The Story of Lenny, the Internet's Favorite Telemarketing Troll
Lenny is a decade-old chatbot designed to troll telemarketers that has developed a cult following online. It’s remarkably convincing, but is it actually effective?
This App Is Shazam but for Robocalls, and the FTC Loves It
Telemarketers, your days are numbered.
Some Annoying Jerks Just Got the Biggest Robocalling Fine in FCC History
Do no call, ever. Thanks.
The Cruise Company That Made Millions of Robocalls a Day Settles With the FTC
Thinly disguised telemarketing calls masquerading as political surveys are actually frowned upon by the government.
Boots Riley on the State of Oakland, the Power of the Working Class, and His New Screenplay
McSweeney's recently released the Coup frontman's screenplay, 'Sorry to Bother You'—a dark comedy that Riley will apparently be shooting with Patton Oswalt and David Cross soon.