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Thecuriousmanspodcast

Feb 23, 2024

Matt Crawford speaks with author Ditte Lysgaard Vind about her book, Danish Design Heritage and Global Sustainability. Why should we care and what can we learn from Danish designers? Vind describes the circumstances that led to certain tenets of Danish design developed and how those practices were steeped in...


Feb 16, 2024

Matt Crawford speaks with Reagan Sova about his epic poem, Wildcat Dreams in the Death Light. This work has been described as an incantatory work of narrative poetry. Infused with hobo melancholy, Jewish lore, bloodshed, and hilarity, this epic poem is nothing short of a contemporary masterpiece. Set in 1910s America,...


Feb 13, 2024

Matt Crawford speaks with author Ronald Drabkin about his book, Beverly Hills Spy: The Double Agent War Hero Who Helped Japan Attack Pearl Harbor. Frederick Rutland was an accomplished aviator, British WWI war hero, and real-life James Bond. He was the first pilot to take off and land a plane on a ship, a decorated...


Feb 2, 2024

Matt Crawford speaks with Psychiatrist Dr. Steven Lesk about his book, Footprints of Schizophrenia: The Evolutionary Roots of Mental Illness. Schizophrenia remians one of the most misunderstood mental illnesses and thos that suffer from even more so. Dr. Steven Lesk brings over 40 years of expierience in the psychiatric...


Jan 31, 2024

Matt Crawford speaks with author Jennifer Belle about her book, Swanna In Love. Set in the summer of 1982 14-year-old Swanna, is picked up late from camp by her mother Val, her lovable younger brother Madding and mom's boyfriend Borislav. Instead of heading home as expected they are dragged to Vermont—to an artist...