World-chess-champion-turned-activist Garry Kasparov returns to the show as we discuss a romance scammer with plenty of time on his hands, the surge in sextortion, and how social media is being swamped with claims of fake snow.
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Theme tune: “Vinyl Memories” by Mikael Manvelyan.
Assorted sound effects: AudioBlocks.
Special Guest: Garry Kasparov.
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- Dating apps scam committed by criminal from inside prison — BBC News.
- File on 4 – The Dangers of Dating Apps — BBC Sounds.
- Playboy Magazine, November 1989 — Including Garry Kasparov’s interview and sexy photo shoot.
- Sextortion email scams — Avast.
- Has Fake Snow Been Falling on the US? — Snopes.
- TikTok Users Are Trying (and Failing) to Prove the Snow in Texas Is Fake — Daily Beast.
- TikTok Users Are Burning Snowballs in Viral Videos to ‘Prove’ the Snow is Fake — Gizmodo.
- Griddy: Why a Texas electricity company is under fire for astronomical bills during winter storm — The Independent.
- Ted Cruz Mariachi Band Performed at a Discount — TMZ.
- Slow TV Map.
- The Queen’s Gambit — Golden Globes.
- Soulmates (TV series) — Wikipedia.
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