Tag: Pushkin

Podcasts

Deep Background with Noah Feldman

Every story has a backstory, even in today's 24-hour news cycle. In Deep Background, Harvard Law School professor and Bloomberg View columnist Noah Feldman will bring together a cross-section of expert guests to explore the historical,...

The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

You might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life… more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations. You’re dead wrong. Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos has studied the science of happiness and found that many of us...

Episodes

Bonus Live Episode: Michael Lewis and Malcolm Gladwell

Against the Rules with Michael Lewis - May 21, 2019 - 53:53
Around the launch of Against the Rules, Michael spoke with his friend and co-producer, the author Malcolm Gladwell, at the 92Y in New York. Hear them talk about podcasting, referees, and the magic of “conversational delight.”

Wyclef Jean Goes Back To School

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - October 22, 2019 - 54:36
Wyclef Jean, who's had solo hits and with the Fugees, and produced hits for Destiny's Child, Shakira, and Carlos Santana came back this year with a new project, "Wyclef Goes Back To School." Every song is a collaboration with...

Don't Accentuate the Positive

The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos - October 29, 2019 - 41:16
We often think positive thinking is the best way to achieve our ambitions - but the science shows it holds us all back. Dr Laurie Santos hears how champion swimmer Michael Phelps imagined the worst to help make his Olympic dreams come...

Leonard Cohen's Legacy with Adam Cohen: Thanks for the Dance

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - November 19, 2019 - 49:52
Leonard Cohen died three weeks after releasing his last record, You Want It Darker, in 2016. It was the first album he worked on this son, Adam. In mourning, Adam turned his attention to poem's of his father's that he recorded while...

Norah Jones Begins Again

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - November 26, 2019 - 41:42
Norah Jones sits with Malcolm Gladwell and Bruce Headlam at The Bridge Studio in New York to talk about — and play through — her latest album, Begin Again. The album is the result of a new way of working in the studio that's invigorated...

FKA Twigs Heals with Magdalene

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - December 10, 2019 - 46:35
FKA Twigs and Rick Rubin dive deep into the creative journey that lead to Twigs’ stunning new album, Magdalene. They cover the physical and emotional trauma that inspired the album, how she found solace in the brilliant musicians she...

Bon Iver's Past and Present

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - December 12, 2019 - 42:09
Justin Vernon and producer Chris Messina from Bon Iver, discuss the new album "i,i" with Rick Rubin. Listen as they bond over their love for remote recording spaces, the importance of self care while making music, Justin’s love for the...

Brittany Howard Goes Solo

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - December 19, 2019 - 37:20
Lead singer of the Alabama Shakes, Brittany Howard, talks to Rick Rubin about making her first solo album, Jamie. She shares a never before heard demo from the album and talks about her high school band days, The Shakes first live show,...

Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19

Deep Background with Noah Feldman - March 19, 2020 - 25:45
Dr. Rebecca Berman, program director for UCSF’s Internal Medicine Residency, discusses the signs and symptoms of COVID-19, what to do if you feel sick, and tips for self isolating safely. Plus, hospital readiness, and the situation on...

Prisons and Jails Are a Coronavirus Time Bomb

Deep Background with Noah Feldman - March 24, 2020 - 26:24
Homer Venters, the former Chief Medical Officer for the New York City Jail system, says that we need to stop the spread of coronavirus in prisons, jails, and detention centers to have any hope of flattening the curve.

Fighting Coronavirus with Data

Deep Background with Noah Feldman - March 25, 2020 - 28:22
Farzad Mostashari, the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, says we need to collect better data to effectively fight the spread of the virus.

John Legend

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - March 26, 2020 - 43:33
During these tough times, Rick Rubin wanted to have a chat with an artist he finds inspiring. Top of mind was John Legend. So he called him up via Zoom, while both were sheltering in place, for a quick chat about his career and the...

How to Stay Sane During a Pandemic

Deep Background with Noah Feldman - March 27, 2020 - 30:01
Laurie Santos, a Professor of Psychology at Yale, shares tips for dealing with coronavirus-induced anxiety. For further listening, check out Laurie’s podcast “The Happiness Lab,” also from Pushkin Industries.

A Nobel Prize Winner’s Suggestion for Fixing the Economy

Deep Background with Noah Feldman - March 31, 2020 - 25:45
Paul Romer, a Nobel Prize-winning economist at New York University, argues that we can keep the economy from tanking during the coronavirus pandemic without risking people's health. We just need many, many more tests.

The Search for a Treatment

Deep Background with Noah Feldman - April 1, 2020 - 29:19
Angela Rasmussen, a virologist at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, discusses what treatments for COVID-19 are currently being researched, and why rushing the scientific process can be risky.

BONUS: David Blaine with Rick Rubin

Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond - April 9, 2020 - 48:21
Rick Rubin, like all of us, has been thinking a lot about fear lately. And few people on the planet understand fear in the same way that Rick's good friend, David Blaine, does. David has made a career of pushing his mind and body to the...