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Imagine you have a dream, or an ambition. But no matter what you do you’re missing something… then you meet someone. A kindred spirit. And it all suddenly comes together. Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there’s flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One PLUS One, an ongoing audio series in the immersive style of Business Wars. Each 6 episodes shows what happens when two original thinkers come together to leave an unforgettable mark on the world.

Imagine you have a dream, or an ambition. But no matter what you do you’re missing something… then you meet someone. A kindred spirit. And it all suddenly comes together. Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there’s flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One PLUS One, an ongoing audio series in the immersive style of Business Wars. Each 6 episodes shows what happens when two original thinkers come together to leave an unforgettable mark on the world.
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Imagine you have a dream, or an ambition. But no matter what you do you’re missing something… then you meet someone. A kindred spirit. And it all suddenly comes together. Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there’s flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One PLUS One, an ongoing audio series in the immersive style of Business Wars. Each 6 episodes shows what happens when two original thinkers come together to leave an unforgettable mark on the world.

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English


Episodes

The Kardashians - Kimye | 4

5/21/2019
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Kim Kardashian’s new relationship with rapper Kanye West is transforming her. Through Kanye, Kim realizes she can legitimize her fame and public presence by wearing the most elite designers and appearing in the classiest magazines. She begins to convert her social media following into dollars as she becomes one of the biggest internet influencers ever. Together, Kim and Kanye will become the most influential couple on the globe, and catapult Kim from B-celebrity status to the A-list. Then...

Duration:00:23:44

The Kardashians - Wedding Bells and Big Bucks | 3

5/16/2019
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The Kardashian ladies are cashing in on their reality TV fame with a string of unglamorous endorsements. But Kim’s star is rising faster than that of her sisters. She’s quickly emerging as one of social media’s biggest icons, and as she turns 30, Kim seeks a more equal partnership with her mom, Kris Jenner. Then she dives into a whirlwind engagement with basketball player Kris Humphries. Both Kim and Kris know the wedding can pull Kim from B-list celebrity onto the A-list, and they plan to...

Duration:00:26:38

The Kardashians - Superstar | 2

5/14/2019
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Kim Kardashian's life is turned upside down when a sex tape she made years earlier suddenly surfaces. But Kris Jenner realizes she might be able to leverage fame from the tape into endorsements, just like she did for her husband Bruce. As Kris steers Kim through a very public crisis, Kris and Kim go from mother and daughter to manager and client. Meanwhile Kris brokers a deal to get the family on air in their very own reality show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians. But as Kim emerges as the...

Duration:00:27:16

The Kardashians - The Stewardess and the Olympian | 1

5/9/2019
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How does a divorcée with a high school education, no alimony, and four kids to support mastermind the rise of one of America’s most ubiquitous and polarizing families — one that now includes the world’s youngest self-made billionaire? Before she becomes the world’s most famous “momager,” Kris Jenner blows up her marriage to O.J. Simpson lawyer Robert Kardashian. But she leaves with something invaluable: a first-class education in the art of image management. When she meets Bruce Jenner (now...

Duration:00:31:41

Conversations with Collaborators: Screenwriters | 7

5/2/2019
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Screenwriting duo Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi (Destroyer, Crazy/Beautiful, Ride Along) stop by to discuss how they got their start, how their creative relationship has changed over time, and the biggest hurdles they’ve faced as a team. Support our show by supporting our sponsors! Third Love - Go to THIRDLOVE.com/PLUSONE to get 15% off your first purchase! NetSuite - Go to Netsuite.com/PLUSONE to download your FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” Cayman Jack - This Cinco...

Duration:00:30:39

Frida and Diego - Up in Flames | 6

4/30/2019
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In 1940, Frida and Diego are married once again. Finally they’ve solved the major challenge in their relationship — finding the right amount of distance and closeness — creating the happy and peaceful home that always eluded them. But now, Frida is facing a new challenge, one she won’t be able to negotiate her way out of: Frida’s health is failing. She knows her time is running out. Frida has always cared for Diego like a child, but as the end approaches, he will become the caretaker she...

Duration:00:32:34

Frida and Diego - Frida Strikes Back | 5

4/25/2019
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Back in Mexico, Diego feels creatively stifled. He complains about exhaustion, and claims he’s not well enough to paint. And for Diego, painting is oxygen. Frida’s alarmed. She has no idea how to help her husband. So she turns to her sister Christina for help. Christina and Frida are each other’s best and most trusted friends. To jumpstart Diego’s creativity, Frida suggests, perhaps he should try painting Christina. Sure enough, painting Christina revitalizes Diego. Soon she becomes his...

Duration:00:34:22

Frida and Diego - Metamorphosis | 4

4/23/2019
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Diego is invited to present a one-man show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The young museum has hosted just one other solo show, for the French modernist, Henri Matisse. For Diego, the invitation is the greatest honor of his career. The exhibition draws critical acclaim and the largest crowds the museum has ever had. On opening night, Diego is flooded with adoring American fans, while Frida stands silently at his side. In 1932, no one could imagine that Frida’s paintings will...

Duration:00:30:26

Frida and Diego - Gringolandia | 3

4/18/2019
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Newly married, Frida does everything to make Diego happy. She learns to cook his favorite dishes and sits quietly by his side while he creates his murals — all to the detriment of her own work. Frida has always been a non-conformist, but when it comes to Diego, she seems content to play the adoring wife of a genius. Still, life with Diego is too often life without Diego. And when Diego takes up with a beautiful American tennis player, Frida finds herself alone in a foreign country, without...

Duration:00:31:22

Want more sports rivalries? Introducing Sports Wars

4/17/2019
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Sports rivalries can fuel fans and athletes to fight and argue for years. But what’s the real story behind these epic rivalries? From Wondery, the company behind “Business Wars” and “American Scandal” comes Sports Wars, an electric new series that offers an immersive, courtside look at some of the greatest athletic rivalries of all time: starting with Aaron Rodgers vs. Brett Favre. Subscribe to Sports Wars at wondery.fm/sportswars.

Duration:00:05:46

Frida and Diego - Acid and Tender | 2

4/16/2019
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Both Frida and Diego discover early on the forces that will shape their life’s work, but the legacies of their different upbringings will challenge their creative and romantic union. As a child Frida is struck with polio, which cripples her leg and leaves her bedridden. Then as a young woman, a terrible accident nearly takes her life. The pain and loneliness of these experiences haunt her artwork as an adult. Diego, on the other hand, finds joy in more tangible muses. As a toddler, he’s...

Duration:00:31:06

Update: What happened to Lennon and McCartney? | 1

4/11/2019
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For those of you who’ve asked what happened to our series on the partnership between John Lennon and Paul McCartney, we had to honor a request to take down the episodes due to questions surrounding music rights. Our six-part series on the torrid relationship of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is now underway. And we'll be following that series with new stories and interviews of many famous collaborations: Jim Henson and Frank Oz working together to create the Muppets. The outsized success of...

Duration:00:01:20

Frida and Diego - The Elephant and the Dove | 1

4/11/2019
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One day, the world will hail Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera as Mexico’s greatest artists. But when they first meet in 1922, Frida is still a rebellious schoolgirl, while Diego – who’s twenty years older – is already famous for his huge, colorful murals celebrating the common man. Frida catches Diego’s eye on more than one occasion, but when she shows him her paintings, he becomes positively transfixed. Night and day, Diego thinks about the young artist -- even while he lies in bed with his...

Duration:00:30:25

Wondery Presents: Imagined Life

4/5/2019
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This episode of Imagined Life is called "The Bride." Each episode of IMAGINED LIFE takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a world-famous person. It’ll be someone you may think you know or even admire. You’ll get clues to your identity along the way. But only in the final moments will you find out who “you” really are. So sit back, let go, and -- imagine your life. New episodes are released on Sundays. Subscribe today at www.wondery.fm/imaginedlife

Duration:00:08:14

Powers of Two | 7

4/4/2019
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The solo genius is a myth. Rico talks to Joshua Wolf Shenk about why our society fails to recognize the power of collaborations, the different forms partnerships can take, and how rivalry can spark creativity. To learn more about creative partnerships, we recommend Powers of Two: How Relationships Drive Creativity by Joshua Wolf Shenk. Support us by supporting our sponsors! NetSuite - Go to Netsuite.com/PLUSONE to download your FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your...

Duration:00:25:20

Kobe and Shaq - The Greatest Big Man, Little Man Punch | 6

4/2/2019
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It’s official: The Shaq-Kobe Lakeshow has finally come to an end. Shaq’s been traded to the Miami Heat, one of the weakest teams in the league. For the veteran center, the trade feels like a personal slight—one he’ll make them regret. He promises to “bring a championship to Miami.” And true to his word, the very next season, Shaq leads the Heat to a NBA championship. Now he has one more ring than Kobe. But Kobe isn’t daunted. Shaq’s ring is Kobe’s rocket fuel. Three years later, Kobe leads...

Duration:00:25:38

Kobe and Shaq - It All Comes Apart | 5

3/28/2019
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Kobe’s life seems perfect. At 24 years old, he’s already a three-time NBA champion, as well as a husband and father. Then, one night in Colorado, he opens the door to his hotel room and lets a young woman in. The next day she files charges of sexual assault. Shaq has a very different sort of problem. He’s 30 years old, no longer the dominant player he once was, and his contract is set to expire. When the 2003-2004 season begins, neither of them are focused on the game. Shaq is on edge...

Duration:00:28:18

Kobe and Shaq - Stay Hungry or Lose | 4

3/26/2019
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Shaq and Kobe have finally led the Lakers to their first NBA Championship since 1988. Coach Phil Jackson warns the team: once you win your first championship, it gets even harder to muster the fire needed to win the second. That may be true, but not for Kobe. He’s never been hungrier — and he’s determined to make himself the team’s dominant player. Before long he’s supplanted Shaq as the team’s top scorer, but his showboating is pissing off his teammates. Shaq is filled with rage so fierce...

Duration:00:29:11

Kobe and Shaq - Who’s The Boss? | 3

3/21/2019
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Shaq and Kobe have been playing together for three seasons now, but they still haven’t managed to win a championship for the Lakers. The issue is clear to everyone: these NBA superstars have a super-sized beef, and it’s having a negative effect on the whole team. At this rate, it’ll take a miracle to settle their feud before the start of next season. Luckily, a miracle worker has just come out of retirement. The Lakers hire 53-year old Phil Jackson, the legendary coach who led the Chicago...

Duration:00:29:53

Kobe and Shaq - Powered by Fury | 2

3/19/2019
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In their early years, Kobe and Shaq each endure snubs from their heroes that give them a ferocious desire to prove themselves on the court. But that’s pretty much where their similarities end. Kobe is the adored only son of an NBA player. Shaq is raised by his stepfather, a former Marine sergeant who rides him hard and is never pleased. Shaq comes to the NBA wanting to dominate and be loved. Kobe doesn’t worry about being loved. He’s got the kind of charm and charisma that leaves people...

Duration:00:26:41