Alexis Gay

Comedy

San Francisco-based comedian Alexis Gay interviews influential folks from tech, media, business and beyond about everything except their resumes. Who are the people building, funding, and running the tech companies shaping our daily lives? And like, has [INFLUENTIAL PERSON] ever kept a plant alive?Read more

Popular episodes

32. Sam Reich (CEO, CollegeHumor) has a couple tricks up his sleeve

Jul 21 • 51:57

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Sam Reich, CEO of CollegeHumor and its subscription platform, Dropout. They talk about the lamest way to die, Order & Law, that time everything was a cake, Pogs (a lot), taking magic lessons over Zoom, Weird Al’s cultural influence, and which THREE architects they can both name (you won’t believe your ears!!!)....

31. Li Jin (Founder & Managing Partner, Atelier) can show you where to stuff your scallions

Jul 14 • 50:16

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Li Jin, Founder and Managing Partner of Atelier Ventures. They talk about crying for Limited Too, Li’s highly unusual high school experience, AaaS (Adulting as a Service), and extremely last mile bacon delivery....

30. Nikhil Krishnan (Founder, Out-Of-Pocket) is buying the homies pedicures

Jul 7 • 48:18

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Nikhil Krishnan, Founder of Out-Of-Pocket and self-proclaimed thinkboi. They talk about making (real) friends online, getting recognized as a shitposter, what AirBnb WON’T tell you (!), and the Bar Mitzvah-powered NYC custom sneaker economy....

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29. Part 2 of 2: Chris Sacca (Co-Founder, Lowercarbon Capital) is the king of high-stakes roshambo

Jun 30 • 37:02

This week, Alexis resumes getting non-technical with Chris Sacca, Co-Founder of Lowercarbon Capital. They talk about prop bets in Vegas gone wrong (or right?), the mid-Atlantic accent, a caffeinated affair to remember, and the *subtle* art of national TV name-drops....

28. Part 1 of 2: Chris Sacca (Co-Founder, Lowercarbon Capital) knows the only way to move cattle fast is slow

Jun 23 • 46:05

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Chris Sacca, Co-Founder of Lowercarbon Capital. They talk about Oxford Cowboys, icing Travis Kalanick (yes, that kind of icing), spending a decade in the friendzone, subverting the princess-industrial complex, and what vintage Ts have to do with succeeding as a lawyer....

27. Kim Pham (Co-Founder, Omsom) can fold you under the table

Jun 16 • 44:38

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Kim Pham, co-founder of food startup Omsom. They talk about rat skull necklaces, what Drag Race and the MCU have in common, being loud, proud, and OTT, and the time they saw 2 Chainz amidst a sea of tweens....

26. Sara Dietschy (Tech YouTuber) has a PSA for Tim Cook

Jun 9 • 37:23

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Sara Dietschy, a tech and creativity YouTuber. They talk about eating a weird sandwich by a highway, sleeping in a face hole, dads mining for crypto (ok), The Bad Habits, and the unforgiving fashion trend that’s regrettably making a comeback....

25. Josh Constine (Principal, SignalFire) throws a mean axe

Jun 2 • 42:08

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Josh Constine, an early stage investor at SignalFire and former editor-at-large of TechCrunch. They talk about trial-by-fire first dates, rocking the “omnibang,” Dadchelor parties, the proper way to send a birthday text, and having a hawk as your ring bearer (on Canadian reality TV). ...

24. Amanda McLoughlin (Creator & CEO, Multitude) is the Robin Hood of (hypothetical) heists

May 19 • 45:59

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Amanda McLoughlin, the Creator & CEO of Multitude. They talk about big heist energy, suburban New York teen disillusionment, artful vs. necessity-based bricklaying patterns, and the highly controversial grilled cheese lubricant you love to hate....

23. Casey Newton (Founder & Editor, Platformer) famously hates the sun

May 12 • 48:32

This week, Alexis gets non-technical with Casey Newton, founder and editor of Platformer. They talk about retired theatre kid energy, cooking-show-induced communism, "DFMO," GOSSIP!, and the only two things Twitter should be used for....

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