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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.
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    • Culture et société
    • 4.8 • 110 notes

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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. 

Écouter sur Apple Podcasts
Nécessite un abonnement ainsi que macOS 11.4 ou une version ultérieure

    Little Mermaid Part 2: The Fairytale Twist

    Little Mermaid Part 2: The Fairytale Twist

    The quest to revise The Little Mermaid continues. This week, we call in the experts. Part two of three.

    • 37 min
    Little Mermaid Part 1: The Golden Contract

    Little Mermaid Part 1: The Golden Contract

    Revisionist History takes on The Little Mermaid: a deep dive into a world where merpeople present us with a series of vexing moral conundrums. Part one of three.

    • 38 min
    The Judgment of Helen Levitt

    The Judgment of Helen Levitt

    Helen Slote Levitt was on her way to the good life in 1950s Hollywood. Then one day, her name appeared on a list. The story of an ordinary woman whose world was upended by extraordinary times.

    • 39 min
    Project Dillard

    Project Dillard

    A historically Black university in New Orleans is beloved by everyone – except the US News best colleges rankings. We hack our way back into the algorithm and show how Dillard University can rise to the top. Part two of a two-part series.

    • 40 min
    Lord of the Rankings

    Lord of the Rankings

    For 30 years, US News & World Report has been using a secretive formula to rank the best colleges and universities in the United States. As a public service to our listeners, we hack the algorithm and discover unsavory truths about the rankings game.

    • 37 min
    I Love You Waymo

    I Love You Waymo

    Revisionist History travels to Phoenix, Arizona to learn about the future of the automobile. It’s not what you think. It’s much better.

    Warning: Some of the actions depicted in this episode are dangerous. Do not imitate Malcolm!

    • 38 min

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4.8 sur 5
110 notes

110 notes

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Everything I expect from a podcast

Obviously Pushkin Industries know what they are doing. I discovered the collective with Against The Rules, which I find absolutely great, and Revisionist History is at the same level of quality: the podcast tackles a difficult task but thanks to a clever angle, a skilled story telling and fascinating speakers the 30 or 40 minutes per episode are enough to rethink and better understand some of the most sensitive challenges for our societies today. Congratulations to the team for the awesome work, and thanks for sharing.

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Inspiring

Very high quality content

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Riveting

I love listening to Malcolm Gladwell. I listened to all of his books. He is an amazing writer. And his voice brings his writings extra meaning.

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