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The popular podcast "See Something Say Something" is currently preparing its last episode.

Podcast fans were saddened this week when BuzzFeed announced it would be dissolving its audio unit and that the popular show “See Something Say Something” would soon come to an end.

Since its debut in October 2016, ‘See Something Say Something’ — which takes its name from New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s infamous post 9/11 safety motto — has lead discussions on topics as varied as jinns, Zayn Malik and the ups and downs of fasting during Ramadan.

Host Ahmed Ali Akbar’s guests were equally varied, reflecting the diversity of the American Muslim experience. Poet and essayist Hanif Abdurraqib, Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad and “Top Chef” contestant Fatima Ali. The show’s goal of discussing “everything American Muslims are talking about right now” was both simple and (in a world where American Muslims are not often afforded the space in media to discuss Muslim issues) quietly groundbreaking.

“It’s been a truly singular experience seeing the platform affect friends, family, and new connections around the world,” the Pakistani-American Akbar wrote on Facebook. “I’ve met so many incredible people through the show that I’d literally lose my mind if I’d try to name them all.”

The show released its penultimate episode — an interview with the Australian comic Aamer Rahman — on Thursday and is currently planning its farewell episode. According to Poynter, Akbar and the hosts of some of the other cancelled podcasts are “in the process of regaining intellectual rights” to their shows.

We wish them the best of luck and hope that “See Something Say Something” finds a new home soon. For now, fans will have to content themselves with listening to two years of the show’s archives. They can do that by heading here.


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