Curiouser and curiouser.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Poet, playwright, and arts educator Liza Jessie Peterson on lessons learned teaching incarcerated youth on Rikers Island.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Writer Paul Theroux on tyrannical mothers, colonizing Mars, and an important difference between humans and cockroaches.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Physicist Lawrence Krauss on why neutrinos are his favorite particles, light as the protagonist of modern physics, and more.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Joyce Carol Oates on America, idealism, and the shackles we can and can't shake off.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Comedy writer and producer Scott Aukerman on Michael Bolton, transgression in comedy, and cultural turmoil in the USA.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Creative Time Artistic Director Nato Thompson on culture as the inescapable weapon.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. French philosopher and filmmaker "BHL" on evil, complacency, and the necessity of outsider thinking.
Spontaneous talk on unexpected topics. Comedian and author Isy Suttie on the terrors of adulthood and more. Surprise ideas from Paul Bloom, Maysoon Zayid, and Slavoj Žižek.
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. The voluble Slovenian philosopher Slavoj Žižek on why tolerance is the wrong way to deal with terrorism, the refugee crisis, and all the other problems we face.
Demagoguery, colonizing Mars, and the perpetual pendulum of party politics. Princeton Historian Sean Wilentz on the Think Again podcast
We surprise the world's brightest minds with ideas they're totally unprepared to discuss. This week on Big Think's podcast, we're joined by the legendary musician and spoken-word artist Henry Rollins.
Do schools kill creativity? Should white boys ever rap or breakdance? This week on Think Again we're joined by Maria Konnikova, author of The Confidence Game and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes