Category: commentary

Bill Simmons Joins HBO

by Zack Zarrillo Bill Simmons is headed to HBO after leaving ESPN several months ago. Simmons will have a talk show that will debut in 2016 along with podcasts coming as well. His contract starts…

Join Gimlet

by Zack Zarrillo Gimlet Media, my second favorite podcast network (behind Relay), have launched a membership program. It was discussed towards the end of a bonus episode of StartUp that can be found embedded above….

The Maine Explain the Free For All Tour

by Zack Zarrillo The Maine announced the Free For All Tour yesterday in addition to a few club shows where the band will be playing American Candy in full. It’s an incredibly interesting concept; we spoke…

The Inaccurate World of Web Traffic

by Zack Zarrillo Web traffic is gross, frustrating, exhilarating, complicated, and more than anything: inaccurate. Most companies have both “external” and “internal” traffic numbers. Companies like ComScore and Alexa attempt to rank website traffic that many can view, while…