Conversations with People Who Hate Me

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 Nov 15, 2018

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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? Sometimes awkward, often political, and always fascinating, Conversations with People Who Hate Me takes contentious online conversations and moves them offline. In new episodes starting April 2nd, Dylan will moderate conversations between people who exchanged their own negative messages online.


Episode Date
Listener Call: Nick
30:53

Dylan speaks with Nick, a listener of the podcast who had a very personal connection to one of the episodes.

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.

Dec 10, 2018
Listener Call: Jamie
32:04

Dylan speaks to a listener about their family dynamics.

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.

Nov 26, 2018
Listener Call: Kaleb
33:51

Dylan answers listener questions from a man named Kaleb.

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.

Nov 12, 2018
Episode 25: I Hope You're Eaten Alive
01:04:39

Benjamin was a guest on this show and K is a listener who became so upset by Benjamin’s comments said that she publicly wrote “Ben, if you’re reading this I hope you’re eaten alive by wild dogs.” Dylan connected them on a call for this season’s finale.

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.

Oct 15, 2018
Episode 24: I Hate This Podcast
33:27

Dylan talks to Steve who really does not like this podcast at all.

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.

Oct 01, 2018
Episode 23: Unfriended
39:49

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
Episode 22: Is This Racist?
34:57

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
Episode 21: Nauseating
30:19

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
Episode 20: They/Them
44:05

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
Episode 19: Latinx
37:45

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
Episode 18: Civility
35:46

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
Episode 17: You Are a Liar
01:02:37

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
Episode 16: Bitch Talk About Palestine
21:27

Intesar told Dylan "bitch talk about Palestine" so Dylan called him up and they did.

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 11, 2018
Episode 15: Teens and Guns
34:51

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
Episode 14: Digital Self-Harm
28:51

Alyson anonymously sent herself hateful and homophobic messages online. Dylan Marron asks her why.

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 14, 2018
Episode 13: Talentless Hack
24:23

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
Episode 12: Burned At The Stake
33:16

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
Episode 11: The Trans Ban
32:12

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
Episode 10: Bigot Scum
40:51

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
Episode 9: Conclusion (For Now)
48:33

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
Episode 8: (Don't) Kill Yourself
32:41

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."

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

Sep 25, 2017
Episode 7: Sissies and Flaming Queens
35:37

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.

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: conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Sep 18, 2017
Episode 6: The Good Troll
30:48

Dylan Marron calls James, a stand up comedian and self-identified troll, who publicly wrote that Dylan was “condescending as f*ck.” James walks Dylan through the difference between a good troll and a bad troll, and his views on comedy.

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: conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Sep 11, 2017
Episode 5: The Seeds of Hate
27:50

Today’s guest not only doesn’t hate Dylan Marron, but at one point in the conversation he says he loves him. So why include this episode as part of the show? Listen to the end to find out why.

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), Alen Rahimic (production manager), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

More info: http://conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Sep 04, 2017
Episode 4: Facts and Feelings
27:20

“Facts don’t care about your feelings.” At least according to this week’s guest Anna, a school teacher from the south. Listen as Dylan and Anna try to get to the bottom of why they see that catchphrase so differently… and why they both agree that Anna shouldn’t have sex with her cat.

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), Alen Rahimic (production manager), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

More info: http://conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Aug 28, 2017
Episode 3: The Call Is Coming from Inside the House
23:55

Dylan Marron wants to make sure that this isn’t just a “conservative versus liberal” podcast, so this week he speaks with Matthew, a left-leaning queer artist who publically posted that Dylan “represents some of the worst aspects of liberalism.” When Matthew reveals that he himself has also been publicly dragged, the two discuss internet culture and where it’s going.

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), Alen Rahimic (production manager), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

More info: http://conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Aug 21, 2017
Episode 2: Hurt People Hurt People
31:06

Dylan Marron talks to Josh, a teenager who told Dylan that he was “the reason this country is dividing itself.” Josh opens up and reveals that high school was hell for him, which means the two might have more in common than they think.

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), Alen Rahimic (production manager), Rob Wilson (logo designer). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals.

More info: http://conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Aug 07, 2017
Episode 1: You're a Piece of Sh*t
29:13

Dylan Marron makes popular social justice videos on the internet, so he gets a lot of hate messages. In the first episode of this podcast, he speaks with Chris, a man who called Dylan “a piece of sh*t”... among many other things.

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), Alen Rahimic (production manager). Theme song: “These Dark Times” by Caged Animals. More info: http://conversationswithpeoplewhohateme.com

Jul 31, 2017
Conversations with People Who Hate Me, hosted by Dylan Marron – Teaser
03:31

Conversations with People Who Hate Me takes hateful conversations online and turns them into productive conversations offline. As a writer and video maker who focuses on social justice issues, Dylan Marron receives a lot of negative messages on the internet. In this new podcast he calls some of the folks who wrote them to ask one simple question: why? What follows is a complicated and sometimes hilarious navigation of two strangers getting to know each other.

Season 1 premieres on July 31, with new episodes released weekly.

Produced by Night Vale Presents, the people who brought you Welcome to Night Vale, Alice Isn't Dead, Within the Wires, and The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air).

Jul 10, 2017