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Corporations Adapt Post-Roe, Disney’s Bob Chapek is Here to Stay, and Cassidy Hutchinson’s Testimony

Kara and Scott take a look at how corporations are adapting to a post-Roe world, including Facebook blocking abortion content, and major pharmacies limiting the sale of Plan B. Also, Disney CEO Bob Chapek’s contract was extended and Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann is stepping down. Plus, Cassidy Hutchinson’s blockbuster testimony and Snapchat’s subscription...

Post-Roe America: Politics, Privacy, and the Court

Kara talks to three experts about the fallout from Dobbs v Jackson. First, Irin Carmon, Senior Correspondent at New York Magazine, joins to discuss the immediate impact on the front lines, Then, Amy Kapczynski, Professor of Law at Yale Law School, walks us through what may be next for SCOTUS. Finally, Evan Greer, Director of Fight for the Future, joins...

TikTok's China Problem, Kellogg's Snack Attack, and MSNBC'S Katy Tur

Twitter's board gives Elon's bid the go-ahead, the Obamas ditch Spotify for Amazon, and TikTok denies that it's sending data to China, even as reporting says otherwise. Kara and Scott speak with MSNBC's Katy Tur about cable news, Trump, and her new memoir, Rough Draft.Katy Tur is on Twitter at @KatyTurNBC.Send us your Listener Mail questions by calling...

Couples, Money, and the Future of Dating Apps

In Pivot’s first (and possibly last) dating-themed show, Kara and Scott discuss expert predictions on the future of dating apps, and listener questions about romance, finance, and personal marketing.You can find Logan Ury, Director of Relationship Science at Hinge, on Twitter at @loganury and Julia Naftulin, Health Reporter at Insider, at @jnaftulin.**Today’s...

Elon's Meet-and-Tweet, Microsoft's Union Deal, and Senator Michael Bennet

Netflix plays a Squid Game in real life, but the Fed may have already launched its own. The January 6 Committee gives tech a break, Microsoft reaches a deal with a union, and Elon Musk meets with Twitter staffers to sing WeChat's praises. Also, Senator Michael Bennet drops in to discuss his plan for regulating Big Tech.Send us your Listener Mail questions...

Will Netflix Buy Roku? Are You Ready for Antitrust Summer? And More.

Kara and Scott sounds off about the rumors of a Netflix-Roku deal. Also, the Senate could vote on two antitrust bills this month. And Meta is delaying its rollout of AR glasses. Friend of Pivot, David Gelles to discuss his new book on Jack Welch, "The Man Who Broke Capitalism."You can find David’s book here.Send us your Listener Mail questions by calling...

Apple’s Buy-Now-Pay-Later, Texas’ Twitter Investigation, and Buzzfeed’s Stock Drop

Kara and Scott discuss Apple getting into the Buy-Now-Pay-Later game, and Texas announcing an investigation into the number of bots on Twitter. Also, Buzzfeed shares took a major tumble. Then, a listener question on whether ethical billionaires exist.Send us your Listener Mail questions by calling us at 855-51-PIVOT, or via Yappa at nymag.com/pivot....

Elon Threatens to Walk, TikTok's Fave CPA, Krystal Todd, and more.

Surprise, surprise: Elon is threatening to walk away from the Twitter deal. We look ahead to the upcoming public hearings from the January 6th committee. Then, Kara and Scott are joined by Friend of Pivot, Krystal Todd, CPA, to discuss her financial literacy crusade on TikTok and YouTube.You can find Krystal on TikTok at @KrystalToddCPA and on her YouTube channel,...

Sheryl Sandberg's Next Move

Elon Musk orders Tesla executives back to the office, Texas's social media law goes back on ice, and the FTC sets its sights on Amazon. Sheryl Sandberg announces she's leaving Meta (née Facebook). Kara and Scott predict what's next for tech's most famous COO.Send us your Listener Mail questions (especially if they're about dating!) by calling us at...

Ask Kara and Scott!

You send us great questions, and we owe you answers. On this episode, we open up the listener mailbag, fielding queries such as: What's the best way to change jobs? How does Kara prepare for her interviews? Why isn't Scott on Shark Tank? Plus, the dating advice you didn't know you needed...and more!Submit your Listener Mail questions for a future episode...

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