Big Think Editors's Contributions
  • David Gray Opens Up to Big Think

    To singer-songwriter David Gray, his latest album, Draw the Line, marks his coming to terms with the spiral of fame that started with the international success of his 1998 release White Ladder. It was the...

  • Healthcare Won't Reform Itself

    We sat down today with one of the leading voices in American health care, George Halvorson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente.  In some critical respects, Halvorson's perspective may be singular in its...

  • 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,...