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Revisionist History
Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time. From Pushkin Industries. Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries. 
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 73,245 ratings
Just finished listening to the last episode but couldn’t help noticing how disruptive the commercials were. Situationally unaware happy go-lucky jingle in between memorials of 911 and homelessness... the frequency of it was super annoying as I binge listened to the show but the last straw was...Read full review »
dwatqueens via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 05/09/21
Oh Malcolm
As the biggest Malcolm Gladwell fan girl, I can confidently say this is the best podcast ever. Malcolm makes you think outside of your normal framework and assists in making you query everything you’ve ever known. I tell everyone I know to listen to the podcast (apologies to every person I had a...Read full review »
anaheimduckfan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/09/21
I hope this podcast becomes a template for other podcasts. It is funny, very well thought out, playful, gentle provocative, and deeply touching. It will certainly be difficult for others to aspire to Gladwell’s mastery of story telling but the goals he has set out for himself are a good template...Read full review »
Frances Morgan via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/03/21
Recent Episodes
Season 5 of Revisionist History included four episodes on the rise of air power during the Second World War. Listeners met Air Force generals Haywood Hansell and Curtis LeMay and heard about the birth of napalm and the firebombing of Tokyo. Malcolm couldn't get that story out of his mind, and so...
Published 04/27/21
We're hard at work on Season 6 of Revisionist History. But in the meantime, here's an episode of a new show from Pushkin that will keep you up at night: Lost Hills. After 35-year-old scientist Tristan Beaudette is murdered in front of his two young daughters, other victims come forward telling...
Published 03/25/21
Season six of Revisionist History is coming later this spring. But meanwhile, season two of Pushkin’s great show Cautionary Tales is underway. Host Tim Harford brings us stories of awful human error, tragic catastrophes, daring heists and hilarious fiascos. In this episode: What are the risks of...
Published 02/26/21
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