Recode Media

What happens when media, entertainment, and technology collide? Peter Kafka, one of the media industry's most acclaimed reporters, talks to business titans, journalists, comedians and podcasters to get their take. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Why Larry Wilmore used the N-word at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

"The Nightly Show" host Larry Wilmore talks about his instantly controversial roast at the White House Correspondents' Dinner. He mocked Brian Williams, Wolf Blitzer and Barack Obama, among many others, and not everyone was laughing. Wilmore also discuss


 2016-05-05  43m

The NYT's Jenna Wortham just wants to "write about people who look like me”

New York Times Magazine staff writer Jenna Wortham talks with Peter Kafka about covering the intersection of culture and technology at Wired magazine and then at the Times. Wortham has also pursued several side projects, including the journalism-as-live-


 2016-04-28  37m

"Veep" Producer Frank Rich: Trump Can Win

"Veep" executive producer and New York magazine writer-at-large Frank Rich talks with Peter Kafka about the 2016 election, why he underestimated Bernie Sanders and what future candidates can learn from Hillary Clinton's gaffes and Donald Trump's larger-t


 2016-04-21  39m

Snapchat Should Start Paying Its Users (Hunter Walk, Investor, Homebrew)

Venture capitalist Hunter Walk, the co-founder of Homebrew, talks with Peter Kafka about his pre-investing career at Second Life, YouTube and "Late Night With Conan O'Brien." He also joined Google in 2003, when the 1,000-employee company was only known f


 2016-04-14  38m

From Fake Steve Jobs to HBO's "Silicon Valley" (Dan Lyons, Author, "Disrupted")

Dan Lyons, author of the new book "Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble," tells Peter Kafka how he came to work at a "cult-y" unicorn where "grown-up" meant anyone experienced enough to have worked somewhere else. He traces his career from F


 2016-04-07  39m

Millennials Aren't an Alien Species (Philippe von Borries, co-CEO, Refinery29)

Refinery29 co-founder and co-CEO Philippe von Borries talks with Peter Kafka about how his company morphed from a New York-focused fashion guide to a globally recognized powerhouse with 150 million readers and followers online. He explains how Refinery29


 2016-03-31  37m

Can Donald Trump Be Stopped? (Nate Silver, Founder, FiveThirtyEight)

FiveThirtyEight founder and Editor in Chief Nate Silver talks with Peter Kafka about the 2016 election, and why his site was one of many that didn't see Donald Trump coming. He calls Trump a "demagogue" who has succeeded under extraordinary circumstances


 2016-03-24  38m

Digital Brands Are a "Sh*t-Ton of Work" (Troy Young, President, Hearst Magazines Digital)

Hearst Magazines' Troy Young talks with Peter Kafka about his efforts to unify the legacy media company's magazines under one digital strategy. He calls himself "incredibly optimistic" about the future of the medium as it moves away from monthly timeline


 2016-03-17  34m

Peter Gould, Co-Creator, "Better Call Saul"

"Better Call Saul" co-creator and Executive Producer Peter Gould talks with Peter Kafka about getting his first big break after the age of 40 on the hit AMC television show "Breaking Bad." Gould says that show and "Saul," its currently-airing prequel, mi


 2016-03-10  30m

Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, theSkimm Co-Founders

Co-founders of theSkimm Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin talk with Peter Kafka about how they built up an email newsletter that gets opened by 1.5 million people, and why they want more. TheSkimm's mission is to make its readers (predominantly young, ed


 2016-03-03  31m