Ideas are coming at you every day from all directions. How can you process it all? You can start with The Next Big Idea. Host Rufus Griscom and legendary thought leaders Malcolm Gladwell, Adam Grant, Dan Pink, and Susan Cain, will be your personal “idea” curators. Open your mind and get ready for something big, because the right idea--at the right moment--has the power to transform your life. Listen now at http://wondery.fm/TNBITheMoment.
"Best of" from 10/18/16 - Daniel Negreanu is one of (if not the best) poker player in the world today. He has set all kinds of records in the poker community, but today he tells us how he did it. To kick things off, Brian and Daniel discuss their old spat from Tilt and how their relationship has changed since then, when Daniel decided to become a professional poker player, and how he observes people to pick up information Also, the two talk about how Daniel's definition of success has changed over the years, what he's interested in outside the poker table , and how the Rocky movies help get him ready to make a run at the WSOP Final Table every year
In this "Best of" episode, PJ Vogt and Alex Goldman, the hosts of Reply All, discuss their creative partnership and their meteoric rise. They also discuss their own worries for the show, the collective work it takes to put out an episode, and finding the sweet spot to maintain their outsider status as they become a part of the mainstream podcasting culture.
Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, the filmmaking partners responsible for the movies Half Nelson, Sugar, and Mississippi Grind, look back at how they started making movies together, talk about their creative partnership, and discuss Mississippi Grind.
Tony Gilroy, writer/director of 'Michael Clayton' and the 'Bourne' movies and Scott Frank, distinguished screenwriter best known for movies such as Get Shorty, Out of Sight, Minority Report, and A Walk Among the Tombstones.
This week on The Moment, Brian Koppelman talks to his wife, Amy Koppelman, a novelist and screenwriter, about her book Hesitation Wounds and her recent film I Smile Back. The two discuss Amy’s lifelong battle with depression, the themes and characters of her stories, and how writing has, in many ways, saved her life. Plus, Amy talks about the letter she wrote to Philip Roth, why Per Petterson is one of her favorite authors, and how she overcame resistance from publishers and peers throughout her career.
In 2015 Aimee Mann, one of the best songwriters of our generation, joined Brian to discuss the evolution of her music, the time she spent with ‘Til Tuesday, and the way Aimee thinks about creating songs.
John August, screenwriter of Big Fish, Go and Charlie's Angels, on the rewards of always pushing yourself into new fields, as he did with his first middle grades novel, Arlo Finch in the Valley Of Fire.