Just Hit Record

Released Friday, 6th October 2017
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Earlier this year, we asked listeners to call us with questions for Gimlet Founder Alex Blumberg. Alex answered a bunch of them in an episode last season. But one caller’s question was so big, it needed its own episode. Skyler Gronholz had decided to make a podcast about starting up his life again after several years in prison. But he was anxious about making something bad, and wanted Alex’s advice. In this week’s episode, we find out: can making a podcast about your life actually change the way you live it?


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ryan reviewed this episode on Oct 12th, 2018
"The story was interesting, but I mostly just liked the song.. 😄"
AdvisablyRed reviewed this episode on Dec 23rd, 2017
"Very creatively impressive episode. I'll give Gimlet a pass on this one not being very "startupy." The comparison to life being a startup is close enough. This was a very personal and engrossing journey through another human being's life following a dark chapter. Great episode. Nice to have Alex back for a bit."

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