Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda

Learn to connect better with others in every area of your life. Immerse yourself in spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with other people – whether it’s one person, an audience or a whole country. You'll know many of the people in these conversations – they are luminaries in our culture. Some you may not know. But what links them all is their powerful ability to relate and communicate. It's something we need now more than ever.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 44m. Bisher sind 172 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 3 hours 22 minutes

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episode 1: Clear + Vivid™ with Alan Alda - Official Trailer


Clear and Vivid is a series of Alan Alda’s spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with other people – whether it’s one person, an audience or a whole country. You'll know many of the people in these conversations – they are luminaries in our culture. Some you may not know. But what links them all is their powerful ability to relate and communicate...


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 2018-05-23  1m
 
 

episode 1: Sarah Silverman and the Joy of Enjoying People You Don't Agree With


Alan Alda talks with comedian Sarah Silverman about how she befriended someone who was hateful toward her on Twitter, and how her new series on Hulu challenges her to connect with people that she doesn't agree with. Her question to us is “Can Americans put down their "porcupine needles" and really listen to one another again?” Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-07-10  47m
 
 

episode 2: Itzhak Perlman on the Spontaneity and Connection of Performance


In this delightful and spirited conversation, Alan Alda talks with his good friend the world-renowned violinist, Itzhak Perlman. They explore the power of spontaneity in both music and acting, and what happens when a musician talks to the audience. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-07-10  44m
 
 

episode 3: Kate Bowler and How to Handle the Worst News of All


Alan talks with Kate about the awkward, funny, and often misguided, ways people approach the subject when they know someone is seriously ill. New York Times Bestselling author and Duke University divinity professor, Kate Bowler tells Alan how stage 4 cancer led her to write a humorous, and graceful book about communicating with someone who’s received the worst possible news. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-07-13  42m
 
 

episode 4: Judge Judy on How to Figure Out Who’s Telling the Truth


Every day, 10 million Americans watch Judge Judy on TV. Her style is direct and to the point. Her job is to know how to quickly separate fact from fiction. She talks with Alan about justice and what it's like for a judge to have such an impact on the lives of others. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-07-17  46m
 
 

episode 5: Renée Fleming and the Healing Power of Music


Surprisingly, Renée Fleming has been using her iconic voice to help scientists discover how music heals us. Alan talks with Renée about their mutual interest in science, her new starring role in Carousel, and what it's like to really be present as a performer. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-07-24  39m
 
 

episode 6: Is Empathy Good or Bad? A Conversation with Paul Bloom


Yale Professor Paul Bloom doesn't think empathy is such a good thing. He's even written a book about it called, The Case Against Empathy. However, he does have an interesting theory about what he calls rational compassion. Paul and Alan Alda discuss their views for and against empathy and find out that they have more in common than they thought. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-07-31  45m
 
 

episode 7: Bringing Together Enemies - Part 1: The Middle East


Author and activist Letty Cottin Pogrebin reflects on the modern state of feminism and the #MeToo movement – and how she’s brought people together in the Middle East through experiences that change their understanding of one another. (In Part 2 of these conversations on “Bringing Enemies Together” Senator George Mitchell discusses bringing peace to Northern Ireland.) Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-08-07  41m
 
 

episode 8: Ann Patchett on Novelists and the Sources of Empathy in Story


Ann Patchett is a best selling author with an uncanny ability to write amazing characters, who capture our imagination and hold us in their emotional grip. Alan Alda talks with Ann about her approach to writing and how empathy influences both her stories and her personal life. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-08-14  40m
 
 

episode 9: Tina Fey and the Transformative Power of Improv


Two icons of improv and comedy together on the same podcast. Alan Alda and Tina Fey - do we need to say more? This episode was originally recorded live on stage. Tina also joined Alan in studio to answer 7 questions about herself. Her answers are profound and funny and show why she's one of the great comedians of all time. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2018-08-21  31m
 
 
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