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Part 6: Anger (Season 4, Episode 9)

December 16, 2016

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Show Notes

The Story 

In the spring of 2014, the American Apparel board offered Dov Charney two options: forfeit your position as CEO and stay on as a creative consultant or be removed from the company entirely. Charney chose the latter, and it became big news.

It’s a story that has followed Charney as he starts his new business. But there are two accounts of what happened at American Apparel: Dov’s and the board’s. In this episode, we explore the moments that led up to Charney’s ousting, and the fallout from a founder’s firing.

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 Tyler Strickland, Salt Cinema and the band

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