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8 - Cryonics with Mike

8/3/2018
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Episode 8: Mike returns to the pod as memories of a patient case turns into a discussion about cryonics - a movement to freeze at time of death, revive later - and the promises of immortality, anti-aging, transhumanism, and mercy freezing.

Duration:00:36:25

7 - Alaska, Afghanistan, South Sudan and Doctors Without Borders with Jenny

7/6/2018
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Episode 7 - Jenny talks about her work with Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan and South Sudan, mixed in with stories about Alaska, opioids and what to do when your Wu-Tang Clan alarm goes off during a procedure.

Duration:00:48:53

6 - Kickbacks, Hotels, Prostitutes and Physician Referrals in India

6/8/2018
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Episode 6 - Aashish tells a story about a friend who tried to open a subspecialty practice in India and discovers a world of dinners, kickbacks, and demands for five-star hotels and prostitutes.

Duration:00:16:14

5 - The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

5/26/2018
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Episode 5 - Keane talks about Rohingya refugees and his work at the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. You can donate to the UNHCR here, and check out some beautifully written nonfiction by Keane on how his current work relates to his family background in Granta Online.

Duration:00:46:56

3 - Torture and SERE (Survive, Evade, Resist, Escape) training

5/9/2018
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Episode 3: Soowhan and Mike disagree about torture before moving to Mike’s stories about SERE training (survive, evade, resist and escape), hallucinations, and how to stuff a large soldier into a small wooden box.

Duration:00:35:30

2 - Failed Creativity and the Writing Process

5/5/2018
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Soowhan talks to Ted and Ryeongji in the back of a bottle shop in Itaewon about learning from failed creative works and how to manage the writing process

Duration:00:22:14

1: Lost in the Hong Kong IFC Mall

2/15/2018
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Soowhan talks to Thuy and Lee about getting lost in the IFC Mall in Hong Kong and a quest for some amazing Dim Sum.

Duration:00:38:23