Revisionist History

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Welcome to Revisionist History, a new podcast from Malcolm Gladwell and Panoply Media. Each week, over the course of 10 weeks, Revisionist History will go back and reinterpret something from the past. An event. A person. An idea. Something overlooked. Something misunderstood. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.

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http://revisionisthistory.com/
Description
Welcome to Revisionist History, a new podcast from Malcolm Gladwell and Panoply Media. Each week, over the course of 10 weeks, Revisionist History will go back and reinterpret something from the past. An event. A person. An idea. Something overlooked. Something misunderstood. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-06-21 03:45
last episode published
2019-06-20 09:00
publication frequency
27.12 days
Contributors
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply owner   author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
42
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Categories
Society & Culture

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
20.06.2019

Puzzle Rush

Malcolm challenges his assistant Camille to the Law School Admissions Test. He gets halfway through, panics, runs out of time, and wonders: why does the legal world want him to rush?
Pushkin Industries author
13.06.2019

Introducing Revisionist History Season Four

Jesuits. Chess masters. Mafiosi. Lawyers. And a little bit of tire fire. Launching June 20th from Pushkin Industries. 
Pushkin Industries author
5.06.2019

Revisionist History Presents: Solvable

Revisionist History presents Solvable, a new show from Pushkin Industries and the Rockefeller Foundation that showcases the world’s most innovative thinkers and their ideas about how to solve the world’s most daunting problems. The interviews, conducte...
Pushkin Industries author
9.04.2019

Revisionist History Presents: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis

Malcolm Gladwell presents Ref, You Suck!, the first episode of the newest podcast from Pushkin Industries: Against the Rules with Michael Lewis. Rage at referees is all the rage in professional sports. Michael Lewis visits a replay center that’s trying...
Pushkin Industries author
18.12.2018

Dave Hill and the Epistemology of Norwegian Black Metal

Malcolm Gladwell sits down with comedian, guitarist, and legendary metalhead Dave Hill, as he recounts how an email exchange between his alter ego Lance and a Norwegian black metal impresario named Saiitham (pronounced “satan”) led to the formation of ...
Malcolm Gladwell / Pushkin author
4.12.2018

Nashville Revolution: Bobby Braddock, Don Schlitz, and Don Henry

Malcolm Gladwell talks to three songwriters who helped transform country music in the 1970s. Gone were cowboy hats, train whistles and church suppers. In came songs about desperation, loss, changes, and regret that changed how Nashville made music and ...
Malcolm Gladwell / Pushkin author
13.11.2018

Rick Rubin

Revisionist History presents the first episode of a new podcast, Broken Record. It's a conversation between Rick Rubin and Revisionist History host Malcolm Gladwell, covering everything from Rick’s role in the very beginning of hip-hop to his role in i...
Malcolm Gladwell / Pushkin author
6.11.2018

Revisionist History Presents: Broken Record

From Revisionist History host Malcolm Gladwell, Rick Rubin, and Bruce Headlam: Conversations. Arguments. Stories. Remembering old music. Discovering new music. Broken Record: Liner notes for the digital age. Revisionist History will be airing the first...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
19.07.2018

Analysis, Parapraxis, Elvis

The one song The King couldn’t sing. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
12.07.2018

Strong Verbs, Short Sentences

“She was Joan of Arc, Madame Curie, and Florence Nightingale—all wrapped up in one.”Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
5.07.2018

The Imaginary Crimes of Margit Hamosh

Epidemics of fear repeat themselves. The first time as tragedy. The second time as farce. Margit Hamosh? Definitely farce. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
28.06.2018

Malcolm Gladwell's 12 Rules for Life

Crucial life lessons from the end of hockey games, Idris Elba, and some Wall Street guys with a lot of time on their hands.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
21.06.2018

The Hug Heard Round the World

Q: Was there a period where you felt you had something to prove? A: The first 45 years of my life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
14.06.2018

General Chapman’s Last Stand

Good fences make good neighbors. Or maybe not.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
7.06.2018

Free Brian Williams

"Sorry dude, I don't remember you being on my aircraft."Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
31.05.2018

A Polite Word for Liar

An early morning raid, a house-full of Nazis, the world’s greatest harmonica player, and a dashingly handsome undercover spy. What could possibly go wrong?Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
24.05.2018

Burden of Proof

“He called to wish me ‘Happy Birthday.’ Then he said, ‘I’m failing everything.’”Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
17.05.2018

Divide and Conquer

The complete, unabridged history of the world’s most controversial semicolon. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
10.05.2018

Bonus: Malcolm Gladwell debates Adam Grant"

 In a special live taping at the 92nd Street Y in New York, Malcolm talks with WorkLife’s Adam Grant about how to avoid doing highly undesirable tasks, what makes an idea interesting, and why Malcolm thinks we shouldn't root for the underdog.Learn more...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
3.05.2018

Introducing Revisionist History Season Three

Malcolm Gladwell is back with season three of Revisionist History: harmonica players, mass delusion, semicolons, and a constitutional crisis. Launching May 17th on Panoply.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
17.08.2017

The Basement Tapes

What is a son’s obligation to his father? Revisionist History is presented by Blue Apron and Zip Recruiter.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
10.08.2017

McDonald’s Broke My Heart

They made the world’s greatest French Fry. Then they threw it away.Revisionist History is presented by Blue Apron and Zip Recruiter.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
3.08.2017

Mr. Hollowell Didn’t Like That

Arrested, arraigned, indicted, tried, convicted, and sentenced to die in the electric chair in 24 hours.Revisionist History is presented by Blue Apron and Zip Recruiter.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
27.07.2017

State v Johnson

“Nobody was interested in justice.”Revisionist History is presented by Blue Apron and Zip Recruiter.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
20.07.2017

The King of Tears

Why country music makes you cry, and rock and roll doesn’t: A musical interpretation of divided America. Revisionist History is presented by Blue Apron and Zip Recruiter.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
13.07.2017

The Prime Minister and the Prof

The friendship that changed the course of World War II. Revisionist History is presented by Chanel. Discover the story of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel on inside.chanel.com.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
6.07.2017

The Foot Soldier of Birmingham

“Oh, Mac. What did you do?”Revisionist History is presented by Chanel. Discover the story of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel on inside.chanel.com.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
29.06.2017

Miss Buchanan’s Period of Adjustment

A landmark Supreme Court case. A civil rights revolution. Why has everyone forgotten what happened next?Revisionist History is presented by Chanel. Discover the story of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel on inside.chanel.com.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
22.06.2017

The Road to Damascus

What happens when a terrorist has a change of heart?Revisionist History is presented by Chanel. Discover the story of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel on inside.chanel.com.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
15.06.2017

A Good Walk Spoiled

Rich people and their addiction to golf: a philosophical investigation. Revisionist History is presented by Chanel. Discover the story of Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel on inside.chanel.com.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
26.05.2017

Introducing Revisionist History Season Two

From bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell, season two of Revisionist History launches June 15th.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
18.08.2016

The Satire Paradox

In the political turmoil of mid-1990s Britain, a brilliantyoung comic named Harry Enfield set out to satirize the ideology and politicsof Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. His parodies became famous. He wrote andperformed a vicious sendup of the typica...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
11.08.2016

Generous Orthodoxy

A 98-year-old minister takes on his church over the subject of gay marriage—and teaches the rest of us what it means to stand up in protest.To learn more about the topics covered in this episode, visitwww.RevisionistHistory.com
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
4.08.2016

Blame Game

In the summer and fall of 2009, hundreds of Toyota owners came forward with an alarming allegation: Their cars were suddenly and uncontrollably accelerating. Toyota was forced to recall 10 million vehicles, pay a fine of more than $1 billion, and settl...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
28.07.2016

Hallelujah

How does genius emerge? An exploration of different types of innovation—through the lens of Elvis Costello’s extraordinary song “Deportee,” once utterly forgettable and then, through time and iteration, a work of beauty and genius.If you're looking to ...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
21.07.2016

My Little Hundred Million

In the early ’90s, Hank Rowan gave $100 million to a tiny public university in Glassboro, New Jersey: not Harvard, not Yale, not even to his alma mater, MIT. What was Rowan thinking? And why has it proven so difficult for other philanthropists to follo...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
14.07.2016

Food Fight

Bowdoin College and Vassar College are two elite private schools that compete for the same students. But one of those schools is trying hard to address the problem of rich and poor in American society—and paying a high price. The other is making that p...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
7.07.2016

Carlos Doesn’t Remember

Of the tens of thousands of talented, low-income students who graduate from high school every year in the United States, most never make it to universities appropriate to their gifts. America leaves an enormous amount of talent on the table every year....
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
30.06.2016

The Big Man Can't Shoot

Wilt Chamberlain’s brilliant career was marred by one, deeply inexplicable decision: He chose a shooting technique that made him one of the worst foul shooters in basketball—even though he had tried a better alternative. Why do smart people do dumb thi...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
23.06.2016

Saigon, 1965

In the early 1960s the Pentagon set up a top-secret research project in an old villa in downtown Saigon. The task? To interview captured North Vietnamese soldiers and guerrillas in order to measure the effect of relentless U.S. bombing on their morale....
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
16.06.2016

The Lady Vanishes

In the late 19th century, a painting titled The Roll Call, by a virtually unknown artist, took England by storm. But after that brilliant first effort, the artist all but disappeared. Why? And what does The Roll Call tell us about the fate of those fir...
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author
3.06.2016

Introducing Revisionist History

Coming soon, a new podcast series from bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell.
Malcolm Gladwell / Panoply author