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Introducing Without Fail - Sophia Amoruso: From Nasty Gal to Girlboss

October 5, 2018

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Show Notes

The Story:
Alex is back in the host’s chair today to introduce a new show from Gimlet - his own! It's an interview show called Without Fail where he talks to people who have made a big bet and either won.. or lost.

When Sophia Amoruso started selling vintage clothing on eBay from her tiny San Francisco apartment, she had no idea that one day she would be at the helm of a fashion brand valued at 350 million dollars. And once venture capital came into play, it seemed the sky was the limit for Sophia and her company Nasty Gal. Find out how Sophia went from bankrolled to bankrupt—and what she's doing differently with her new company, Girlboss.

The Facts:
This episode was mixed by Peter Leonard. Theme and ad music by Bobby Lord. For a list of our sponsors and show related offer codes, go to