“The Case of the Missing Hit” is the perfect podcast episode.
Well, really, whatever the perfect podcast episode sounds like, who knows, and to each their own, but we'll submit this one for now: the latest episode of reply-all, "The Case of the Missing Hit."
As they describe it:
A man in California is haunted by the memory of a pop song from his youth. He can remember the lyrics and the melody. But the song itself has vanished, completely scrubbed from the internet. PJ takes on the Super Tech Support case.
All we'll say is that the conclusion to this episode brought us so much joy in a grocery store aisle, we were shouting. For anybody who's new to reply-all, or simply not an obsessive completist of the works of PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, here's a Spotify playlist of their greatest hits: