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.
In a special episode, Matt Belloni joins Peter to discuss Bob Iger’s strategic decision to eject Disney from the culture wars. Then the duo wade into the streamers’ holiday movie economic strategy. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Abby Livingston joins Peter to discuss how House Republicans transformed Congress into the world’s worst workplace. Then Eriq Gardner and Ben break down a Russian oligarch art world caper for the ages. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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.
Matt is joined by Bloomberg’s Ashley Carman to discuss the state of the podcast industry and its struggle to reach profitability despite its growth. They talk about the murky metrics for success, the era of companies going “all in” on celebrity podcasts, the comedy podcaster boom, Spotify vs. Apple vs. YouTube, and the rise of […]
Matt is joined by longtime casting director Denise Chamian to provide her perspective on some of the industry’s most pressing topics, including Hollywood’s lack of young movie stars, AI replacing actors, the effectiveness of the SAG-AFTRA strike, as well as misconceptions about the casting process and how it has changed. She also reveals a few […]
Somebody’s Gotta Win
Puck senior political correspondent Tara Palmeri is here to help you get through what may be the most chaotic and consequential presidential election cycle of our lifetime. With 15 years covering politics, Tara speaks with the smartest political brains to discuss what is happening behind the scenes in Washington D.C., and on the campaign trail.
Tara begins the pod by sharing her takes on George Santos, the chaos surrounding the Ron DeSantis campaign, and the Fox News debate between DeSantis and California governor Gavin Newsom. She’s then joined by legendary Democratic strategist James Carville to examine the obstacles facing his party and Joe Biden in the upcoming election and what […]
Is Ron DeSantis’s campaign in its death throes, or can he stage a comeback? Tara Palmeri and Florida insider Peter Schorsch search for an answer to this question and more in their conversation about DeSantis’s upcoming and extremely random debate with Gavin Newsom, who's not even in the presidential race. For more of Tara’s reporting, […]
About a Boy: The Story of Vladimir Putin
Hosted by Puck founding partner and Washington correspondent Julia Ioffe, “About a Boy” is a five-part documentary podcast series exploring the forces that shaped Putin’s childhood and how they inform his presidency and strategy in Ukraine.
To predict what Vladimir Putin might do next in Ukraine, it’s helpful to remember his first and foremost education — in the dvor. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Organized crime and violence reign supreme in post-Soviet Russia. In this world, the rules of the dvor prove invaluable — for the men fighting over the jewels of the Soviet industrial empire, and for Vladimir Putin. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit […]