Second City Works presents "Getting to Yes, And" on WGN Plus from WGN Radio in Chicago.
Getting to Yes And… | Susan Magsamen and Ivy Ross – ‘Your Brain on Art’
Kelly talks to Susan Magsamen and Ivy Ross about the science behind art. The pair have written the book “Your Brain on Art: How the Arts Transforms Us.” “We now have scientific proof that the arts are essential to our very survival.” “Your brain loves a good metaphor.” “Curiosity is a building block of flourishing.”
Getting to Yes And… | Hal Hershfield – ‘Your Future Self’
Kelly connects with UCLA professor Hal Hershfield to talk about his new book “Your Future Self: How To Make Tomorrow Better Today.” “Your fate is not fixed. Not even close.” “We can never really know our future selves.” “You are actually a we.”
Getting to Yes And… | Amy Edmondson – ‘The Right Kind of Wrong’
Kelly welcomes back renowned Harvard professor Amy Edmondson to the podcast to discuss her new book “The Right Kind of Wrong: The Science of Failing Well.” “Most of us fail to learn the valuable lessons failures can offer.” “Everyone fails at failure.” “When it comes to errors, intent matters.”
Getting to Yes And… | Jeffrey Sweet – ‘Something Wonderful Right Away’
Kelly sits down with playwright and author Jeffrey Sweet to discuss the new edition of his legendary book “Something Wonderful Right Away,” an oral history of The Second City.
Getting to Yes And… | Mike Lukas – ‘Finding Your Funny Muscle’
Kelly reconnects with Second City alum Mike Lukas to talk about his new book, “Finding Your Funny Muscle: How to Create Laughs Like a Pro.” “A good laugh can feel better than sex on drugs in a rock and roll hot tub.” “Bottom line, humor isn’t some obscure concept that only the chosen few can master.” “Shared pain makes us […]
Getting to Yes And… | Jason Del Rey – ‘Winner Sells All’
Kelly speaks to journalist Jason Del Rey to discuss his new book, “Winner Sells All: Amazon, Walmart and the Battle For Our Wallets.” “You can either choose to disrupt yourself or be caught flatfooted when disruption chooses you.” “This might not have been move fast and break things, but it was at times, move fast and fake things.” “A world where one […]