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BuzzFeed's Internet Explorer

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BuzzFeed editors Ryan Broderick and Katie Notopoulos explore the weirdest corners of the internet, so you don't have to.

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BuzzFeed editors Ryan Broderick and Katie Notopoulos explore the weirdest corners of the internet, so you don't have to.

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305 Ratings
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I had a dream about you!

By hmtz333 - Jan 11 2019
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But not that kind of dream. I dreamed that a 2019 recap showed up in my feed and it was awesome!!!

bring it back!

By sio.m - Sep 03 2018
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this show was so great — please bring back on the reg!

iTunes Ratings

305 Ratings
Average Ratings
250
18
6
9
22

I had a dream about you!

By hmtz333 - Jan 11 2019
Read more
But not that kind of dream. I dreamed that a 2019 recap showed up in my feed and it was awesome!!!

bring it back!

By sio.m - Sep 03 2018
Read more
this show was so great — please bring back on the reg!
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BuzzFeed's Internet Explorer

Updated 9 days ago

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BuzzFeed editors Ryan Broderick and Katie Notopoulos explore the weirdest corners of the internet, so you don't have to.

Rank #1: 2010: The Years That Changed The Internet

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In part 1 in our special series, Katie and Ryan look at what 2010 meant to the internet at large and conjure up a few ghosts of internet past. Damien Leonhardt talks to Katie and Ryan about what it was like to survive the 4chan madness of Jessi Slaughter and even Boxxy gives some advice. Oh, and "Miracles" by Insane Clown Posse is deemed the #1 anthem of 2010 and possibly all human life before or since.

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Mar 25 2016
47 mins
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Rank #2: Internet firsts

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On our debut show, internet monsters Katie and Ryan talk about what happens when ~the web~ fights back.

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Mar 24 2015
36 mins
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Rank #3: "I Sent Porn to the Entire Company" & Other Horrors

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We've all hit send too quickly. That massive embarrassment is part of the human experience! Katie and Ryan tell their worst workplace email/chat disaster stories and we hear some of yours, too. FYI: Katie tweeted a photo of a micropenis several times and Ryan once sent porn to the entire office.

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Mar 18 2016
32 mins
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Rank #4: 2005: The Years That Changed The Internet

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For part 2 of our series, we go back to 2005 and talk to some pretty big personalities. Tila Tequila and Perez Hilton join us, along with BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen and the internet's foremost Tila Tequila historian Nicole Milfie. Plus: the dulcet tones of Tay Zonday's "Chocolate Rain." 2005 is the dawn of Youtube, at the peak of Myspace, and when people were just jumping from the internet onto TV. Join us next week for the finale of the series, a look at the magic that was 1999 on the internet.

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Apr 01 2016
45 mins
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Rank #5: We Made Someone With 125,000 Unread Emails Clear Her Inbox

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Meet Akilah Hughes. She has over 125,000 unread emails and we made her go through all of them with us. WARNING: This episode is incredibly stressful.

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Oct 14 2015
32 mins
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Rank #6: The Drug Internet And The Legend Of Hedo Rick

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This week Julia learns what "hentai" is, Ryan talks about the lame parts of the internet where kids share tips for getting high, and Katie talks about her idol "Hedo Rick," an older man who enjoys going to Jamaican swinger parties.

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Apr 01 2015
37 mins
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Rank #7: The Worst Things on the Internet of 2015

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Katie and Ryan reveal the weirdest things the internet has produced in the year of our lord Kevin the Minion 2015 alongside friend of the podcast Cates Holderness. You can't unsee the worst things on the internet, but you don't have to look at this.

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Dec 16 2015
33 mins
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Rank #8: We Asked People To Defend Their Most Played YouTube Videos

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Did you know YouTube has a running list of your most watched to videos? For most people it's sort of embarrassing. So we made people explain their. Also, Katie interviewed Neil Strauss, the guy who literally wrote the book on being a pick-up artist.

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Oct 21 2015
29 mins
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Rank #9: Joanne The Scammer Is A Messy Bitch Who Lives For Drama

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This promposal season, we talk to Joanne the Scammer aka Branden Miller, whose character Joanne the scammer has inspired robber *and* fraud. Then, Katie and Ryan make sure you are all up to date on the latest memes with Meme Update. Please feel free to consider this podcast a scam and make sure to email your thoughts to internetexplorer@buzzfeed.com or tweet at @iexplorer.

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Apr 22 2016
28 mins
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Rank #10: Can A Dickpic Ever Be Good?

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Katie is joined by guest host Summer Anne Burton and two experts in the field of dickpics: penis photographer Soraya Doolbaz and Madeleine Holden of "Critique My Dickpic". Julia talks to folks around the office about their feelings on dickpics, and everybody agrees that unsolicited ones are not okay.

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Jan 21 2016
36 mins
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Rank #11: A Deep Dive Into Furries And Kylie Jenner Conspiracy Theories

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Get ready for a deep dive into the furry community and a very serious investigation into the conspiracy theory that there may be more than one Kylie Jenner. Also, this week, Ryan and Katie teach Julia what slash fiction is.

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Apr 22 2015
35 mins
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Rank #12: Would You Have Sex With A Robot?

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As is inevitable with all tech podcasts, this week we're finally talking about bots! We're delving into old chats bots like Smarterchild, new helper bots like Facebook's M, and the weird and sort of frightening future of sexbots.

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Nov 04 2015
32 mins
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Rank #13: Ghost Sex and Chill

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This week, our two enlightened guests, Katie Heaney and Arianna Rebolini try very hard to fuck some ghosts and ask a time-honored question: is ghost sex cheating? Then, all three ladies talk to ghost sex expert Patti Negri to get some answers about how it went. Ryan is still in Japan, but there may or may not be an appearance from Jon Snow (a ghost) to make up for it. (Photo by Jon Premosch for BuzzFeed)

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Jan 15 2016
32 mins
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Rank #14: A Guide To Accidentally Becoming A Chinese Internet Celebrity

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BuzzFeed editor Matt Stopera stops by the studio to talk about how he accidentally became one of the most massive celebrities in China. Then Ryan vents a little bit about April Fools' Day and shares some of his favorite dog vines. This episode pretty much has everything.

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Apr 08 2015
36 mins
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Rank #15: Are The Siblings In That Folgers Ad Doing It?

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You know that Folgers ad where the brother comes home from "West Africa" and it definitely seems like he and his sister are doing it? Yeah, that. Also, what happened Soulja Boy tweets your phone number and tells his fans to call you? Our tech reporter Joe Bernstein found out when he pissed off the rapper with an article about hoverboards.

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Dec 23 2015
36 mins
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Rank #16: Messing With Brands And Peeing In Strangers' Homes

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This week we look into the weird relationship between the internet and fast food brands and then our colleague BuzzFeed tech reporter Joe Bernstein talks about using Airpnp, an app that let's you pee in strangers bathrooms.

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Apr 15 2015
42 mins
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Rank #17: We Took A Gourmet Chef To Try McDonald's New Burger Robot

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Sarah Sanneh is the head chef at New York City's Pies And Thighs and has previously worked at places like Magnolia Bakery, The Biltmore Room, Diner, Marlow & Sons, and Momofuku Milk Bar. So we took her to McDonald's and made her try their new build-your-own-burger robot.

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Dec 30 2015
31 mins
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Rank #18: We Found The Dancing Pumpkin Man

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This week we interview two very important Halloween figures: The man behind the dancing pumpkin GIF (you know the one) and the dude who makes all those "Sexy" Halloween costumes. Spo0o0o0o0o0o0o0okkkyyyyyy

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Oct 28 2015
40 mins
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Rank #19: Meet the Shero Who Buttchugged Cough Medicine

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It's that time of year, when Katie and Ryan celebrate the worst things on the internet of 2015. With help from guests Freakmommy the virgin recluse deflowerer and Teridax the turkey fucker, our darling hosts have never been more in their element.

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Dec 09 2015
28 mins
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Rank #20: "We are pretty certain that Drake is alive."

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Katie and Ryan get to the bottom of the latest celebrity death hoax, play a Brazilian language quiz and give thanks for incest.

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Dec 02 2015
30 mins
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