TED Radio Hour

Guy Raz explores the emotions, insights, and discoveries that make us human. The TED Radio Hour is a narrative journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, and new ways to think and create.

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Mike Nichols / Carol Burnett


Filmmaker Mike Nichols directed 'The Graduate' and 'The Birdcage' and the Broadway musical 'Spamalot, and he's the subject of the new PBS American Masters documentary. Nichols spoke to Fresh Air in 2001. Carol Burnett was among the first women to host a TV variety show. This weekend, she'll receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Burnett spoke to Terry Gross in 2003. Film critic David Edelstein reviews indie film 'Naz & Maalik.'


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 29 January 2016  47m
 
 

Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard


The lead singer and a guitarist of Alabama Shakes was raised on her father's junkyard in the woods of Athens, Alabama. She reflects on small town life and big-time music. The band's second album 'Sound & Color' is nominated for six Grammys.


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 28 January 2016  47m
 
 

Why The Iowa Caucus Matters


New York Times political reporter Trip Gabriel has spent the past year in Iowa, covering the political operations, speeches and rallies leading up to the first vote of the presidential campaign. Also, rock historian Ed Ward traces the brief, tumultuous existence of Ork Records.


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 27 January 2016  46m
 
 

The Science Of 'Mind Over Body'


The mind has the ability to directly affect our health, from pain and depression to heart disease. Science writer Jo Marchant describes how things like mindfulness, virtual reality and the placebo effect are being harnessed in medical treatments. Also, book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews 'The Portable Veblen.'


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 26 January 2016  46m
 
 

Deconstructing Gov. Chris Christie's 'Bridge To Redemption'


Journalist Matt Katz discusses Christie's rise to power in New Jersey, the "Bridgegate" scandal and his performance in the '16 Republican presidential primary. Katz is the author of 'American Governor.' Ken Tucker reviews the debut album 'Leave Me Alone' by Hinds.


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 25 January 2016  47m
 
 

Invisibilia Update


Been hungry for more Invisibilia? Alix and Lulu pop in to tell you a bit about what they are working on for Season 2 — and a way you can hear a brand new Invisibilia story. On Tuesday, July 28, Lulu will be premiering a new story at an event called Cast Party. She'll be joined by Radiolab, Reply All, The Truth, dancers and comedians, and more. Best part? The night will be simulcast to MOVIE THEATERS all over the country! You can learn more and find out where it's playing near you at castparty...


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 15 July 2015  1m
 
 

See You Soon


Thanks for listening to the first season of Invisibilia! Here's a message from Alix and Lulu about what's happening next.


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 19 February 2015  1m
 
 

BONUS: Inside Out!


Alix and Lulu present a bonus podcast about why "Inside Out" was considered as a possible name for the show, but ultimately wasn't chosen.


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 15 February 2015  4m
 
 

episode 5: Our Computers, Ourselves


In Our Computers, Ourselves, a look at the ways technology affects us, and the main question is : Are computers changing human character? You'll hear from cyborgs, bullies, neuroscientists and police chiefs about whether our closeness with computers is changing us as a species.


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 13 February 2015  57m
 
 

The Power Of Categories


The Power Of Categories examines how categories define us — how, if given a chance, humans will jump into one category or another. People need them, want them. The show looks at what categories provide for us, and you'll hear about a person caught between categories in a way that will surprise you. Plus, a trip to a retirement community designed to help seniors revisit a long-missed category.


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 06 February 2015  56m