Epic Fail (Updated)

February 15, 2015

Nobody wants to fail.  But maybe we’ve got the idea of failure all wrong.  Maybe it's not something to avoid, but something to strive for.  . 

  1. The Gift of Failure - Sarah Lewis

    Sarah Lewis talks about her book, "The Rise: Creativity, The Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery."

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  2. Twitter's Lovable Misanthrope - Eric Jarosinski

    Eric Jarosinski talks about his transformation from a self-described "failed intellectual" to Twitter's lovable and popular misanthrope.

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  3. Jodorowsky's Dune - Frank Pavich

    Frank Pavich talks about his new documentary, "Jodorowsky's Dune," which chronicles filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky's failed quest to make what could have been one of the greatest science fiction movies ever.

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  4. Dangerous Idea: DSM as Satire

    Writer Sam Kriss's Dangerous Idea? The "Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders" as satire.

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  5. On Our Minds: Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart recently announced that he's stepping down from his role as host of "The Daily Show."  So we're revisiting our 2004 conversation with him and our conversation with Bill Clinton's joke writer Mark Katz.

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