Episode 13

Nick Quah (Hot Pod): Gen Z musicians, sports journalism, video game design

Nick Quah has been chronicling the growth of the podcasting industry since 2014 in his email newsletter, Hot Pod, and he also offers up regular podcast recommendations in the Vulture newsletter 1.5x Speed. But he's not only listening to the big, prestigious shows you've heard of.

"One of my favorite things to do is to pick up a chat show about a subject that I know absolutely nothing about and just listen to people go at it," Nick says on today's episode of Follow Friday.

He also shares his complicated feelings about representation in Hollywood, what a YouTuber has taught him about the future of entertainment, why food and sports writing matter, and which chat podcast in particular he got hooked on recently.

Follow us:

- Nick is @nwquah on Twitter

- This show is @followfridaypod on Twitter and Instagram

- Eric is @heyheyesj on Twitter

Who Nick follows:

- Justin Chang

- mxmtoon

- Danny Chau

- Into the Aether

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

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.

LightningPod works with creators of all backgrounds and experience levels to help them achieve their podcasting goals. You can learn more at lightningpod.fm/hire-us