Malcolm Gladwell answers your burning questions... and his own.
Why Was the Decision in Shelby Houlihan’s Doping Case So Unsatisfying?
You can’t rely on conventions and codes in a case that requires a story.
Was I Right To Remove Donald Trump From My Podcast Series on the Little Mermaid?
One of the things you learn in postmortems is that your reasons for cutting something often weren’t very good.
What Can Our Laundry Choices Teach Us About Vaccine Hesitancy?
When it comes to behavior change and technological adoption, a lot of what looks like “no” is actually just “maybe” or “not yet.”
Why do certain small countries over-represent in Olympic sports?
Short-distance runners, Jamaican elementary schools, and James Flynn’s capitalization theory.
Are we repeating the cancel culture of the 1950s?
Helen Levitt, Alexi McCammond, and our indifference to exclusionary punishments.
Are we judging healthcare institutions based on the communities they serve?
My U.S. News rankings critique continues...
Is it possible that America’s most influential higher education ranking system is biased?
It’s time for the U.S. News reign to end.
Have we misunderstood the future of the automobile?
It’s not what you think. It’s much better.
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