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The gift of getting old


Vox’s Sean Illing talks with Max Linsky, host of the new podcast 70 Over 70, which features intimate conversations with people over 70 years old. They discuss Max’s relationship with his aging father, the sometimes desperate search for wisdom, and the contradictions inherent in embracing life, while accepting the inevitable reality of death.


Host: Sean Illing (@seanilling), Interviews Writer, Vox 

Guest: Max Linsky (@maxlinsky), Host, 70 Over 70 podcast; co-founder, Pineapple Street Studios

 

References: 

  • 70 Over 70 on Apple Podcasts 
  • Arthur Schopenhauer, “On the Sufferings of the World” (1913)

 

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  • Producer: Erikk Geannikis
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 2021-05-20  58m