, host of the "Yo, Is This Racist?" podcast, joins Gaby to talk about the ways that money is part of a system which is, in fact, pretty racist.

32 min
Jan 6, 2017
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This week, Ahmed talks immigration, work, and movies with two Rad Brown Dads: Jamil Ali, who has worked in the Taxi industry since the ‘80s, and Dr. Waheed Akbar, Ahmed’s dad. Plus: Ahmed tries to speak Urdu and it is very bad. Please do not drag him o...

32 min
Jan 6, 2017
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This week, Ahmed talks immigration, work, and movies with two Rad Brown Dads: Jamil Ali, who has worked in the Taxi industry since the ‘80s, and Dr. Waheed Akbar, Ahmed’s dad. Plus: Ahmed tries to speak Urdu and it is very bad. Please do not drag him o...

22 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Quizno? Quizyes! How one phone call with a stranger changed this show forever.

22 min
Jan 6, 2017
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Quizno? Quizyes! How one phone call with a stranger changed this show forever.

36 min
Jan 4, 2017
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Ashley C. Ford tells the story of how she went from being a class anxiety basket case to being slightly less of a class anxiety basket case.

20 min
Dec 30, 2016
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Happy New Year! On this mini episode, Ahmed invites a real-life meme into the studio. You’ve probably seen Daniya Sayed's hilarious photo from prom on your Tumblr or Twitter dashboard. Ahmed talks to Daniya about her rise to virality, how memes ca...

20 min
Dec 30, 2016
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Happy New Year! On this mini episode, Ahmed invites a real-life meme into the studio. You’ve probably seen Daniya Sayed's hilarious photo from prom on your Tumblr or Twitter dashboard. Ahmed talks to Daniya about her rise to virality, how memes ca...

34 min
Dec 28, 2016
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When "The State" went off the air, Kevin Allison found himself broke, wandering the streets, and literally shouting at the heavens.

42 min
Dec 23, 2016
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It’s the most hegemonic time of the year and Ahmed wants to complain about it. But Christmas deserves a fair shake too, so he brings Eid Elfs Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed and Salimah Fatimah Mohamed to explain why they love the holiday season. They play some ga...

42 min
Dec 23, 2016
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It’s the most hegemonic time of the year and Ahmed wants to complain about it. But Christmas deserves a fair shake too, so he brings Eid Elfs Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed and Salimah Fatimah Mohamed to explain why they love the holiday season. They play some ga...

46 min
Dec 22, 2016
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On taking the plunge and getting an IUD

29 min
Dec 21, 2016
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How "Welcome to Night Vale" co-writers Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor created - and monetized - a worldwide phenomenon with their oddball style of audio storytelling.

25 min
Dec 19, 2016
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Dispatches from the front lines of dating, as told by fourteen swinging bachelorettes.

45 min
Dec 16, 2016
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This week Ahmed brings on BuzzFeed news editor Sara Yasin as cohost to talk about Zayn Malik, pop icon. They’re joined by Zayn Malik scholar Fariha Roisin and twitter badass Farwa Zaidi to talk about Zayn’s zolo career, what it means to them to have a ...

45 min
Dec 16, 2016
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This week Ahmed brings on BuzzFeed news editor Sara Yasin as cohost to talk about Zayn Malik, pop icon. They’re joined by Zayn Malik scholar Fariha Roisin and twitter badass Farwa Zaidi to talk about Zayn’s zolo career, what it means to them to have a ...

33 min
Dec 14, 2016
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Eden Dranger and Steve Basilone recently learned exactly what it costs to die.

50 min
Dec 9, 2016
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Youth Lit authors Hena Khan and Sara Farizan talk about writing young Pakistani and Iranian characters, and wonder why every single book set in South Asia includes samosas. Plus, they give Ahmed some writing advice and read from their own work. Hena sh...

50 min
Dec 9, 2016
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Youth Lit authors Hena Khan and Sara Farizan talk about writing young Pakistani and Iranian characters, and wonder why every single book set in South Asia includes samosas. Plus, they give Ahmed some writing advice and read from their own work. Hena sh...

30 min
Dec 7, 2016
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Sydney Leathers doesn't care what you think about her, or how she earns a living.

21 min
Dec 6, 2016
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Could wearing an apron be the solution to your host’s dating woes?

41 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Reza Aslan no longer wants to go on cable news and have to answer questions like "Does Islam promote violence?" Instead, he wants to focus on making a new sitcom for ABC, among other things. Hear why he thinks pop culture and storytelling is ...

41 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Reza Aslan no longer wants to go on cable news and have to answer questions like "Does Islam promote violence?" Instead, he wants to focus on making a new sitcom for ABC, among other things. Hear why he thinks pop culture and storytelling is ...

29 min
Nov 30, 2016
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Brittany Ashley and Rebecca Greenfield on the sinister allure of perks, and why owning your content is paramount for creatives.

17 min
Nov 29, 2016
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The story behind the "It's a Match!" sound on Tinder

37 min
Nov 25, 2016
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NYU freshmen Romaissaa Benzizoune and Zainab Babikir talk about what it feels like for them to be visibly Muslim on a college campus right now. Plus, Tabir really wants to know what cool things teens like. Follow Zainab at @freethelioness. Read Rom...

37 min
Nov 25, 2016
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NYU freshmen Romaissaa Benzizoune and Zainab Babikir talk about what it feels like for them to be visibly Muslim on a college campus right now. Plus, Tabir really wants to know what cool things teens like. Follow Zainab at @freethelioness. Read Rom...

38 min
Nov 23, 2016
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Bonafide media mogul Hank Green explains his bold vision for the Internet Creators Guild.

24 min
Nov 22, 2016
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What's it like to date as a young, Christian minister?

47 min
Nov 18, 2016
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Stories about the secrets we keep from our parents, featuring comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh, and Ahmed's dad, Dr. Waheed Akbar. Plus: a plea for white people to talk to other white people about Trump. Listeners: We want to hear from young people and...

47 min
Nov 18, 2016
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Stories about the secrets we keep from our parents, featuring comedian Zahra Noorbakhsh, and Ahmed's dad, Dr. Waheed Akbar. Plus: a plea for white people to talk to other white people about Trump. Listeners: We want to hear from young people and...

30 min
Nov 17, 2016
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A new dating game for our Tinder world

30 min
Nov 17, 2016
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A new dating game for our Tinder world

21 min
Nov 16, 2016
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Gaby explains why many modern content creators are left with only two options: get rich or die vlogging.

0 min
Nov 14, 2016
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YouTube content creators basically have two options: get rich or die vlogging.

17 min
Nov 11, 2016
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Michigan just went red for first time since 1988. Ahmed calls up BuzzFeed reporter Talal Ansari, who has been following the organizing efforts of Arab-Americans to get out the vote in the Michigan cities of Dearborn and Hamtramck, to reflect on how peo...

17 min
Nov 11, 2016
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Michigan just went red for first time since 1988. Ahmed calls up BuzzFeed reporter Talal Ansari, who has been following the organizing efforts of Arab-Americans to get out the vote in the Michigan cities of Dearborn and Hamtramck, to reflect on how peo...

50 min
Nov 10, 2016
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We share our thoughts and feelings on the outcome of the election, the role of the internet, and what we think we can do next.Follow Sara Yasin and her fire tweets at @missyasin. Follow Hind Makki at @hindmakki and sideentrance.tumblr.com. Follow D...

50 min
Nov 10, 2016
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We share our thoughts and feelings on the outcome of the election, the role of the internet, and what we think we can do next.Follow Sara Yasin and her fire tweets at @missyasin. Follow Hind Makki at @hindmakki and sideentrance.tumblr.com. Follow D...

44 min
Nov 9, 2016
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Stephanie Beatriz grew up as an immigrant kid in Texas, and now she's on top of the world.

0 min
Nov 8, 2016
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Stephanie Beatriz (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) joins Gaby to talk about growing up in Texas as an immigrant with risky creative dreams.

22 min
Nov 8, 2016
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Well, here's the most personal thing ever.

40 min
Nov 4, 2016
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BuzzFeed's Bim Adewunmi and Abid Anwar join Ahmed to talk about seeing yourself represented in pop culture, and to reflect on the power of cosplay at Comic Con. Plus: play along with a couple rounds of Halal or Not: Fandom Edition, and find out ab...

40 min
Nov 4, 2016
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BuzzFeed's Bim Adewunmi and Abid Anwar join Ahmed to talk about seeing yourself represented in pop culture, and to reflect on the power of cosplay at Comic Con. Plus: play along with a couple rounds of Halal or Not: Fandom Edition, and find out ab...

29 min
Nov 2, 2016
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Allison Raskin and Sara Schaefer on the psychological quandaries of "success," both real and imagined.

24 min
Nov 1, 2016
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A first date told blow by blow.

0 min
Oct 31, 2016
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Sara Schaefer is sick of this ride.

46 min
Oct 28, 2016
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Ahmed is joined by spooky experts Basim Usmani, Tabir Akhter, and Deonna Kelli Sayed to talk about folklore and fear. They’ll swap Jinn stories and get goth.Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads. Follow Basim at @BasiRoti. Follow Deonna at @deonnakelli. F...

46 min
Oct 28, 2016
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Ahmed is joined by spooky experts Basim Usmani, Tabir Akhter, and Deonna Kelli Sayed to talk about folklore and fear. They’ll swap Jinn stories and get goth.Follow Ahmed at @radbrowndads. Follow Basim at @BasiRoti. Follow Deonna at @deonnakelli. F...

45 min
Oct 28, 2016
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On the new BuzzFeed podcast, Ahmed Ali Akbar gathers folks to get personal about what it feels like to be Muslim in America right now.Nabiha Syed and Johana Bhuiyan join to talk about being asked to speak on behalf of Muslims. Plus: chai, a few round...

45 min
Oct 28, 2016
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On the new BuzzFeed podcast, Ahmed Ali Akbar gathers folks to get personal about what it feels like to be Muslim in America right now.Nabiha Syed and Johana Bhuiyan join to talk about being asked to speak on behalf of Muslims. Plus: chai, a few round...