January 28, 2016

BONUS: Introducing Sampler

by StartUp

The Story: This week, we bring you a special bonus episode. In episode #20.5, Alex shares Gimlet’s latest podcast, Sampler, hosted by Brittany Luse. **Warning, this episode contains content and language not suitable for children. About Sampler: Sampler brings you the best moments from the world of podcasts. Each week, we'll feature bite size tastes from a variety of shows plus we'll talk with other podcasters to find out why they do what they do. Sampler is hosted by Brittany Luse. This week’s guest co-host is Gimlet senior producer Chris Neary. Episode #1 Features Clips from: Bodega Boys’ episode #4 Dead Authors Chapter 27 Desert Island Discs featuring Tennessee Williams, via Getty Images/BBC Motion Gallery Sleep with Me Episode #311 The Facts: This episode was edited by Alex Blumberg, Peter Clowney, and Caitlin Kenney. It was produced by Chris Neary, Matthew Nelson, Rose Reid, and Brittany Luse. Our theme music was made by Micah Vellian.

Our ad music was made by Build Buildings.

Other original music in the show was written and performed by Peter Coccoma. David Herman and Eric Mennel mixed this episode. Special thanks to Ursula Luse and Emily Kennedy. Also, thanks to Becca Clason, who made Sampler’s beautiful logo. Special request: To keep this show full of fresh content, we’re going to need your help.  This week, we want you to send us one podcast episode you would share with your mom and tell us why. You can write to us on Twitter or on Facebook or email us at sampler[AT]gimletprod.staging.wpengine.com