17 episodes

On this podcast, two partners tell their shared story: how they found each other, and what it took to make their partnership work. Featuring all different kinds of partnerships—business, romantic, creative—the show is an intimate portrait of two people who have managed to make something together. Partners is made by Song Exploder creator and host Hrishikesh Hirway. A Mailchimp podcast, made in partnership with Radiotopia, from PRX.

Partners Hrishikesh Hirway & Mailchimp

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 306 Ratings

On this podcast, two partners tell their shared story: how they found each other, and what it took to make their partnership work. Featuring all different kinds of partnerships—business, romantic, creative—the show is an intimate portrait of two people who have managed to make something together. Partners is made by Song Exploder creator and host Hrishikesh Hirway. A Mailchimp podcast, made in partnership with Radiotopia, from PRX.

    Sarah Schneider & Chris Kelly

    Sarah Schneider & Chris Kelly

    Before they created their own TV show, The Other Two, Sarah Schneider and Chris Kelly were the youngest head co-writers in Saturday Night Live history. Sarah and Chris tell the story of how they found a writing partner in each other during their time at SNL, and how that grew into a friendship and business partnership.


    The Other Two is on HBOMax. You can follow Chris and Sarah on Instagram at @chriskellyinstagram and @sarahdschneider.

    • 14 min
    Ron Klain & Jen O'Malley Dillon & Bruce Reed

    Ron Klain & Jen O'Malley Dillon & Bruce Reed

    Ron Klain, President Joe Biden’s Chief of Staff, and his deputy Chiefs of Staff, Jen O’Malley Dillon and Bruce Reed, discuss how they forged their professional chemistry on the campaign trail, and then brought that dynamic to the White House. 

    You can follow them at their official 46th President Twitter handles: Ron is @whcos, Jen is @jod46 and Bruce is @brucereed46.

    • 15 min
    Wesley Morris & Jenna Wortham

    Wesley Morris & Jenna Wortham

    Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris are the co-hosts and co-creators of the critically-acclaimed New York Times podcast Still Processing. They relate the story of their friendship and professional partnership to another story that means a lot to them: When Harry Met Sally.

    You can follow Jenna on Twitter at @jennydeluxe, Wesley at @wesley_morris, and you can listen to their podcast, Still Processing, wherever you listen to podcasts.

    • 14 min
    Kim Malek & Tyler Malek

    Kim Malek & Tyler Malek

    The ice cream company Salt & Straw is famous for its imaginative and eclectic flavors. It was co-founded by CEO Kim Malek and Head Ice Cream Maker Tyler Malek – who are also cousins. Kim and Tyler describe the ups and downs of starting a business, and how the very different flavors of their personalities work together to make that business succeed.

    Check out saltandstraw.com to find a location near you. If there isn’t one near you, get some in the mail! They ship pints of ice cream all over the U.S.

    • 17 min
    Roxane Gay & Debbie Millman

    Roxane Gay & Debbie Millman

    Roxane Gay and Debbie Millman are a creative power couple, each with their own impressive careers, built over decades of work. Roxane is the best-selling author of Hunger and Bad Feminist. Debbie Millman is a design legend, and host of the award-winning podcast Design Matters. Debbie’s professional interest in interviewing Roxane about her work ended up blossoming into a romance that neither expected.

    You can learn more about Roxane’s work at roxanegay.com, and Debbie’s work at debbiemillman.com You can also follow them on Twitter at @rgay and @debbiemillman.

    • 16 min
    Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

    Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

    Robert Plant and Alison Krauss have made two albums together, Raising Sand and Raise the Roof, where they combine their respective rock and bluegrass sensibilities to reimagine songs. Along with all their individual accolades, they’ve won five Grammys for their work. Robert and Alison discuss how they were able to weave together their very different musical backgrounds and approaches.

    You can find Robert and Alison at plantkrauss.com or @plantkrauss.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
306 Ratings

306 Ratings

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This is my favorite podcast. I just love the format and have learned so much.

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Love all the things he (Hrishi) makes

Another fully delightful show by Hrishikesh Hirway. 😘. I am hoping he can make more.

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