We’re talking about color this week—where it comes from, how we see it, and its role in our lives. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Spotify
Monthly Archives: June 2018
In her debut podcast, Nancy joins Aaron for an in depth conversation, covering her entire legendary career. As the most commercially successful female filmmaker in history, Nancy is one of the rare directors to be a household name. She’s also one of the last filmmakers standing who gets to tell original stories for adults about recognizable human beings, starring A-list actors. From Private Benjamin to Baby Boom to Father of the Bride to Something’s Gotta Give…hear Nancy and Aaron discuss her truly remarkable and unique career.
They have survived Stalinism, the Cold War, the Afghan War, and the end of the Soviet experiment, but who are the Vory? Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Spotify
Celebrated journalist for The New York Times, Dave Itzkoff joins Aaron to discuss the life and work of Screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky. Dave wrote an extraordinary book about Chayefsky, “Mad As Hell,” which goes in depth on the making of Chayefsky’s most celebrated film, “Network.” Aaron and Dave discuss Chayefsky’s impact on film, his naturalistic stories, his great farces, and why he’s often regarded as the greatest screenwriter of all time. Dave is also the author of the bestseller, “Robin,” a biography of Robin Williams.
We’re all part of groups, large or small, but how and why do humans form groups and societies? We look at how cognition influences society and what it means for our understanding of the world. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Spotify
Yale’s Christian and Muslim Chaplains discuss common ground between their faiths and share surprising interfaith moments.
We discuss the current Mark Bradford exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC with the curator of that show, Evelyn Hankins. Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Spotify Further Reading:
We will be following up our first episode by interviewing a neuroscientist studying the visual cortex, Dr. Jess Cardin from the Department of Neuroscience at Yale. We will discuss our current understanding of visual processing, the role of visual cortex, her research interests, and more.