Revisionist History

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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 36m. Bisher sind 46 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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episode 5: The Standard Case


Revisionist History tries to make sense of the conundrum of PED use in baseball, using the 500-year-old philosophical techniques of St. Ignatius.


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episode 4: Good Old Boys


If you disagree with someone — if you find what they think appalling — is there any value in talking to them?


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episode 3: Tempest in a Teacup


Bohea, the aroma of tire fire, Mob Wives, smugglers, “bro” tea, and what it all means to the backstory of the American Revolution.


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episode 2: The Tortoise and the Hare


A weird speech by Antonin Scalia, a visit with the some serious legal tortoises, and a testy exchange with the experts at the Law School Admissions Council prompts Malcolm to formulate his Grand Unified Theory for fixing higher education.


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episode 1: Puzzle Rush


Malcolm challenges his assistant Camille to the Law School Admissions Test. He gets halfway through, panics, runs out of time, and wonders: why does the legal world want him to rush?


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Introducing Revisionist History Season Four


Jesuits. Chess masters. Mafiosi. Lawyers. And a little bit of tire fire.


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 2019-06-13  2m
 
 

Revisionist History Presents: Solvable


Revisionist History presents Solvable, a new show from Pushkin Industries and the Rockefeller Foundation that showcases the world’s most innovative thinkers and their ideas about how to solve the world’s most daunting problems.


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 2019-06-05  30m
 
 

Revisionist History Presents: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis


Malcolm Gladwell presents the newest podcast from Pushkin Industries: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis


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 2019-04-09  41m
 
 

episode 6: Dave Hill and the Epistemology of Norwegian Black Metal


Malcolm Gladwell sits down with comedian, guitarist, and legendary metalhead Dave Hill


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 2018-12-18  35m
 
 

episode 4: Nashville Revolution: Bobby Braddock, Don Schlitz, and Don Henry


Malcolm Gladwell talks to three songwriters who helped transform country music in the 1970s.


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 2018-12-04  45m