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The gap between being inspired and entertained just got smaller. Join New York Times bestselling author Kelly Corrigan as she choreographs big-ideas conversations with some of the creative thinkers and artists who define our time. Corrigan and her guests meander with insight and humor toward that inevitable moment when you think, “Exactly!”
||CleanMary Roach: Is It Good to Know More?||Does it deaden your sex life to participate in a sex study? That’s just one of the questions host Kelly Corrigan tosses out to best-selling author Mary Roach in a quest to find out whether it’s really better to know more about everything.||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNicholas Kristof: How Do We Change the World?||The greatest human kindness amid the worst human atrocities—that’s what Kristof says he’s witnessed in more than three decades as a reporter around the globe. Kristof could have every reason to be cynical, but he believes in the value of every act||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBJ Novak: Why Does Dark Comedy Work?||A skeptical outlook on everything fosters an honest recalibration of how things really are versus how people think they are, says the author and actor from The Office, and that creates comedy. Novak and host Kelly Corrigan dish on Hollywood and dig int.||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnne Lamott: How Do We Forgive One Another?||How do we forgive the people we don’t like? Writer Anne Lamott doesn’t pretend she knows the answer to one of the toughest questions humanity faces, but, then, it turns out she kind of does. Lamott and host Kelly Corrigan drop wisdom as they trade s||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWalter Isaacson: How Does Innovation Happen?||Innovation is not a solo act, says the founder of the Aspen Institute and biographer of Steve Jobs and Albert Einstein. Isaacson confesses that even many biographers participate in the mythology of the lone inventor, struck by a bolt of lightning.||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJason Segel: What’s the Secret to Being Great?||Optimistic, pragmatic and multi-talented, actor and screenwriter Jason Segel is convinced that every person has moments of magic, when possibilities from the future nudge our hearts. Segel and host Kelly Corrigan talk about choosing to stick to somethi.||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMargaret Atwood: What Does the Future Hold?||Funny and insightful, the iconic novelist muses on visions of learning, work and women’s lives a century from now, and tells tales of growing up in the wilderness of Canada where there was literally, she says, nothing there.||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatt Nathanson: Where Does Optimism Come From?||If you thought you were the only person with a demonic inner critic, musician Matt Nathanson is here to assure you that, not only do we all face down the naysayer, there may even be a role for pessimism. Host Kelly Corrigan and Nathanson trade stories .||1/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Cleese: What Is Creativity?||Creativity requires a space where nothing much is happening, says the iconic British comedian. Cleese offers his recipe for getting out of ruts, defines humor, and serves up some ingeniously bad behavior, leaving host Kelly Corrigan both dumbfounded an.||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I ❤ Kelly!
Your casual, real voice feels like a cozy sweater! I feel empowered to be more creative and thoughtful after listening to you. More please!
Refreshing and relatable
Listened to the optimism episode on the morning of the presidential inauguration and it was just the dose of joy, hope and inspiration I've needed. Yes, yes, yes! Impressively executed, bright, totally relatable interviews.
Favorite new podcast
Fascinating conversations-relaxed, funny, down to earth and thought provoking. Heard one on KQED and went right out and downloaded the rest. I appreciate hearing both the people I know of and those new to me. A real pleasure.
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