The inside conversation at the nexus of Wall Street, Washington, Silicon Valley & Hollywood.
The Powers That Be
The Powers That Be is Puck’s free podcast, where our expert writers bring you smart, elite conversations about the inside story at the intersection of Wall Street, Washington, Silicon Valley and Hollywood.
Tara Palmeri joins Peter Hamby to discuss the ascension of Jeff Zients as Biden's new chief of staff. Why does a centimillionaire want one of the most difficult jobs on Earth? She'll explain. Also, marketing legend Alex Bigler and Jon Kelly chew over listener feedback. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: […]
Matt Belloni joins Peter to discuss the revival of Sundance, the Oscars odds, and the newfangled method of getting nominated. Then Ben Landy and Teddy Schleifer discuss the tragic ramifications of S.B.F.’s alleged fraud on his mom. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. […]
Hosted by Puck founding partner and Hollywood expert Matt Belloni and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons, covering breaking news and the inner workings of showbiz.
Live from Sundance, Matt is joined by Michael Barker, the copresident and cofounder of Sony Pictures Classics, to discuss Sony’s ability to discover Oscar-level movies at film festivals and whether the business of making money off of small movies is doomed to extinction. Michael details how Sony Classics has pivoted to survive, his pitch to […]
Live from Sundance, Matt is joined by entertainment dealmaker, lawyer, and media advisor John Sloss. John and his company, Cinetic Media, have been involved in some of the biggest sales in the festival's history. He and Matt discuss Sundance’s return to in-person programming for the first time in three years and how the market has […]