Jason Gots is a New York-based writer, editor, and podcast producer. For Big Think, he writes (and sometimes illustrates) the blog "Overthinking Everything with Jason Gots" and is the creator and host of the "Think Again" podcast. In previous lives, Jason worked at Random House Children's Books, taught reading and writing to middle schoolers and community college students, co-founded a theatre company (Rorschach, in Washington, D.C.), and wrote roughly two dozen picture books for kids learning English in Seoul, South Korea. He is also the proud father of an incredibly talkative and crafty little kid.
Smart people. Surprise topics. Deep fun. This week, Nobel Laureate and Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk.
We need to talk openly about the world we live in because evil thrives on silence and secrecy. I’d go so far as to say that it can’t exist without them.
Smart people. Surprise topics. Deep fun. This week, actor and New Orleans native son Wendell Pierce.
Smart people. Surprise topics. Deep fun. This week, the luminous, incendiary Saul Williams.
Smart people. Surprise topics. Deep fun. This week, the multifaceted Jesse Ventura.
If you lost everything, what would you reach for first? This week on Big Think's podcast, food critic Ruth Reichl, author of My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life talks with host...
Words like “comforting” and “reassuring” don’t seem sufficiently “sexy” praise for a literary work on this scale, but these are the only words to describe its effect (on this reader, at least).
Smart people. Surprise topics. Deep fun. This week, the mighty, mighty Junot Díaz.
It’s hard to be a human being. I don’t care what the circumstances of one’s birth: If there is nothing in life that makes trouble, or mischief, we’ll make it up. It’s a hard game. But the kick is in knowing that,...
Real productivity doesn’t always look anything like “first to work, last to leave.”