Tapestry - What Am I Doing With My Life?05/22/15
What Am I Doing With My Life? An ivy league prof, a philosopher of science and a travel writer offer a few answers.
Tapestry - With Age Comes Wisdom Also Linzertorte
George Saunders, Marion Kane and a poetry reading by Richard Dawkins.
Religion and Horror: soul-mates in popular culture
It wasn’t the most famous Stephen King novel - not by a long shot. But ‘Salem’s Lot’, in its made-for-tv movie form, was an inspiration to a kid named Jess Peacock. Jess would grow up to write a thesis on vampires and religion; he believes his two...
How's your inner life? Full of humility and moral depth?...
Closing the gap between the person you are and the person you want to be, with David Brooks.
Tapestry - Tales From the Crypt
Talking death with the least morbid bunch of guests you can imagine.
Tapestry - Meltdown: Two men on how their (very public)...
Millions watched newsman Dan Harris have a panic attack on live TV. He swore off drugs, began a journey into self-help and emerged 10% Happier. Later: After Andrew Reiner's mid-air meltdown, he’s on a mission to destigmatize men weeping in public.
Stop Staring! Andrew Reiner’s mission to stare down the...
He’s just a guy, trying to have a good cry in mid-air - without incurring public wrath, unease, or contempt.
He’s 10% Happier (Or: How a workaholic’s panic attack on...
Roughly 5 million people were watching as ABC News anchor Dan Harris had a panic attack on live TV. He swore off recreational drugs, began a journey into self-help and spirituality - and emerged 10% Happier.
Tapestry - All the chutzpah we could fit into one hour
Master storyteller Simon Schama
Tapestry - Wine, Wisdom and Work
Wines in the time of Jesus, the donkey as spiritual guide, and a young doctor who makes house-calls on people who don’t have houses.
Tapestry - Why You Need to be a Stoic, Stop Complaining...
Professor Massimo Pigliucci shares his secrets of Stoic serenity, behind the scenes of the Blind Trust Project, the creator of the Complaint/Restraint project.
Tapestry - Dark Boxes and Domes
Writer John Cornwell talks about his new book “The Dark Box: A Secret History of Confession”. Architect Maryam Eskandari re-examines how mosques should be designed in North America.
Taking the Grim out of Grim Reaper with a Psychedelic Trip
Things are getting pretty mystical at New York University, where doctors are using hallucinogenic drugs in a clinical study to relieve anxiety about death. The results so far: kind of mind-blowing.
Tapestry - Karl Pillemer and Barbara Nichol Full Show
Karl Pillemer of The Legacy Project on his new book,‘30 Lessons for Living’ plus Barbara Nichol on hurtling headlong into the age of 60.
Tapestry - What's the Deal With Karma?
The idea of Karma has become so entrenched in popular culture, you can find it in song titles, tv shows, or on the chalk board outside your local coffee shop. The thing is, most of what popular culture has to say about Karma is wrong.
Tapestry - Fifty Years a Shrink
Irvin Yalom, the man who wrote the book on existential psychotherapy, says it’s time for you to give up the hope for a better past.
Tapestry - Happy City
Turns out, you can do all the inner work in the world, but if you live in a badly designed city, you are not going to be happy.
Tapestry - Charles Montgomery
Charles Montgomery travelled the globe, and when he returned home he knew one thing: that the design of a city can help us believe that every human being is sacred. Montgomery is the author of Happy Cities: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design.
Tapestry - Sara Miles
Sara Miles is the author of City of God: Faith in the Streets.
We hear from two world travellers who have witnessed the best and worst of who we are as human beings.
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