Revisionist History Presents: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis
April 9th, 2019
Malcolm Gladwell presents Ref, You Suck!, the first episode of the newest podcast from Pushkin Industries: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis.
Revisionist History Presents: Rick Rubin
November 13th, 2018
Revisionist History presents the first episode of a new podcast, Broken Record. It's a conversation between Rick Rubin and Revisionist History host …
Revisionist History Presents: Broken Record
November 6th, 2018
From Revisionist History host Malcolm Gladwell, Rick Rubin, and Bruce Headlam: Conversations. Arguments. Stories. Remembering old music. Discovering …
Strong Verbs, Short Sentences
July 12th, 2018
“She was Joan of Arc, Madame Curie, and Florence Nightingale—all wrapped up in one.”
The Imaginary Crimes of Margit Hamosh
July 5th, 2018
Epidemics of fear repeat themselves. The first time as tragedy. The second time as farce. Margit Hamosh? Definitely farce.
Malcolm Gladwell's 12 Rules for Life
June 28th, 2018
Crucial life lessons from the end of hockey games, Idris Elba, and some Wall Street guys with a lot of time on their hands.
The Hug Heard Round the World
June 21st, 2018
Q: Was there a period where you felt you had something to prove? A: The first 45 years of my life.
Free Brian Williams
June 7th, 2018
"Sorry dude, I don't remember you being on my aircraft."
A Polite Word for Liar
May 31st, 2018
An early morning raid, a house-full of Nazis, the world’s greatest harmonica player, and a dashingly handsome undercover spy. What could possibly go …
Burden of Proof
May 24th, 2018
“He called to wish me ‘Happy Birthday.’ Then he said, ‘I’m failing everything.’”
Divide and Conquer
May 17th, 2018
The complete, unabridged history of the world’s most controversial semicolon.
Bonus: Malcolm Gladwell debates Adam Grant
May 10th, 2018
In a special live taping at the 92nd Street Y in New York, Malcolm talks with WorkLife’s Adam Grant about how to avoid doing highly undesirable …
Introducing Revisionist History Season Three
May 3rd, 2018
Malcolm Gladwell is back with season three of Revisionist History: harmonica players, mass delusion, semicolons, and a constitutional crisis. …
The Basement Tapes
August 17th, 2017
What is a son’s obligation to his father?
McDonald’s Broke My Heart
August 10th, 2017
They made the world’s greatest French Fry. Then they threw it away.
Mr. Hollowell Didn’t Like That
August 3rd, 2017
Arrested, arraigned, indicted, tried, convicted, and sentenced to die in the electric chair in 24 hours.
State v Johnson
July 27th, 2017
“Nobody was interested in justice.”
The King of Tears
July 20th, 2017
Why country music makes you cry, and rock and roll doesn’t: A musical interpretation of divided America.
The Prime Minister and the Prof
July 13th, 2017
The friendship that changed the course of World War II.
Miss Buchanan’s Period of Adjustment
June 29th, 2017
A landmark Supreme Court case. A civil rights revolution. Why has everyone forgotten what happened next?
The Road to Damascus
June 22nd, 2017
What happens when a terrorist has a change of heart?
A Good Walk Spoiled
June 15th, 2017
Rich people and their addiction to golf: a philosophical investigation.
Introducing Revisionist History Season Two
May 26th, 2017
From bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell, season two of Revisionist History launches June 15th.
The Satire Paradox
August 18th, 2016
In the political turmoil of mid-1990s Britain, a brilliant
young comic named Harry Enfield set out to satirize the ideology and politics
of Prime …
August 11th, 2016
A 98-year-old minister takes on his church over the subject of gay marriage—and teaches the rest of us what it means to stand up in protest.
To learn …
August 4th, 2016
In the summer and fall of 2009, hundreds of Toyota owners came forward with an alarming allegation: Their cars were suddenly and uncontrollably …
July 28th, 2016
How does genius emerge? An exploration of different types of innovation—through the lens of Elvis Costello’s extraordinary song “Deportee,” once utterly forgettable and then, through time and iteration, a work of beauty …
My Little Hundred Million
July 21st, 2016
In the early ’90s, Hank Rowan gave $100 million to a tiny public university in Glassboro, New Jersey: not Harvard, not Yale, not even to his alma …
July 14th, 2016
Bowdoin College and Vassar College are two elite private schools that compete for the same students. But one of those schools is trying hard to …
Carlos Doesn’t Remember
July 7th, 2016
Of the tens of thousands of talented, low-income students who graduate from high school every year in the United States, most never make it to …
The Big Man Can't Shoot
June 30th, 2016
Wilt Chamberlain’s brilliant career was marred by one, deeply inexplicable decision: He chose a shooting technique that made him one of the worst …
June 23rd, 2016
In the early 1960s the Pentagon set up a top-secret research project in an old villa in downtown Saigon. The task? To interview captured North …
The Lady Vanishes
June 16th, 2016
In the late 19th century, a painting titled The Roll Call, by a virtually unknown artist, took England by storm. But after that brilliant first …
Introducing Revisionist History
June 3rd, 2016
Coming soon, a new podcast series from bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell.