On Musk with Walter Isaacson

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On Musk with Walter Isaacson

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What is it like to shadow Elon Musk for two years? To sit courtside as he builds a rocket? Or tears apart an engineer? Or couch surfs at the homes of billionaires? And how on earth do you make sense of it all? Walter Isaacson is the biographer of giants: DaVinci, Franklin, Doudna, Jobs...and now Musk, former enfante terrible, rocket launcher, electric car innovator, and Twitter—er, X—disruptor, to put it gently. In this four part series, author Evan Ratliff (Mastermind, Longform Podcast) sits down with Isaacson to draw out the behind-the-scenes stories of this epic biography, and what the w...


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Score: 5

Keelin • Mentally? A Magpie. Dec 20, 2023

"A podcast like this offers listeners something that many others don’t. This style of interview podcast keeps things fresh in each episode, gives you context on both the main subject, and the expert on said subject, and is balanced enough to make you question your perspective, just a little bit. You don’t feel like you’re getting into the weeds of the story, but you also don’t feel like you’re missing details that round out what you’re hearing."

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Score: 5

Stephen O. • Podcast Delivery Dec 18, 2023

"...focuses a critical lens...It actually delivers a sobering account...incredibly intimate view into one man’s life, but not without stating a few rules of the road first, the biggest of which being that Musk couldn’t control the outcome or contents of his biography..."

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