At Second Home we believe that creativity happens at the point where disciplines intersect. Which is why our Creative Collisions podcast welcomes those who are at the forefront of their given fields to share with listeners their unique stories of discovery.
Anne Boleyn: Feminism & Representation in front & behind the lens
BAFTA nominated producer Faye Ward and award-winning casting director Kharmel Cochrane of the groundbreaking female-led production 'Anne Boleyn' in conversation with Professor of History of Slavery Olivette Otele, discuss this empowering period drama, and revisit history from a different perspective.
Carlo Rovelli - Quantum Relations
Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli, in conversation with Second Home co-founder Rohan Silva, discusses his radical approach to quantum physics, and its profound implications for contemporary culture.
James Shapiro – Shakespeare in a Divided America
Award-winning author and professor James Shapiro in conversation with Second Home co-founder Rohan Silva to discuss his latest book Shakespeare in a Divided America, and explore the nation’s fault lines around race, gender, immigration and free speech.
Judd Apatow & Neal Katyal: What's next for Trump, and Trumpism?
In the aftermath of Trump's historic second impeachment trial, director and comedian Judd Apatow (The 40 Year Old Virgin, Knocked Up) and President Obama's former solicitor general Neal Katyal catch up for a frank conversation about what the future holds for Donald Trump and his followers.
All donations raised from this event go to 826LA - a non-profit organisation based at Second Home Hollywood that supports young students with their creative and expository writing skills. Donate via https://826la.org/donate/.
The Mauritanian - Kevin Macdonald & Mohammad Tajsar
Academy award-winning director Kevin Macdonald and ACLU SoCal senior staff attorney Mohammad Tajsar discuss The Mauritanian - his new film based on the true story of a man imprisoned without charge in Guantanamo for 14 years.
Merit – Michael Sandel & Elif Shafak
The rock star Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel joins award winning Turkish-British novelist Elif Shafak to discuss meritocracy, inequality and the ideas raised in Sandel’s new book The Tyranny of Merit: What’s Become of the Common Good?
This episode is part of a new series presented by Second Home and Berggruen Institute – free public events that bring together the most inspiring and celebrated figures of our time to exchange and discuss groundbreaking cultural, social and political ideas.