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Good Is In The Details is hosted by Gwendolyn Dolske, Ph.D. Each episode is a conversation with experts from a variety of fields who can tell us more about what is the good life. What are the details? What does it mean to live life well?

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Good Is In The Details is hosted by Gwendolyn Dolske, Ph.D. Each episode is a conversation with experts from a variety of fields who can tell us more about what is the good life. What are the details? What does it mean to live life well?

    How To Navigate Social Media

    How To Navigate Social Media

    Gwendolyn Dolske and Rudy Salo welcome back comedian Erin Darling Torralva to the pod! We discuss comedy, the documentary The Social Dilemma, and her podcast Hot Pizza Ass.  Erin also answers a few questions from Professor Dolske's students. 

    Check out Hot Pizza Ass: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hot-pizza-ass-with-erin-darling-torralva/id1483236066

    Become a patron of the show: https://www.patreon.com/GoodIsInTheDetails

    • 50 min
    It's a Men's Issue

    It's a Men's Issue

    Gwendolyn Dolske and Rudy Salo talk with scholar-activist-author, Jackson Katz Ph.D. (The Macho Paradox and Man Enough?).  How can the narrative regarding violence be reframed?  What is the role of culture and media in our understanding of masculinity? 

    Learn more about Jackson Katz: https://www.jacksonkatz.com

    Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/GoodIsInTheDetails

    • 57 min
    The Psychology of Social Distancing

    The Psychology of Social Distancing

    How are our habits changing because of social distancing?  Our moods?  Gwendolyn Dolske and Rudy Salo talk with Psychology Professor Maire Ford about her research on the psychological impact of social distancing.  

    Rudy's article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rudysalo/2020/07/31/has-covid-19-and-its-accelerated-work-from-home-experiment-permanently-changed-the-future-of-cities/#2eab486b3ba9

    https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-08-14/coronavirus-pandemic-sex-birth-rate-population-demographics

    • 40 min
    What is Existential Sociology?

    What is Existential Sociology?

    Gwendolyn Dolske and Rudy Salo talk with Professor Jack Fong (Cal Poly Pomona) about the study of groups and how that helps us navigate being in the world.  Dr Fong explains the meaning of existentialism as a way to approach sociology, and we discuss his book The Death Cafe. 

    Learn more about Professor Fong here:

    http://www.csupomona-fong.org

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    • 47 min
    Ancient Ideas Everyday Life

    Ancient Ideas Everyday Life

    How has Ancient Greek thought impacted our understanding of the body?  Science? What is the value of philosophy?  Gwendolyn Dolske and Rudy Salo talk with Philosophy Professor Dr. Christia Mercer (Columbia University) about her work unraveling the context and history of our contemporary ideas.  

    Learn more about Professor Mercer here: https://philosophy.columbia.edu/directories/faculty/christia-mercer

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    • 46 min
    Season 2 Teaser

    Season 2 Teaser

    The discussions continue!  More philosophy, psychology, culture, books, and wit.  

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