The Powers That Be: Daily

The Powers That Be: Daily

The Powers That Be: Daily

CATEGORY: News
Join Emmy Award-winning journalist Peter Hamby, along with the team of expert journalists at Puck, as they let you in on the real conversations insiders are having across the four corners of power in America: Wall Street, Washington, Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Puck's contributors will bring you smart conversation around the inside stories happening in these worlds. Presented in partnership with Cadence13 Studios, this podcast will release new episodes daily, Monday-Friday.
  1. June 30, 2022
    20 min
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    D.C. Insiders Discuss Roe’s Next Steps
    Tara Palmeri talks with Peter about the sotto voce conversations surrounding Roe inside D.C.—what lawmakers are saying, how it might (or might not) impact the midterms, and all the Dems' challenges.Learn more a…
  2. June 29, 2022
    21 min
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    Maddowpocalypse & Trump’s Nightmare
    Dylan Byers visits Peter to discuss MSNBC’s surprising decision to give Rachel Maddow’s 9 p.m. hour to Alex Wagner, which seems like a white flag for the network’s ambitions. Then Tina Nguyen and Ben Landy disc…
  3. June 28, 2022
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    Where Have All the Deals Gone?
    Bill Cohan joins Peter to unveil Wall Street’s latest anxiety—reduced deal flow (at least compared to the high water mark of ‘21), which means reduced bonuses and even RIFs (banker jargon for layoffs). What doe…
  4. June 27, 2022
    27 min
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    Media Monday: The Roe Media Story & Semaforeplay
    Jon Kelly joins Peter Hamby to discuss how the Roe decision scrambled media, and the challenge it poses for a new era of centrism. Then they discuss the latest news emanating from Semafor.Learn more about your…
  5. June 24, 2022
    23 min
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    Emergency Pod: Samuel Alito’s Pandora’s Box
    With the Supreme Court striking down the right to abortion in America, Julia Ioffe, Eriq Gardner, and Tara Palmeri join Peter to discuss how we got here, what it means for women, for the midterms, and what come…
  6. June 24, 2022
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    Hollywood vs. SCOTUS
    Matt Belloni joins Peter to discuss how Hollywood’s biggest companies are reacting to the likelihood that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe. And then America’s favorite marketing executive, Alex Bigler, chats…
  7. June 23, 2022
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    Putin’s Boomerangs
    Julia Ioffe joins Peter to discuss one of the most vexing elements of the war—all the dissident Russians who are returning home. And Ben Landy breaks down the most pressing news on Zaz and Chapek, among others.…
  8. June 22, 2022
    21 min
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    Larry Summers' Magic Recession 8 Ball
    Bill Cohan joins Peter to discuss Biden’s dance between allaying fears of a recession and not pissing off Wall Street. And Tina Nguyen breaks down the latest act in Ron DeSantis’ 2024 dress rehearsal.Learn more…
  9. June 21, 2022
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    The Juice in Biden’s D.C.
    Tara Palmeri joins Teddy Schleifer to discuss Biden’s plans, Kamala Harris’ challenges, and the people who have juice in Wilmington West.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  10. June 20, 2022
    23 min
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    Media Monday: Licht’s Edict
    Jon Kelly joins Dylan Byers for a very special chat about what’s going on at CNN and other summer media leitmotifs.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  11. June 18, 2022
    3 min
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    Introducing History is US
    Written and narrated by award-winning author and Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, Dr. Eddie S. Glaude, “History is US” is a 6-part audio documentary produced and developed by C13Or…
  12. June 17, 2022
    25 min
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    Zaz’s Next Moves
    Julia Alexander joins Peter to discuss the latest recalibrations in the content wars, including Disney’s big bet and where Zaz will likely next turn his attention. Then Puck’s master marketer Alex Bigler has a…
  13. June 16, 2022
    22 min
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    Liz Cheney’s Democratic Glow Up
    Tara Palmeri joins Peter to explain how Liz Cheney’s January 6th performance turned her into an unlikely quasi-liberal icon—well, at least the massively conservative, Big Sky, Cheney-spawn sort of liberal icon.…
  14. June 15, 2022
    19 min
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    Can CNN Survive Twitter?
    Media reporter Dylan Byers joins Peter to unpack how social media is warping political journalism, destroying newsrooms, and melting our brains. Then Teddy Schleifer stops by with an update on Sam Bankman-Fried…
  15. June 14, 2022
    21 min
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    Elizabeth Holmes’ Lawyer’s Hourly Rate…
    Eriq Gardner joins Peter to describe the latest legal mega-case involving David Boies. And then Bill Cohan swings by to assess the state of Wall Street’s bear market blues.Learn more about your ad choices. Visi…
  16. June 13, 2022
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    Media Monday: WaPo Aftermath & Trump Blind Sources
    Jon Kelly joins Peter for a spirited discussion of the Washington Post contretemps and a Jan 6th committee postmortem.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
  17. June 10, 2022
    24 min
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    Jan 6th in Review & WaPo Insanity
    Dylan Byers joins Peter to explain the vexing scandal engulfing The Washington Post. And Tina Nguyen, who was at the Capitol on January 6th, reviews the media blockbuster event.Learn more about your ad choices.…
  18. June 09, 2022
    26 min
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    Inside the Jan 6 Drama & LA Political Fever
    Tara Palmeri joins Peter to explain the dramas and horrors of the January 6th proceedings, which descend on Washington today. And then Ben Landy turns the table on Peter, discussing his latest piece on Rick Car…
  19. June 08, 2022
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    Elonology & Sheryl’s Political Future
    Teddy Schleifer joins Peter to explain what insiders are saying about Sheryl Sandberg’s future in politics and philanthropy. Then Bill Cohan gets into Elon Musk’s maneuvers to kill his own deal.Learn more about…
  20. June 07, 2022
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    Trump’s New Suitor
    Tina Nguyen joins Peter to discuss the blossoming public profile of political operative du jour, Jeff Roe, who is making the case to the King of Mar-a-Lago why he should run his campaign in ‘24. Then Baratunde…

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