Playlist · by toewso
27 episodes, 19 hours 42 mins
Wendy Hickey and Armah Shiancoe
Most people see billboards as purely a means of advertising a business, a means of capitalistic communication to the masses and nothing more. Wendy Hickey, founder of Art Pop Street Gallery, is not most people. In this episode of the Biscuit Podcast, Tim interviews Wendy Hickey about her work with work with Art Pop, in which she replaces billboard ads with billboard art. In one motion, Wendy beautifies the city and provides a powerful platform for local artists. After that, Matt Olin speaks with Armah Shiancoe, founder of the local community service non-profit Give 'N Go. In between, Nikki Eason gives us her final Mogul Moment... for now!
The Good Place Week: Mike Schur
Episode 3 of The Good Place week shines a light on the man behind the curtain, Mike Schur. Mike (The Office, Parks and Recreation, Brooklyn 99) sits down with the Armchair Expert to discuss his philosophy on always “punching up”, he breaks down white privilege, details the many facets of showrunning and he gives a sweet anecdote that sums up Regis Philbin’s character. Dax and Mike discuss the virtues and pitfalls of Andrew Dice Clay, they talk about Mike’s attraction to equality and they come to the conclusion that Ted, Mike and Kristen would be the perfect threesome to pickpocket.
What's Happening In Hong Kong?
Since the late 1990s the former British colony of Hong Kong has existed in a tense, liminal state with mainland China. The region is governed by the "one country, two systems" policy, yet a recently-proposed extradition bill has triggered massive, ongoing protests as the citizens of the region fear their rights will increasingly erode under the thumb of the PRC. Both pro-autonomy and pro-Beijing forces are convinced a conspiracy is afoot -- so which, if any, of their conspiracy theories are true? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Listening to Estrogen
When Lisa Miller's editor came to her with this story idea, she didn't want anything to do with it. But then she started poking around... and wound up spending the next year reporting what she found. On this week’s show, the link between menopause and late onset schizophrenia, and the role estrogen might play in women’s mental health You can read Lisa's original reporting for the magazine here.
NYU's Jay Rosen says 2020's political journalism will be even worse than 2016's
NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen talks with Recode's Peter Kafka about the problematic state of the political media in the Trump era. In this episode: Why 2020 will be even worse for the political press than 2016; alternatives to "horse race" political coverage; how the Democrats' takeover of the House of Representatives is encouraging the media's worst habits; media outlets that anger liberal audiences; the state of Trump journalism; Rosen grades the different roles of the press; the repeated failure of the press to reflect on its own failings; should the press always carry a televised address from the president?; and an alternative model for journalism, The Correspondent, that is launching soon in the United States. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Digital media pioneer Jason Hirschhorn on the Netflix vs. Everyone Else
Jason Hirschhorn, digital media pioneer and CEO of news aggregator REDEF, comes back for this third visit with Peter Kafka. They talk about streaming and ‘direct-to-customer’: what this means for Disney and Netflix. Also: how tech is changing movie-making, and the evolution of Hulu. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
YouTube’s Neal Mohan is trying to police the world's largest video site
Neal Mohan, Chief Product Officer at YouTube talks to Peter Kafka about how YouTube deals with problematic content: how it enforces the site’s community guidelines, and deploys machines to detect, and humans to evaluate this content. YouTube users upload 500 hours of content every minute, and YouTube has no plans to slow that down, so the job won't get an easier; the site takes down 8-9 million videos every quarter. They also discuss the strategy around YouTube's subscription service and its TV service. Also on the show, Vox’s Todd VanDerWerff’s take on Game of Thrones, and his new podcast, Primetime. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Matthew Ball on Amazon vs Apple vs Netflix vs Disney, and how he built a digital media career by writing for free
Analyst/writer/investor-to-be Matthew Ball gives his predictions on how Disney, Netflix, Apple and Amazon are faring in the ‘battle royale’ - the streaming wars. He gives Peter Kafka his insight on Amazon Video from his time there, and talks about why he's bullish on Disney but skeptical about WarnerMedia. He also explains how he used the internet to transform himself from anonymous consultant to in-demand-strategy guy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Closing of the American Mind, by Allan Bloom
Ad free availableAllan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind became one of the most influential books of the last 50 years, instigating a battle over the soul of the American university that’s been raging ever since. It became a powerful weapon in Bloom's fight against a morally and intellectually crippling form of relativism infecting America’s educational system by reminding us that the goal of education is not to become open to all ideas, but to cultivate the search for the best ideas.
042 Jordyn Wieber | Olympic Gymnast to Volunteer Coach to Head Coach
Check out the full podcasts on my website! http://www.andrewdeast.com/podcast From being an Olympic Gymnast in the 2012 Olympics and winning a gold in team competition, to becoming a head coach in the NCAA, Jordyn Wieber has had quite the journey. Post Olympics, Jordyn decided to enrolled at UCLA to study psychology, where she also volunteered as an assistant coach for the gymnastics team. Jordyn was recently named head coach for the Arkansas Razorbacks gymnastics program, becoming the youngest at this level, at only 23 years old. Here, Jordyn speaks with me about her journey and the steps she took to get where she is today. I am also excited to announce my partnership with Himalaya- the best podcasting app around. Download their app and give me a follow! Follow me on Himalaya!!! Connect with Jordyn: Instagram @jordyn_wieber Twitter @jordyn_wieber Connect with Andrew: Instagram @andrewdeast Twitter @andrewdeast Youtube @AndrewEast Facebook @AndrewDEast
with photographer and filmmaker Lauren Greenfield
Excess. Greed. Addiction. The American Dream isn’t what it used to be—and Lauren Greenfield’s new doc “Generation Wealth” takes a closer look to find out why.
Is Creativity the Enemy of Productivity?
The creative process is long and messy. When you need to come up with a novel solution to a thorny problem is precisely when your brain seems to shut down. As Anisa Purbasari Horton and Kate Davis found out on this week’s episode of Secrets Of The Most Productive People, often our journey to creativity involves a lot of activity that seems “unproductive.” As psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman said, we need to change how we think about productivity when it comes to creativity—and embrace the non-linear path that comes with it.
Mitch Breton grew up as as devout member of the Catholic Church. He ascended the religious ranks through his childhood, and assumed that one day he would become a priest. Then, he found whitewater paddling. A summer of raft guiding rerouted Mitch’s spiritual journey -- from one that had existed within four walls and an altar, to one that flowed with the current of the Kennebec River.
Lessons from a Hawaiian Waterman with Brian Keaulana
Brian Keaulana is a legendary waterman, who grew up on the water near Makaha Beach fishing, surfing, and spending time with friends and family near the ocean. He became one of the top lifeguards on the island and is credited with not only creating the jet ski rescue sled but also some of the first commercial standup paddleboards. His heritage goes all the way back to Hawaiian royalty, and his insight into traditional Hawaiian values and culture has made him the ultimate mentor.
The Power of Choice with Dr. Edith Eger
Dr. Edith Eger is a Holocaust survivor, an author, and a renowned therapist. In 1944, when she was just a teenager, Edith had been training to make the Hungarian Olympic Gymnastics Team when her family was forcefully sent to Auschwitz, one of the most infamous Nazi concentration camps in Poland. Her experience there was both raw and heartbreaking, but Edith was able to survive. Today, she has helped thousands of people deal with their own trauma and grief to live life to its fullest potential.
How Apple's GarageBand Changed Music
Rolling Stone music business reporter Amy X. Wang joins host Brian Hiatt to break down the story of GarageBand, and the history of home recording
"She's Never Done Anything Halfway": Making a Far Right Extremist
The violence of the last week has clearly shown how hateful rhetoric can translate to real-world violence. So, what do we know about the conditions that allow hate to take hold? In this episode, Cut writer Anna Silman examines the path to right-wing extremism taken by her high school classmate, Faith Goldy.
Down the Street from a Mass Shooting
A few weeks back, on Twitter, some doctors started posting photos of the bloody aftermath of gun violence: the things they see at work every day, not just when a shooting makes the news. In the midst of all that, a woman named Kate Ranta shared a photo of her own. In this episode, we hear her story -- and we consider the connections between violence in the headlines and behind closed doors.
Who Even Was Karl Lagerfeld?
A cartoon, a genius, a man who hated sweatpants... Making sense of one of the greatest fashion designers of all time, with Vanessa Grigoriadis, Carl Swanson, and Cathy Horyn.
Extra 1: How the Mafia Got Its Start
In 1803, Sicily and Malta won contracts to provide lemon juice to the entire British Royal Navy. Half a century later, the mafia was born.
#122 The QAnon Code ️️
This week, to celebrate Alex Goldman’s return from paternity leave, a Yes Yes No extravaganza. Alex takes PJ and Alex Blumberg through the internet’s most encompassing conspiracy theory to date, and then Gene Demby joins us to help unpack a very different kind of conspiracy. Paris Martineau's Qanon explainer in New York Magazine Paris Martineau's Reporting on Roseanne and QAnon for The Outline Ben Detrick on Bryan Colangelo The Yes Yes No Blog
Beauty pageants project an image of inspiring glitz and glamour. Often contestants enter these competitions to boost their confidence and take advantage of the platform they provide. But, there are plenty of critics who argue they objectify women, and are out of place in a world striving for gender equality. In this week’s Why Factor, Sandra Kanthal asks: in an age of female empowerment, why do women still compete in beauty pageants? Presented and Produced by Sandra Kanthal Editor: Richard Knight Audio clips courtesy of: Binibining Pilipinas 2010- Crowning Moment Audio: From Youtube footage Credit: Name: tpageant Virtually Viral – Guys Go Insane over Miss Philippines Audio: From Youtube footage Credit: Name: Virtually Viral Miss Universe 2015 Audio: From Youtube footage Credit: Name: Vevo/Fox Miss Peru 2017 Audio: From Youtube footage Credit: Name: Guardian News Photo: Silhouette of woman holding a beauty queen crown Credit: Getty Images
Is the Opioid Epidemic a Tech Problem?
We visit the Dark Web, where you can get heroin, fentanyl and oxycontin shipped right to your door. This week, the link between online drug markets and America’s opioid crisis. ------- For the next several weeks you'll hear the “Best of” Note to Self in your podcast feed. Our favorite episodes. Manoush will be working on some other projects, but she’ll be back before you know it with some changes and surprises. Keep in touch with her onTwitter,Instagram, and onher website.
Dear (Data) Diary
Long-distance friends Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec spent a year tracking the little things in life. Thanks yous, coffees, complaints, street sounds. And each week, they turned their small-scale data collections intowhimsical hand-drawn postcards. On a minute level, they may not say much. But look at them together and they tell an intimate story. This week, Giorgia and Stefanie talk us through three weeks of data, and all the big lessons in our most mundane moments. ------- For the next several weeks you'll hear the “Best of” Note to Self in your podcast feed. Our favorite episodes. Manoush will be working on some other projects, butNote to Self will be back before you know it with some changes and surprises. Look at more postcards by Giorgia and Stefaniehere.
The 1904 Summer Olympic Games in St. Louis Hosted a Racist 'Special Olympics'
A few years after Baron Pierre de Coubertin revived the ancient sporting event known as the Olympics, he brought the games to the U.S. for the first time. The 1904 Summer Olympics were held in St. Louis, Missouri, coinciding with the 1904 World's Fair. Seems set to make history, right? Not the way you'd think. Join Ben and Noel as they take a closer look at the series of disastrous decisions and bizarre notions that led one games organizer to set up his own racist olympics. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Oregon Was a White Supremacist Paradise
Today Portland, Oregon is often portrayed as a left-leaning haven for hipsters across the country, but the original Oregon was a vastly different place. Listen in to learn more about the ridiculous aims of the white supremacists who sought to found Oregon as a whites-only state. Spoiler alert -- there's a fantastic extra segment at the end of today's episode, wherein the guys join special guest Robert Evans, the creator of the new HowStuffWorks podcast Behind The Bastards. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Friends without benefits
Facebook moderators watch suicides, decapitations, and drone attacks so you don’t have to—and they’re paid just a fraction of what the average Facebook employee makes. The Verge’s Casey Newton got a rare glimpse inside “the Trauma Floor.” Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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