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Hello Internet
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The Hello Internet logo

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The "Nail & Gear", the official flag of Hello Internet
Presentation
Hosted by
Genre Discussion
Language English
Length 38–169 minutes
Production
Audio format
No. of episodes 105[1]
Also:
2 bonus episodes
1 vinyl episode
Publication
Original release January 31, 2014 – present
Related shows Cortex, The Unmade Podcast
Website www.hellointernet.fm

Hello Internet is an audio podcast hosted by YouTube content creators Brady Haran and CGP Grey.[2][3] It has no schedule.

Content

The podcast features discussions pertaining to their lives as professional creators for YouTube, the content of their most recent videos as well as their interests and annoyances. Typical topics include technology etiquette, book, movie and TV show reviews, plane accidents, vexillology, futurology, and the differences between Haran and Grey's personalities and lifestyles.[4][5]

History

  • It debuted in 2014 and currently has 105 episodes, two bonus episodes, and one episode which was released exclusively as a vinyl record.[6][7]
  • In 2015, Brady Haran and the podcast were credited with reappropriating the word "freebooting" to describe copyright infringement via re-hosting videos on platforms such as Facebook, a practice typically undertaken to profit from advertisements alongside the content. Facebook has since adopted tools to address this.[8][9][10]

Reception

The podcast peaked in 2014 as the #1 iTunes podcast in the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, Canada, and Australia.[11] It was also selected as one of Apple's best new podcasts of 2014.[12] The Guardian included the podcast among its 50 best of 2016, naming episode 66 ("A Classic Episode") its episode of the year; the paper described the podcast as having "in-depth debates and banter that is actually amusing".[13]

Awards

  • Brady Haran - Radio Times Radio and Podcast Champion 2017 - Won[14]
  • CGP Grey - Radio Times Radio and Podcast Nominee 2017

See also

References

  1. ^ "Archive". Hello Internet. Retrieved 2017-12-03. 
  2. ^ "15 Podcasts for Extremely Specific Kinds of Nerds". Mental Floss. Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
  3. ^ "The 43 best websites for learning something new". Business Insider. Retrieved 9 April 2017. 
  4. ^ Wellhofer, Jack (15 February 2017). "Hello Internet piques interest". The Polytechnic. Troy, United States: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017. 
  5. ^ Adams, Josh (31 December 2015). "Top 3 Podcasts You Must Listen To In 2016". intentiondeficit.com. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017. 
  6. ^ "Hello Internet". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-05-22. 
  7. ^ "Hello Internet". Podcast Chart. Retrieved 2016-05-23. 
  8. ^ Oremus, Will (8 July 2015). "Facebook's Piracy Problem". Slate. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  9. ^ Foxx, Chris. "Facebook announces new tools to tackle video theft". BBC News. Retrieved 22 May 2016. 
  10. ^ Perlberg, Steven (12 April 2016). "Facebook Launches Tool to Combat Video 'Freebooting'". Wall Street Journal. 
  11. ^ "iTunesCharts.net: 'Hello Internet' by CGP Grey & Brady Haran (British Podcasts iTunes Chart)". itunescharts.net. Itunes Charts. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017. 
  12. ^ Singh, Manish (8 December 2014). "Apple reveals the top apps, games, music and movies on its Indian Store in 2014". BGR India. BGR Media, LLC. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  13. ^ "The 50 best podcasts of 2016". The Guardian. 2016-12-21. ISSN 0261-3077. Archived from the original on 22 August 2017. Retrieved 2016-12-21. 
  14. ^ "Radio Times Radio and Podcast Champion Final". Radio Times. Retrieved 2017-08-30. 

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