As a successful digital strategist and co-founder of the listserv Tech LadyMafia, Aminatou Sow was named one of the Forbes 30 Under 30 in tech. Not content to rest on her laurels, she sought out a new challenge, co-launching the hugely popular Call Your Girlfriend, an ongoing conversation between long-distance besties. Sow grew up Nigeria, Belgium, and France—after a brief stint in San Francisco, she returned to New York City and lives in Brooklyn. Hollywood actor Adam Scott is a native Californian who is well-known for his role in the sitcom Parks and Recreation and currently appears in the HBO dramedy Big Little Lies. Like Aminatou, Adam is also a podcaster; he co-created and co-hosts U Talkin’ U2 to Me?, a show about all things U2. The two have never met, but in the below Thread they immediately e-connected over kick-ass podcasts, an unapologetic love of TV, and discovering the theater.

“Are you #blessed or do you still occasionally worry about lining up your next work thing?” —Aminatou Sow

“Ugh, join the club—periods: It's all I talk about!” —Adam Scott