Why We Need Small Talk from The Art of Small Talk
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
4d ago
Here’s a clip from a Pushkin Industries audiobook that you may enjoy: The Art of Small Talk. Hilarious and practical advice for how to up your small talk game from comedians, actors and self-appointed experts on chit-chat, Casey Wilson and Jessica St. Clair. Casey and Jessica share six simple rules for how to engage in small talk and achieve the connectedness we all crave with any and everyone. Enjoy this clip from The Art of Small Talk, featuring Malcolm. And if you’re interested in hearing more small talk tips, get the complete audiobook at: Pushkin: https://www.pushkin.fm/audiobooks/the-art ..read more
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The Rumor from Deep Cover: The Nameless Man
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
2w ago
Here’s an episode from another Pushkin Industries podcast that you may enjoy. Introducing Deep Cover: The Nameless Man. This season, host Jake Halpern tells the epic tale of two federal agents who investigate a rumor about a murder that supposedly took place 15 years prior. It is also the story of a family searching for answers about why their brother was killed. These two storylines collide in a courtroom in Philadelphia, where murder, memory, and morality go on trial.  Listen to Deep Cover wherever you find your podcasts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Malcolm on No Small Endeavor
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
1M ago
Malcolm recently sat down with friend and award-winning theologian Lee C. Camp to discuss his journey on the acclaimed podcast No Small Endeavor. In this episode, they explore a host of Malcolm's stories – from receiving permission from his mother to cut class to spending three days a week in Freudian therapy as a young adult – all which contributed to who he is today. Produced by Great Feeling Studios and PRX, No Small Endeavor brings thoughtful conversations with bestselling authors, artists, theologians and philosophers – like Hollywood legend Rob Reiner, and Civil Rights hero Reverend Jame ..read more
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Blue Seattle with Cameron Crowe | Development Hell
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
1M ago
In 1986, Cameron Crowe, the film director, and Nancy Wilson, of the rock group Heart, got married. They honeymooned in a little cabin in the Pacific Northwest, and while they were there decided to write a musical, about Elvis as a cab driver in Seattle. They wrote and recorded demos of all the songs, and called it “Blue Seattle.” It became a lost masterpiece that never saw the light of day. In our Development Hell season finale, Cameron joins Malcolm to share the songs and tell the story behind “Blue Seattle” for the very first time. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Labor of Love with M. Night Shyamalan | Development Hell
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
1M ago
Before M. Night Shyamalan became a household name for his mind bending thrillers like “The Sixth Sense” and “Signs”, he was just a young screenwriter in love. And during those blissful early years of marriage he wrote a love story. The screenplay for “Labor of Love” sold right away, and over the next 30 years or so there would be numerous attempts to make it into a movie. There was a major studio, there were A-list directors, Shyamalan even found his perfect star. In this episode, M. Night Shyamalan tells Malcolm about the script that haunts him.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i ..read more
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Pushkin Hosts Celebrate World Happiness Day
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
2M ago
The Happiness Lab’s Dr. Laurie Santos brings together other Pushkin hosts to mark the International Day of Happiness. Revisionist History’s Malcolm Gladwell talks about the benefits of the misery of running in a Canadian winter. Dr. Maya Shankar from A Slight Change of Plans talks about quieting her mental chatter. And Cautionary Tales host Tim Harford surprises everyone with the happiness lessons to be learned from a colonoscopy. Hear more of The Happiness Lab HERE. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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The Birthday Party with Charles Randolph | Development Hell
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
2M ago
Before Charles Randolph won an Oscar for his adaptation of “The Big Short”, he took a swing at a thornier adaptation, a memoir called “The Birthday Party.” It’s the true story of a white man kidnapped by three young Black men. In his adaptation, Randolph chose not to write the action movie that producers had in mind, but to focus on the racial dynamics at play. And Hollywood wasn’t having it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Bubbles with Isaac Adamson | Development Hell
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
2M ago
This is the story behind a biopic about a chimpanzee named Bubbles, sidekick to the King of Pop. Malcolm talks with the writer, Isaac Adamson, about the project’s rise and fall. Netflix optioned the script, a director was attached, and then… everything fell apart. In the episode, Isaac reads from his 2015 Black List winning script, and he and Malcolm consider whether now is the time for “Bubbles.” See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Oscar Season with Talk Easy
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
2M ago
Development Hell will return on Thursday with an all-new episode about a chimpanzee. In the meantime, here's a Hollywood-related episode from our friends at Talk Easy. Host Sam Fragoso talks with the New York Times critic Wesley Morris about all things Oscars, his career, and the state of the film industry. Find more Talk Easy at talkeasypod.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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The Variable Man with Gary Goldman and Angus Fletcher | Development Hell
Revisionist History Podcast
by Pushkin Industries
2M ago
Gary Goldman was a writer on “Total Recall”, a Philip K. Dick adaptation directed by Paul Verhoeven and starring Arnold Schwarzeneger. It was a big hit. So why do Gary and his writing partner, Angus Fletcher, have so much trouble selling another Philip K. Dick adaptation? They tell Malcolm that it all came down to a roller coaster ride of plot twists that even A-List action actors couldn’t stomach, and an early attempt at AI that was too dumb to pick a smart script. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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