WeCrashed: The Rise and Fall of WeWork

By Wondery

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 Mar 16, 2020
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The founders of WeWork thought they were on the brink of making history. The company was valued at $47 billion dollars, it was ready for a huge IPO, and its charismatic CEO Adam Neumann thought they were going to change the world. Adam had a prophet-like vision for WeWork that he sold to some of the world’s savviest investors -- but did his vision ever match the company's reality?

Hosted by David Brown of the hit podcast Business Wars (and former host of NPR's Marketplace), WeCrashed is a six-part series about the rise and fall of WeWork. It’s a story of hope and hubris, big money and bigger screwups, and the lengths people will go to chase “unicorns.”




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Wondery Presents Guru: The Dark Side of Enlightenment
00:06:24

When we face challenges in life, we seek answers from people we believe can help us. When tragedy strikes an exclusive retreat with a self-help superstar, many people are left to wonder: how far is too far? James Arthur Ray was an Oprah-endorsed self-help teacher who achieved fame, fortune, and influence. But friends and family members of his followers questioned his unorthodox methods, and tried to stop him. From Wondery, the makers of “Dirty John,” “Dr. Death,” and “The Shrink Next Door,” comes a story about the dark side of enlightenment. Hosted by journalist Matt Stroud.

Listen today at wondery.fm/wecrashed_guru.

Jul 01, 2020
Wondery Presents: Murder in Hollywoodland
00:04:53

It's February 2nd 1922, and all of Hollywood is about to wake up and learn that William Desmond Taylor, the most famous film director in town, was murdered in his home last night. The investigation will shine a light on some of Hollywood's most scandalous affairs, backroom deals, and underground drug dens. This real life Murder Mystery is one of the most iconic "whodunnit" cases of the 20th century that will leave you guessing and second guessing who killed William Desmond Taylor for weeks to come. Co-hosted by Tracy Pattin & James Remar

Listen to Murder in Hollywoodland: wondery.fm/wecrashedMiH.

Jun 17, 2020
MSNBC presents The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg
00:03:12

As a bonus for WeCrashed listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of The Oath with Chuck Rosenberg, an MSNBC podcast hosted by former U.S. Attorney, senior FBI official and acting head of the DEA, Chuck Rosenberg. The Oath is a series of revealing conversations with fascinating men and women who took an oath to serve our nation. Who and what shaped them? What drew them to this work? How did they overcome adversity and failure? These captivating stories exemplify what is best about our country: integrity, civility, service, humility, and collective responsibility. Listen to the first episode with former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta, and subscribe to the series:https://slink.chtbl.com/0R2hHEAR?sid=wondery.description%20

Jun 03, 2020
Introducing The Daily Smile
00:04:15

Everyone needs a reminder about just how good people can be. On Wondery’s new series The Daily Smile, host Nikki Boyer brings you stories that will make you feel good each weekday morning. With interviews, inspiring clips, and chats with special guests and passionate friends, The Daily Smile takes you on a journey into goodness, gives you all the feels, and will leave you with a smile on your face. Listen to the full episode: wondery.fm/dailysmileWC

May 18, 2020
NBC presents Into America
00:09:26

Into America is a new podcast about politics, about policy, and the power that both have in shaping the lives of the American people. Into America is hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, Trymaine Lee, and features the journalists of NBC News.

More than 2 million Americans are behind bars as the deadly virus spreads. How are they being treated, and what is their experience like?

On this week's episode of Into America, Trymaine Lee speaks with experts on the prison system and how it is being impacted by the virus.

Subscribe to Into America now: https://link.chtbl.com/7BcTGqT3?sid=description

May 05, 2020
Introducing American History Tellers
00:04:27

Join Lindsay Graham, host of Wondery’s American History Tellers as he takes you to the events, the times and the people that shaped American culture. In the new season, Rebellion in the Early Republic, he explores the 1780s where the dust has barely settled on the American Revolution and new turmoil puts the country’s security at risk. Fear of violence and disorder haunted early Americans as class revolts and racial conflict threatened the very fabric of American life. Listen to the full episode: wondery.fm/AHT_wecrashed.

Apr 22, 2020
Introducing Fighting Coronavirus
00:07:40

The coronavirus outbreak and the global response to it is unprecedented. How did we get here? What comes next?

Author Steven Johnson is an authority on the epidemics of the past, and how lessons that humanity learned decades ago might help us fight a pandemic in our present. Every week on Fighting Coronavirus, Steven will talk to experts in health and technology about ways innovations and interventions can help bring the current crisis to an end. Each episode will keep you up to date on the cutting edge scientific breakthroughs being used to tackle this global crisis.

Listen to Fighting Coronavirus now: wondery.fm/wecrashedFC.

Apr 07, 2020
Wondery presents The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes
00:04:36

The School of Greatness with Lewis Howes is the best place to learn how to dream bigger, live better, and make an impact. 

The show features conversations with world-class game changers, and dives into topics from entrepreneurship and inspiration, to health and relationships.

Subscribe today at: wondery.fm/wecrashedSoG

Mar 27, 2020
Interview: Unicorns on the Loose | 7
00:33:18

In an in-depth interview with NYU Professor Scott Galloway, host David Brown asks about the future of Softbank, which high-flying company might be next to stumble, and what went wrong at WeWork. And they answer an all-important question: what's the difference between a "unicorn" and a donkey?


Check out the latest season of Business Wars — and subscribe to Business Wars Daily


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Mar 06, 2020
Your Next Wondery Binge: Business Wars
00:06:00

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Starbucks VS Dunkin. Facebook vs. Adidas. Business is war. Sometimes the prize is your wallet, or your attention. Sometimes, it’s just the fun of beating the other guy. The outcome of these battles shapes what we buy and how we live. 

Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or into the ground.

Mar 04, 2020
Me Before We | 6
00:27:55

Adam Neumann’s fate lays in the hands of the WeWork board. But even if he’s removed as CEO, Adam still holds some cards to ensure he won't walk away empty-handed. Meanwhile, rank-and-file employees just want to know whether they’ll have a job tomorrow. This is the final episode in our six-part series. Our next episode will be a special interview episode with Professor Scott Galloway about how the story of WeWork’s failed IPO has affected other high-flying startups.


To listen to stories of the biggest corporate rivalries ever, subscribe to Business Wars. And listen to Business Wars Daily every weekday for a brief dose of entertaining business news.



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Feb 26, 2020
The IPO | 5
00:20:58

Adam and Rebekah Neumann help craft WeWork’s glossy IPO filing from the comfort of their house in the Hamptons. When business pundits get their hands on it, they can’t believe what they’re reading. Questions abound over Adam’s outsized role at the company. And For the first time, Adam doesn't seem to have all the answers.


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Feb 19, 2020
Think Crazy | 4
00:33:00

Masayoshi Son, the head of Softbank’s Vision Fund, gives billions to WeWork. “Masa” has just one instruction for Adam Neumann: dream big. Adam and his company go on a spending spree. They buy up everything from companies to buildings to new homes. Big dreams can be a good thing — unless they cease to be tethered to any sense of reality.


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Feb 12, 2020
Thank God It’s Monday | 3
00:23:55

Adam Neumann is flying high...literally. His company is worth billions. He’s being welcomed into a very exclusive club of real estate moguls. Yet even he must acknowledge that the “Spirit of We” is starting to fade as the company grows, especially among the rank-and-file employees. Some WeWorkers are even wondering if they’ve inadvertently become part of a cult.


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Feb 04, 2020
Two Tall Guys From A Commune | 2
00:20:44

Adam Neumann spends his twenties following a simple mantra: whoever dies with the most money wins. But to change the world, he’s going to need to find his passion—and to do that, he’ll have to rely on a new friend and a new romance.

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Jan 29, 2020
In the Beginning There Was Adam... | 1
00:23:24

“Let’s build the largest networking community on the planet.” That was the email Adam Neumann sent at 1am to one of WeWork’s very first employees, before they had even a single tenant. So how do you turn a scrappy startup into a global empire? If you’re WeWork's CEO, you rely on charm, chutzpah, and a bottle of Johnnie Walker Black.


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Jan 29, 2020
Introducing WeCrashed
00:02:12

WeCrashed premieres January 29th.

Jan 15, 2020