Revisionist History
Revisionist History
Pushkin Industries
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.
Introducing: A Slight Change of Plans, Apple Podcasts' Best Show of the Year
Pushkin is thrilled to announce that A Slight Change of Plans was named Apple Podcasts' Best Show of the Year! This week, we're sharing an episode with Revisionist History listeners. A Slight Change of Plans is all about understanding the science of change. That understanding, mixed with a healthy dose of compassion, has made the show a perfect antidote for the times we’re living in. Dr. Maya Shankar has interviewed celebrities like Tiffany Haddish and Kacey Musgraves. But she’s interviewed real-life inspirations, too. People who have dealt with cancer diagnoses or the loss of a loved one, and somehow managed to learn and grow from those hard experiences.  In this episode, Maya discusses a heartbreaking change she recently experienced in her personal life, while on her way to becoming a mom. Maya's producer Tyler interviews her about her own “Slight Change of Plans.” You can hear more episodes of A Slight Change of Plans at https://link.chtbl.com/revisionisthistoryslightchange Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 30
43 min
Revisionist History Presents Miracle And Wonder: Conversations With Paul Simon
Presenting: An Excerpt from Miracle And Wonder: Conversations With Paul Simon by Malcolm Gladwell and Bruce Headlam. Download the audiobook today at miracleaudiobook.com and receive an exclusive listener's guide pdf featuring additional commentary from Bruce, the producers and editors of Miracle and Wonder. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 16
38 min
Teaser: Pushkin’s Dirty Laundry
In this month’s subscriber-only episode, the Pushkin staff have something to say about Malcolm’s portrayal of their laundry habits. Plus, an unbiased expert answers our most pressing clothes queries. This is a sneak peek at the third in our series of subscriber episodes. To hear the rest, subscribe to Pushkin+ by visiting our show page in Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Nov 10
6 min
Teaser: The Compromises of Al Levitt
In this month’s subscriber-only episode, a look at the complicated and possibly cursed career of Helen Levitt’s other half. This is a sneak peek at the second in our series of subscriber episodes. To hear the rest, subscribe to PushNik by visiting our show page in Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Oct 14
3 min
Revisionist History Presents:  Climate Change Despondency is Solvable
Solvable Host Ronald Young Jr. sits down with Malcolm Gladwell to talk about climate change: the power of individual choices, cultural shifts and what to expect from the business sector too.  Meaningful climate action requires thoughtful engagement from across all sectors, regions, nations -- from all of us. Check out these recent Solvable episodes for additional solutions and for ways that you can get involved. Destructive Agriculture is Solvable with Rachel Stroer Wildfire Ignition is Solvable with Eric Appel The Lack of Basic Sanitation in the United States is Solvable with Catherine Coleman Flowers The Slow Regrowth of Vulnerable Coral Reefs is Solvable with Sarah Hamlyn Fighting Climate Change Through Incentivized Prizes and Innovation with Anousheh Ansari Making Transportation Systems Eco-friendly is a Solvable Problem with Laura Schewel  Addiction to Fossil Fuels is Solvable with Bill McKibben Executive Producer, Mia Lobel Managing Producer, Sachar Mathias Senior Producer, Jocelyn Frank  Researcher, David Zha Booking by Lisa Dunn Very special thanks to Royston Beserve, Heather Fain, Nicole Morano, Carly Migliori, Eric Sandler and Maggie Taylor. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 29
20 min
At The Movies with Some of My Best Friends Are...
Introducing Pushkin's newest show, Some of My Best Friends Are...hosted by Khalil Muhammad and Ben Austen, two best friends who grew up together on the South Side of Chicago in '80s. Khalil and Ben invite listeners into their conversations about the absurdities and intricacies of race in America. Mixing anecdotes, entertaining storytelling, and thoughtful debate, Some of My Best Friends Are... helps listeners make sense of a deeply divided country. In this episode, Khalil and Ben look back at two classic Interracial Buddy Films: 48 Hours and Lethal Weapon. They ask: How did these films and others like them shape a generation of moviegoers' views on racism and law enforcement? What did they say about being white and Black men of the time? Listen to more episodes of Some of My Best Friends Are... at http://podcasts.pushkin.fm/revisionistbestfriends Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 16
40 min
Revisionist Revisited: Extras from the Little Mermaid Series
Malcolm revives his Little Mermaid darlings while the editor is away. The first of a series of four bonus episodes. To receive all four, subscribe to PushNik, a subscription program available exclusively through Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Sep 9
26 min
The Dog Will See You Now
If recent times have shown us anything, it’s that many problems can not be fixed by humans alone. In the season 6 finale, Revisionist History turns to another species for a little help. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 26
38 min
A Serious Game
The best way to prepare for the unexpected may not be to make plans, or predictions, but to play games. Revisionist History explores imaginary worlds and the people who love finding out what they don’t know. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 19
35 min
Laundry Done Right
Is there a right way to do your laundry? Of course there is. A long look at the science of cleaning your clothes. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Aug 12
37 min
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