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Conversations with People Who Hate Me

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Online video creator Dylan Marron calls some of the folks who wrote him hateful messages to ask one simple question: why? The results are sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating. In new episodes starting April 2nd, Dylan will moderate conversations between people who exchanged their own negative messages online.

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Online video creator Dylan Marron calls some of the folks who wrote him hateful messages to ask one simple question: why? The results are sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating. In new episodes starting April 2nd, Dylan will moderate conversations between people who exchanged their own negative messages online.

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So inspirational

By Kaedyliz - Apr 14 2019
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In an alternate universe, I am 10 years older, and Dylan is single...

Great podcast

By bigbootiemma - Mar 26 2019
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Love this podcast. ♥️I love listening to this when traveling!

iTunes Ratings

1491 Ratings
Average Ratings
1244
123
41
26
57

So inspirational

By Kaedyliz - Apr 14 2019
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In an alternate universe, I am 10 years older, and Dylan is single...

Great podcast

By bigbootiemma - Mar 26 2019
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Love this podcast. ♥️I love listening to this when traveling!

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Conversations with People Who Hate Me

Updated 20 days ago

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Online video creator Dylan Marron calls some of the folks who wrote him hateful messages to ask one simple question: why? The results are sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating. In new episodes starting April 2nd, Dylan will moderate conversations between people who exchanged their own negative messages online.

Rank #1: Episode 8: (Don't) Kill Yourself

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Content Warning: This episode contains a conversation about suicide. Dylan calls someone who publicly told him to kill himself and that people like him "deserve to be put on island to die." Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Alen Rahimic (production manager), Rob Wilson (logo). Song: "These Dark Times," Caged Animals. conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Sep 25 2017
32 mins
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Rank #2: Episode 11: The Trans Ban

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Tyler Gilmore is a veteran of the Marines who vocally expressed his support for the trans ban. In this episode Dylan connects him to Maddie Makara, a veteran who served for 16 years and recently came out as a trans woman. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Apr 02 2018
32 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 12: Burned At The Stake

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Jaya wrote an essay suggesting the television show ‘The Office’ doesn’t hold up to today’s standards. The essay was tweeted out and Tom tweeted back that she should be “burned at the stake” for her opinion. Dylan connects the two of them on a call. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com We’re nominated for a Webby! Vote here: https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2018/podcasts-digital-audio/features/best-individual-episode Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Apr 16 2018
33 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 7: Sissies and Flaming Queens

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Lee publicly called Dylan a “flaming homo,” a “sissy,” a “flaming queen,” and an “idiot.” The twist? Lee is a gay man himself… with a fascinating life story. A Night Vale Presents production. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Alen Rahimic (production manager), Rob Wilson (logo). Song: "These Dark Times," Caged Animals. conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Sep 18 2017
35 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 17: You Are a Liar

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A rape survivor speaks to someone who called them a liar. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Jun 25 2018
1 hour 2 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 10: Bigot Scum

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Dylan moderates a conversation between two strangers who clashed online. Marcia is a stand up comedian and proud feminist who frequently writes things like “men are scum” on social media and Andrew is an “anti-feminist” who reached out to Marcia to call her a “bigot.” In this episode the two of them speak on the phone together for the first time. This is a teaser of a new format. New episodes begin April 2, 2018. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form here. Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Feb 12 2018
40 mins
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Rank #7: Episode 20: They/Them

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Lindsay makes a web series that teaches young kids about LGBTQ issues. Lennox is a high schooler who wrote Lindsay a message saying the show is harmful to children. Dylan connects them on a call. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Aug 06 2018
44 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 18: Civility

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Dylan connects two strangers to talk to about civility in the age of Trump. (Here’s a link to the article referenced in the episode.) Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Jul 09 2018
35 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 15: Teens and Guns

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Two teenagers from opposite ends of the political spectrum speak to each other about guns in the United States. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

May 28 2018
34 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 9: Conclusion (For Now)

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To close out this chapter Dylan calls up people who love the show and have used it as motivation for conversations in their own life, including a conservative listener who’s a fan of the podcast. (Thanks for listening, we’ll be cooking up some new episodes for you soon.) Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals. More info: http://conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Oct 02 2017
48 mins
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Rank #11: Episode 13: Talentless Hack

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Doug called Dylan Marron a “talentless propaganda hack” so Dylan called him up to ask why. Want to be a guest on the show and talk to someone who said something negative to you? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Apr 30 2018
24 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 23: Unfriended

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Jabari and Andrew were Facebook friends until the 2016 election tore them apart and one unfriended the other. Dylan connects them on a phone call for their first extended conversation about what happened. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Sep 17 2018
39 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 22: Is This Racist?

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Three years ago Lauren called in to Andrew Ti’s popular call-in podcast Yo Is This Racist? with a question. She felt Andrew and his guest co-host slammed her and has spent the last three years afraid that Andrew hates her. Dylan connects the two of them on a call. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Sep 03 2018
34 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 19: Latinx

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Latinx is the gender-neutral alternative to the terms Latino and Latina. Kat Lazo is a content creator who made a video explaining why some people use it. Alvaro commented “this chic is annoying” beneath that video. Dylan connects them on the phone. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Jul 23 2018
37 mins
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Rank #15: Episode 21: Nauseating

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Iain is a college senior who writes a bi-weekly column for his campus newspaper. In commenting on the current state of media he referred to Dylan’s past work as “nauseating” so Dylan called him up to chat. Want to be a guest on the show and take your own online conversation and move it offline? Fill out the form at conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com Conversations with People Who Hate Me is a production of Night Vale Presents. Credits: Dylan Marron (creator, producer, host), Christy Gressman (executive producer), Vincent Cacchione (audio engineer, mixer), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

Aug 20 2018
30 mins
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