Big Think Editors's Contributions
  • A Quick Runway Rundown

    Harriet Mays Powell, fashion director at New York Magazine, found time to stop by the Big Think office in between the aftermath of New York Fashion Week and her flight to Milan, where she's headed for round two of...

  • Why Jay-Z Is "Off" Timbs

    Earlier this week, CEO of Timberland, Jeff Swartz came by the studio. He spoke about the successful branding of Timberland in the last decade, and how it's recently gone off the rails by trying to be "cool."  The...

  • What Dickens Got Right About Bernie Madoff

    Is it possible that the world's most famous diarist wasn't keeping a diary at all? According to author and literary critic Francine Prose, Anne Frank's famous account of life in the annex was less a confessional...

  • What Makes a Good Marriage? Sex, Love, Shared Interests?

    Author Gay Talese came by Big Think this afternoon and spoke to us about marriage, the subject of his next  book.  He is writing about his own half-century-long (and still going strong) marriage to Nan Talese, the...

  • Frank Bruni's Career as a Restaurant Critic

    Frank Bruni's name is famous in New York culinary circles. But his face was virtually unknown until he resigned in August as the New York Times restaurant critic. After five years on the eating trail, Bruni is...

  • This Friday, Maybe You Can Become Funny Too

    Legendary cartoonist Robert Mankoff just stopped by Big Think to discuss the intricacies and origins of humor. Mankoff, who has created some of the most popular cartoons in the New Yorker’s history and currently...

  • Gary Vaynerchuk Scoops the New York Times

    When Gary Vaynerchuk visited Big Think to talk about wine and the new media revolution, he stressed the facts that there are many podcast niches waiting to filled by enthusiasts in fields other than viticulture. ...

  • Gary Vaynerchuk Crushes It

    Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library TV may be overtaking Robert Parker as the country's most recognizable - and polarizing - wine expert.  This weekend, watch him on BigThink.com giving a seven minute wine course,...

  • The Rise of a Revolutionary Health Care Solution

    David Goldhill, the CEO of the Game Show network, never intended to be at the center of the nation’s healthcare debate. After his father died from an infection he caught in a poorly run hospital, Goldhill became...

  • The Yankee Approach to the Future

    While New York may be a land for the dream-filled and ambitious, Big Think’s recent guest Mitchell Joachim is taking this stereotype to a new level—a level in which the Big Apple is entirely self-sufficient and...