Decoder Ring

Decoder Ring is the show about cracking cultural mysteries. In each episode, host Willa Paskin takes a cultural question, object, or habit; examines its history; and tries to figure out what it means and why it matters.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 55 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 13 hours 36 minutes

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The Storytelling Craze


How storytelling became a product.


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   41m
 
 

“We Got Ourselves a Convoy”


How a fake country star gave voice to frustrated truckers across America.


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   35m
 
 

The Sideways Effect


How one movie changed Americans’ wine drinking habits.


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   39m
 
 

The Madness Behind ‘The Method’


Isaac Butler on how method acting became so widely misunderstood.


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   46m
 
 

“F--k Everything, We're Doing Five Blades”


The story of how razors came to have so many blades.


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 2022-04-19  42m
 
 

Spring 2022 Teaser


Decoder Ring's upcoming season


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 2022-04-12  1m
 
 

Decoder Ring Presents Endless Thread: The Rickroll


Who invented the Rickroll, what’s kept it going, and what does the unsuspecting 80s pop star at the center of it make of it all?


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 2022-02-10  43m
 
 

Custer's Revenge


Custer's Revenge is widely considered one of the worst video games ever made.


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 2021-12-23  47m
 
 

The Fame That Got Away


Today on Decoder Ring: Three stories about fame, and one about monkeys.


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 2021-12-14  44m
 
 

Truly Tasteless Jokes


What's the difference between garbage and a girl from New Jersey?


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 2021-12-07  50m