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On surviving a war and hairdressing

October 10th, 2016

32:14

“Vaughn Hood was a 118-pound barber when he was drafted into the Vietnam War. And in Vaughn’s war, most men didn’t survive their first three-month tour. Now Vaughn Hood runs a hair salon in St. Johnsbury with his wife, …

How do we lose, rebuild, and foster trust?

October 10th, 2016

53:34

“Our lives are fueled by trust: in our loved ones, our colleagues, our leaders. But how do we cultivate it, and restore if it’s lost? In this …

“I don’t think there’s any beat you can cover in America that race is not intertwined with—environment, politics, business, housing, you name it.”

October 10th, 2016

48:44

On growing up with her dad George Carlin

October 10th, 2016

1:20:18

“Kelly Carlin (author, podcaster) chats with Chris and Matt about her new book A Carlin Home Companion: Growing Up With George, how her story went from a one woman show to a book, and what life actually was like for her …

How a family business designs, manufactures, and distributes their wares

October 10th, 2016

34:29

“Mother-and-son duo Monica and Kicker Kalozdi talk about their New Orleans–based business, Kalencom Corp. They discuss how they design, manufacture, and distribute a wide variety of products including toddler potties, …

Mature and intelligent conversations about failure and quitting

October 10th, 2016

43:09

So fresh and so clean: the history of the first public drinking fountain

October 10th, 2016

30:25

“On April 21st, 1859, an incredible thing happened in London and thousands of people came out to celebrate it. Women wore their finest clothing. Men were in suits and top hats, and children clamored to get a glimpse…of …

The smartest woman in the world and her talking shoe

October 10th, 2016

36:46

“A story from Chilean folklore about the smartest woman in the world, her talking shoe, and a prince that deserved a slap on the face.” is what to …

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