Recode Decode

Kara Swisher, Silicon Valley’s most revered journalist, hosts candid interviews with tech execs, politicians, celebrities and more about their big ideas and how they’re changing our world. Produced by Recode and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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Best of: Patty McCord
In this best-of episode, originally published in January 2018, Kara Swisher talks to Netflix's former chief talent officer Patty McCord about that company's famous "culture deck" and her book "Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility."
63 min
2
Best of: Anthony Scaramucci
In this best-of episode, originally published in March 2018, Kara Swisher talks to former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about his infamous 11-day stint in the Trump administration and why he believed Trump would win re-election.
85 min
3
Best of: Chamath Palihapitiya
In these best-of interview excerpts — originally published in March 2016, August 2017, and March 2020 — Kara Swisher talks with venture capitalist and Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya.
54 min
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Best of: Sarah Cooper
In this best-of episode originally published in January 2018, writer and comedian Sarah Cooper talks with Kara Swisher and Dick Costolo about why she left a career in the tech industry to become a stand-up comic.
65 min
5
Best of: Ellen Pao
In this best-of episode originally published in October 2017, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to investor Ellen Pao about her book, "Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change," which chronicled Pao’s 2015 court battle against her former employer, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
61 min
6
Best of: James Corden
In this best-of episode originally published in October 2016, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to the host of "The Late Late Show," James Corden, about redesigning a talk show for the YouTube generation.
55 min
7
Best of: Nikole Hannah-Jones
In this best-of episode, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones about how the coronavirus pandemic is magnifying inequality in the US, and our historical failure to treat essential workers — from meat-packing plants to checkout counters to delivery drivers — with the respect and protection they deserve
49 min
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Best of: Maria Ressa
In this best-of episode, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to Rappler co-founder Maria Ressa about doing investigative journalism in the Philippines, where social media has emboldened an autocratic president.
56 min
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Best of: Edward Snowden
In this best-of episode, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden about his book "Permanent Record," how his youthful love of the US government and the early internet turned into skepticism, and why he leaked highly classified information in 2013.
101 min
10
Best of: Maggie Haberman and David Fahrenthold
In this best-of episode, originally published in September 2017, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman and Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold about their reporting on the Trump White House and his finances.
62 min
11
Best of: Scott Galloway
In these best-of excerpts from several episodes of Recode Decode, Kara Swisher talks to her Pivot co-host Scott Galloway about the tech giants, the secrets of happiness, and the future of business and marketing.
54 min
12
Best of: Nicole Wong
In this best-of episode, former deputy CTO of the United States Nicole Wong talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about the future of tech policy and why content moderation is more complicated than many people think.
53 min
13
Best of: Boots Riley
In this best-of episode, Recode's Kara Swisher and Shirin Ghaffary talk to Boots Riley, the writer and director of the satirical dark comedy film "Sorry to Bother You."
68 min
14
Best of: Kathy Griffin
In this best-of episode, originally published in March 2019, comedian Kathy Griffin talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the notorious photo shoot that got her investigated by the Secret Service, and her self-financed stand-up special, "A Hell of a Story."
59 min
15
Best of: Tristan Harris
Tristan Harris, the co-founder of the Center for Humane Technology, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in these two best-of interview excerpts.
65 min
16
Best of: Margrethe Vestager
Margrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition and a three-time Recode Decode guest, talks with Kara Swisher in these three excerpts from her appearances on the show.
62 min
17
Best of: Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook talks with Recode's Kara Swisher and MSNBC's Chris Hayes in this live interview that originally aired in April 2018.
76 min
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Best of: Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this interview, which was originally published in July 2018.
77 min
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Best of: Carole Cadwalladr
The Guardian & Observer reporter Carole Cadwalladr talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in this interview, which was originally published in July 2019.
71 min
20
Best of: Anand Giridharadas
Journalist and "Winners Take All" author Anand Giridharadas talks with Recode's Kara Swisher in these excerpts from two of our favorite episodes, originally published in October 2018 and May 2019.
76 min
21
Best of: Hillary Clinton
Here are excerpts from two of our favorite episodes of Recode Decode, originally published in June 2017 and October 2018. In them, Recode's Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg talk to former presidential candidate and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
92 min
22
Best of: John Carreyrou
Here is one of our favorite episodes of Recode Decode, originally published in May 2018. In it, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou about his book about Theranos, "Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup."
61 min
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Best of: Stacey Abrams
Two interviews with Democratic politician Stacey Abrams, who ran for governor of Georgia in 2018 and co-founded the voting rights group Fair Fight.
67 min
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Best of: Elon Musk
Here's one of our favorite episodes of Recode Decode, originally published in November 2018. In it, Recode's Kara Swisher talks to Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk about Tesla's turbulent 2018, when SpaceX planned to send its first rocket to Mars, why he fights with journalists on Twitter, and much more.
75 min
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Series finale: Vox CEO Jim Bankoff, Recode Deco...
After five years, Kara Swisher signs off as the host of Recode Decode.
110 min
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Sridhar Ramaswamy: Your search history is "incr...
Former Google executive Sridhar Ramaswamy talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new startup, Neeva, which promises to offer paying subscribers a search engine with no ads and no data collection.
61 min
27
Rose Marcario: Young people want to vote with t...
Former Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's history of activism, the Facebook ad boycott that Patagonia helped start, and what she hopes it will accomplish.
34 min
28
Aminatou Sow: Friendships matter, especially ri...
"Call Your Girlfriend" co-host Aminatou Sow talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about upcoming book with Ann Friedman, "Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close."
49 min
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Samantha Power: How the US should be responding...
Harvard professor Samantha Power, the former US ambassador the United Nations, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her 2019 memoir The Education of an Idealist, what idealism looks like now in America, and the Trump administration's deadly mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic — and what she would do differently were she in charge.
62 min
30
Barry Lyga and Morgan Baden: What if everyone h...
"The Hive" authors Barry Lyga and Morgan Baden talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about how they came to write a young adult book about a social media dystopia, based on a cinematic idea from actor Jennifer Beals and producer Tom Jacobson.
45 min
31
Symone Sanders: Inside the Biden campaign at a ...
Symone Sanders, a senior advisor to Joe Biden and former national press secretary for Bernie Sanders, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the 2020 campaign and her new memoir, "No, You Shut Up: Speaking Truth to Power and Reclaiming America."
46 min
32
Jason Fried: Would you pay to get less email?
Basecamp CEO Jason Fried talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the company's new email product, Hey, which he describes as "the most ambitious and stupidest thing we’ve ever done."
54 min
33
Katie Couric: How the media and the country are...
Katie Couric, the former host of the Today Show and anchor of the CBS Evening News, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why the current moment of political protest feels unlike anything that came before; the fine line between objectivity and advocacy in journalism; and her upcoming memoir, "Unexpected."
57 min
34
Jill Lepore: Technology will never fix injustic...
American historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new podcast, "The Last Archive," which investigates "who killed truth?" in the style of a true-crime show.
53 min
35
Bart Gellman: What is Edward Snowden's legacy?
Journalist and author Bart Gellman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, "Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance State."
59 min
36
Andy Puddicombe, Robin Arzon, and Marianne Will...
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three guests about how to take care of your mind, body, and spirit while in quarantine: Headspace co-founder Andy Puddicombe, Peloton's head instructor Robin Arzon. and former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.
65 min
37
Frances Frei: Treating people equally is not th...
Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the new book she wrote with her wife Anne Morriss, "Unleashed: The Unapologetic Leader's Guide to Empowering Everyone Around You."
46 min
38
Daniel Schreiber: How COVID-19 affects the insu...
Lemonade CEO and co-founder Daniel Schreiber talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about what happens to an insurance in a crisis like COVID-19, how some of the money from Lemonade customers' premiums will be allocated to coronavirus relief, and whether the insurance industry can be fully automated.
46 min
39
Jon Mooallem: How one city, united by radio, pu...
New York Times Magazine writer-at-large Jon Mooallem talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his newest book, "This Is Chance!: The Shaking of an All-American City, A Voice That Held It Together."
45 min
40
Phil Howard and Emily Bell: Disinformation in 2...
Phil Howard, the Oxford Internet Institute director and author of "Lie Machines," and Emily Bell, the director of Columbia University's Tow Center for Digital Journalism, talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about the state of disinformation and propaganda in the coronavirus pandemic and how what we're hearing this year compares to the state-organized propaganda that infected elections in 2016.
57 min
41
Dara Khosrowshahi: How Uber is changing and bei...
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Uber's evolving response to the COVID-19 pandemic, how it's preparing for the world to re-open, and the one segment of the company that is thriving right now — its food delivery business, UberEats.
63 min
42
Brian Chesky: These 9 weeks were the most stres...
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky returns to Recode Decode to talk with Kara Swisher about how the company is "going back to our roots" after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed its IPO; the future of travel and hospitality in a world with way fewer people taking airplanes; and how Airbnb tried to "lead by example" in its severance payments and benefits to laid-off employees.
65 min
43
Gene Sperling: Now is the perfect time to fix e...
Former Clinton and Obama economic advisor Gene Sperling talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "Economic Dignity," and how the COVID-19 pandemic is changing attitudes toward essential labor and compensation.
51 min
44
Casey Newton and Louie Swisher: How quarantine ...
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with the Verge's Casey Newton and her older son, Louie Swisher, about how the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine has affected their tech habits.
57 min
45
Jon Meacham: America's history can teach us how...
Historian and bestselling author Jon Meacham talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new podcast Hope Through History, which shows how Americans endured crises such as the Great Depression and the 1918 flu pandemic and came out the other side as a stronger nation.
44 min
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Maye Musk: The adventure of raising Elon, Kimba...
Model and dietitian Maye Musk (the mother of Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, entrepreneur Kimbal Musk, and filmmaker Tosca Musk) talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her memoir, "A Woman Makes a Plan: Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success."
44 min
47
Joe Walsh: Joe Biden doesn’t need to campaign —...
Former Republican Congressman Joe Walsh talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why he tried to primary Donald Trump earlier this year, how the Republican Party became a "cult," and his recent book, "F*ck Silence: Calling Trump Out for the Cultish, Moronic, Authoritarian Con Man He Is."
48 min
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Scott Galloway: Tenure for college professors i...
NYU Professor and "Pivot" co-host Scott Galloway returns to "Recode Decode" to talk about his new show on Vice TV, "No Mercy, No Malice with Professor Scott Galloway."
66 min
49
Alexis Coe: What they don't tell you about Geor...
Political historian Alexis Coe talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her latest book, "You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington," which seeks to break the staid formula by which all other books about America's first president have been written.
60 min
50
Alex Kantrowitz: The pandemic will make tech gi...
BuzzFeed News reporter Alex Kantrowitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Always Day One: How The Tech Titans Plan To Stay On Top Forever."
53 min
51
Ryan Murphy: What if Hollywood had welcomed div...
TV producer Ryan Murphy — who created or produced shows like Glee, 911, and American Horror Story — talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new Netflix miniseries, Hollywood, which blends real history with fictional characters to imagine a more inclusive "what-if" version of the postwar film business.
61 min
52
Dave Asprey: How to be a biohacker
Bulletproof founder and former CEO Dave Asprey talks about the invention and current state of “biohacking," how his blog for “bulletproof executives” grew into a global lifestyle, and the most important ways to track and improve one’s life.
65 min
53
Nikole Hannah-Jones: We're finally recognizing ...
New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the coronavirus pandemic is magnifying inequality in the US, and our historical failure to treat essential workers — from meat-packing plants to checkout counters to delivery drivers — with the respect and protection they deserve.
50 min
54
Sarah Kendzior: We're still in denial about Don...
Bestselling author and "Gaslit Nation" co-host Sarah Kendzior talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America"; what pundits get wrong about propaganda and election interference; and the “insane way” journalists treat Donald Trump’s Twitter bully pulpit.
58 min
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Tim Ferriss: You’re not Isaac Newton! Give your...
Bestselling author and podcaster Tim Ferriss talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his advice for people coping with the coronavirus quarantine, which includes giving yourself slack for being unproductive, afraid, and fatigued; the crucial difference between fast decisions and rushed ones; and why the pandemic crisis is a "natural culling of the herd" for businesses in a "bloated capitalist system" that have no resilience.
67 min
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Mark Cuban: Capitalism must get kinder, Trump h...
Investor, Dallas Mavericks owner, and "Shark Tank" co-host Mark Cuban talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about what capitalism and entrepreneurship looks like in a post-coronavirus world; whether he's planning to run for political office, and what his platform would be if he did; and what it will take for professional sports to come back.
61 min
57
Mayor London Breed: How San Francisco is flatte...
San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why she was one of the first local leaders in the US to act on the spread of covid-19, how she thinks about the slow and dishonest response from President Trump, and what long-term recovery will look like for SF and beyond.
61 min
58
Jeffrey Katzenberg: It's not TV (or HBO, or Net...
Quibi founder Jeffrey Katzenberg talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the first week of the short-form video app — which was intended for on-the-go consumers, but still racked up 1.7 million downloads, even though most of the world is currently staying at home.
60 min
59
Sarah Frier: The inside story of Instagram and ...
Bloomberg technology reporter Sarah Frier talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about her new book, "No Filter: The Inside Story of Instagram."
50 min
60
Adam Grant: How quarantine will transform the w...
Organizational psychologist Adam Grant, the author of "Originals" and host of the podcast "WorkLife," talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the benefits of working from home, and how work will change during the COVID-19 quarantine — and after.
54 min
61
Niall Ferguson: How viruses (and fake news stor...
Historian Niall Ferguson, the author of bestselling books such as "The Ascent of Money" and "The Square and the Tower," talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new PBS series, "Networld," which explores the history and science of networks.
53 min
62
Kevin Systrom: What we can learn about coronavi...
Instagram co-founder and former CEO Kevin Systrom talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the data analysis he has conducted and publicized about the global spread of coronavirus, and what it tells us the future looks like.
49 min
63
David Plouffe: How to beat Donald Trump, and ho...
Former Obama advisor David Plouffe — who since leaving the White House has worked with Uber, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, and Acronym — talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, A Citizen's Guide to Beating Donald Trump.
57 min
64
Episode 500: Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield on c...
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how coronavirus changed everything for Slack and its customers, the sudden transition to "work from home" across the country, and how the company is handling a surge in usage at the same time that other plans and resources are being constrained.
55 min
65
Gary Vaynerchuk: The coronavirus crisis will fo...
VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk
66 min
66
Deepak Chopra: "If this doesn't bring us togeth...
Dr. Deepak Chopra talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how to cope with the global threat posed by coronavirus, the parallel "pandemic of panic," and how to not be overwhelmed by fear and anxiety.
56 min
67
Chamath Palihapitiya: "The investing landscape ...
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how long it will take to recover from the coronavirus crisis, its impact on startups, and how the US government should and will react — including by repatriating cash from flush tech companies like Apple.
61 min
68
Ben Hubbard: How Saudi Arabia's Mohammed bin Sa...
Ben Hubbard, the Beirut bureau chief for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed Bin Salman."
56 min
69
Andrew Yang: Sending everyone money makes even ...
Former 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the growing popularity of government programs to send money directly to people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
58 min
70
"After Truth": New HBO documentary explores the...
Recode's Kara Swisher talks with three of the brains behind the new HBO documentary After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News: Director Andrew Rossi, who previously directed Page One: Inside the New York Times; executive producer Brian Stelter, who hosts Reliable Sources on CNN; and co-producer Adam McGill.
51 min
71
Maggie Haberman: How coronavirus changes everyt...
Maggie Haberman, the White House correspondent for the New York Times, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how the rest of the country has bypassed Trump's failure to lead on the coronavirus outbreak; his exposure to COVID-19 at Mar-a-Lago and refusal to self-quarantine; and the toxic cocktail of practices in his administration: Infighting, tiptoeing, and sucking up.
54 min
72
Ron Klain: The coronavirus outbreak is just get...
"Epidemic" co-host Ron Klain, who led the White House's ebola response under President Obama, talks to Recode's Kara Swisher about how the COVID-19 outbreak will strain America's healthcare system; how President Trump downplayed the crisis, rattling public confidence and delaying the country's response; and the way people who work in the gig economy — including Uber drivers and food delivery workers — will be especially hurt by the situation.
62 min
73
Dr. Lloyd Minor: Why we shouldn’t panic about c...
Dr. Lloyd Minor, the dean of Stanford University's School of Medicine, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the novel coronavirus outbreak and his new book, "Discovering Precision Health: Predict, Prevent, and Cure to Advance Health and Well-Being."
44 min
74
Mark Lemley: Innovation in tech suffers when we...
Stanford Law School professor Mark Lemley talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about Silicon Valley's obsession with startups getting an "exit" — usually an acquisition by one of the tech giants — and why that trend is suffocating innovation.
42 min
75
Aicha Evans and Jesse Levinson: Self-driving ta...
Zoox CEO Aicha Evans and CTO Jesse Levinson talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their development of a fully autonomous robo-taxi, which will be designed for multiple passengers to share and is planned to hit public roads before the end of 2021.
59 min
76
Dan Pfeiffer: The real problem isn't Trump — it...
Pod Save America co-host Dan Pfeiffer talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, "Un-Trumping America: A Plan to Make America a Democracy Again."
45 min
77
Jason Calacanis: TikTok should be banned, Tim C...
Inside CEO and This Week in Startups host Jason Calacanis talks with Kara Swisher about the future of Uber after its troubled IPO, why one of the tech giants should buy Tesla, and Jeff Bezos' achilles heel: His lack of generosity.
62 min
78
Conor Dougherty: San Francisco’s housing crisis...
New York Times reporter Conor Dougherty talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about his new book, "Golden Gates: Fighting For Housing in America.”
58 min
79
Jorge Ramos: Bernie Sanders might have just los...
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about how much of the Latino vote President Trump might get in 2020, why Bernie Sanders’ praise of communist Cuba in the 1980s might cost him dearly in a general election, and why it’s important that journalists practice contrapoder — being on the other side of power.
56 min
80
Steven Levy: Mark Zuckerberg was blinded by his...
Technology journalist and Wired editor-at-large Steven Levy talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest book, "Facebook: The Inside Story."
64 min
81
Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler: "The Future ...
Authors Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their latest book together, "The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Disrupting Business, Industries, and Our Lives."
60 min
82
Caleb Scharf: Living on Mars is complicated, ac...
Caleb Scharf, the director of Astrobiology at Columbia University, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the under=discussed dangers humans would face in space and the rise of private space exploration, as championed by billionaires such as Elon Musk and Richard Branson.
51 min
83
Corey Johnson: How to fix transportation in New...
Corey Johnson, the Speaker of the New York City Council and an candidate in the 2021 mayoral race, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about expanding transit and bike lanes, attracting tech investment in the city, and what it's like to be a politician today.
61 min
84
David Kaye: How the Saudis hacked Jeff Bezos' p...
David Kaye, the special rapporteur for freedom of opinion and expression at the United Nations, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the hacking of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' phone by the Saudi Arabian government; why it’s easier than ever for governments to suppress information spread by journalists and dissidents; and the inherent danger of internet companies and governments collecting massive amounts of data about us.
55 min
85
Larry Ingrassia: How Warby Parker, Dollar Shave...
Journalist Larry Ingrassia talks with Recode’s Jason Del Rey about his new book, "Billion Dollar Brand Club: How Dollar Shave Club, Warby Parker, and Other Disruptors Are Remaking What We Buy."
49 min
86
Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker: Trump doesn't ca...
Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Phil Rucker talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, "A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America."
63 min
87
Mark Surman: We have to fight for the future of...
Mozilla Foundation executive director Mark Surman talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why the internet needs a "public option," how Mozilla's browser Firefox is positioning itself for the future, and the future of tech regulation.
48 min
88
Anna Wiener: The dark side of the tech industry...
Anna Wiener, a contributing writer for the New Yorker and the author of the new book Uncanny Valley: A Memoir, talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about why she left an old industry — book publishing — to work in tech, the "intoxicating" start to her new career, and how her views on tech culture changed over time.
59 min
89
Dave Eggers: What Democrats get wrong about Trump
Writer and McSweeney's founder Dave Eggers talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new satirical novel, "The Captain and the Glory."
53 min
90
Franklin Leonard: Greed can combat Hollywood’s ...
The Black List founder Franklin Leonard talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about how he accidentally created one of the most important lists in Hollywood and how he turned it into a real business for connecting screenwriters with producers.
46 min
91
Ezra Klein: Parties, not policy, are "Why We're...
Vox.com co-founder Ezra Klein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his new book, Why We're Polarized, the rise of systemic "zero sum" party politics, and how Klein himself has been polarizing in the Trump era.
66 min
92
Annalee Newitz: Why real time travel would look...
Sci-fi novelist and science journalist Annalee Newitz talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about their new book, "The Future of Another Timeline."
47 min
93
Numa Perrier and Tiffany Tenille: In new Netfli...
Numa Perrier and Tiffany Tenille, the director and star of the new Netflix film "Jezebel," talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about Perrier's real-life experience as an online sex worker in the 1990s and turning that into a movie.
54 min
94
The L Word: Why the cast reunited for "Generati...
"The L Word" creator Ilene Chaiken and actors Jennifer Beals, Kate Moennig, and Leisha Hailey talk with Recode's Kara Swisher about their decision to reunite for a new series called "The L Word: Generation Q," 10 years after the original show ended.
62 min
95
Kirsten Green: The four types of startups
Forerunner Ventures founder and managing partner Kirsten Green talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about the thinking behind her investments in companies like Dollar Shave Club and Glossier; the messy culture struggle at luggage startup Away; and where innovation comes from in today's tech industry.
65 min
96
Ben Silbermann: How Pinterest is trying to make...
Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about deliberately engineering happiness into the site, expanding into commerce, and competing with larger social and commerce tech companies.
30 min
97
Jeanette Winterson remixes "Frankenstein" with ...
Writer Jeanette Winterson talks with Recode’s Kara Swisher about her latest book, Frankissstein: A Love Story.
59 min
98
Jason DeParle: How poverty and global migration...
New York Times reporter Jason DeParle talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, "A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: One Family and Migration in the 21st Century."
47 min
99
Megan Rapinoe: I'm not running for office becau...
Megan Rapinoe, the co-captain of the US Women's National Soccer Team, returns to Recode Decode to talk with Recode's Kara Swisher.
23 min
100
David Epstein: Why successful people don't do o...
Journalist and bestselling author David Epstein talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his most recent book, "Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World."
51 min