54 min

Matt Ingram: How The Counter-Culture Invented The Wellness Industr‪y‬ Inner Truth with David Newell

    • Society & Culture

Matthew Ingram started blogging as WOEBOT in 2003. The cult blog featured in articles in The Guardian, Slate, FACT and The Wire. In his new book Retreat: How the Counterculture Invented Wellness, Matt explores the cultural history of the relationship between health and the counterculture, connecting the dots between the beats, yoga, meditation, psychedelics, psychoanalysis, Eastern philosophy, sex, and veganism, showing how the hippies still have a lot to teach us about our wellbeing.

Matthew Ingram started blogging as WOEBOT in 2003. The cult blog featured in articles in The Guardian, Slate, FACT and The Wire. In his new book Retreat: How the Counterculture Invented Wellness, Matt explores the cultural history of the relationship between health and the counterculture, connecting the dots between the beats, yoga, meditation, psychedelics, psychoanalysis, Eastern philosophy, sex, and veganism, showing how the hippies still have a lot to teach us about our wellbeing.

54 min

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