9 episodes

The live trivia app 'HQ Trivia' was once the obsession of the internet, garnering millions of players and an international spotlight. But then it all went wrong. From 'The Ringer' Podcast Network, ‘Boom/Bust: HQ Trivia’ is an exploration of the spectacular rise and fall of the massively popular app, reported and hosted by Alyssa Bereznak.

Boom/Bust: HQ Trivia The Ringer

    • Technology
    • 4.7 • 540 Ratings

The live trivia app 'HQ Trivia' was once the obsession of the internet, garnering millions of players and an international spotlight. But then it all went wrong. From 'The Ringer' Podcast Network, ‘Boom/Bust: HQ Trivia’ is an exploration of the spectacular rise and fall of the massively popular app, reported and hosted by Alyssa Bereznak.

    Selling for Parts | HQ Trivia

    Selling for Parts | HQ Trivia

    Did I come all this way for nothing?

    • 34 min
    Coins | HQ Trivia

    Coins | HQ Trivia

    What have we become?

    • 33 min
    HCoup | HQ Trivia

    HCoup | HQ Trivia

    Who is really in charge?

    • 26 min
    Colin | HQ Trivia

    Colin | HQ Trivia

    Why are we even doing this?

    • 30 min
    What Are We? | HQ Trivia

    What Are We? | HQ Trivia

    Are we a tech company or a media company?

    • 36 min
    Partners and Rivals | HQ Trivia

    Partners and Rivals | HQ Trivia

    Why do so many Silicon Valley partnerships fail?

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
540 Ratings

540 Ratings

Princesswikki ,

SAVAGE!

Alyssa does a great job telling the story behind HQ! I played HQ while in labor with my now toddler, talk about addicted!

Long live Quiz Daddy!

Professor_Joe_B ,

Great listen

No unnecessary commentary and real journalism. Great job, Alyssa! Please keep this kind of reporting alive.

OhioListener ,

Wondered what happened

What a great binge podcast , well researched and well produced . Good work everyone involved !

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