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23 Jan. 2023
"Why is there nowhere to turn for this?" ~Paige Wilson, whose own experience caring for her mother inspired her to found Naborforce, a venture-backed startup that connects older adults with people in the community -- kind of like backup daughters and sons.
15 Jan. 2023
CBS News congressional correspondent Scott MacFarlane on the new GOP-led House's difficult math; January 6's long reach; social media and the renegade lawmaker; and the usefulness of George Santos to both parties.
9 Jan. 2023
A 20-year old college dropout moves to the city and scrapes by with restaurant gigs. Seven years into this vision quest, he gets called to appear on an HBO cooking tournament -- and comes back to town with $300 thousand in grand-prize money. The story of Chef Daniel Harthausen, winner of season one of The Big Brunch.
25 Dec. 2022
Aspiring comedian Cole Mier has been doing standup since the wise old age of eight. He's now 21, fresh out of UCLA, waiting tables and taking names -- and gigs. But it's not all laughs all the time.
24 Dec. 2022
In case you missed it... From Wall Street whistleblowing to coffee shop "tipflation" to Iran's season of protest -- highlights from recent episodes, for your holiday-travel enjoyment.
19 Dec. 2022
Puck co-founder Jon Kelly on his foray into the world of private equity -- to emerge with the business plan and funding for an influence-driven media startup. Puck is breaking news, making waves and winning subscribers; Kelly was recently featured in the New Yorker.
11 Dec. 2022
Stocks rally on weak economic numbers; they tank on a great jobs report. What gives? Thanks to inflation and the Fed's tightening campaign, 2022 underscored how markets and the economy don't always move in lockstep. Investopedia's Caleb Silver on how long this disconnect might last -- and what awaits in 2023.
4 Dec. 2022
So much for Hollywood's mission to spend-to-no-end. Disney, Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount racked up a combined $2.5 billion in streaming losses just in the latest quarter. Netflix, HBO Max, Disney+ and every streamer is scrambling to rethink strategy. Guests: Felix Gillette, co-author of the HBO history It's Not TV; and Joel Mier, former Netflix marketing director, now Robins School lecturer.
14 Nov. 2022
The immigration deficit. The coveted Latino voter. The reddening of Florida. These and other jump balls for guests Chris Porter, chief demographer with John Burns Real Estate Consulting; and Miami-based public opinion research strategist Fernand Amandi.
7 Nov. 2022
How one coffee-shop owner is taking on inflation and the Great Quit by *ditching* tips and propelling baristas onto the partnership track.
30 Oct. 2022
Karri Peifer, formerly of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, on becoming the first editor of Axios Richmond -- one of well-funded Axios's more than 24 local news efforts across the country ... at a time of spreading news deserts. The quest for a fresh, sustainable business model for local news.
24 Oct. 2022
Veteran Wall Street exec Jamie Fiore Higgins on her book, Bully Market: My Story of Money and Misogyny at Goldman Sachs.
16 Oct. 2022
Iran's street is convulsing yet again. The protests and crackdowns -- fueled initially by the death in custody of a young woman -- have since exposed new fault lines both across and within class, commerce...even religious observance. Negar Mortazavi, host of the Iran Podcast, on where this takes the restive nation of 88 million.
1 Oct. 2022
Bloomberg Surveillance's Lisa Abramowicz and Truist Wealth's Chip Hughey discuss the inflation-stoked bear market that has rattled global bonds and stocks. Can the Fed subdue price pressures without pushing the economy into a steep decline?
27 Sep. 2022
The Virginia Public Radio - Richmond Times-Dispatch reporting duo of Michael Pope and Jeff Schapiro on Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin's national ambitions; the prominent swing-district Democratic Congresswomen being targeted in Election 2022; and how the reversal of Roe v. Wade will play out in purpling Old Dominion.
19 Sep. 2022
"Be the market. Don't try to beat the market." This mantra has dominated Wall Street for two decades, with investors sending trillions upon trillions of dollars into cut-rate, passive funds that track the broader market. The stock commission is dead. Equity investing has never been so accessible. What does this mean for you? Eric Balchunas, Bloomberg Intelligence ETF guru, weighs in.
12 Sep. 2022
Hybrid work. Quiet quitting. The eternally delayed return to the office. It's increasingly apparent that work is not going to revert to some imagined pre-Covid normal. The frictions are often inter-generational. Guests: Ed Zitron, CEO of EZPR, Substack's "Where's Your Ed At?" ; and Kian Gohar, co-author of Competing in the New World of Work.
6 Sep. 2022
• Eron Otcasek • Bestseller William Cohan • Axlesdotter Bakery • Breanne Armbrust
6 Sep. 2022
• Planet Money's Mary Childs • Restaurant mogul Chris Tsui • NewsHour's Geoffrey Bennett
22 Aug. 2022
Repeat bestselling author. Veteran investment banker. Prolific feature writer. William D. Cohan discusses everything from Elon Musk's Twitter nightmare to the perennially cursed dream of acquiring (Time) Warner Media to his forthcoming book on the fall of GE.
15 Aug. 2022
Eron Otcasek, son of the late Cars frontman and prolific producer Ric Ocasek, on finding his own musical voice (and priceless mics and instruments) -- amid the recording industry's great, wide streaming open. His first full-length album is "Take Backs."
9 Aug. 2022
Ingrid Schatz founded Axelsdotter Bakery out of her Virginia kitchen as a homage to her Swedish culinary bloodline. She's now on a mission to bring the kingdom's cakes and pastries to America. This is the story of how she flexed Instagram, elbow grease and no shortage of pricey butter to build a cottage business during Covid.
1 Aug. 2022
The PBS NewsHour anchor's winding career journey, including a big leap of faith from the NPR management-track to a low-paying job as an Inspector Gadget-like Washington correspondent.
19 Jul. 2022
Oscar-nominated director Julie Cohen ("RBG," 2018) on her latest with Betsy West, "Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down." The documentary explores the ex-lawmaker's comeback -- and battle to form a new voice -- following a 2011 mass-shooting that nearly took her life.
11 Jul. 2022
My brother, Ronnie, is a hospitality-industry entrepreneur. We always have long conversations on risk-taking; the innovator's dilemma; startup life; crisis management; marketing spend; you name it. Always taking notes, I thought it was finally time to have him on my podcast. So here goes....
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