Sam is able to invite and book great guests. That’s what pulls me in every time I listen. Why just a 3 star rating? Well, Sam interrupts too much and inserts himself into the interviewees answer. He hurries guests along to get to his next question. I’m currently listening to the John Legend interview. You can tell when he’s ready to move on because he starts saying “ok,” “yeah,” “uhu,” etc more frequently until John stops talking then he pounces on his next question or thought. It rushes the end of the answer. He also assumes he knows the answers to the questions he’s asking. Instead of asking open ended questions, he asks targeted, almost leading questions. Sure it’s Sam’s show, but is the show supposed to be about Sam or about the guests and topics he brings in? Idk, it’s not my favorite podcast. Sometimes I like it and sometimes I just have to shut it off.
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