A glance at the TV side, and what that may bring.
On Tuesday, Gimlet management declined to voluntarily recognize the union as is, at this point in time.
Blackout, featuring Rami Malek.
On Brew, a Y Combinator-backed startup.
In case you missed the emergency drop: last Wednesday, a consortium of employees within Gimlet Media’s 80-person-plus creative workforce announced that they are unionizing with the Writers’ Guild of America East. BuzzFeed News’ Caroline O’Donovan had the original story up that morning. Key details to note: Issues that the union hopes to focus on include, […]
I’m revisiting this subject one more time, in part because it’s an important and substantially complicated topic, but also in part because it feels really meaningful to a good portion of the Hot Pod readership. So, when I wrote my second column on burnout last week, I also directed readers to a quick survey form […]
It’s been a while, but this feature is finally back. I continue to really enjoy publishing these snapshots; even as this industry grows bigger and more complicated and more curious, it’s still a community of individuals — and groups of individuals — trying to do stuff and make a buck. Anyway, I’m not sure if […]
Issue 200. Crazy, huh? Look, I’ve never held a proper job for more than nine months, and so it’s more a surprise to me than anyone else that I’ve sent out two hundred of these comically lengthy newsletters for a living. (And that doesn’t even count all the Insider and emergency issues.) Running this thing […]
Spotify v Apple in the EU, Follow-up to Messes and Misconduct