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#47: Puppies or Ice Cream?

Why Oh Why

We've found the best opening lines for a dating app ever.

44 Min

Sep 17, 2017

#46: Leagues Over The Sea

Why Oh Why

What can we learn from a boat full of single people?

23 Min

Sep 8, 2017

#45: My Friend the Human Shield

Why Oh Why

Why Al Letson rushed to protect an agitator at an anti-hate rally in Berkeley over the weekend

27 Min

Aug 29, 2017

#44: Going Out with Randy

Why Oh Why

Is a friend-date the ultimate way to prepare for the real thing?

23 Min

Aug 20, 2017

BONUS EPISODE: Mara Wilson

Bad With Money With Gaby Dunn

A bonus interview with Mara Wilson!

65 Min

Aug 16, 2017

Episode
Podcast
Time
Released
25 min
Aug 13, 2017
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If only this was a punchline to a joke instead of dating advice

18 min
Jul 30, 2017
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How to lock down your very own Marty McFly

35 min
Jul 23, 2017
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Perhaps love is just an ordinary occurrence that feels profound

29 min
Jul 16, 2017
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Why aren't more online daters aware of the dark nature of rulership?

42 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Just watch out for those California chapped lips

34 min
Jul 9, 2017
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What happens when you give our listeners free cocktails and live microphones?

32 min
Jun 30, 2017
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When you're suddenly single in your 50s, you have no choice but to get some hobbies.

27 min
Jun 26, 2017
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A volcano opens up and we’ll sacrifice one woman's story to the podcast

29 min
Jun 20, 2017
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What we're telling search engines about our insecurities

40 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Featuring comedians Naomi Ekperigin and her "Jew boo" Andy Beckerman

49 min
Jun 10, 2017
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The flaws and virtues of popular dating apps as told through their logo design.

92 min
Jun 7, 2017
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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.

24 min
Jun 1, 2017
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A star is born, and her name is Grandma Phyllis.

86 min
May 31, 2017
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Gaby explores a variety of financial situations where practical advice is practically useless.

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...