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TV imitating podcast.


A podcast becoming a TV series. Has this happened before? I'm not sure, but it looks like Zach Braff will be starring in a pilot for the Gimlet Media podcast Start Up!

We coincidentally (seriously) covered it here on Smash Up on our Podcast Roundup. Braff will play Alex Schuman, likely modeled after Alex Blumberg, who "who quits his job as a journalist to become an entrepreneur." Read our review of the podcast and stream Start Up, so you can be prepared to compare each televised plot twist to the original source.  ;-)

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