with Jad Abumrad, Lulu Miller, and Latif Nasser

Investigating a strange world.

  • The Ceremony

    Feb 25, 2021
    Today, paranoia sets in: we head to The Ceremony, the top-secret, three-day launch of a new currency, wizards and math included. Halfway through, something strange happens. 
  • Red Herring

    Feb 19, 2021
    A deep-sea Cold War mystery with subs and bombs and science. 
  • Facebook's Supreme Court

    Feb 12, 2021
    Facebook built its own Supreme Court to decide who or what is banned on the site. Who is on it, how will it work, and — how much power does it really have?
  • Smile My Ass

    Jan 29, 2021
    As Candid Camera succeeded, it started to change the way we thought not only of reality television, but also of reality itself.
  • Post Reports: Four Hours of Insurrection

    Jan 16, 2021
    The Washington Post’s daily podcast takes us inside the Capitol and walks us step-by-step through the unprecedented events of January 6th.
  • More Money Less Problems

    Jan 15, 2021
    A trillion dollar platinum coin sends us down a wormhole, re-examining a classic question: why can’t we just print more money?
  • Sight Unseen

    Jan 13, 2021
    We try to contain the stream of photos coming at us in the last week and ask a question about an image that few of us get to see, a soldier fatally wounded on the battlefield.