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Conversations with Tyler on Smash Notes

Conversations with Tyler podcast.

January 30, 2020

Tyler Cowen engages today’s deepest thinkers in wide-ranging explorations of their work, the world, and everything in between. New conversations every other Wednesday. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

Episodes with Smash Notes

Tyler asks Russ all the easy questions about Israeli life.

A child prodigy explains why natural talent is overrated.

After being featured on Ancient Aliens, where does the show go from here?

How do you find the form to tell a life?

And why lawyers are usually lousy entrepreneurs.

Why, the artist wonders, can’t we just have more fun with it?

Why it’s crucial to take a long view of history.

How to model social progress.

Does anyone have a right to sex?

Doing battle with the demons that come with density .

The problems COVID-19 revealed in our institutions—and how to fix them.