This is a special episode for me. Vox turns 5 this week! So I sat down with my co-founders, Melissa Bell
and Matt Yglesias
, to discuss what went right, what went wrong, what changed in the media environment, and what we learned along the way.
Matt’s recommendations:Vox’s Explained on Netflix — Episode 4: “K-Pop”“
Our incel problem” by Zack Beauchamp“We visited one of America's sickest counties. We'…Vox’s The Weeds podcast
Melissa’s recommendations:Vox Observatory by Joss Fong“Apollo astronauts left their poop on the moon. We…Today, Explained: “Friends without benefits”
Ezra’s recommendations:“Hospitals keep ER fees secret. We’re uncovering t…“The rise of American authoritarianism” by Amanda …“Show me the evidence” by Julia BelluzToday, Explained: “HQ2-1”
This special episode of The Ezra Klein Show
was taped in celebration of Vox’s fifth anniversary. Today, we’re hosting live tapings of The Weeds
and Recode Decode with Kara Swisher
at The Line Hotel in Washington, DC. Subscribe to those shows for free in Apple Podcasts, or in your favorite podcast app, to be the first to hear them when they’re released.
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