Episode 44

Bijan Stephen (Eclipsed): A quest for cookies, Tinder robots, imaginary video games

(Full transcript)

Today on Follow Friday, journalist and podcaster Bijan Stephen talks about his new history podcast Eclipsed and recommends four of his favorite accounts to follow online:

  • Someone he'd like to be friends with: Tim Rogers, @actionbutton
  • Someone he's followed forever: Hrishikesh Hirway, @hrishihirway
  • Someone super-talented who's still under the radar: Nicole He, @nicolehe
  • Someone who makes the internet a better place: Leon Chang, @leyawn

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- Follow Bijan on Instagram @bijancakes and on Twitter and Twitch at @bijanstephen

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Theme song written by Eric Johnson, and performed by Yona Marie. Show art by Dodi Hermawan.

Thank you to our amazing patrons: Jon, Justin, Amy, Yoichi, Shinri, and Elizabeth

About the Podcast

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Follow Friday
The podcast about who you should follow online

About your host

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Eric Johnson

Eric Johnson is the founder of the independent podcast studio/consultancy LightningPod, and the former producer of the award-winning tech podcast Recode Decode with Kara Swisher.

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