231 Nick Quah | Servant of Pod: More Than the Sum of His Work

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Writer, publisher and podcast host, Nick Quah joins the show to discuss his unconventional career path and podcasting journey. Nick is the host of Servant of Pod, a show that explores the culture of podcasting through conversations with producers, hosts, and executives in the industry. In this episode, Harry and Nick discuss the genesis and growth of Nick’s Hot Pod newsletter, the inspiration to start Servant of Pod and the current state of podcast media.

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What We Covered:

  • 06:00 – Harry welcomes to the podcast, Nick Quah who speaks to his experience coming to the United States, his podcast newsletter, Hot Pod, the ongoing pandemic and the current climate of racial unrest
  • 15:57 – Nick shares his thoughts on the need for open discussion on taboo topics such as anxiety and depression and expounds on his career trajectory
  • 22:03 – The genesis and growth of the Hot Pod newsletter and Nick’s thoughts on paid newsletters and the current state of media
  • 34:20 – Nick speaks to the inclusion of politics in his Hot Pod
  • 36:30 – The inspiration to start the Servant of Pod podcast, Nick’s growth as a podcast host, and other podcasters Nick aspires to emulate
  • 50:10 – What is something that Nick has changed his mind about recently and what is the most misunderstood thing about Nick
  • 52:48 – Harry thanks Nick for joining the show, and let’s listeners know where they can follow him


Links Mentioned

*FullCast Website *

Podcast Junkies Junkies Facebook Group

Nick’s LinkedIn

Nick’s Website

Nick’s Podcast – Servant of Pod with Nick Quah

Hot Pod Newsletter

Podcast Movement



Podcasts Mentioned

The Partially Examined Life

Books Mentioned

How To Change Your Mind

Pew: A Novel

Finite and Infinite Games

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