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Succession: “Belligerent Zucchini”

A spoiler-filled discussion of Succession, Season 3, Episode 5


Episode Notes

Slate Money is obsessed with Succession, HBO’s wonderful drama about the lives of the superrich Roy family. So, every Monday, we’ll be discussing the previous night’s episode with spoiler-filled glee. For Episode 5, Felix Salmon and Emily Peck are joined by Edmund Leelongtime media industry reporter for The New York Times to talk about the real-life influences behind Sandy and Sandy, the big board meeting, and invisible cats.

Podcast production by Cheyna Roth.


About the Show

A weekly roundup of the most important stories from the worlds of business and finance, hosted by Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and Elizabeth Spiers.

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  • Emily Peck is a veteran journalist who has worked as a writer and editor at national outlets like HuffPost, the Wall Street Journal, and the American Lawyer.

  • Felix Salmon is a host of the Slate Money podcast.