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Steve Levitt, the iconoclastic University of Chicago economist and co-author of the Freakonomics book series, tracks down other high achievers and asks questions that only he would think to ask. Guests include all-time Jeopardy! champion Ken Jennings, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, WNBA champion Sue Bird, Operation Warp Speed chief Moncef Slaoui, and neuroscientist/actress Mayim Bialik. People I (Mostly) Admire is a production of the Freakonomics Radio Network.
 
The Booze Brothers features David Epstein and Steve Revare, best friends since second grade and the founders of Tom’s Town Distilling Company in Kansas City. They have a history of starting game-changing companies, and Tom’s Town is the perfect example. Featuring gin, vodka, and bourbon, Tom’s Town breaks new ground. Steve and David have met some amazing people since starting the distillery, so they decided to gather their funny and fascinating friends to talk about the game-changing moments ...
 
The latest Beatles news and thought-provoking discussion from veteran pioneer Beatles reporter Steve Marinucci, who established Abbeyrd’s Beatles Page, the first true Beatles news website online. Our contributing editor is Candy Leonard, the author of "Beatleness", an acclaimed book on Beatle fandom, . Send us your comments and questions at beatlesnewsdesk@gmail.com.
 
James Altucher interviews the world’s leading peak performers in every area of life. But instead of giving you the typical success story, James digs deeper to find the “Choose Yourself” story—these are the moments we relate to… when someone rises up from personal struggle to reinvent themselves. The James Altucher Show brings you into the lives of peak-performers: billionaires, best-selling authors, rappers, astronauts, athletes, comedians, actors, and the world champions in every field, all ...
 
Tactical and effective meets grounded and honest in advertising, marketing, and content creation. This show is a mix of real, practical advice for listeners and a little bit of philosophy. Host Marion Abrams searches out insights, strategy and tactics from the most accomplished thinkers and doers in the field.
 
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Even in an audio format like podcasting, we've evolved to respond to visual language for attention, comprehension and retention. Todd Cherches, the CEO of BigBlueGumball and author of "VisuaLeadership," joins me to share some of the tools we can all use to better convey our messages and generate results. More about Todd: https://www.toddcherches.co…
 
Part two of Extraterrestrial Life! Professor Avi Loeb, Israeli-American theoretical physicist who works on astrophysics and cosmology, and author of Extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth, came back on again to talk about Oumuamua, how should confirm the state of the object, and what actually is the project! What can we d…
 
He’s a professor of computation and behavioral science at the University of Chicago, MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, and author. Steve and Sendhil laugh their way through a conversation about the importance of play, the benefits of change, and why we remember so little about the books we’ve read — and how Sendhil’s new app solves this problem.…
 
Academy Award winning Director Kevin MacDonald discusses One Day in September, which examines the September 5, 1972 murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. The film won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature at the 72nd Academy Awards. Ben Mandelker, Co-Host of Watch What Crappens podcast reviews season…
 
It's another Companion Podcast for July 2021! In this episode, Jay the Engineer tells his story about getting scammed buying a "meme" cryptocurrency. He doesn't listen to my advice, now he had to learn it the hard way! In addition to all the episodes we broke down, involving the future of cities and cryptocurrencies, Nathan Rosborough tells us the …
 
Have you felt fear, guilt, anxiety, upset, frustration, and have no idea how to deal with it? Should you hide it? Should you embrace it? Should you let it out? Akshay Nanavati, United States Marine veteran, speaker, entrepreneur, ultra runner, and author of FEARVANA: The Revolutionary Science of How to Turn Fear into Health, Wealth, and Happiness, …
 
Kate discusses 100 Foot Wave on HBO and My Unorthodox Life on Netflix. Eboni K. Williams is the newest cast member on Real Housewives of New York. She is also the Host and Executive Producer of Holding Court with Eboni K. Williams and Revolt Black News. She discusses her life, career, and being part of the Bravo’s hit show. Reality Life with Kate C…
 
Who actually rules the world? Is it the president? Is it the politician? Is it China? Or is it an unknown force that might shape like a spaghetti monster that rules the world? In this episode, Ray Wang, Founder, Chairman, and Principal Analyst of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research Inc., author of this new book, Everybody Wants to Rule the …
 
In this interview, first heard on Freakonomics Radio last year, Steve talks with the former top adviser to presidents Clinton and Obama, about his record — and his reputation. And Rahm explains that while he believes in the power of the federal government, as former mayor of Chicago, he says that cities are where problems really get solved.…
 
Attorney Jay Edelson, one of the nation’s leading plaintiff’s lawyers, discusses updates to the federal lawsuit filed against Tom and Erika Girardi, and this week’s episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Veteran prosecutor Kelly Siegler discusses this season of Oxygen’s Cold Justice, which follows Kelly and her rotating team of seasoned detec…
 
Jen Glantz clearly knows what she wants to do and what she doesn't want to do! And it's okay to say NO to ideas that you are not interested or passionate about even though you might be good at it! In this episode, Jen Glantz bought a ton of idealists with her, and we started brainstorming all the things that she could do, from PR to agencies to new…
 
What is QAnon? How did the QAnon movement start? Why did no one stop the movement when it first started? And how did QAnon manipulate their frame, stories, and their believer? In this episode, Mike Rothschild, a journalist focused on the intersections between internet culture and politics as seen through the dark glass of conspiracy theories, came …
 
Call it "podfading" or writers block or getting stuck. We, as professional creatives, sometimes have trouble getting the work done. Here are 5 strategies to get the sparks firing again. Find Marion on instagram @madmotion Visit my website at www.madmotion.com
 
Rob Cesternino from Rob Has a Podcast and the go-to expert on all things Big Brother reviews season 23 of the CBS hit, which features a group of people living together in a large house, isolated from the outside world but continuously watched by television cameras. Carlos King is the Executive Producer of BET Presents: The Encore, which chronicles …
 
The past year probably are the loneliest year ever. There's a lockdown, people have to stay home, and you probably haven't seen any strangers in a year! So you might lose the muscle to start a conversation or talk to strangers! We have to bring the muscle back! In this episode, I have Joe Keohane, writer, editor, and the author of his latest book, …
 
James Quandahl is back in the series again! He is great at being an Amazon Ninja! However, being great at something doesn't mean you have to stop there! In this episode, we broke down how he can transfer the skill into making a course, another spoke-and-wheel opportunity for him! Like any other episode, this is not a regular interview series, we al…
 
He’s been an Arctic scientist, a sports journalist, and is now a best-selling author of science books. His latest, Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World, makes the argument that early specialization does not give you a head start in life. David and Steve talk about why frustration is a good sign, and why the 10,000-hour rule is defi…
 
Emmy Award winning directors and Co-Founders of World of Wonder, producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato discuss their new HBO six-part, half-hour documentary series Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes. The series brings to life Ronan Farrow’s intimate, revealing interviews with whistleblowers, journalists, private investigators and other sources, …
 
What are the future states of the cities? Will Cryptocurrency like Bitcoin or Ethereum replace Fiat money? Is inflation happening, and how will it affect us? What is the future of housing? Is the South East the new West? In this episode, Tyler Cowen, an American economist, came back on to answer all my questions. Will New York City come back? How c…
 
Kate talks about what shows to watch this week in unscripted television including Big Brother, Love Island, and Luxe Listing Sydney. Brad Holcman is Senior Director, Non-Fiction & Alternative Programming for A&E Networks. He is a 4-time Emmy Nominee known for developing and producing some of the most groundbreaking and trailblazing series including…
 
Nobody wakes up and thinks "I have a story problem." They have a sales problem, a marketing problem, teams aren't happy... Chris Brogan says all these things can be solved by story. He explains what makes a good functional story that serves your business goals.
 
Another episode, another great conversation with Dr. Brian Keating! All of our conversations have been thought-provoking! In this episode, we did an experiment, we turn on our phones, and went live on Twitter Space! The experience was great and possibly better than the clubhouse! Our conversation started from, how to become an expert, to does UFO/ …
 
She used to run a behavioral unit in the Obama administration, and now has a similar role at Google. Maya and Steve talk about the power (and limits) of behavioral economics and also how people respond to change — the topic of her new podcast A Slight Change of Plans.By Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher
 
It's been a struggle in staffing in the restaurant industry, people rather work other jobs, that being in the restaurant industry. In this Make You a Millionaire episode, Jason Furst and I talk about the struggle, and why no one wants to work in the restaurant industry. However, the answer still eludes us. The only thing that we can do is to brains…
 
Frank Parlato, an investigative reporter featured in HBO’s The Vow, and the author of The Frank Report gives insight Allison Mack being sentenced to three years in prison for her role in the NXIVM cult. In early 2018, NXIVM's founder, Keith Raniere, and Mack were arrested and indicted on federal charges related to DOS, including sex trafficking. Ot…
 
Tom Kelly is a great comedian and TV personality! He has issues and needs advice. So I call him up and gave him advice on how to Skip The Line. We breakdown how he can have his "Quantum Leap" moment, how can he break out from his regular comedian stand-up role, his side hustle, how can he start newsletter services, and how to come up with more of h…
 
Another Companion Podcast for May 2020 that hosted by Jay the Engineer and Nathan! This time was a Livestream episode! In this episode, they talked about our pick for The Make You a Millionaire Series, and who they think would be the first to reach millionaire status! They also broke the episodes with Unni Turrettini (EP 726), Robert Leonard (EP720…
 
Attorney Scott Rahn discusses the latest update to the Britney Spears conservatorship. Last week Britney Spears addressed a court for the first known time in more than two years following the increased interest in her conservatorship after the release of The New York Times' "Framing Britney Spears" documentary and the #FreeBritney movement organize…
 
You want to write the best novel, best screenplay, come up with the best business idea, side hustle ideas, you need creativity. Know this, creativity is a muscle, everyone has it, some are stronger than others, in order to grow your creativity muscle, you have to practice it! In this episode, I have on Josh Linkner, an American entrepreneur, keynot…
 
He’s the C.E.O. of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), which, under his charge, exposed the most celebrated American cyclist as a cheater. And Steve’s been studying cheaters for the last 25 years, so he’s also excited to talk to Travis about the incentives to cheat and the advances in testing technology — and offers his services as an ant…
 
LFG is a no-holds-barred, inside account of the U.S. women’s national team’s ongoing fight for equal pay as told by Megan Rapinoe, Jessica McDonald, Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O’Hara, Sam Mewis and others. Executive Producer Abby Greensfelder is the founder and CEO of Everywoman Studios, a full-service media company with a mission to tell female-focu…
 
Paolo had a great idea, he decided to work on it! An app that helps people gain a social following by automatically commending other people's pictures! However, along the way, we have to find a way to beat the "Bot Detection" Algorithm. And at the same time, we discussed how Paolo can branch off his initial idea, what business model he could use, a…
 
Do you know that people that escaped the world trade center during 9/11, sat at their cubicle on average for at least full 6 minutes after the building was hit! The reason being, when you're in the moment, your brain tried to "normalize" the situation, and refused to believe some disaster has happened! In this episode, I once again have Amanda Ripl…
 
Ronnie Karam from Watch What Crappens podcast answers a speed round of questions about Bravo shows including Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Real Housewives of New York, Below Deck, and Shahs of Sunset. Father James Martin and Building a Bridge co-directors Evan Mascagni and Shannon Post discuss the documentary which follows a priest on his journ…
 
Is The Nobel Peace Prize really about peace? What was the origin of The Nobel Peace Prize? Why are there so many controversies behind The Nobel Peace Prize? I sat down with Unni Turrettini, a writer, lawyer, citizen activist, and international speaker, to talk about her book, Betraying the Nobel: The Secrets and Corruption Behind the Nobel Peace Pr…
 
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