Wednesday, April 16

Longform Podcast #88: Sam Biddle

Sam Biddle writes for Valleywag.

"It's a lot of overgrown, entitled manchildren pulling price tags out of the ether and passing them around. Considering Silicon Valley worthy of contempt is the first premise that we work from."

Thanks to TinyLetter for sponsoring this week's episode.


Show notes:

  1. @samfbiddle
  2. [6:15] Valleywag's coverage of Sean Parker
  3. [6:45] "'The Uber of Private Jets' is a Real Thing" (Valleywag • Apr 2013)
  4. [6:55] "What is Auto-Tune, and Why Does Jay-Z Want It Dead?" (PSFK • Jun 2009)
  5. [18:15] "Look Who’s Gawking: Inside Nick Denton’s Phony, Hypocritical Class War Against Tech Workers" (Paul Carr • Pando Daily • Dec 2013)
  6. [19:45] "Meet the Google Founder's Mistress" (Valleywag • Aug 2013)
  7. [34:15] "Indentured Servitude, Money Laundering, and Piles of Money: The Crazy Secrets of Internet Cam Girls [NSFW]" (Gizmodo • Sep 2012)
  8. [41:45] "Google Employee: 'You Can't Afford It? You Can Leave!' (Update: Hoax) (Valleywag • Dec 2013)
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