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The official podcast about the HBO Original series Succession. Each week journalist and host Kara Swisher unpacks real world events that echo the saga unfolding on screen. Guests include top journalists, writers, psychologists, as well as some of the people involved in making the TV show. Plus, weekly power rankings from the latest episodes of Succession — Who’s up? Who’s down? Who made the week’s biggest power play? Podcast episodes are available each week right after the latest episode of ...
 
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Wind of Change

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Wind of Change

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It’s 1990. The Berlin Wall just fell. The Soviet Union is on the verge of collapse. And the soundtrack to the revolution is one of the best selling songs of all time, the metal ballad “Wind of Change,” by the Scorpions.Decades later, journalist Patrick Radden Keefe heard a rumor: the song wasn’t written by the Scorpions. It was written by the CIA. This is his journey to find the truth.Wind of Change is an Original Series from Pineapple Street Studios, Crooked Media and Spotify.
 
Brittany Packnett Cunningham is an activist, educator, and popular TV commentator—and a trusted voice for millions of people interested in social justice. Now, with UNDISTRACTED—an original podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios—she aims her focus on the most pressing issues of our time through the lens of intersectional feminism. From the latest headlines to deep-dives with today’s most fascinating changemakers, UNDISTRACTED is your weekly guide to the revolution.
 
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Back Issue

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Remember when Monica allegedly punched Brandy right before they performed live at the MTV Video Music Awards? When Freaknik took over Atlanta, and changed the game for parties everywhere? When tasteless critics panned Mariah Carey’s Glitter? (#JusticeforGlitter!) When Beyonce told Farrah that someone could send her luggage? We do!Back Issue tells the stories behind formative moments in pop culture. In each episode we look back at some of the moments that shook us, that changed us. Join Tracy ...
 
From professional whiner and award-winning drunk Matt Bellassai comes Unhappy Hour, the podcast about everything we love to hate. Join Matt, his co-host Bari, and their special guests as they vent about all things political, personal and cultural. Because nothing brings people together like good complaining. Leave us a voicemail on our rant hotline at: (601) 600-RANT (7268). Support this pod and wear your unhappiness LOUD and PROUD by buying our merch at unhappyhourshop.com.
 
For the past two years, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ronan Farrow has been following a trail of clues from his investigation of Harvey Weinstein to other blockbuster stories about the systems that protect powerful men accused of terrible crimes in Hollywood, Washington, and beyond. But he didn’t bring that information to light on his own. A compelling cast of sources—from brave whistleblowers to shadowy undercover operatives—decided the fate of these investigations, sometimes risking ev ...
 
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The 11th

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The 11th

Pineapple Street Studios

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The 11th is a podcast that publishes an entirely new issue on the 11th of every month. Inspired by the experience of opening a magazine you love every month and not knowing exactly what you will get, but trusting that something engaging and true will be there waiting for you. Many stories aren’t meant to be a 10-part series and don’t fit the format of a weekly show. The 11th is a home for those in-between ideas. Made up of reported series and personal journeys, fiction and musicals, deep inv ...
 
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Welcome to Your Fantasy

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Welcome to Your Fantasy

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In the 1980s the “male exotic dancers” of Chippendales were everywhere, selling the promise of women’s liberation for the price of a few dollars in a g-string. But behind the powerful mullets, oiled pecs, and non-stop parties lies a much darker story of greed, corruption and murder. Historian Natalia Petrzela exposes one of the great, sordid, unexamined stories in American culture.
 
When Matthew MaGill died alone in the woods on the Florida-Georgia border, he left behind a box filled with the artifacts of an incredible life: from Broadway in the 1970s, to a 747 hijacking, to the culture of drugs and luxury cars in 1980s Florida. A series of coincidences leads reporter Eric Mennel to the box, sending him on a five-year search to understand the truth about its owner. But as Mennel learns who Matthew MaGill really was, he is confronted with questions about his own life, hi ...
 
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70 Over 70

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70 Over 70

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A show about how we make the most of the time we have left. Max Linsky talks to 70 remarkable people, all over the age of 70, not just about their past but their lives right now. These are conversations about the big questions we all ask ourselves, no matter how old we are. What does it mean to live well? What are we still searching for? And how do we learn to let go?
 
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9/12

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9/12

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How did 9/11 the day become 9/11 the idea? That question drives Pineapple Street Studios and award-winning host Dan Taberski (Missing Richard Simmons, Running From COPS, The Line) to shift the focus to what happened on 9/12, and every day after that. 9/12 is a poignant, surprising, and surprisingly funny seven episode series about people who wake up on 9/12 having to navigate a new, radically altered world. A teenager gets caught up in an out-of-control conspiracy theory that he helped start ...
 
This is the official podcast about the HBO Max series And Just Like That: A New Chapter of Sex and the City. Each week writer and director Michael Patrick King, and executive producers Elisa Zuritsky and Julie Rottenberg will be joined by writers (Samantha Irby, Rachna Fruchbom, and Keli Goff) and special guests to unpack the latest episodes of the show. Plus, listeners will get a behind-the-scenes look into the choices that shaped the stories to revisit the original Sex and the City charact ...
 
In early 2020, Adam McKay set out to make a comedy. It was called Don’t Look Up, and it was meant to make fun of, and point to, the forces stopping us from saving ourselves from climate change. 2020, of course, had other plans. This is what happened when a cast and crew came together to make a disaster comedy, while living through a series of very uncomedic disasters. Featuring: Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Meryl Streep, Tyler Perry, Ariana Grande, Timothee Chalamet, Rob Morgan, Him ...
 
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Doctor's Log

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Doctor's Log

The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios

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In Doctor’s Log, a new podcast from The Meteor and Pineapple Street Studios, Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency room physician in Portland, Oregon, will deliver a twice weekly report from the front lines of the coronavirus crisis: her own ER. She takes listeners into the real world doctors and nurses are facing now, as they grapple with the most significant health threat in modern history, and helps us all understand what to do to stay safe. For transcripts, please visit our website (https://pine ...
 
Join host Jason Concepcion and Foundation’s showrunner and executive producer David S. Goyer as they discuss adapting Isaac Asimov’s iconic novels for the screen. Writers from the show chat with Jason and David to unpack the latest episode of the Apple Original series, giving viewers a deeper dive into the story. Episodes of the show and the podcast premiere on Fridays. So watch first on Apple TV+ (where available), then listen to the podcast for the ultimate Foundation experience. This is a ...
 
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Because of Anita

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Because of Anita

Pineapple Street Studios & The Meteor

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In 1991, Anita Hill told the world that Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her. Thirty years later, we’re still feeling the ripple effects of that testimony—in our politics and our lives. This four-part podcast explores the enduring impact of that moment, with new insights and on-the-ground stories from guests like Tarana Burke, Kerry Washington and Professor Hill herself, in her first-ever public conversation with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who testified 27 years af ...
 
The Kids are All...Home is new podcast by Pineapple Street Studios for kids stuck at home, by kids stuck at home. Featuring voices from all around the world, each episode will show us what it's like for kids to be stuck at home and what they're doing to fill their time. A fun activity for parents and their children.Visit http://pineapple.fm/stuck-at-home to see how you can participate, and you can send your recordings to StuckAtHome@Pineapple.fm.
 
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My Fugitive

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Nina Gilden Seavey was twelve on May 5, 1970, the day an Air Force building in St. Louis burned to the ground. Her dad represented a young man accused of the crime: Howard Mechanic. Facing serious federal time, Howard went on the run and became one of the longest-running fugitives in U.S. history. As an adult, Nina picked up the trail. What ever happened to Howard Mechanic? This eight-part series is the tangled story of her search for answers. Hundreds of Freedom of Information requests. Hun ...
 
Season 3 of Fortune Favors the Bold takes on real questions from real people — financial questions that everyone thinks about, but no one talks about. With host Ashley C. Ford, we'll be putting those questions out in the open, exploring how money is tangled up in everything and finding the answers through our own “Financial Identity”. New episodes premiere in January 2020. This is the official Mastercard podcast, produced in partnership with Pineapple Street Studios
 
HBO’s In Treatment is back for a fourth season starring Emmy winner Uzo Aduba (Orange Is The New Black) as the central therapist, Dr. Brooke Taylor. Each week, join writer and actor Brandon Kyle Goodman (Big Mouth; Modern Love) and licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Janelle S. Peifer to break down new episodes of the series. Our hosts dive into Dr. Taylor’s week, demystify the process of therapy, and examine the relationship between therapist and patient—all with a healthy dose of humor and ...
 
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It’s October 2020. A pandemic is raging. And 603 people enter a bubble in Boston. Their mission? Make a movie. Their world? Chaos. It feels like it might be... the Last Movie Ever Made. This is a podcast about what happened when the cast and crew of the movie Don’t Look Up created a story about one crisis – while living through another. Learn more …
 
Meryl Streep joins the bubble, and improv takes over the Oval Office. Boston winter freezes lips. Later, a car dealership becomes a soundstage, where Tyler Perry and Cate Blanchett play vapid for daytime television.By Adam McKay, Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Tyler Perry
 
Executive producers Michael Patrick King, Elisa Zuritsky, and Julie Rottenberg share all the behind-the-scenes details from the latest episode. Together, they reveal the scrapped version of Carrie’s new book, the writing room’s internal discussions around Miranda’s marriage, and the shocking, but impressive on-set story of how Sarah Jessica Parker …
 
It’s October 2020. A pandemic is raging. And 603 people enter a bubble in Boston. Their mission? Make a movie. Their world? Chaos. It feels like it might be... the Last Movie Ever Made. This is a podcast about what happened when the cast and crew of the movie Don’t Look Up created a story about one crisis – while living through another. PS YEAH, th…
 
This week, President Biden and Vice President Harris traveled to Georgia to talk about voting rights—but LaTosha Brown was not celebrating. As co-founder of the Atlanta-based Black Voters Matter Fund, Brown explains to host Brittany Packnett Cunningham why she and other organizers sat out the event, arguing that these dangerous times demand bolder …
 
Attack squirrels, runaway zebras, and diving deep into Matt's New Year's Resolutions. For DBWP, Matt is highlighting Project N95, which provides PPE and COVID tests to those who need them most. Bari and Matt watched lots of TV over the break, including Landscapers, Pen15 and Yellowjackets. Follow the team: @MattBellassai, @FinkelBariPie, @UnhappyHo…
 
Rachna Fruchbom returns to the writers room with executive producers, Michael Patrick King, Elisa Zuritsky, and Julie Rottenberg. Together they discuss behind-the-scenes details on how Seema’s storyline came to be, including how they found the perfect NYC location for the sari shopping scene and how Rachna's own celebrations of Diwali informed its …
 
How do you plan for the unknown? You surround yourself with people you trust. McKay assembles his A-Team, and they create a COVID-safe bubble in Boston. Filming begins, and 603 cast and crew tell a story about one crisis while living through another.By Adam McKay, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Tyler Perry, Rob Morgan, Michael Tow, Leonardo DiCaprio, Nicholas Britell, Hettienne Park
 
A question is rolling inside Adam McKay’s brain: If danger comes, will people respond? He writes a comet disaster comedy, and sets off to make it. Then, a pandemic hits. A new question haunts McKay: Am I out of my mind?By Adam McKay, Jennifer Lawrence, Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Netflix, Rob Morgan, Himesh Patel, Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, Tyler Perry
 
It’s been one year since the invasion of the U.S. Capitol—so how are we doing at holding insurrectionists accountable? Host Brittany Packnett Cunningham answers that question, revisiting archival interviews with Representatives Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley, who lived through the riots, and going deep into the next coup at hand. Plus, a January 6-t…
 
Writer, director, and executive producer Michael Patrick King and executive producers, Elisa Zuritsky and Julie Rottenberg welcome back Samantha Irby to the writers’ room. The group discusses the twists and turns of tv writing as Samantha shares her process behind writing this week’s episode. The group dives into deep discussion about Miranda and C…
 
Writer, director, and executive producer Michael Patrick King and executive producers, Elisa Zuritsky and Julie Rottenberg welcome Keli Goff to the writers room. Keli shares how her encyclopedic knowledge of Sex and the City informed ideas for the episode, including Charlotte’s obsessive plan to impress at LTW’s dinner party. Then, the group discus…
 
It's the most wonderful time of the year: The Grumpy Awards! Matt and Bari look back at all the shenanigans of 2021 and ask the tough questions. Like "What was the worst thing to happen to Italians this year?" and "which bird needs to be banished back to hell?" Make sure to follow the team on all your social media: Matt @MattBellassai, Bari @Finkel…
 
Writer and director Michael Patrick King and executive producers, Elisa Zuritsky and Julie Rottenberg are joined by new writer, Rachna Fruchbom. Together, they reflect on reactions and press over the series premiere and share behind-the-scenes details on how episode three came to be. They reveal the initial scrapped concept for the episode, along w…
 
We did it, Joe! We made it to the end of year and not going to lie, 2021 had us in the first half…and maybe the second half, too. But, ’tis the season to reflect on all its ups and downs, and we’re coming at you with a once-in-a-2021 worldwide event—a special Back Issue bonus episode. Tracy and Josh look back at 2021 with their latest game “Was tha…
 
Back in May, host Brittany Packnett Cunningham sat down with New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones to talk about how The 1619 Project—which Hannah-Jones created—has both changed this country’s understanding of slavery, and withstood a brutal, ongoing assault from the right. Since then, The 1619 Project has been banned explicitly in s…
 
Before 70 Over 70 goes on hiatus, Max sits down again with the person who inspired the show, his dad Marty, to talk about what he has learned from these conversations and what he hopes will stick with listeners. Thank you to the more than 70 people over 70 who helped make this show possible: Alice Waters, André De Shields, Anna Fisher, Dr. Anthony …
 
Burning down the house, and an Ikea holiday, and a whole lot of other stories. We're skipping deep dive this week because we decided to turn our finale (WHINE-ale, get it?!) into TWO PARTS. This is Part One. Next week, Part Two, will be the fifth annual Grumpy Awards! This episode, we also have iconic vocal coach Eric Vetro (he/him) on the pod to d…
 
It’s October 2020. A pandemic is raging. And 603 people enter a bubble in Boston. Their mission? Make a movie. Their world? Chaos. It feels like it might be... The Last Movie Ever Made. This is a podcast about what happened when the cast and crew of the movie Don’t Look Up created a story about one crisis – while living through another. Coming Janu…
 
In the first episode of And Just Like That...The Writers Room, Michael Patrick King, Elisa Zuritsky, and Julie Rottenberg reflect on what’s it like to return to the world Sex and City 11 years later. They’re joined by one of the season’s new writers, Samantha Irby to discuss the first two episodes, which features an awkward interaction between Mira…
 
This month on the 11th, three people spend several days just sitting in one place. Watching. Listening. A cemetery in Virginia… a cafe in New York… a plaza in Mexico… It’s inspired by the book An Attempt At Exhausting A Place in Paris, by French author Georges Perec, who wrote that “nothing is happening all the time.” But what’s happening when noth…
 
Host Kara Swisher is joined by Succession creator Jesse Armstrong and executive producer Frank Rich to discuss the shooting of episode 9, reaching those surprising betrayals in the finale, and life in the writers’ room. Episode 9, “All The Bells Say” has one of the most painful scenes between Kendall, Roman and Shiv that was ever written. Jesse tak…
 
This month on the 11th, three people spend several hours (sometimes days) just sitting in one place. Watching. Listening. A cemetery in Virginia… a cafe in New York… a plaza in Mexico… It’s inspired by the book An Attempt At Exhausting A Place in Paris, by French author Georges Perec, who wrote that “nothing is happening all the time.” But what’s h…
 
The groundbreaking HBO series Sex and the City is back with a new chapter called And Just Like That.... Join writer and director Michael Patrick King, along with executive producers and writers Elisa Zuritsky, Julie Rottenberg, Samantha Irby, Rachna Fruchbom, and Keli Goff to unpack the latest episodes of the show on the official companion podcast,…
 
As SCOTUS weighs overturning the legal right to abortion, host Brittany Packnett Cunningham sits down for a moving conversation on what’s most important: the people behind the politics. Her guests are two leaders separated by a generation but determined to put the emphasis on the humanity of people who seek abortions: legendary activist Gloria Stei…
 
Paul Price shares what he has learned about how to make the most of the time we have left. Then Max talks with Dr. Diane Meier, a geriatrician and founder of Mount Sinai’s Center to Advance Palliative Care, about what she has learned from helping so many people make meaning of their lives, how to have hard conversations with people we care about, a…
 
Gunther is a hoax, you can't do that with a cat, and 2021's last rant hotline. After that, we have comedian Alison Leiby (she/her) on the pod to talk about ketchup, her live show about abortions, and her horror film podcast "Ruined". For DBWP, Matt wants to highlight Trans Santa (@transanta), where you can give gifts to trans, queer, and nonbinary …
 
Host Kara Swisher talks with pop culture writer Hunter Harris and Succession Director Mark Mylod about episode 8, “Chiantishire.” Despite being in Tuscany for a lavish wedding, the Roys seize the moment to have some of the most devastating conversations of the season. Kara gets the details on shooting those scenes and getting those performances fro…
 
UNDISTRACTED IS BACK! And so are abortion bans, the white women’s vote, and a whole Greek alphabet of viruses. Host Brittany Packnett Cunningham knew exactly who she wanted to unpack it all with: Dr. Brittney Cooper, professor and truth-teller. Together they get into why white women keep upholding white patriarchy (hint: it’s about motherhood), the…
 
Greg O’Brien shares how a terminal diagnosis revealed his purpose in life. Then Max talks with Judith Light about how her career opened up when she started to focus on what she could give rather than what she could get, and how that transformation has helped her think about death in a “real, conscious and alive way.” -- Know someone who should be o…
 
Host Kara Swisher talks with Succession production designer Stephen Carter and party designer for the wealthy Ken Fulk for a conversation corresponding to season 3, episode 7, “Too Much Birthday.” With Kara, Stephen talks about how set ideas came together for Kendall’s 40th birthday bash and some of our favorite episodes throughout the seasons. Lat…
 
You heard it here first: UNDISTRACTED is back for Season Two on December 2nd. Here’s a sneak peek at what host Brittany Packnett Cunningham has up her sleeve—as she and her newsmaking, rule-breaking guests get ready to delve into everything that’s happening right now, from abortion access to supremacist juries to what each of us can do to make chan…
 
This week we’re going back to our first interview of 70 Over 70 with Sister Helen Prejean, who has dedicated her life to ending the death penalty in America. Sister Helen’s interview helped set the tone for our show, and as 70 Over 70 comes to an end—yup, we’ve only got a few episodes left—we wanted to revisit this first conversation and share Sist…
 
A dog sells his house, elf on the shelf, and diving deep into debates you're sure to have at your Thanksgiving table. After that, we have social justice comedian and podcaster, Negin Farsad (she/her) on the pod to talk about runny eggs, flying and her podcast Fake the Nation. For DBWP, producer Melissa is shouting out Broadway Cares/Equity Fights A…
 
Host Kara Swisher talks with political pundit Anthony Scaramucci for a conversation corresponding to season 3, episode 6, “What It Takes.” Using his brief-but-legendary stint as Trump’s White House Director of Communications he offers unique insight into the Roy family and its role in fictional politics. They also discuss the media’s role in anoint…
 
The Season 1 finale deep dive is here. Jason and David waste no time unpacking the twists and revelations in “The Leap,” written and directed by David. They discuss Gaal’s epic journey home to Synnax, including the difficulties of shooting the scenes above and below water. They also talk about the implications of Hari as a deity. And they close out…
 
This week, we're popping back into your feeds to share an extra special episode from one of our favorite pop culture rewind podcasts: ''Okay Now Listen,' hosted by Scottie Beam and Sylvia Obell! On this episode, Scottie and Sylvia share the excitement of their new series 'Get You A Me," their brand new series on Netflix's 'Still Watching Netflix' Y…
 
Diedre Wolownick tells the story of how she became the oldest woman to climb El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Then Max talks with Twiggy about her career as an international supermodel, how she thinks about that time in her life now, and why getting older doesn’t faze her. -- If you want to hear more from Twiggy and her friends, check out her …
 
A traveling trash can, diapers in space, and diving deep into Thanksgiving traditions. After that, we have comedian Ahir Shah (he/him) on the pod to talk about British politics, Nando's chicken, and his special Dots on HBO Max. For DBWP, Matt recommends The 1619 Project Book: A New Origin Story, which reframes slavery and its place in American hist…
 
Host Kara Swisher is joined by writer and podcast host Aminatou Sow to discuss the world of privilege and role of race in Succession. They discuss the Roys’ private jets at stake in season 3, episode 5 “Retired Janitors of Idaho,” and Aminatou explains how she feels about representation in Succession, and the window it provides into an isolated wor…
 
Victoria Morrow, co-executive producer and writer, unpacks Season 1’s penultimate episode, “The First Crisis,” with Jason and David. They debate Hari’s motivations for setting things into motion. And they discuss the Brother Dawn twist that blindsided viewers (Jason especially), which David admits was deliberate. This is an Apple TV+ podcast, produ…
 
For 30 years The Landmark Forum has offered promises of profound personal breakthroughs. Millions of people have paid this organization hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars in hopes of getting a rapid transformation. Some say that what takes years of therapy to do… this program can do in a weekend. Their method sounds appealingly simple - they …
 
Cracks start to show as journalists put pressure on EST and Werner Erhard. The story of his separation from the group in the wake of profound controversy is incredibly telling. It’s a rare look into how a group with a divisive public image was able to rebrand itself in the face of disaster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com…
 
The ideas and slogans Landmark draws on are seemingly everywhere. Particularly in the modern parlance of corporate America. Company culture — workplace authenticity, personal responsibility, making employees feel “like owners” — it can feel like a way to pass the buck on. In the final episode of The Beige Room, we look at how the ideas of Landmark …
 
Phyllis Irwin and Lillian Faderman share the story of how a legal loophole allowed them to create the life they had always dreamed of. Then Max talks with Lilly Ledbetter about the amazing story behind the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, how a single moment in her 60s led her to become a prominent activist in her 70s and 80s and why her fight for equ…
 
A monster potato, bird of the year, and diving deep into how the Sun is the worst! After that, we have Youtuber, author, and entrepreneur Connor Franta (he/him) on the pod to talk about flip flops on planes, over head lighting and his new book House Fires. For DBWP, Bari wants to highlight volunteering with places like God's Love We Deliver. GLWD d…
 
Host Kara Swisher is joined by entrepreneur and NBA governor Mark Cuban for a conversation corresponding to season 3, episode 4, “Lion in the Meadow.” They dissect the business acumen of Logan Roy and his efforts to keep control of his company in the face of shareholder hostility. Cuban gets into what it means to be a high stakes investor in a fami…
 
Consulting producer and writer Liz Phang joins Jason and David to talk about episode 8, “The Missing Piece.” David reveals this is his favorite episode of the season while they discuss Brother Day’s complicated relationship with Demerzel, what radicalized the Anacreons, and Gaal’s mounting frustration with Hari’s betrayal. This is an Apple TV+ podc…
 
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