StartUp

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Part 5: Suits (Season 4, Episode 8)

December 8, 2016

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Show Notes

The Story 


In 2007, Dov Charney took American Apparel public, placing the company under heightened scrutiny. This meant Charney lost the privacy and autonomy he’d grown accustomed to. And, as more stories emerged from inside the company, some began to reevaluate the man they’d chosen to work with.

The Facts


Andrew Dunn and Martin Peralta mixed the episode.

Our theme song was written and performed by Mark Phillips.

Our updated theme was remixed by Bobby Lord.

The special ad music, Microliters, was written and performed by Build Buildings.

Our logo was designed by Elias Stein.

Additional music by the band hotmoms.gov.

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