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      Fri 13 Jan 2017

      BONUS - Introducing Twice Removed 35m play

      In episode 2 of this season of StartUp , producer Molly Messick followed producers Eric Mennel and Ngofeen Mputubwele, who were working on creating a new Gimlet show called Twice Removed . That show... 60 more words

      Thu 22 Dec 2016

      Part 7: MAGIC (Season 4, Episode 10) 35m play

      Following his ousting from American Apparel, Dov Charney has been eager to restart and launch his new venture—Los Angeles Apparel. He has assembled the fabric, the equipment, and the people to help ma... 98 more words

      Fri 16 Dec 2016

      Part 6: Anger (Season 4, Episode 9) 57m play

      In the spring of 2014, the American Apparel board offered Dov Charney two options: forfeit your position as CEO and stay on as a creative consultant or be removed from the company entirely. Charney ch... 112 more words

      Fri 09 Dec 2016

      Part 5: Suits (Season 4, Episode 8) 59m play

      In 2007, Dov Charney took American Apparel public, placing the company under heightened scrutiny. This meant Charney lost the privacy and autonomy he’d grown accustomed to.  And, as more stories emerg... 115 more words

      Fri 02 Dec 2016

      Part 4: Boundaries (Season 4, Episode 7) 40m play

      While Dov Charney was running American Apparel, he didn’t shy away from unconventionality. And for many entrepreneurs, breaking convention is an essential part of growing an innovative company. But pu... 159 more words

      Wed 23 Nov 2016

      BONUS - Introducing Gimlet’s Fall Slate 24m play

      Alex Blumberg interviews Pat Walters, Eli Horowitz, Marc Smerling, and Zac Stuart-Pontier — the creators of Gimlet’s three newest shows. Hear how Gimlet developed these projects and what they are all ... 124 more words

      Fri 18 Nov 2016

      Part 3: Photos (Season 4, Episode 6) 29m play

      In this episode, we trace American Apparel’s rise from the early wholesale days in South Carolina to the booming retail behemoth that the company eventually became. We speak with some of the people cl... 163 more words

      Fri 11 Nov 2016

      Part 2: Workers (Season 4, Episode 5) 23m play

      Dov Charney is trying to rebuild a multi-million dollar apparel company from the ground up. But he can’t do it alone. In this episode, we’ll hear from the people who have signed on to work with Charne... 176 more words

      Fri 04 Nov 2016

      Part 1: Labels (Season 4, Episode 4) 32m play

      Season 4 of StartUp continues with the story of a well-known entrepreneur who built a widely recognized business, lost it all, and is now starting over—from scratch. Over the next several episodes, we... 142 more words

      Fri 21 Oct 2016

      Shadowed Qualities (Season 4, Episode 3) 36m play

      This week, Alex receives feedback about his job performance from his co-workers, friends, and family. Some of it is good, some less so. But there is something else that comes up during the review proc... 164 more words

      Fri 14 Oct 2016

      You Can't Wear a Suit Here (Season 4, Episode 2) 31m play

      Growth. It can be exciting, it can be motivating, and it can be really stressful. In this week’s episode, we take a look at the tensions that Gimlet’s growth spurt is creating.  We speak with the team... 179 more words

      Fri 07 Oct 2016

      Diversification of Worry (Season 4, Episode 1) 31m play

      StartUp is back! And we’re kicking Season 4 off with an update on what’s happening here at Gimlet Media.  Since the start of the year, Gimlet has more than doubled in size. And while growth is often t... 181 more words

      Tue 04 Oct 2016

      Introducing Season 4 2m play

      Season 4 of StartUp is almost here. Here's a sneak peek of the fourth season, which kicks off with some episodes about the company that makes this podcast: Gimlet Media. Since we last checked in on Gi... 23 more words

      Tue 27 Sep 2016

      BONUS - Introducing Heavyweight 30m play

      Alex Blumberg sits down with Jonathan Goldstein, host of Gimlet Media's newest show, Heavyweight. They talk about working at This American Life, about Jonathan's previous show, WireTap, about Kermit t... 150 more words

      Thu 28 Jul 2016

      BONUS - Introducing Science Vs 27m play

      Alex Blumberg interviews Wendy Zuckerman, host of Gimlet Media's newest show,  Science Vs . Hear how Wendy found her way to Gimlet and enjoy the first half of the latest episode: Science Vs Attachment... 1 more words

      Fri 01 Jul 2016

      2680 Madison Road (Season 3, Episode 10) 40m play

      Abandon all hope, ye who startup here.

      Fri 24 Jun 2016

      Up in Flames (Season 3, Episode 9) 38m play

      A story of asylum, ashes, and acidophilus.

      Fri 17 Jun 2016

      From the Cell to the Sell (Season 3, Episode 8) 43m play

      Want to build a fitness empire? Swipe right.

      Fri 10 Jun 2016

      Happy Ending (Season 3, Episode 7) 33m play

      A different kind of boom and bust

      Fri 27 May 2016

      Kitchen Confidential (Season 3, Episode 6) 42m play

      The many demands of on-demand.

      Fri 20 May 2016

      The Runway (Season 3, Episode 5) 33m play

      Sometimes when you're close to the end, you have to go back to the beginning.

      Fri 13 May 2016

      Fri 29 Apr 2016

      Pirate Needs Pirate (Season 3, Episode 3) 33m play

      A look inside a small, grassroots, international smuggling operation.

      Fri 22 Apr 2016

      Gaming the System (Season 3, Episode 2) 36m play

      It takes 2 percent to make a thing go right.

      Fri 15 Apr 2016

      Almost Famous (Season 3, Episode 1) 29m play

      A backpack, a camera, and a big idea

      Fri 08 Apr 2016

      Season 3 Teaser 2m play

      StartUp Podcast Returns

      Thu 28 Jan 2016

      BONUS - Introducing Sampler (#20.5) 32m play

      Hear Gimlet's Newest Podcast

      Fri 08 Jan 2016

      #20 Disorg Chart 30m play

      As we wrap up this mini-season, Lisa Chow comes b…

      Fri 18 Dec 2015

      #19 Diversity Report 40m play

      If you were to walk into Gimlet HQ, there are a f…

      Thu 03 Dec 2015

      #18 Pitch Perfect 2 32m play

      Gimlet is growing fast. We have four shows on the…

      Fri 20 Nov 2015

      #17 Words About Words From Our Sponsors 37m play

      Gimlet is starting a new line of business, and it…

      Wed 04 Nov 2015

      #16 The Secret Formula 42m play

      Gimlet is making a big, expensive bet. The kind o…

      Thu 22 Oct 2015

      #15 Married To Your Business 30m play

      We return to the offices of Gimlet for the start …

      Fri 17 Jul 2015

      BONUS: But Wait, There's More! 27m play

      A Gimlet update and a special announcement

      Thu 02 Jul 2015

      116 Men and a Baby (S2 Ep10) 32m play

      Lessons learned in business and love

      Thu 25 Jun 2015

      Dating Ring Of Fire (S2 Ep9) 24m play

      Under pressure, the Dating Ring founders make a b…