The Creativity Edition

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0000
On Cathy’s final episode, hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, chat with Derek Thompson, author of Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction. They decipher what it takes to produce a hit in three major creative industries, including:Film and televisionBook publishingMusicCheck out other Panoply podcasts at slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmann, @DKThompProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Rocket Mortgage from Quicken Loans. When it comes to the big decision of choosing a mortgage lender, work with one that has your best interests in mind. Use Rocket Mortgage for a transparent, trustworthy home loan process that’s completely online at And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job listing to all the top job sites with a single click. Try it for free by going to And by the hit SHOWTIME Original Series BILLIONS, starring Emmy winners Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. BILLIONS returns Sunday, February 19th with new episodes every Sunday at 10/9 central. Download the SHOWTIME app now to start your free trial.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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