The Story Over the last few months, we've been busy raising capital, hiring employees, launching shows, building a studio, and getting this business off the ground. But a few weeks ago, pretty much overnight, everything changed. During the holidays, while Alex was out of town, the workload became overwhelming, and Gimlet learned its first lessons about startup burnout. But it wouldn't be a StartUp episode if that burnout wasn't documented. While Alex is away, a new Gimlet employee picks up a recorder and captures the fallout on tape. Thanks to everyone who took our audience survey last week. To see the results, follow this link:
The Facts Our theme song was written and performed by
Mark Phillips. The special ad music, Microliters, was written and performed by Build Buildings. Other music in this episode: 1. Anders Mörlin - The Burnout 2. Quantic Soul Orchestra - Los Olvidados
Does climate change freak you out? Want to know what we, collectively, can do about it? Us too. How to Save a Planet is a podcast that asks the big questions: what do we need to do to solve the climate crisis, and how do we get it done?
We’re sharing the first episode of Motherhacker. It’s a fiction podcast about a mother who gets involved in an identity theft ring in order to support her family. The series stars Carrie Coon, Pedro Pascal, Alan Cumming, Lucas Hedges, Tavi Gevinson and Alex Goldman.
Normally, being the mayor of Dayton, Ohio, means paying attention to everyday issues, from garbage pickups to municipal budgets. But in the early morning hours of August 4, 2019, a gunman opened fire at a downtown bar in the city, and Nan Whaley’s role as mayor immediately shifted. She found herself thrust into the national spotlight as all eyes turned to Dayton. And it wasn't long before she was f...