No One Wants to Spend Any Amount of Time With a Plastic Thing Strapped to Their Face (w/Phil Libin)Listen now (61 min) | Why the founder of Evernote and Mmhmm thinks the metaverse is "obvious bullshit"
Y Combinator's decision to invest $500,000 could elbow out angel investors
Emperor Zuck (w/Deepa Seetharaman)Listen now (70 min) | We talk with Wall Street Journal reporter Deepa Seetharaman about Facebook
Coatue expected to lead the round with Kathryn Haun's new fund participating
Defogging Our 2021 AmnesiaListen now (62 min) | Clubhouse, billionaires rebranding & Slack-based drama vie to be the story of 2021
Giving Hollywood the Business (w/Richard Rushfield)Listen now (62 min) | Founder of the "The Ankler" dishes on Hollywood and his battle with Jay Penske
Solo capitalists, $140 million heist, TikTok eating disorders, and Klout.
Elizabeth Holmes' Moveable Feast (with Erin Griffith)Listen now (62 min) | We get an update on the Theranos trial from New York Times reporter Erin Griffith
YC President Geoff Ralston says he isn't worried about the competition.
Dipping into MiamiListen now (51 min) | On Dead Cat, Tom and I talk about Miami, Web3, Jack Dorsey, and BuzzFeed.
South Beach traffic, the metaverse, Jack Dorsey's nonprofit, and more.
A guest post from newsletter writer Gergely Orosz.