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Power, unpacked. “Sway” is an interview show hosted by Kara Swisher, “Silicon Valley’s most feared and well liked journalist.” Now taking on Washington, Hollywood and the world, Kara investigates power: who has it, who’s been denied it, and who dares to defy it.

Episode Date
Best Of: Jon Stewart
Jul 28, 2022
Best Of: Matthew McConaughey
Jul 25, 2022
Best Of: Stacey Abrams
Jul 21, 2022
Best Of: Jason Miller
Jul 18, 2022
Best Of: Fran Lebowitz
Jul 14, 2022
First Person: She’s Gay and a Republican. Is There a Place for Her in the G.O.P.?
Jul 11, 2022
Best Of: Monica Lewinsky
Jul 07, 2022
Best Of: Elon Musk
Jul 04, 2022
Kara in the Hot Seat
Jun 30, 2022
‘Venture Capitalists Are Going to Turn Into Vulture Capitalists,’ and Other Predictions From Andrew Ross Sorkin
Jun 27, 2022
Would You Upload Your Consciousness to the Cloud?
Jun 23, 2022
‘The Senate Needs a Soul’
Jun 20, 2022
As Bitcoin Busts, What’s the Future of Web3? And What Even is Web3?
Jun 16, 2022
Can We Tech Our Way Out of Climate Change?
Jun 13, 2022
David Axelrod, Sarah Longwell and Preet Bharara on What to Look For in the Jan. 6 Hearings
Jun 09, 2022
Best Of: Dave Eggers Created the Google-Amazon Mash-Up of Your Nightmares
Jun 06, 2022
Are Elon Musk and Twitter Trapped In a Bad Marriage?
Jun 02, 2022
David Ellison on ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ Working with Tom Cruise and Hiring John Lasseter
May 30, 2022
When It Comes to Gun Control, Will ‘Baby Steps’ Fix Anything?
May 26, 2022
The C.E.O. of Condé Nast: ‘ This Is No Longer a Magazine Company’
May 23, 2022
After Buffalo: Will Anything Change at Facebook, Twitter or Fox News?
May 18, 2022
From Bernie to Biden to … MSNBC
May 16, 2022
From Twitter to TV, Are We in a Media Reckoning?
May 12, 2022
Clarissa Ward: ‘Fear and Panic Are Bedfellows’ in Ukraine
May 09, 2022
How the Supreme Court Became ‘Intoxicated With Its Power’
May 06, 2022
The ‘Frighteningly Autocratic’ Implications of Overturning Roe v. Wade
May 05, 2022
A Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Predicts the Future — and What He Sees Is Concerning
May 02, 2022
Is Elon Musk About to Be the ‘King of Nothing’?
Apr 27, 2022
Tina Brown on Harry and Meghan’s ‘Scorched Earth’ Exit
Apr 25, 2022
Jimmy Kimmel Made a Joke. Then Marjorie Taylor Greene Called the Police On Him.
Apr 21, 2022
Tony Kushner on the Republican ‘Fantasy’ of a Nation Controlled by ‘Straight White Men’
Apr 18, 2022
How Michelle Yeoh Took Jackie Chan’s Role
Apr 14, 2022
Paul Krugman on Why the Economy Is Doing Better Than We Think
Apr 11, 2022
How Elon Musk’s ‘Soft Power’ Might Shape Twitter’s Future
Apr 07, 2022
‘Trump Is Gone, and We Still Have the Problems’: Michael Lewis Makes Sense of Our Bungled Covid Response
Apr 04, 2022
What Putin’s Propaganda Looks Like from Russia and Ukraine
Mar 31, 2022
Why Facebook's 'Hubris and Arrogance' Astound This Attorney General
Mar 28, 2022
The Corporations Passing — and Failing — the Ukraine Morality Test
Mar 24, 2022
How Apple, Not Government, Became Tech’s Biggest Regulator
Mar 21, 2022
How Kathy Griffin Survived Cancer and Cancellation
Mar 17, 2022
Why this Hollywood Actor Stays Off Social Media (Mostly)
Mar 14, 2022
How Far Would Biden Go in a Cyber War Against Putin?
Mar 10, 2022
Will Putin's Information Iron Curtain Backfire?
Mar 07, 2022
Jon Stewart on Why the Right Would ‘Rather Do a Deal With Putin Than Pelosi’
Mar 03, 2022
Maggie Gyllenhaal Wants to Tell the Transgressive Stories of Motherhood
Feb 28, 2022
Anita Hill Takes On Those ‘Trying to Put Black Women in a Box’
Feb 24, 2022
Best Of: What the Heck are NFTs? Let’s Ask Beeple.
Feb 21, 2022
Tech’s Love Affair With Miami
Feb 17, 2022
How the Sacklers Got Away With It
Feb 14, 2022
The Sandy Hook Father Who Refused to Let Alex Jones Win
Feb 10, 2022
How Instagram, FedEx and Wordle Hook You
Feb 07, 2022
A Fox News ‘Defector’ on How the Network ‘Played Footsie’ With Trump
Feb 03, 2022
Why This Democratic Governor Seems to Be Over Covid
Jan 31, 2022
Bob Iger’s Advice to Hollywood on His Way Out
Jan 27, 2022
Omicron Is (Still) Confusing. Two Experts Help Untangle the Covid Chaos.
Jan 24, 2022
Elizabeth Warren Claps Back at Elon Musk
Jan 20, 2022
Exclusive: Lina Khan Is (Still) Bursting Big Tech's Bubble
Jan 19, 2022
Best Of: America’s Caste System Is 400 Years Old. That Doesn’t Change Overnight.
Jan 17, 2022
Why This Liberal Mayor Doesn’t Want a Lecture From Progressives
Jan 13, 2022
What if Work Were a Video Game?
Jan 10, 2022
One Year After the Jan. 6 Attack, Parler’s C.E.O Grapples with Big Tech and Trump
Jan 06, 2022
Twitter’s Former C.E.O. Has a ‘Too Bad, So Sad’ Approach to Content Moderation
Jan 03, 2022
Best Of: Michael Pollan’s ‘Trip Report’
Dec 27, 2021
Why Facebook Whistle-Blower Frances Haugen Thinks She’ll Outlast Mark Zuckerberg
Dec 20, 2021
Buy an Earth Suit, Shoot Sulfur into the Atmosphere (And Other Contingency Plans for a Warming Earth)
Dec 13, 2021
Best Of: Exercise, and Accept Your ‘Inevitable Demise’
Dec 09, 2021
Why Humans Aren’t the Worst (Despite, Well, Everything Happening in the World)
Dec 06, 2021
Emily Ratajkowski Isn't Quite Ready to Quit Profiting Off the Male Gaze
Nov 29, 2021
Sway's Newest Listener (and an Update on This Week)
Nov 22, 2021
Can The Washington Post De-Snark the News?
Nov 18, 2021
What the Metaverse Sounds Like to Hans Zimmer
Nov 15, 2021
The Metaverse: Expectations vs. Reality
Nov 11, 2021
Best Of: Sacha Baron Cohen Has a Message for Mark Zuckerberg
Nov 08, 2021
Is Casey Newton a ‘Facebook Apologist'?
Nov 04, 2021
Sex Bots and Mortality and A.I., Oh My!
Nov 01, 2021
Why Katie Couric Owned Up to Her Regrets
Oct 28, 2021
Why Republican Ken Buck Believes in Antitrust and Doesn’t Believe in the ‘Big Lie’
Oct 25, 2021
Can a Nobel Peace Prize Protect Maria Ressa From Rodrigo Duterte?
Oct 21, 2021
Walt Mossberg's Take on Mark Zuckerberg and More
Oct 18, 2021
Adam Schiff on Facebook, Fox News and the Trump Cult
Oct 14, 2021
Samantha Bee Doesn't Miss Donald Trump
Oct 11, 2021
Is Texas Ready for Matthew McConaughey?
Oct 07, 2021
What if Monica Lewinsky Had Twitter in 1998?
Oct 04, 2021
Can Andrew Yang End America’s 2-Party System?
Sep 30, 2021
Can Beto O’Rourke Pull a Stacey Abrams?
Sep 27, 2021
How They Failed: C.A. Republicans, Media Critics and Facebook Leadership
Sep 23, 2021
What Is 23andMe Doing With Your DNA?
Sep 20, 2021
Jeffrey Katzenberg Talks About His Billion-Dollar Flop
Sep 16, 2021
Is Limitless Choice Killing Us Slowly?
Sep 13, 2021
When Will Hollywood Stop Stereotyping Muslims?
Sep 09, 2021
Why Ashton Kutcher and Julie Cordua Are Defending Apple
Sep 02, 2021
Is Kara Behind on Barbie?
Aug 30, 2021
Why Vaccine Mandates for Teachers Have Been a Harder Sell Than Mask Mandates for Kids
Aug 26, 2021
Yes, the Owner of a Movie Theater Chain Feels Bad for Me
Aug 23, 2021
How Jason Miller Is Trying to Get Trump Back on the Internet
Aug 19, 2021
Joseph Gordon-Levitt: ‘Silicon Valley Now Owns Hollywood.’
Aug 16, 2021
Should We Worry As Billionaires Buy Up Newspapers?
Aug 12, 2021
Michael Pollan's 'Trip Report'
Aug 09, 2021
$54 Billion Later, Why Is Flying Still a Headache?
Aug 05, 2021
Is Ken Burns Taking Up Too Much Space? He Doesn’t Think So.
Aug 02, 2021
Would You Give Up Google for This?
Jul 29, 2021
‘It’s a Tough Time to Be Mayor’: Lori Lightfoot Responds to Her Critics
Jul 26, 2021
Robot Therapists? Not So Fast, Says Talkspace C.E.O.
Jul 22, 2021
Kara Goes to the Olympics
Jul 19, 2021
The Ezra Klein Show: Sam Altman on the A.I. Revolution, Trillionaires and the Future of Political Power
Jul 15, 2021
The Argument: Not Everyone Is Worried About America's Falling Birthrates
Jul 12, 2021
Chelsea Handler Has a Message for Straight Men
Jul 08, 2021
What’s Keeping Biden’s Chief of Staff Up at Night?
Jul 01, 2021
A Guy Fieri Pep Talk
Jun 28, 2021
Exercise, and Accept Your ‘Inevitable Demise’
Jun 24, 2021
Dr. Fauci Claps Back
Jun 21, 2021
Is This the Big Tech Breakup We’ve Been Waiting For?
Jun 17, 2021
Inside the I.R.S. Files of the Ultra-Wealthy
Jun 14, 2021
Meet Big Tech’s Tormenter-in-Chief
Jun 10, 2021
Silicon Valley’s Thin Skins and Giant Egos
Jun 07, 2021
Women’s Basketball Is on the Rise. Is Anyone Paying Attention?
Jun 03, 2021
Is Jake Tapper for Sale?
May 27, 2021
How Online Sleuths Pantsed Putin
May 24, 2021
Can Snapchat Win the War Against TikTok?
May 20, 2021
We're Running a Little Late!
May 20, 2021
Algorithms Make Fewer Mistakes Than Humans. Why Don't We Trust Them?
May 17, 2021
Inside the Republican Anti-Transgender Machine
May 13, 2021
Who Wins in a Meme Stock World?
May 10, 2021
Inside the Decision on Trump’s Facebook Fate
May 07, 2021
‘It’s His Own Damn Fault,’ Frank Luntz Says of Trump and Facebook
May 06, 2021
Can Pete Buttigieg Deliver Joe Manchin?
May 03, 2021
Why is So Much Money Moving to Miami?
Apr 29, 2021
Why Does the C.I.A. Need Puppets?
Apr 26, 2021
The Evolution of Desus & Mero
Apr 22, 2021
She's Taking Jeff Bezos to Task
Apr 19, 2021
CNN Is in a Post-Trump Slump. What Does That Mean for Don Lemon?
Apr 15, 2021
A Public Health Lesson for Ron DeSantis, From Harvard
Apr 12, 2021
A 5 O’Clock Shuttle to Mars?
Apr 08, 2021
Is Apple's Privacy Push Facebook's Existential Threat?
Apr 05, 2021
Why It's Taken Us So Long to Talk About Anti-Asian Racism
Apr 01, 2021
Amy Klobuchar vs. Silicon Valley
Mar 29, 2021
The Spiritual Teacher Biden’s Campaign Called for Help
Mar 25, 2021
What the Heck are NFTs? Let's Ask Beeple.
Mar 22, 2021
Airbnb Has a Hate Group Problem Too
Mar 18, 2021
Stop Whining About Big Government
Mar 15, 2021
Spike Lee Predicts the Future
Mar 11, 2021
I Asked the Head of Space Force What the Agency Has Done for Me Lately
Mar 08, 2021
Stacey Abrams on American Idealism and American Betrayal
Mar 04, 2021
If Government Did Its Job We Might Not Need GoFundMe
Mar 01, 2021
Sacha Baron Cohen Has a Message for Mark Zuckerberg
Feb 25, 2021
Lessons on Resilience From Dogs and Dog Sledders
Feb 22, 2021
Bonus: Is Kara a Chump?
Feb 19, 2021
No Parties. No Sports. How Oberlin College Is Surviving the Pandemic.
Feb 18, 2021
Innovation, Not Trees. How Bill Gates Plans to Save the Planet
Feb 15, 2021
Fran Lebowitz Isn’t Buying What Jack Dorsey Is Selling
Feb 11, 2021
Bonus: Kara and Nicole Perlroth Debrief on Brad Smith
Feb 09, 2021
Should Big Tech Stay Out of Politics?
Feb 08, 2021
Why GameStop Reminds Mark Cuban of the ’90s
Feb 04, 2021
Is it Investing or Cliff Jumping? Reddit C.E.O. on the Forum Shaking Up Wall Street
Feb 01, 2021
What if the ‘Karate Kid’ Isn’t the Hero?
Jan 28, 2021
Bonus: Kara and Kevin Roose Debrief on Chris Best
Jan 26, 2021
The Site Trump Could Run to Next
Jan 25, 2021
A Black and Asian Female V.P. Doesn’t Mean We’ve Escaped Caste
Jan 21, 2021
Bryan Cranston Won’t Play Donald Trump
Jan 19, 2021
Food Delivery Is Keeping Uber Alive. Will It Kill Restaurants?
Jan 14, 2021
Anna Wintour on the Kamala Harris Vogue Cover
Jan 12, 2021
Inside the Billion-Dollar War Against Right-Wing Conspiracists
Jan 11, 2021
If You Were on Parler, You Saw the Mob Coming
Jan 07, 2021
What’s Next in Your Netflix Queue?
Jan 04, 2021
This Astrologer Has Some Things to Tell Kara Swisher
Dec 28, 2020
Bonus: Kara and Nick Kristof Debrief on Ajay Banga
Dec 22, 2020
Your Card Payment Has Been Declined
Dec 21, 2020
Can Kara be Vulnerable?
Dec 17, 2020
Bonus: Kara and Maggie Haberman Debrief on Brad Raffensperger
Dec 15, 2020
Georgia's Secretary of State on Standing Up to Trump
Dec 14, 2020
Bonus: Kara Swisher and Ben Smith Debrief on Jason Kilar
Dec 11, 2020
Movie Theaters Are Dying. Did Jason Kilar Deal the Final Blow?
Dec 10, 2020
Lifestyles of the ‘More Famous Than Rich’
Dec 07, 2020
They Made the ‘Pfizer Vaccine’
Dec 03, 2020
In Hollywood, Women Are Seen as ‘a Risk’
Nov 30, 2020
Jane Goodall on Chimps, Presidents and Other Alpha Males
Nov 23, 2020
Why 3rd Grade Matters
Nov 19, 2020
At-Home Covid Tests and Other Powers of a Tech Billionaire
Nov 16, 2020
Math Lessons From Pennsylvania
Nov 12, 2020
Post-Election Therapy With Esther Perel
Nov 09, 2020
‘Some Version of the Apocalypse Is Inevitable’
Nov 05, 2020
Sarah Cooper Is Tired of Being Donald Trump
Nov 02, 2020
She’s Bursting Big Tech’s Bubble
Oct 29, 2020
Hillary Clinton Says It’s Different This Time
Oct 26, 2020
Should You Choose Your Baby’s Eye Color?
Oct 22, 2020
The Election Isn’t Doomed … Yet
Oct 19, 2020
Can Big Tech Make Sure That 2020 Is Not 2016?
Oct 15, 2020
Planned Parenthood’s Plan for Amy Coney Barrett
Oct 12, 2020
Killer Mike Says He Has a Choice to Make
Oct 08, 2020
The Man Behind America’s Race for a Vaccine
Oct 05, 2020
Alexander Vindman Knew Trump Would End His Career
Oct 01, 2020
Elon Musk: ‘A.I. Doesn’t Need to Hate Us to Destroy Us’
Sep 28, 2020
Gavin Newsom: ‘We Decided to Pull the Band-Aid Off’
Sep 24, 2020
Nancy Pelosi: ‘If The Election Were Held Today, We Would Win It All’
Sep 21, 2020
Coming Soon: Sway
Sep 09, 2020