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What will we do without Lauren Goode?

For her final Recode podcast as co-host, Goode counts down her favorite episodes of Too Embarrassed to Ask.

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Lauren Goode, left, imitates Kara Swisher, right, by wearing Ray-Ban sunglasses and holding an iPhone up to her face. Vjeran Pavic

As you might have read, our friend and Too Embarrassed to Ask co-host Lauren Goode is leaving Vox Media to join the team at Wired.

For her final episode of the podcast as co-host, she and Kara Swisher counted down Goode’s favorite episodes, which are also listed below with links to full transcripts. Spoiler alert: Things get pretty sentimental at the end.

“Honestly, I am so immensely grateful for everything I’ve learned,” Goode said on the new podcast. “A lot of what it comes down to in this crazy news business is who you get to work with in the newsrooms.”

We’ve all been extremely lucky to have Lauren in our newsroom, and we wish her the best at Wired. And don’t worry, Too Embarrassed listeners — the show will be back next week with Kara Swisher and a co-host from Recode, so you can keep sending in your questions about any topic to TooEmbarrassed@recode.net, or tweet them with #TooEmbarrassed.

You can listen to the new podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, Overcast or wherever you listen to podcasts.

If you’re relatively new to the show — or just want to revisit some classics — here are Lauren Goode’s favorite episodes from more than two years of Too Embarrassed to Ask:

10) Doug Evans, Juicero

9) Mary Lou Jepsen, Openwater

8) Joelle Emerson and Niniane Wang

7) Ray Maker, D.C. Rainmaker

6) Brian Stelter, CNN

5) Jacqui Cheng, Wirecutter

4) Catherine Price, author, “How to Break Up With Your Phone”

3) The podcast about podcasts and its sequel with Liz Gannes

2) Walt Mossberg and a bunch of tech celebrities

1) All of them!


If you like this show, you should also check out our other podcasts:

  • Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, is a weekly show featuring in-depth interviews with the movers and shakers in tech and media every Monday. You can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, Overcast or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  • Recode Media with Peter Kafka features no-nonsense conversations with the smartest and most interesting people in the media world, with new episodes every Thursday. Use these links to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, Overcast or wherever you listen to podcasts.
  • And finally, Recode Replay has all the audio from our live events, such as the Code Conference, Code Media and the Code Commerce Series. Subscribe today on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Casts, Overcast or wherever you listen to podcasts.

If you like what we’re doing, please write a review on Apple Podcasts — and if you don’t, just tweet-strafe Kara. Tune in next Friday for another episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask!

This article originally appeared on Recode.net.