Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda
Summary: Learn to connect better with others in every area of your life. Immerse yourself in spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with other people – whether it’s one person, an audience or a whole country. You'll know many of the people in these conversations – they are luminaries in our culture. Some you may not know. But what links them all is their powerful ability to relate and communicate. It's something we need now more than ever.
Clear+Vivid returns next Tuesday, November 26th with the legendary Julie Andrews - in the meantime, check out our new favorite podcast, Curiosity Daily, presented by your hosts Ashley Hamer and Cody Gough!
As a special treat for listeners of Clear+Vivid, we're publishing two bonus episodes of Curiosity Daily on Tuesday, November 12th and Tuesday, November 19th, so you can discover this great podcast for yourself - the Curiosity Daily podcast taps the latest scientific research to make you smarter about the world!
Ashley Hamer and Cody Gough are the hosts of the wildly popular podcast, Curiosity Daily and they've been helping listeners learn about our minds and bodies, outer space, the depths of the sea, and how history shaped the world into what it is today - in this episode of Clear+Vivd, Alan Alda, who's always curious, wanted to know more about how Ashley and Cody approach these subjects.
In this spirited conversation Alan Alda speaks with famed Latin American author, Isabel Allende, about her writing, magical realism, her work to empower women, her passions – and her thoughts on flirting.
In this episode, economist Allison Schrager offers her wonderfully sage advice to Alan Alda on topics as varied as how to take risks and how hearing the word “no” can actually mean you’ve done well in a negotiation.
In this episode, we examine the art of comedy with two writers who have spent their lives finding the funny in the meaningful and the meaningful in the funny - Frank Santopadre and Alan Zweibel.
This special episode dives deep into the most troubling issues facing career women in science and offers real insight about what works, what doesn’t, and what we can all do to secure a more equal and fair future.
Alan Alda had the opportunity to speak with someone who is at the forefront of combining improv and music -- his guest this week is legendary jazz guitarist Pat Metheny.
In this episode Alan Alda speaks with Dr. Sapolsky about his experiences with animals (both human and baboon) and finds out more about the fascinating links between our behavior, our decision-making process, and how we communicate with each other about what we understand and what we don't.
How can scientist’s better bring their complex and deep understanding of nature up to the surface - for the rest of us to enjoy?
In this interview, Alan Alda had just heard his friend Yo-Yo Ma play all six of the Bach Cello Suites in a concert, so the two sat down to explore how music can be used to tell a story and the bring about action.
It turns out, being called a badass can be a really good compliment, and this led Alan Alda and Laura Brown, Editor in Chief of InStyle Magazine, to an interesting discussion of what style is, what it communicates, and how it spreads.
Alan Alda and Melinda Gates discuss her new book, "The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World," and what happens when the data suggests one course of action, but the reality on the ground suggests another.
Season 5 of Clear+Vivid® with Alan Alda starts on Tuesday, August 27th - listen now to the official trailer to meet some of Alan’s next guests — including Melinda Gates, Yo-Yo Ma, Robert Sapolsky, and many more!
Katie Couric and Alan Alda discuss how to engage a national audience and bring attention to a cause.