THE TROUBLE WITH FACEBOOK (Making Sense with Sam Harris)

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Roger McNamee about his book ‘Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe’ .

Roger McNamee has been a Silicon Valley investor for thirty-five years. He has cofounded successful venture funds including Elevation with U2’s Bono. He was a former mentor to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and helped recruit COO Sheryl Sandberg to the company.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/14lg0D22FeyKQPPezZLglT?si=mZ5McSV9SL2-XC2qa4YhBQ

Gwyneth Paltrow (Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard)

Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love, Emma, Seven, Iron Man) is an American actress and owner of a natural health company, Goop. Gwyneth sits down with the Armchair Expert in this special crossover episode to talk about her relationship to fear and control, intentional parenting and her profound relationship with her father. The two discuss Gwyneth's propensity to trigger peoples insecurities and they talk about the current social climate of seeking fame as a career.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2AGUNMvR3DEnHCHhP4C2KV?si=720zPHLwRWSaP4eihOV94w

Ep. 287 - Sonia Sotomayor (The Axe Files)

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor joins David on the Axe Files on CNN to discuss the shifting dynamics on the bench after Brett Kavanaugh’s bitter confirmation battle, her personal ties to Puerto Rico and whether the response to Hurricane Maria was adequate, and her journey from the Bronx to the highest court in the land.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4iy5dR7vq3kWFJbH9IlrqD?si=971oIecASG2pyci8FqLEag

EXPERTS ON EXPERT: Yuval Noah Harari (Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard)

In this episode of Experts on Expert, the Armchair Expert speaks to author, professor and Israeli historian, Yuval Noah Harari. In this far too brief episode, Yuval discusses the differences between our experiential and narrative selves, he talks about a not so distant future in which AI will drastically alter the workforce and he theorizes on why the technological evolution could potentially warrant the return of communism. The two discuss the idea of myths, virtual reality and security. Dax and Monica mourn the fact that they only had an hour with Yuval and Dax takes an armcherry song request in the fact check. 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4E997Yh7dh6R4KVreN9UUp?si=TfBg7oxgSR-TQ6M8W0NPyA

Jason Bateman (Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard)

Jason Bateman (Arrested Development, Silver Spoons, Juno, Ozark) is an American actor, director, producer and longtime friend of the Armchair Expert. Jason sits down with Dax to discuss tales of sobriety, parenthood and the formula for a deadpan delivery. Jason reveals his many idiosyncrasies and Dax credits Jason for proposing to Kristen. 

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0gYTKAy1l4e9YgmHBGIpRT?si=L_a8HO2EQRqg4ptMtE-vyg

Mila Kunis (Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard)

Mila Kunis (Black Swan, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, That 70’s Show, Friends with Benefits) is an American actress, producer and self-proclaimed armcherry. She sits down with the Armchair Expert to discuss her immigration to America at the age of seven, her commitment to exploring various roles and her personal evolution to knowing her worth. Mila talks about her decision to openly embrace her flaws and Dax is shocked by Mila’s startlingly high level of adjustment.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3sLz7RVpJHhqgOODLYnXHQ?si=r6wijxvGQJ-d2kezqVPNoA

TIME TO TALK: Tackling the mental health crisis *LIVE SHOW* (Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband and Geoff Llyod)

Hello! We took to the stage and took on the topic of mental health. With 1 in 4 people experiencing a mental health problem each year, there must be something we can do to support, and where possible treat, these millions. Ruby Wax, George Ezra, and Professor Sir Simon Wessely joined us at the Leicester Square Theatre to talk about their personal and professional experiences with mental health. AND Ayesha Hazarika is BACK! We talk badgers, office pets, and saucy calendars.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1GcFbyzSSGXjjfyqbrJuWj?si=diKCQskARJS6RI1T0yohBg

Barack Obama: Live (The Axe Files with David Axelrod)

Former President of the United States Barack Obama sits down with David in Hyde Park for a special live taping of the Axe Files. Their conversation touches on the Obamas’ life in the Hyde Park community, the sacrifices his family made for his political career, his biggest regret from his time in the presidency, the politics of race in America, increasing political polarisation, and much more.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4QsOC72Mo1jHlChdm7cwFu?si=TzgqhVDGQGC49iXMH1b5NQ

What is Christianity? (Making Sense with Sam Harris)

In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks to Bart Ehrman about his experience of being a born-again Christian, his academic training in New Testament scholarship, his loss of faith, the most convincing argument in defense of Christianity, the status of miracles, the composition of the New Testament, the resurrection of Jesus, the nature of heaven and hell, the book of Revelation, the End Times, self-contradictions in the Bible, the concept of a messiah, whether Jesus actually existed, Christianity as a cult of human sacrifice, the conversion of Constantine, and other topics.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7i0jNpgFlBDWO03tGqQSUd?si=DqLguYaoQsqBHWOkOTCF-Q

EXPERTS ON EXPERT: Sam Harris (Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard)

Sam Harris is an American author, neuroscientist and podcast host. As the most referenced person on Armchair Expert, Sam enters the attic with an unparalleled reverence. The two discuss Sam’s commitment to honesty, they talk about the country’s political polarization and they consider the idea of separating art from the artist. Dax wonders if Sam operates out of fear, Sam talks about his battle with Batman and Sam attempts to take his foot out of Dax’s mouth.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0vyOWAFoNGNQAYPdVPhckr?si=pRotBdQ0Qw25B9l3c2_xqA

Amy Schumer (Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard)

Amy Schumer (Inside Amy Schumer, Trainwreck, I Feel Pretty) is an American stand-up comedian, actress and Queen of all things. Amy sits down with the Armchair Expert to discuss body confidence, how she met her husband and her general contentment with death. Amy talks about the ubiquitous fear women harbor and Dax is excited they both share the title of Class Clown. The two veer into a conversation about gender differences that left Dax feeling regretful after the recording. Monica and Dax discuss the aftermath and resolution of that moment during the fact check.

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2zAu1q4LYQlhQ6Et1IFUiU?si=xkHNnmygRm6dshkIc-e3SA