Casper and DTC Brands, Plus California’s New Freelancer Law
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir debate the fate of DTC brands like Casper mattresses and whether independent contractors should be classified as employees under California's new AB5 law. (Listeners are invited to fill out the After Hours Survey.)
Coronavirus, 5G, and Earnings Season
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the impact of the coronavirus; the rollout of 5G and whether the advertising hype is legitimate; earnings reports from Tesla and the big banks; and what Google's earnings tell us about YouTube.
Academy Awards Episode: “Parasite” and “American Factory”
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir celebrate Academy Awards week by discussing two of their favorite nominations: the film "Parasite" and the documentary "American Factory."
Remembering Clayton Christensen (with Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria)
Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen died January 23, 2020. Christensen, one of the world’s leading business thinkers, is remembered in this conversation with Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria.
Alcohol Trends and Super Bowl Political Advertising
Youngme, Felix, and Mihir mark “Dry January” by discussing trends in the alcohol industry. Then they discuss the decision by Trump and Bloomberg to purchase Super Bowl ads for their campaigns.