Episodes
The Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato is designed to play in the dirt, so we get it dirty. After a spirited drive, hosts Tony Quiroga and Eddie Alterman talk to Lamborghini’s chief technical officer Rouven Mohr to get the inside story on the Sterrato. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/06/24
Published 06/06/24
Introducing Heart's Nancy Wilson from Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond. Follow the show: Broken Record with Rick Rubin, Malcolm Gladwell, Bruce Headlam and Justin Richmond Guitarist and songwriter Nancy Wilson is one half of the rock band Heart, along with her older sister Ann Wilson. Nancy and Ann have been the face of the band since the mid-70s. Heart’s first album, Dreamboat Annie, was released in 1976 right as the band was making traction...
Published 06/06/24
The Happiness Lab’s Dr. Laurie Santos brings together other Pushkin hosts to mark the International Day of Happiness. Revisionist History’s Malcolm Gladwell talks about the benefits of the misery of running in a Canadian winter. Dr. Maya Shankar from A Slight Change of Plans talks about quieting her mental chatter. And Cautionary Tales host Tim Harford surprises everyone with the happiness lessons to be learned from a colonoscopy. Hear more of The Happiness Lab HERE. See...
Published 03/20/24
Introducing Blink with Stephen Gaghan | Development Hell from Revisionist History. Follow the show: Revisionist History DISCLAIMER: Please note, this is an independent podcast episode not affiliated with, endorsed by, or produced in conjunction with the host podcast feed or any of its media entities. The views and opinions expressed in this episode are solely those of the creators and guests. For any concerns, please reach out to [email protected].
Published 03/20/24
Major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence research often reshape the design and utility of AI in both business and society. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell and Jacob Goldstein explore the conceptual underpinnings of modern AI with Dr. David Cox, VP of AI Models at IBM Research. They talk foundation models, self-supervised machine learning, and the practical applications of AI and data platforms like watsonx in business and technology. Visit us at:...
Published 09/19/23
In our Car of the Year finale, the finalists from rounds 1-4 now go head to head! Eddie, Malcolm, and Alonzo Bodden talk through the finalists, explain why they deserve a place in history, and decide the Car Show Car of the Year once and for all.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/22/22
Introducing Yesterday from McCartney: A Life in Lyrics. Follow the show: McCartney: A Life in Lyrics DISCLAIMER: Please note, this is an independent podcast episode not affiliated with, endorsed by, or produced in conjunction with the host podcast feed or any of its media entities. The views and opinions expressed in this episode are solely those of the creators and guests. For any concerns, please reach out to [email protected].
Published 12/22/22
Introducing Bubbles with Isaac Adamson | Development Hell from Revisionist History. Follow the show: Revisionist History DISCLAIMER: Please note, this is an independent podcast episode not affiliated with, endorsed by, or produced in conjunction with the host podcast feed or any of its media entities. The views and opinions expressed in this episode are solely those of the creators and guests. For any concerns, please reach out to [email protected].
Published 12/22/22
Introducing Picasso’s Last Words (Drink to Me) from McCartney: A Life in Lyrics. Follow the show: McCartney: A Life in Lyrics DISCLAIMER: Please note, this is an independent podcast episode not affiliated with, endorsed by, or produced in conjunction with the host podcast feed or any of its media entities. The views and opinions expressed in this episode are solely those of the creators and guests. For any concerns, please reach out to [email protected].
Published 12/22/22
In our penultimate round, the contenders are the Ford Bronco Raptor, Genesis GV70, Honda CR-V, and the Land Rover Range Rover. Car and Driver Senior Editor Ezra Dyer and Eddie go round for round with the middleweight class and crown a winner. Eddie then takes us on a very luxurious drive.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/21/22
In this episode, Eddie and Green Car Reports’ John Voelcker evaluate four industry-leading EVs: the Ford F-150 Lightning, BMW i4 M50, Hyundai Ioniq5, and the Cadillac Lyriq. Then we take the winner out for an electric-powered spin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/14/22
Eddie is joined by hot rodder, muscle car enthusiast, and Car and Driver Senior Editor Elana Scherr to weigh in this week’s contestants: the Audi RS3, Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing, Hyundai Elantra N, and the Honda Civic Type R. Then Eddie takes the winner out for a drive in Southern California. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 12/07/22
In round one of our tournament to determine the car of the year, Eddie is joined by Matt Farah to debate the various merits of the Corvette Z06, Nissan Z, Toyota Corolla GR, and Porsche 718. What does the future hold for this coveted but shrinking segment? Plus, Matt tells us about the saga of ordering his frozen-berry metallic Boxster, and why it might be better than a 911. Eddie then takes us for a spin in the winner. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/30/22
Car Show will return on November 30 with a 5-episode tournament to determine Eddie’s highly subjective pick for best car of the year. We’re not just talking about performance and spec sheets though – these cars will become future classics, the ones historians and anthropologists will wax on about. Featuring guest judges Matt Farah, Elana Scherr, John Voelcker, Ezra Dyer, Malcolm Gladwell and more. May the best car win! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 11/28/22
Eddie helps new father Malcolm Gladwell shop for a family car. They put a souped-up crossover, a Swedish luxury wagon, and... a minivan to the test to help him find the perfect balance of comfort, style, and safety. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/13/22
Envisioned as the antidote to the dowdy station wagon, the minivan became more stigmatized still, as it gave power and locomotion to a new entity: the helicopter parent. In a two-part series, Eddie examines the evolution of the family hauler, and asks the question: How did we go from kids unbelted in the rear-facing seat of a station wagon to strapped in and facing forward in a minivan, all within the scope of a few years? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 07/06/22
The Veyron is what happens when unlimited money and colossal ego meet the hardest automotive-engineering questions ever raised. It was built to be the fastest production car in the universe and also the most expensive. This is the story of what it takes to create something the world couldn’t imagine.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/29/22
Eddie sits down with muscle car guru Mike Musto, who didn’t totally agree with Eddie’s take on the Golf GTI being Generation X’s Pontiac GTO, in Car Show episode 6. If you haven’t heard that episode, you might want to listen to it first. Then, Eddie and Mike discuss the ever-expanding definition of the muscle car, the possibility of an electric version, and how car culture breaks down all of those categories anyway. You can find more of Mike Musto on The Hemmings Hot Rod BBQ Podcast. Note:...
Published 06/27/22
Eddie talks to Lake Bell and Rob Corddry about the cars that shaped their adolescent years and turned them into car geeks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/22/22
Proud VW evangelists Malcolm Gladwell and Eddie agitate for a reappraisal of the VW GTI as a historically monumental vehicle—at least to Gen Xers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/15/22
The Corvair was Motor Trend’s Car of the Year for 1960, yet the car hit bottom just three years later. In this episode, how battles over safety shaped the future of the Corvair, the car industry, and America itself.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/08/22
Why did we send a car to the moon? How did we design something for an environment we knew nothing about? How did we get it up there? Plus: a behind-the-scenes peek at GM’s current lunar rover project. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 06/01/22
The Porsche 928 was meant to replace the Porsche 911. Instead, it cemented the 911 as the Porsche icon. In this episode, Eddie investigates why the incredibly great Porsche 928 failed so spectacularly, and was never able to win the hearts and minds of the Porsche faithful.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/25/22
Malcolm Gladwell joins Eddie to share this ode to sport-sedan purity, before automation and excessive trim ruined everything. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Published 05/18/22