David Epstein – Wide or Deep?

Invest Like the Best | 28 May 2019 | 1h 23m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with David Epstein about ideas in The Sports Gene and Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World. Discusses the pros and cons of the generalist and specialist mindsets in the context of driving high performance.

Wish You Had More Time? What You Really Want is More Memories

The Art of Manliness | 1 April 2019 | 0h 36m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Laura Vanderkam about the ideas in Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done. People aren’t as busy as they think. Unpacks what people who don’t feel oppressed by busyness do differently; why time goes by faster when you’re older; and how you can slow down time as an adult. Argues that what you really want is more memories, not more time, and suggests how to find more adventure in your ordinary life. Suggests tracking your time and keeping open spaces in your schedule.

Dani Shapiro’s Family Secret

The Longest Shortest Time | 13 March 2019 | 0h 40m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Dani Shapiro about her book Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love. A moving account of uncovering her father’s identity after surprising results from a consumer DNA test.

Sean Strub on Body Counts

Thecuriousmanspodcast | 15 January 2019 | 1h 01m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Sean Strub about his book Body Counts: A Memoir of Activism, Sex and Survival. Recounts the AIDS epidemic through the lens of Sean’s life as a gay man who turned to activism to fight the discrimination and stigma attached to HIV and AIDS.

The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50

Cato Daily Podcast | 5 February 2019 | 0h 18m | Listen Later | iTunes
Interview with Jonathan Rauch, author of The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After 50. Explains why life improves in your 50s, 60s, and beyond.

When Did Marriage Become So Hard?

Hidden Brain | 13 February 2018 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | iTunes
Marriage is hard – and there are signs it’s becoming even harder. Examines how long-term relationships have changed over time, and whether we might be able to improve marriage by asking less of it.