Before Myspace, before Facebook, there was Friendster.
In 1983 a guy named Stuart Anders invented a toy that would become a huge hit — one of the biggest fad toys of a generation. But then it all fell apart.
Alex Blumberg sits down with Eric Mennel and Ngofeen Mputubwele, producers on Gimlet’s new show Twice Removed.
“In America, if you’re making money, everything is forgiven. Trust me.” – Dov Charney
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Lisa is co-host of StartUp. Previously, she was a senior editor at FiveThirtyEight and a reporter at NPR's Planet Money and WNYC. She has an MBA from Columbia .
Alex is the host of StartUp, and CEO and cofounder of Gimlet. He 's an award-winning radio journalist and former producer for This American Life and the co-founder of Planet Money.
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