WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork

Publisher:
Wondery

WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork

4.5/5

Critic Rating

Watch the Apple Original series WeCrashed, starring Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway. Now streaming only on Apple TV+ https://apple.co/-WeCrashedThe founders of WeWork thought they were on the brink of making history. The company was valued at $47 billion dollars, ready for a huge IPO, and its charismatic CEO Adam Neumann believed he was going to change the world. Adam and his wife Rebekah had a prophet-like vision—but did it ever match the company's reality? Now the inspiration for a new AppleTV+ series starring Jared Leto and Anne Hathaway, WeCrashed: The Director’s Cut is a complete refresh of our...


Critic Reviews

Score: 4

Sophie Durey • Tamar Capital Jul 22, 2020

"Anyone with ambition founding a company or entering in the startup scene should listen to this podcast and learn about the cautionary tale of WeWork. It covers much about the sector, the journey of an entrepreneur and the people you might meet along the way."

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Score: 4.7

Anna Leszkiewicz • New Statesman Feb 19, 2020

"WeCrashed is a fun, sprightly audio dive into a company that now seems emblematic of 21st-century start-up capitalism. Full of disbelieving asides from host David Brown, a theatrical score, cartoonish sound effects, and cutting quotes from former staff, this isn’t a close analysis of WeWork’s financial problems. It’s far sillier. The best moments are pure colour. …"

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Score: 4.9

Miranda Sawyer • The Guardian Feb 9, 2020

"We’re three episodes into this six-part show, and the sense of imminent failure is building. Also piling up is a huge amount of schadenfreude, the most satisfying emotional reward of such tales. It’s fun. WeCrashed, like all Wondery series, is a lickety-split listen, pacy and slightly camp. Presenter David Brown, who also hosts Business Wars, conveys wryness as well as moral incredulity."

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