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Tomorrow with Joshua Topolsky is a podcast about what's happening right now — and next — in the world of culture, technology and the internet, music, movies, politics, and more. Whether it's dissecting the news of the day or having an in-depth conver...Show More

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153: The Wisdom of the Crowd

55:31 | Mar 1st

What's the worst way to win an Oscar? How long until the planet is just a toaster oven of chaos? Why is Guy Fieri ripping off our ideas? Will Josh ever like Pokémon? These are just a few of the pressing issues discussed on this week's episode of Tomo...Show More

152: The Value of Distraction

1:25:28 | Feb 26th

On this week's episode of Tomorrow, Josh and Ryan tackle hard-hitting issues like the psychological impacts of social media, Microsoft's role in the military-industrial complex, what it will take to save American democracy, and whether we'd buy a re-...Show More

151: The Cult of AI

1:15:07 | Feb 16th

What do Ross Perot, Ryan Adams, and Esquire Magazine have in common? Well, they've all somehow weaseled their way back into relevancy this week, thus leading to a full hour-long discussion by Josh and Ryan on Tomorrow.Never fear, listener, because it...Show More

150: TikTok and the Total Creeps

57:17 | Feb 10th

Why is Facebook paying teens to dox themselves? Does Lady Gaga write her own music? Why is Microsoft putting Xbox Live on the Nintendo Switch? Can you critique Velvet Buzzsaw? This week, Josh and Ryan bring you all these answers – and more.Welcome, T...Show More

149: President Evil

57:53 | Jan 25th

The world is slowly just becoming Resident Evil 2, so its apropos that the game is releasing this week! Josh and Ryan give it's demo a glowing review, as well as discuss Celebrity Big Brother, the looming 2020 presidential race, and Alexandria Ocasio...Show More

148: We Welcome Your Input

1:18:36 | Jan 20th

On this episode, Josh and Ryan finally introduce you to Independent Media's newest baby: A technology-focused publication called Input.Then, is BuzzFeed wrong about Michael Cohen? Is Elon Musk losing his mind? Is Wear OS going to make a comeback? Is ...Show More

147: CES is Not for Alive Girls

1:14:00 | Jan 11th

For episode 147, Josh and Ryan discuss the most boring and fascinating topics of the week (CES and Bradley Cooper's French dialect, respectively), before reading Jeff Bezos' bizarre sexts aloud for some unfathomable reason.Also: Amazon is trying to k...Show More

146: A Lack of Innovations or Apologies

1:37:54 | Jan 6th

New year, new Tomorrow.On the first episode of 2019, Josh and Ryan discuss Kevin Hart, the "Mad Box," Louis C.K., Apple's earning report, and other huge disappointments.Then they perform a wellness check on Marie Kondo and share some thoughts about T...Show More

145: Mary Poppins Plays on God Mode

1:20:21 | Dec 29th, 2018

For the final episode of 2018, Josh and Ryan discuss why it's so hard to find good tweets, the omnipotent super-being that is Mary Poppins, Iggy Azalea's lifestyle choices, and Bandersnatch-ing your Polybius.Oh yeah, and Alice Walker is a David Icke ...Show More

144: The Year of the Dunk

1:09:08 | Dec 24th, 2018

For 2018's penultimate episode of Tomorrow, Josh and Ryan break down the best and worst of the year's memescape, the charm of Christmas, and how (not) to catch someone stealing your Amazon deliveries.Have a lovely holiday filled with as much MSG, ret...Show More

143: Pewdiepie Has Red-Pilled Sonic the Hedgehog

1:16:41 | Dec 17th, 2018

Josh and Ryan have some bad news: Sonic the Hedgehog is sweaty and mad as hell and Pewdiepie may or may not be responsible.In other news, the Russians have developed the world's most advanced robot (it's just a person in a suit) and it ends up Pokémo...Show More

142: Tumblr Has Snapped

1:12:35 | Dec 7th, 2018

Well we had a lot of fun... but the internet is over. It's time to pack up and take our nipples home. Tumblr has euthanized itself – via a refusal to host porn – and Josh and Ryan are not taking it well.Elsewhere on Tomorrow, they dissect CRISPR babi...Show More

141: Be Thankful (But Also Scared)

47:44 | Nov 22nd, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, Tomorrow listeners. For this holiday special, Josh and Ryan are listing things for which they are thankful, including but not limited to: SSRIs, the arctic, and manual focus lenses.We hope you enjoy a special time of food and fami...Show More

140: There's a Time Travel Scammer in the White House

1:10:44 | Nov 16th, 2018

On episode 140, Josh and Ryan have discovered that Trump's acting Attorney General, Matt Whitaker, was part of a time travel scam of near-Theranos-level con artistry and decide to use these theoretical powers to travel to the future and review Samsun...Show More

139: Blue Midterm Redemption 2

1:18:14 | Nov 10th, 2018

This week has been an explosion of news. On 139, Josh and Ryan unpack Tucker Carlson's protesters, Amazon's search for a second headquarter, Ariana Grande's powerful moves against her exes (and America), Ruth Bader Ginsburg's cracking ribs, and the s...Show More

138: You Better Vote

1:10:01 | Nov 3rd, 2018

Pay attention, Tomorrow listeners: You better go out and vote on November 6th. Josh and Ryan are planning to hold you responsible for the fate of this earth.On episode 138, they discuss the anti-Semitic shooting in Pittsburgh, Trump's attempts to end...Show More

137: A Third Way

1:04:04 | Oct 27th, 2018

Episode 137 features Josh and Ryan attempting to diagnose the rise of domestic terrorism, the correct usage of our collective data, and why Ryan spent three days vomiting.They also manage to curse Megyn Kelly, cackle with glee over The Chilling Adven...Show More

136: Child's Play

1:03:46 | Oct 19th, 2018

If you thought episode 136 was going to be mostly about fairytales, opioids, and the Microsoft Courier, you have weirdly specific ideas but you're also correct.Josh (the birthday boy) is on cold meds and Ryan is all fired up about game developers uni...Show More

135: Leah Finnegan, the Mother of Fear

1:23:32 | Oct 12th, 2018

This week Josh and Ryan are perplexed by Kanye West's iPhone password, excited that James Gunn is joining Suicide Squad 2, and bored by the American Music Awards. They also got their hands on Google's Pixel 3 and the Apple Watch Series 4.Then it's ov...Show More

134: ASMR Vampire Voice

1:10:31 | Oct 5th, 2018

On this week's Tomorrow, Josh and Ryan catch up on the news, of which there is far too much. They also discuss an ASMR obsessed teen, Mischa Barton joining reality TV, the Spider-verse, Lindsay Lohan's attempted kidnapping, Josh's A Star is Born base...Show More

133: Erika Allen and the Goths

1:30:24 | Sep 21st, 2018

This week's episode is jam-packed, with Josh and Ryan sorting through Bert and Ernie's sexualities, Brett Kavanaugh and Woody Allen both being unsavory dudes, Kanye West continuing to Kanye West, and Space Jam.Then they're joined by The Outline's exe...Show More

132: Casey Johnston Takes a Bite Out of Apple

1:12:27 | Sep 14th, 2018

On this week's Tomorrow, Josh and Ryan discuss Marvel's Spider-Man and his addiction to cops, Aaron Paul joining Westworld, and Cuomo's eye-roll of a primary win.Then they're joined by The Outline's own Casey Johnston who jumps in to tell us about Ap...Show More

131: I'm the Cyber and That's the Punk

1:05:25 | Sep 8th, 2018

This week Josh and Ryan talk about Brett Kavanaugh, Nike, and the secret identity of Lodestar before having a small celebration about Twitter finally banning Alex Jones.Later, in anticipation of the much-hyped Cyberpunk 2077, they decide what is and ...Show More

130: The Resistance of Eoin Higgins

1:43:46 | Aug 31st, 2018

On this week's episode, Josh and Ryan have entirely too much to say about Louis C.K., the Cuomo vs. Nixon debate, and exactly why androgyny and denim are the best reasons to be gay.Then they're joined by writer Eoin Higgins, who drops in to discuss R...Show More

129: Amanda Hess and the Fembot Army

1:24:20 | Aug 24th, 2018

If only there were something happening on a national and global scale for Josh and Ryan to discuss this week. Oh wait, literally everything is happening at once – including some insane VMA moments from Madonna, Juice Wrld, and Post Malone.Then the pa...Show More

128: James T. Green Knows the Song of the Summer

1:14:57 | Aug 17th, 2018

Summer 2018 is coming to a close fast and it's time to decide the official Song of the Summer. That's why Josh and Ryan decided to bring out the big guns in the form of James T. Green, audio director at The Outline. (James also has some thoughts on a...Show More

127: Everything's a Meme With Taylor Lorenz

1:24:47 | Aug 10th, 2018

Did this podcast get Apple to change it's Alex Jones/InfoWars podcast policy? That's what Josh and Ryan are choosing to believe. Now they're on to their next target: The App Store. Also, Josh finally saw Infinity War, Ryan has some misgivings about t...Show More

126: Paris Martineau is Not a Follower

1:13:51 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Can Josh and Ryan blame their troubles on Mercury being in retrograde? Of course they could but they're not insane, so they won't. They're also too sensible to believe in your silly conspiracy theories.To that end they've brought back Paris Martineau...Show More

125: Now Laura June's Heart is Full

1:15:05 | Jul 28th, 2018

Josh is back in action and Ryan is still trapped in the podcast booth, so this week the pair discuss Silence of the Lambs, Nanette, and how much Michael Cohen loves a Zoom mic. Also, uh how bad does that new DC show Titans look? Yikes.Then we have th...Show More

124: Facing Off an Impossible Mission

51:38 | Jul 20th, 2018

Since Josh is currently off on an impossible mission of his own, he and Ryan recorded a very special episode of Tomorrow about his favorite film in the Cruise Missile oeuvre, Mission Impossible III.Will they discuss Phillip Seymour Hoffman's raw anim...Show More

123: Full Contact With Jeremy Gordon

1:06:56 | Jul 13th, 2018

Josh is having problems with a game from a year ago, Ryan just turned 28 (again), and Elon Musk is screaming from the top of the internet about how cool he is. After we get through all that, they still have time to talk about a racist pizza company.T...Show More

TBT: Michael Shane Has No Fear

1:14:33 | Jul 6th, 2018

Throwback Tomorrow! On this episode you will hear Josh and Managing Editor of Bloomberg Digital Michael Shane: -Find out the meaning of Memorial Day -Talk through the lifecycle of a modern newsroom -Discuss how Peter Thiel plans to shut you up -Remin...Show More

122: Full Court Press with Pema Levy

1:16:36 | Jun 29th, 2018

Uh, things are real bad. Josh and Ryan are a bit at their wit's end this week, making 122 not a particularly happy-go-lucky episode of Tomorrow. Also, Josh has thoughts about his Blackberry. So at least there's that.Thankfully, we've got Pema Levy, a...Show More

121: TC Sottek is on a Quest

1:44:24 | Jun 22nd, 2018

This week has been a rough one. There's no way around that. To that end, Josh and Ryan talk about their coping mechanisms, like avoiding improv comedy, hiding from newspapers, or playing solitaire on your phone.Later they're joined by TC Sottek, mana...Show More

120: You Can't Run Indefinitely

46:07 | Jun 15th, 2018

Josh and Ryan are reunited for a post-E3, pre-Blackberry, all-news edition of Tomorrow.After running through some upcoming game titles that have them throwing their credit cards at their screens, the pair also discuss cell phone tech, the pedophile r...Show More

119: Naomi Fry Knows John Mayer *(and isn't afraid to ask)

2:03:31 | Jun 9th, 2018

This week we're giving you a super-sized episode of Tomorrow to make up for last week's rerun. You're welcome!For the first half of the show, Josh has gone missing – and it's up to Ryan and producer Wynton Wong to put together the pieces and find him...Show More

TBT: Paul Ford and Josh Whip the Dip

1:06:54 | Jun 1st, 2018

Throwback Tomorrow! The enigmatic and hilarious Paul Ford returns to Tomorrow to discuss his recent, critically acclaimed Businessweek story "What Is Code?" The two men actually manage to stay on topic for a little while, but the conversation soon de...Show More

118: Jamelle Bouie is Doing Some Heavy Lifting

1:13:15 | May 25th, 2018

On this edition of Tomorrow, Josh and Ryan are joined by Slate's Chief Political Correspondent and CBS News Analyst Jamelle Bouie to discuss public policy, the upcoming midterm elections, and Bernie 2020.Though before we get to those important, meaty...Show More

117: The TV is Lying to Brandy Jensen

1:06:52 | May 18th, 2018

Is it Yanny or is it Laurel or is it a reason to scream blood? On this week’s episode Josh and Ryan discuss Apple’s latest crappy design, Bitcoin’s leprechaun-shaped carbon footprint, and the latest Cruise Missile news.Later we chat with Brandy Jense...Show More

The Outline CEO Josh Topolsky: Online ads are stuck in the '90s (Recode Media with Peter Kafka)

1:00:44 | May 11th, 2018

Josh Topolsky, CEO and editor in chief of The Outline, talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about the importance of good internet-native design for both advertising and editorial content. Topolsky dismisses the idea that everything publishers put out will...Show More

116: Stepping into the Light with Ann-Derrick Gaillot

1:27:41 | May 11th, 2018

On this week's Tomorrow, Ryan is in a deep depression caused by Gina Haspel, Iran, and Google's latest round of terrifying robots with names like "Oopsy Doopsy!" Don't worry, Josh cheers him up by reminding him to live, laugh, love and dance like nob...Show More

115: Getting into Political Positions

1:06:42 | May 4th, 2018

To answer your question, yes, episode 115 contains more discussion of Kanye and Facebook – but this week Josh and Ryan also talk about incels, the two Koreas, and Josh’s crush on Vision.How depressing is the Tom Brokaw news? Listen folks, it’s bad. B...Show More

114: Relaxing with Lewis Gordon

1:04:35 | Apr 27th, 2018

Come on. You already know what we have to discuss on this week's episode of Tomorrow.So, after getting through some thoughts about Kanye, Josh and Ryan tackle the Golden State Killer (not literally, though someone definitely did) and then shop online...Show More

113: Stumbling Upon Drew Millard

48:00 | Apr 20th, 2018

For this installment of Tomorrow, Josh follows Ryan down a rabbit hole of Beychella, k-cups, and marijuana candies – eventually culminating in them both joining Scientology.At some point The Outline’s weekend editor, Drew Millard, flies up from North...Show More

112: Tracking Brianna Wu

1:45:57 | Apr 13th, 2018

Hello Tomorrow listener. Do you like Drake? Do you like gossip? Do you like amphetamines? Well, have we got a wave of hot content for you. There's also an impending apocalypse scenario that somehow involves the Neo Geo.Later we're visited by a tiny T...Show More

111: Changing the Narrative with Casey Johnston

1:03:59 | Apr 6th, 2018

We’re here to tell you our terrible takes, unless the Scottish government steps in to stop us.This week Josh and Ryan discuss leaky Grindrs, Ivanka Trump’s Instagram aesthetic, and anti-Semitic dogs.Then Josh sits down with Outline luminary Casey Joh...Show More

110: Pinning Our Hopes on Ann-Derrick Gaillot

1:26:51 | Mar 31st, 2018

America’s most-beloved sitcom family, the Topolskys, are back in action and you won’t believe the hot button issues they’re tackling!On this week’s show Josh and Ryan discuss Roseanne’s prop grandchildren, robots on the moon, and Trump’s grudge again...Show More

109: Hell is Other People with Paris Martineau

1:14:02 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Hello podcast listener, how's the internet treating you? Awful? Us too!But it's not all bad. This week Josh and Ryan discuss Instagram, Russian spies, and E! True Hollywood Stories before sitting down with Paris Martineau to dissect exactly how Cambr...Show More

108: Tomorrow Classic

1:03:14 | Mar 16th, 2018

After three months away, Tomorrow is back with all the delicious and refreshing audio-only entertainment you’ve come to expect.On this episode Josh and Ryan catch up on what you’ve missed while the show was away. Specifically VH1’s Pop-Up Video, whit...Show More

An Update

01:58 | Mar 16th, 2018

There are some things that never go out of style. Coca-Cola. Martinis. Denim. Ray-bans. Kylie Minogue. The Cruise missile. Joshua Topolsky ranting about B-movies, condiments, and our broken society while Ryan makes references to reality shows nobody ...Show More

107: The Last Jedi

57:17 | Dec 19th, 2017

This week, we were planning on a nice discussion about gift giving and holiday wishlists. But then Josh saw The Last Jedi, and it became obvious that we need to talk about this movie. Was it good? Was it bad? What is a porg? There will of course be m...Show More

106: Virtual reality

1:04:43 | Dec 5th, 2017

It’s a very special week on Tomorrow with Joshua Topolsky. We’re pulling out our Oculus Rifts, stepping into our cartoon avatars, and taking your calls about what we should do in there. It’s exciting, it’s strange, and it could be a total disaster!

105: Being thankful

1:11:10 | Nov 21st, 2017

It’s been a rough year. The world is in turmoil, every man is a harasser, and Tom Petty is dead. But still, in the midst of it all, there are things to be thankful for.So this week we’re talking about thanks. What does it mean to be thankful? What's ...Show More

104: Palm Pre

1:14:51 | Nov 7th, 2017

You asked for it, and we're here to deliver. This week on the show, Josh and Ryan boot up a Palm Pre 3, and reflect on what's changed since webOS debuted well ahead of its time. We take your calls about old tech, and look to the future of phones and ...Show More

103: Skincare

1:06:01 | Oct 24th, 2017

On today's episode, Josh and Ryan reflect on their week spent following a strict Korean skincare regimen. Do they feel refreshed? Is their skin smoother? Have they uncovered the secret to eternal youth? These answers and your calls, right here.

102: Blade Runner 2049

1:05:42 | Oct 10th, 2017

Early in the 21st Century, THE OUTLINE advanced PODCAST evolution into the LIVE VIDEO phase - a show virtually identical to a Tomorrow - known also as Tomorrow... The new LIVE SHOW was superior in audience participation and humor, and at least equal ...Show More

101: A sneak peek at Tomorrow

59:56 | Sep 26th, 2017

Josh and Ryan bring you this beta episode of Tomorrow's new format and take your calls and suggestions live.The new Tomorrow is all about experiments and experiences. Each week we'll take your suggestions and throw ourselves into a new topic. From bo...Show More

Call in LIVE Monday night

01:08 | Sep 25th, 2017

Greetings listeners. Big news. We're rebooting Tomorrow, and we need your help. We're doing a special LIVE pilot Monday, September 25th at 7pm EST/4pm PST/11pm UTC. (That's probably the day you are reading this.) We'll take calls, ask questions, and ...Show More

Episode 100: With Paul Ford

1:27:06 | Sep 6th, 2017

For the 100th episode of the Tomorrow podcast, Josh welcomes the show's most frequent and perhaps quintessential guest: Postlight co-founder and former Dipperz executive Paul Ford.Over many cups of Tito's, the two pals reminisce about the highs and l...Show More

Episode 100: With Paul Ford

1:26:52 | Sep 6th, 2017

For the 100th episode of the Tomorrow podcast, Josh welcomes the show's most frequent and perhaps quintessential guest: Postlight co-founder and former Dipperz executive Paul Ford. Over many cups of Tito's, the two pals reminisce about the highs and...Show More

Episode 99: Two Thumbs Up For Angelica Jade Bastién

1:11:50 | Aug 16th, 2017

In a world of hot takes and rampant nostalgia, one film critic was brave enough to face down a mission she wasn't meant to survive: An interview with Josh.Based on a true story, Angelica Jade Bastién is captivating as she reflects on Detroit, Get Out...Show More

Episode 99: Two Thumbs Up For Angelica Jade Bastién

1:10:50 | Aug 16th, 2017

In a world of hot takes and rampant nostalgia, one film critic was brave enough to face down a mission she wasn't meant to survive: An interview with Josh. Based on a true story, Angelica Jade Bastién is captivating as she reflects on Detroit, Get O...Show More

Episode 98: What If I Told You About Rose Eveleth?

1:19:07 | Aug 1st, 2017

Some people choose to see the ugliness in this world. The disarray. We choose to see the tiger. This week Josh chats with writer, animator, and producer Rose Eveleth, who hosts The Red Center, Flash Forward, and ESPN's 30 for 30 podcast. The pair dis...Show More

Episode 98: What If I Told You About Rose Eveleth?

1:19:07 | Aug 1st, 2017

Some people choose to see the ugliness in this world. The disarray. We choose to see the tiger. This week Josh chats with writer, animator, and producer Rose Eveleth, who hosts The Red Center, Flash Forward, and ESPN's 30 for 30 podcast. The pair dis...Show More

Episode 97: Dressing with Jesse Thorn

1:23:15 | Jul 18th, 2017

On this week's episode of Tomorrow, Josh sits down with Jesse Thorn, a modern renaissance man of the highest order. You may know him from Bullseye, Jordan Jesse Go!, Judge John Hodgman, and Put This On. The pair discuss journalism, his Maximum Fun ne...Show More

Episode 97: Dressing with Jesse Thorn

1:23:14 | Jul 18th, 2017

**If you downloaded this episode and heard silence midway through, it's fixed now, and you should re-download the episode. Apologies for the issue!**On this week's episode of Tomorrow, Josh sits down with Jesse Thorn, a modern renaissance man of the ...Show More

Episode 96: Sources and resources with Arielle Duhaime-Ross

56:06 | Jul 4th, 2017

On this week's episode, our world is in peril. Josh speaks at length with journalist and Vice News correspondent Arielle Duhaime-Ross about how Gaia, the spirit of the Earth, can no longer stand the terrible destruction plaguing our planet from carbo...Show More

Episode 96: Sources and Resources with Arielle Duhaime-Ross

56:06 | Jul 4th, 2017

On this week's episode, our world is in peril. Josh speaks at length with journalist and Vice News correspondent Arielle Duhaime-Ross about how Gaia, the spirit of the Earth, can no longer stand the terrible destruction plaguing our planet from carbo...Show More

Episode 95: Tom Perrotta's interpretations

50:40 | Jun 21st, 2017

This week Josh sits down with Tom Perrotta, the Academy Award nominated screenwriter, author, and co-creator of HBO's The Leftovers.If you've never seen the show: Spoilers for the finale lie ahead. If you have, expect a wave of supernatural eruptions...Show More

Episode 95: Tom Perrotta's Interpretations

50:40 | Jun 21st, 2017

This week Josh sits down with Tom Perrotta, the Academy Award nominated screenwriter, author, and co-creator of HBO's The Leftovers. If you've never seen the show: Spoilers for the finale lie ahead. If you have, expect a wave of supernatural eruptio...Show More

Episode 94: William Turton Wants to Get Luckey

48:50 | Jun 7th, 2017

The year is 2117. We're all living in a new reality, a *virtual* reality, after our leader, Edgelord Palmer Luckey (and his sentient wall), destroyed planet Earth for not being caucasian or male enough. Thankfully, episode 94 has survived the century...Show More

Episode 93: Brain Food with Yvette d’Entremont

57:28 | May 23rd, 2017

Episode 93 of Tomorrow is absolutely guaranteed to make you feel better, live longer, and transform your body. Totally packed with anti-nonsense agents like Josh Topolsky and Yvette d’Entremont, noted chemist and SciBabe, this episode will cure you ...Show More

Episode 92: Ivar Vong Has Gone Off the Rails

1:05:05 | May 9th, 2017

On this week's [NOUN] Josh chats with Ivar Vong, CTO of The Outline and a [ADJECTIVE] software genius. Ivar tells Josh a [ADJECTIVE] story about his journey from [NOUN] to professional photographer to mastermind behind the [NOUN] of The Marshall Pro...Show More

Episode 91: Lewis Wallace Isn't Being Objective

54:19 | Apr 21st, 2017

Josh and Lewis Wallace, an independent journalist and former writer for Marketplace, sit down and get brutally honest about journalistic objectivity. Is there a view from nowhere? Of course not. "Nowhere" isn't a place, silly. So what does this mean...Show More

Episode 90: Casey Newton, Unedited

1:00:33 | Apr 18th, 2017

This weak Josh sits down with Casey Newton, a senior editor and Silicon Valley editor at The Verge, to discusss social media issues like weather or no t we should be aloud to edit typos in tweets. (Josh says know on principal since the jury is sitll ...Show More

Episode 89: Jason Koebler Says What He Memes

1:02:45 | Apr 7th, 2017

On diz week's episode of tomorrow, J0$h sits down w/ Jason Koebler of Motherboard (hez dank) 2 discuss da impact of da internets deepest meme mines & who iz spending time doin dat. such wow. much amaze. do da edgelords & meme masters truly swing el...Show More

Episode 88: Twitter Has Broken Sarah Jeong's Heart

51:59 | Mar 31st, 2017

Josh is away this week, so special guest host and Outline senior editor Adrianne Jeffries has taken over the show. She talks to Motherboard contributing editor, lawyer, and very cool internet person Sarah Jeong about Twitter, internet privacy, and th...Show More

Episode 87: Jeff Ihaza Knows the Truth

1:08:39 | Mar 24th, 2017

And interview with Jeff Ihaza. Prep time: 69 minutes To bake Episode 87, you will need: 1 Joshua Topolsky 1 Outline writer 4 teaspoon socialism 2 scoops of intelligence 3 Bernie Sanders flyers 1 handful Philidelphia dirt Conspiracy theories to taste...Show More

Episode 86: Andy Martino is Sweatin' to the Mystery

1:05:29 | Mar 15th, 2017

Long ago, in a kingdom far away, a magical king named Richard Simmons lived with two Dalmatian statues, an eccentric masseuse, and a (possible) witch. Then all of a sudden, the king went mysteriously missing. The eccentric masseuse says the witch is ...Show More

Episode 85: Playing Games with Chris Grant

1:07:07 | Mar 8th, 2017

You awaken in a dark cave, gasping for air as you emerge from a pool of cool blue water. You're alone, it's cold, but you feel like you've slept for a hundred years. You go to leave the cave but, GASP, there are dozens of obstacles and monsters in yo...Show More

Episode 84: The Voice of Joanna Stern

1:00:17 | Feb 28th, 2017

"Siri, what happens on episode 84 of Tomorrow?" "On episode 84 of Tomorrow, Josh talks to Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal." "What do they discuss?" "Digital assistants, PewDiePie, donuts, and discrimination." "Great, play episode 84." "I'm af...Show More

Episode 83: The Chris Geidner Clause

56:15 | Feb 22nd, 2017

Amidst the ongoing apocalypse, beside the flaming wreckage of democracy and the ashes of the constitution, there has been a lot of people with no idea what they're talking about throwing around legal terms like "emoluments" and "tort." So to help ge...Show More

Episode 82: Total Relaxation with Jeffrey Cranor

1:09:52 | Feb 14th, 2017

COMMUNITY BULLETIN: Joshua Topolsky, our humble hero, has scored an audience with Jeffrey Cranor, lord of Night Vale, creator of Within the Wires, eater of darkness, dreamer of dreams. If only it wasn't on street cleaning day. The two podcasters me...Show More

Episode 81: How Bad McKay Coppins Will Look

1:10:38 | Feb 8th, 2017

"McKay Coppins & Joshua Topolsky dissecting my presidency and the Super Bowl? These are some seriously bad dudes." – @realDonaldTrump "How does McKay Coppins know about my plans to quit the campaign early? Or my relationship with the very sexy Candi...Show More

Episode 80: Running with Brianna Wu

1:03:41 | Feb 1st, 2017

Welcome back to the new and improved Tomorrow with Joshua Topolsky. This week on the show Josh chats with Brianna Wu, a game developer and congressional candidate in South Boston, who's looking to fight for a better, more technological future. They ...Show More

Episode 79: Paul Ford And The Worst Of 2016

57:35 | Dec 22nd, 2016

Josh once again sits down with the inimitable Paul Ford to discuss the dumpster fire that was 2016. Honestly, if you go back and look at the description of last year's end-of-the-year special with Paul, you'll see that we called 2015 "one of the wors...Show More

An Update

13:14 | Dec 17th, 2016

Hello there. It’s been a while. And in fact, it will be a little longer before the proper return of Tomorrow. But it’s so close you can taste it. So, so close. In the meantime, however, we wanted to stop by with a little update, because it’s a very ...Show More

Episode 78: Emily Altman Plays the Game

1:22:51 | Nov 15th, 2016

Here we are at the end of the world with Emily Altman, a UCB comedian and Emmy-nominated writer for shows like Inside Amy Schumer, Difficult People, and The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. As Josh discovers, she's well prepared for Trump's America – thank...Show More

Episode 77: The End of the Trail with Celeste Katz

1:26:41 | Nov 8th, 2016

Today's the day it's all finally over. Deep breaths. It's going to be okay. Probably. Unless he wins. In which case, PANIC! RUN! HEAD FOR THE HILLS! IT'S ALL CRASHING DOWN AROUND US. Phew. Okay, sorry about that. It's fine. Here, distract yourself w...Show More

Episode 76: Amanda Arnold is Taboo

1:02:43 | Nov 1st, 2016

We were recording in the booth, late one night When our eyes beheld a taboo sight For Amanda Arnold from her writing, began to rise And suddenly to our surprise We did the mash, we did the podcast mash The podcast mash, it was an iTunes smash We did...Show More

Episode 75: Believing in Lauren Duca

52:44 | Oct 25th, 2016

Here's what THEY don't want you to know: Josh had a secret meeting with Lauren Duca, a freelance culture writer you've probably seen in Complex, Vice, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Teen Vogue, and the Huffington Post. This is your exclusive sou...Show More

Episode 74: Katie Drummond is Not Doing the Bone

57:05 | Oct 18th, 2016

This week Josh sits down with Katie Drummond, editor-in-cheif at Gizmodo and an all around swell person. As audio podcasts go, it's fantastic... but what if it were more than that? What if, through the power of virtual reality, you could hear them d...Show More

Episode 73: Leah Finnegan: I Am Marie Kondo

1:03:12 | Oct 13th, 2016

This week Josh takes a moment to enjoy the view with Leah Finnegan, a senior editor at The Outline, formerly of Gawker and Cosmopolitan. Between the two of them, there's trends flying out everywhere. From Amazon sweatshirts to McDonald's to red wine...Show More

Episode 72: TC Sottek's Corner of the Sky

1:03:15 | Oct 4th, 2016

This week Josh sits down with one of our favorite guests, managing editor of The Verge TC Sottek. Here are some tidbits we learn about TC: -He has never seen The Voice. -He doesn't like video games that incorrectly portray DC. -He cancelled his HBO....Show More

Episode 71: Trickling Down with Ryan Houlihan

1:02:32 | Sep 28th, 2016

This is a very special episode we have here, very special, everyone agrees. Josh, who's really quite a guy, sat down with the show's producer, great comedian and a huge writer, Ryan Houlihan – who's just one of the top people, just a top guy – to dis...Show More

Episode 70: Adrianne Jeffries Has Deactivated

1:01:53 | Sep 20th, 2016

Dear Reader, I write you from the future. A future where Episode 70 is hailed as a prescient and important document that refocused our society's priorities. Josh sat down with Adrianne Jeffries, a senior editor at The Outline and former editor and re...Show More

Episode 69: Paul Ford in the Funny Valley

1:14:47 | Sep 13th, 2016

Okay, this might sound insane but hear us out: Have you heard about Paul Ford? The reptilian overlord who carries out false flag operations against Hillary Clinton's body double? This week Josh, noted Zionist shill, sits down with the mysterious fig...Show More

Episode 68: Oi, It's Jesse Cohen!

1:11:55 | Aug 30th, 2016

Yo bae, are you down with Jesse? Yasssssss kween you luv his hot takes on the squad! Fleek! Just kidding, Jesse Cohen, member of the band Tanlines and host of the music podcast No Effects, is here to talk to Josh about knowing his place in the comme...Show More

Episode 67: Aaron Edwards is Finding His Roots

55:06 | Aug 23rd, 2016

Have you seen the musical Cats? Neither has Josh – but Aaron Edwards, a senior editor at The Outline, has a plan to ensure he enjoys every moment of those "jellicle cats." What kind of cat is a "jellicle cat," you ask? Well, first: A jellicle cat wo...Show More

Episode 66: Consulting With Aminatou Sow

1:11:34 | Aug 16th, 2016

Do you like smart, funny, driven women? Do you want to know the secrets of success? Do you want insight into one of the internet's most dynamic minds? Do you wonder about the markup on wooden toys? You probably answered a resounding yes to all those...Show More

Episode 65: Ashley Feinberg is Humanizing Us All

1:04:03 | Aug 9th, 2016

Gawker writer and member of the LIBERAL MEDIA Ashley Feinberg is here to tell Josh all about the stories she's twisted about me, Donald Trump. Pathetic! She thinks she has some hilarious insights into my personality because of some anecdotes about m...Show More

Episode 64: The Outline of Josh

51:25 | Aug 2nd, 2016

As you might have heard, Josh has some news for us about his latest project, The Outline. Which is cool and probably going to change the worlds of publishing and news media... but before we get to that, he lets Ryan distract him with talk about P90X,...Show More

Episode 63: Conspiring With Sam Biddle

1:02:14 | Jul 26th, 2016

From: Tomorrow Podcast Sent: Tuesday, July 26th 2016 To: Loyal Listeners Subject: Sam Biddle, Reporter at The Intercept Getting intel that Sam Biddle and Joshua Topolsky discuss the DNC Leaks, the influence of money on politics, Superman, and bad co...Show More

Episode 62: Mike Drucker Will Activate Skynet

1:11:49 | Jul 19th, 2016

COME ON DOWN TO EPISODE 62, IT'S LIT! Josh is hosting the hottest event of the year, with the hottest guest: Mike Drucker – podcaster, stand up, and writer for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. We're planning a rager with all your favorite po...Show More

Episode 61: Sally Kohn is Radical

1:02:01 | Jul 11th, 2016

(Tomorrow News) – Unnamed sources in New York tell us that JOSHUA TOPOLSKY and CNN political commentator and writer SALLY KOHN sat down to discuss the horrible events this week. Reports are coming in that they attempt to grapple with the political a...Show More

Episode 60: Halle Kiefer, If That's Her Real Name

1:21:00 | Jul 4th, 2016

The podcast is coming from inside the smartphone – and it's a ghost. Or a zombie. Or an alien. Or... oh, it doesn't matter. As Josh and comedian/writer Halle Kiefer discover this episode: Only John Carpenter makes a solid horror movie. They also tou...Show More

Episode 59: Felix Salmon Explains The Brexit

1:12:24 | Jun 27th, 2016

Oh Britain, what have you done? No, seriously, what have you done...? Because not only does this "Brexit" stuff not make any political sense, but your friends across the pond are still a bit fuzzy on the details. To get to the bottom of all this, Jo...Show More

Episode 58: Scheming with Ryan Houlihan

1:15:59 | Jun 20th, 2016

Hello, and welcome to this one in a million content opportunity! Do you like comedy? Do you like music? Do you like making money? Then boy, hold on to your seats! Media maverick Joshua Topolsky and some guy named Ryan Houlihan have an innovation tha...Show More

Episode 57: E. Alex Jung, Allegedly

1:06:33 | Jun 15th, 2016

This episode is an (allegedly) amazing discussion between Josh and associate editor at Vulture E. Alex Jung. It's (reportedly) all about representation in media – or the lack thereof. They (may or may not) talk about where you can find asian people ...Show More

Episode 56: Clarity with Laura June

1:13:36 | Jun 10th, 2016

Dearest Podcast Listener, We cordially invite you to a discussion between media power couple Joshua “I-ironically-pretend-to-enjoy-things-I-later-earnestly-like” Topolsky and the esteemed writer, editor, and author Laura “Zelda keeps breaking my pen...Show More

Episode 55: Michael Shane Has No Fear

1:14:02 | May 30th, 2016

On this episode you will hear Josh and Managing Editor of Bloomberg Digital Michael Shane: -Find out the meaning of Memorial Day -Talk through the lifecycle of a modern newsroom -Discuss how Peter Thiel plans to shut you up -Reminisce about Starship ...Show More

Episode 54: Tough Love with Paul Miller

1:20:37 | May 23rd, 2016

It's the year 2019... Josh: Can you play Tomorrow, episode 54? It's one of my favorites. A jam session with our old pal Paul Miller! Bot: Did you mean "Bowl Fillers"? Josh: No, bot! I said we did a podcast with a former editor from The Verge, who's ...Show More

Episode 53: Blowing Up Facebook's Spot with Michael Nuñez

1:13:34 | May 16th, 2016

Hey guys, just posting a quick update here to my profile. We recorded this incredible episode with Gizmodo's technology editor Michael Nuñez, who recently broke one of the year's biggest tech stories. Namely, the fact that Facebook has been not-so-ho...Show More

Episode 52: Who's Who With Bobby Finger

57:38 | May 9th, 2016

This week Josh sits down with the inimitable Bobby Finger, staff writer at Jezebel and co-host of the fabulously popular new podcast Who? Weekly. Sources close to Tomorrow are reporting that the two were overheard discussing the nature of being a D-l...Show More

Episode 51: Feeds and Speeds and Max Read

1:17:18 | May 2nd, 2016

This week Josh and Max Read, editor of SelectAll and former editor of Gawker, diagnose our society's issues with platform lock-in, our rapidly changing cultural norms, and the future of media. This episode mixes 2 parts Beyonce, 1 parts Kanye West, a...Show More

Episode 50: John Heilemann Explains U.S. Politics and Now Everything Makes Sense

1:28:00 | Apr 25th, 2016

On this episode of Tomorrow, Josh sits down with bestselling author, TV personality, journalist, and editor John Heilemann, and the pair attempt to find out just why exactly America is the way she is. Does Trump really believe he can build a wall? Di...Show More

Episode 49: It Must Be Caity Weaver

1:09:25 | Apr 18th, 2016

This week Josh sits down with Paula Deen's best friend: GQ writer / editor Caity Weaver. She's met some of the biggest stars in the world — her most recent conquest is Justin Bieber – so why hasn't she ever seen the classic Hugh Grant film Notting Hi...Show More

Episode 48: Getting Left Behind With Paul Ford

1:02:11 | Apr 11th, 2016

Finally an update on the Dipperz empire with co-owner and podcast guest Paul Ford. Josh also learns about the deep sea work of the Octonauts, the number of Ponderosa Steakhouses left in America, and what excites the staff of NPR (hint, contrary to po...Show More

Episode 47: Has Josh Made a Horrible Mistake?

1:09:12 | Apr 4th, 2016

On today's Tomorrow, Josh ponders the meaning of his $1000 deposit on the Tesla Model 3. Did he make a wise investment? Is Elon Musk's super (and super affordable) dream machine all that it appears? Is the electric car revolution just beginning? And ...Show More

Episode 46: Reversing Doom with Alexander Klöpping

1:17:30 | Mar 28th, 2016

The future of media. What is it? What does it look like? Are we living in it? Is it yet to come? Is it something you want? Is it something you need? Is it something we should fear? Is it something we should embrace? None of these questions can be ans...Show More

Episode 45: After Gawker, with Joel Johnson

1:14:44 | Mar 21st, 2016

Just hours before the shocking verdict was delivered in the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker trial, Josh sat down in the studio with former Gawker Editorial Director Joel Johnson to discuss just about everything... including life in Nick Denton's world. While t...Show More

Episode 44: The Box That Destroyed The Internet

1:11:39 | Mar 14th, 2016

On this episode, Josh is joined by longtime collaborator and strange person, Michael Shane. Look we're going to be honest: this podcast is completely insane, but also might be the best episode of Tomorrow ever.

Episode 43: Silvia Killingsworth and Josh Explore Assonance

1:12:18 | Mar 7th, 2016

Josh is joined by his friend Silvia Killingsworth, current managing editor of The New Yorker and future editor-in-chief of The Awl. The two get into a sprawling conversation which should satiate any fan of wonderful storytelling, organization habits,...Show More

Episode 42: Decoding Kanye with Christopher Grant

1:26:27 | Feb 29th, 2016

Kanye West loves the Turbo Grafx 16 — he loves it so much that he says the name of his next record is "Turbo Grafx 16." Josh also loves the TG16. Does that mean Kanye and Josh should be friends? The host enlists supergenius talent (and Polygon editor...Show More

Episode 41: Teen Lifestyles with Jake Fogelnest

1:19:58 | Feb 15th, 2016

Producer, writer, DJ, comedian, and American satirist Jake Fogelnest sits down with Josh for a psychedelic, high-energy trip down memory lane. The Wet Hot American Summer, Billy On The Street, and Difficult People collaborator discusses what it's lik...Show More

Episode XL: The Horrible Truth About The Force Awakening

1:17:39 | Feb 4th, 2016

After soaking in the heat of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Josh is finally able to sit down with his old friend Michael Shane to dissect the film, its meaning, and the awful truth about Supreme Leader Snoke. Also Josh and Michael discuss Steve Jobs (...Show More

Episode 39: John Gruber Crashes His Tesla Into Your Heart

1:21:22 | Feb 2nd, 2016

John Gruber, one of the most famous bloggers of all time, sits down with Josh for a little one-on-one concerning all things tech. Those things? Apple, Tesla, Google, Twitter, and so much more. Have you ever heard two men violently agree and disagree ...Show More

Episode 38: Sasha Frere-Jones Gets an Unexpected Delivery

2:02:39 | Jan 26th, 2016

Josh is joined by the beloved writer, music critic, and musician Sasha Frere-Jones, and the two men take an odyssey through sight, sound, and thought that most mortals can only dream of. Between deep meditations on indie rock, the true meaning of Dav...Show More

Episode 37: Katie Notopolous Saves Tomorrow

1:09:18 | Jan 17th, 2016

After a great betrayal by former Tomorrow producer Magnus — who is from Sweden (and still produces the podcast) — Josh invites his internet-famous sister-in-law Katie Notopolous to the studio to try and make sense of his shattered life. Since she's o...Show More

Episode 36: Paul Ford And The Best Of 2015

1:21:06 | Dec 21st, 2015

Josh sits down with the inimitable Paul Ford in an attempt to summarize the past year. It becomes immediately apparent that 2015 was one of the crappiest on record, tainted by Donald Trump, ISIS, mass shootings, and lackluster memes. To liven things ...Show More

Episode XXXV: Emperor Palpatine Rules

1:11:59 | Dec 12th, 2015

It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, Rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate weapon, the DEATH STAR, a...Show More

Episode 34: Gerry Duggan Is Tomorrow's Man Of The Year

1:18:04 | Dec 6th, 2015

Currently working on a couple of small titles like Chewbacca, Deadpool, and the Uncanny Avengers, writer Gerry Duggan gives Josh a front row view into the inner workings of the comic book world. Besides the highly charged conversation over Doomsday, ...Show More

Episode 33: Chris Grant Spikes the Controller

1:40:41 | Nov 29th, 2015

Following a discussion about fatherhood — which includes insight into a unique weight loss method and theories on how to turn your child into a video game master — some serious shop talk goes down when Chris Grant joins the pantheon of Tomorrow podca...Show More

A Message From Josh

03:35 | Nov 23rd, 2015

There will not be a new Tomorrow episode this week. The reason? Thanksgiving. Like all Americans, including the great Donald Trump, Josh is taking time to be with his family and reflect on the many wonderful things he has been so lucky to receive in...Show More

Episode 32: Sam Biddle Wags the Valley

1:04:46 | Nov 16th, 2015

Sam Biddle – senior writer at Gawker and all around bon vivant – is a man who knows how to attract controversy. He sits down with Josh in a bedroom of a strange and possibly haunted mansion in upstate New York to discuss the thankless work of coverin...Show More

Episode 31: Katie Notopoulos, Fast and Furious?

1:18:57 | Nov 9th, 2015

Katie Notopoulos is a senior editor at Buzzfeed, co-host of Buzzfeed’s Internet Explorer podcast, and also just happens to be Josh’s sister-in-law. The pair compare notes about their parent’s quirks, examine a phenomenon called “The Topolsky wife,” d...Show More

Episode 30: Matias Duarte Indirectly Manipulates You

1:10:01 | Nov 2nd, 2015

Matias Duarte is one of the most important and influential designers in technology, particularly when it comes to mobile. He's also a VP at Google leading up some of the company's biggest and boldest design efforts. He joins Josh in the studio for a ...Show More

Episode 29: Katie Drummond and T.C. Sottek Enjoy a $10-15 Winecast

1:02:10 | Oct 25th, 2015

Katie Drummond (Deputy Editor at Bloomberg Business) and T.C. Sottek (Senior News Editor for The Verge) return to the Tomorrow studio for yet another shocking Winecast. As usual, the discussion quickly reaches a breakneck pace, covering diverse and s...Show More

Episode 28: Laura June and the Contrarian Disposition

59:12 | Oct 18th, 2015

It's Josh's birthday, so who better to guest Tomorrow than the person who knows him best: his wife, writer and editor Laura June? What Josh mistakenly intended to be a reverse-interview situation — with Laura asking the questions — swiftly escalates ...Show More

Episode 27: Sara Schaefer Mansplains Her Career

1:12:29 | Oct 9th, 2015

This week, comedian and writer Sara Schaefer sits down with Josh to discuss her incredibly varied resumé and struggle against a patriarchal society hellbent on keeping a good woman down. Intense internet harassment, sexual tension backstage at "Late ...Show More

Episode 26: Naomi Zeichner and the Death of Tracks Blogging

1:03:19 | Oct 5th, 2015

This week's guest is Naomi Zeichner, editor-in-chief of one of the most important modern music publications: The Fader. Celebrating the impending 100th issue of her publication, Naomi sits down with Josh to discuss the changing gender dynamics in med...Show More

Episode 25: Anil Dash Takes on The Fonz

1:47:58 | Sep 27th, 2015

Josh and internet powerhouse Anil Dash sat down for a nearly two-hour interview, covering a myriad of thrilling topics. Diversity in tech, British imperialism through the lens of The Beatles, and what "Happy Days" was really about are just a small ta...Show More

Episode 24: Rembert Browne and Joey Fett Save the Internet

55:32 | Sep 20th, 2015

Rembert Browne breaks a Tomorrow record by returning to the studio a mere week after he left. The sequel starts just where the original left off as Josh and Rembert enter into a deep discussion on the stale state of the media, the Twitter news bubble...Show More

Episode 23: Rembert Browne: Shadow Recruit

58:07 | Sep 11th, 2015

Grantland’s Rembert Browne is one of the most innovative and unpredictable writers working today. He arrives at the Tomorrow studio in the midst of a vacation to discuss his methods, why he hates scary movies (and how it relates to Josh’s aversion to...Show More

Episode 22: Dan Frommer and the Batman Effect

1:07:02 | Sep 4th, 2015

With Labor Day around the corner, tomorrow’s Tomorrow is published today (confusing, no?). Dan Frommer is the tech editor at Quartz, helped launch Business Insider, and has used Apple products exclusively for 25 years. He sits down with Josh in the T...Show More

Episode 21: Joe Weisenthal Visits Josh and you Won’t Believe What Happens Next

1:03:26 | Aug 30th, 2015

Joe Weisenthal dreamed of a career in musical theatre but promptly trashed his lifelong ambitions after his first rejection letter. Instead he became a new media superstar, and one of the sharpest minds covering the global financial markets. Joe sits...Show More

Episode 20: Joanna Stern's Special Message

1:04:30 | Aug 24th, 2015

Josh and Joanna Stern were co-workers, friends, and podcasting partners for years. Now covering technology and gadgets for the Wall Street Journal, Joanna reunites with her former partner in crime for a nerdy chat in the Tomorrow studio. The duo disc...Show More

Episode 19: Casey Neistat and the Shared Perspective

1:01:59 | Aug 17th, 2015

Filmmaker, tech entrepreneur, and artist Casey Neistat's resume includes a show on HBO, a million YouTube subscribers, and living in a trailer park as a teenage parent. Hot off the heels of launching new video sharing app Beme, Casey sits down with J...Show More

Episode 18: Paul Ford and the Death Databases

1:04:06 | Aug 8th, 2015

With Magnus (Josh's producer, who is Swedish) out for the day, Josh and Paul Ford get free rein in the Tomorrow studio. The conversation bounces between Paul's new column on databases, to people misunderstanding the concept of free speech, on to Spot...Show More

Episode 17: Michael Shane and Joshua Topolsky Adjust Their Pocket Protectors

1:18:17 | Aug 2nd, 2015

The Dark Knight. Krull. Pinch to zoom. Alien abductions. Mad Max. Cleaning up your inbox. Scuba equipment. Watchmen. Pok3r keyboards. And that’s just scratching the surface. Josh and Michael Shane truly let the nerd flag fly freely in this week’s epi...Show More

Episode 16: Matt Buchanan and John Herrman Build Bridges out of iPhones

59:11 | Jul 26th, 2015

Tomorrow really lives up to its title this week as John Herrman and Matt Buchanan (co-editors of The Awl) sit down with Josh to discuss the present and future of news reporting, social media, and technology — especially in the context of recent devel...Show More

Episode 15: Brian Stelter and the Future of Josh

1:03:55 | Jul 19th, 2015

As the host of Reliable Sources on CNN, former New York Times' media reporter Brian Stelter is one of the smartest and sharpest critics in journalism today. Always looking for a scoop, Brian is the first reporter to sit down with Josh after his depar...Show More

Episode 14: 'Amy' Director Asif Kapadia and How Not to Watch a Screener

51:47 | Jul 8th, 2015

Asif Kapadia, one of the most innovative documentary filmmakers in the world, joins Josh in the studio to talk about 'Amy' — his new critically acclaimed film about the late Amy Winehouse. Asif describes the art of putting together a documentary in ...Show More

Episode 13: Katie Drummond and T.C. Sottek Enjoy Some Wine

56:32 | Jul 6th, 2015

Josh is joined by his former podcasting comrades Katie Drummond (Deputy Editor at Bloomberg Business) and T.C. Sottek (Senior News Editor for The Verge) for a good old-fashioned Winecast. After catching up a bit — it turns out Katie got married and T...Show More

Episode 12: Nic Offer Puts Taylor Swift, Daft Punk, and Charlie XCX On Blast

1:09:34 | Jun 29th, 2015

Nic Offer, lead singer and frontman of dance punk band !!! (pronounced Chk Chk Chk), charms his way through a recording in the Tomorrow studio. Nic generously shares stories about dating a switchboard operator at an escort service frequented by a fam...Show More

Episode 8: John Gruber & Josh Get 2gether 4 an Apple Chat

1:11:03 | Jun 26th, 2015

ALERT. John Gruber is one of the world's foremost experts on Apple. Josh is one of the world's foremost experts on experts. Unsurprisingly, things get very nerdy when Josh and John sit down to discuss the past, present, and future of the company, as ...Show More

Episode 11: Laura June and the Men’s Rights Telecaster Backlash

1:07:50 | Jun 19th, 2015

Straight from the Topolsky master bedroom, this week’s episode of Tomorrow is draped in the spirit of Father’s Day as Josh sits down with his wife Laura June to discuss their daughter Zelda and the perils of the parental experience. The couple also t...Show More

Episode 10: Paul Ford and Josh Whip the Dip

1:10:17 | Jun 14th, 2015

The enigmatic and hilarious Paul Ford returns to Tomorrow to discuss his recent, critically acclaimed Businessweek story "What Is Code?" The two men actually manage to stay on topic for a little while, but the conversation soon devolves (evolves?) in...Show More

Episode 9: The Bloomberg Trio Goes to Dub-Dub

58:49 | Jun 4th, 2015

A slightly intoxicated and angry Josh transforms the Tomorrow studio into a Bloomberg conference room by sitting down with his colleagues Michael Shane and Stephen Pulvirent. The trio quickly cover topics such as watches, Star Wars fan clubs, the sna...Show More

Episode 7: Baratunde Thurston vs. Infowars

1:05:03 | May 23rd, 2015

Baratunde Thurston is a comedian, writer, entrepreneur, and orator. His background famously includes earning a degree in philosophy from Harvard, working for The Onion and writing the New York Times bestseller How to be Black. Less publicized is that...Show More

Episode 6: Joshuah Bearman Heads Down the Silk Road

1:02:01 | May 15th, 2015

Two Joshes sink deep into a discussion about libertarianism, the art of longform, the dark web, and making movies. One Josh is the host of Tomorrow, Joshua Topolsky. The other Josh is Joshuah Bearman, famed writer (he penned the story that became the...Show More

Episode 5: Tanlines and Josh meet the Phantom of the Beach

58:02 | May 10th, 2015

Brooklyn duo Tanlines — consisting of Jesse Cohen and Josh’s brother Eric Emm — take a seat in the Tomorrow studio to discuss their upcoming album Highlights. The conversation quickly turns personal as Josh and Eric reminisce about their upbringing, ...Show More

Episode 4: Shani Hilton and the Real News

1:02:13 | May 2nd, 2015

Shani Hilton is the Executive Editor of BuzzFeed News — or as Josh calls it: Executive Editor, Real News, BuzzFeed. The verbal haymakers fly left and right when the two square off in the Tomorrow studio, discussing topics such as the BuzzFeed code of...Show More

Episode 3: Bad News Where Humans Are Concerned with Alex Garland

58:08 | Apr 23rd, 2015

Josh interviews Alex Garland, writer of 28 Days Later, The Beach, and Sunshine, about his directorial debut, Ex Machina. The conversation goes deep and weird, exploring ideas behind the film, NSA spying, and the meaning of human consciousness. Alex a...Show More

Episode 2: Faxing From the Beach with Paul Ford

1:01:12 | Apr 17th, 2015

This week writer, programmer, and Person of the Internet Paul Ford joins Josh in the studio. The discussion covers an enormous amount of ground, including topics that should most likely never be raised in mixed company. Keiwon Consolidated Industries...Show More

Episode 1: Cosmic Horror with Paul Miller

47:59 | Apr 13th, 2015

For the first episode of Tomorrow, Josh invites his old colleague and podcasting veteran Paul Miller to the studio for a discussion about the tech industry, religion, Josh's hair, and the genuine hardships of returning to a normal life after having b...Show More

Episode 0: Vampires, Please Contact Me

08:26 | Apr 8th, 2015

In this preview of Tomorrow with Joshua Topolsky, the tables are turned and the host is placed in the hot seat. His former colleague, journalist Paul Miller, forces Josh to face the prying existential questions of the dreaded Proust Questionnaire. ...Show More