"Oh Howard, You Idiot!”

"Oh Howard, You Idiot!”

Revisionist History - August 13, 2020 - 45:31

A billionaire turned recluse befriends a minor novelist. Together they seize the public’s imagination. Kind of. The true story behind the greatest autobiography you’ve never read.Get Revisionist History updates first by signing up for our newsletter at pushkin.fm.Credits:BBC Motion Gallery / Getty ImagesFootage supplied by CBS News The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

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Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.