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Nov 1, 2022

Matt Crawford speaks with author Elsa Sjunneson about her book, Being Seen. As a Deafblind woman with partial vision in one eye and bilateral hearing aids, Elsa lives between blindness and sight, hearing and deafness. While she has adapted and leads a full life, ableism and stigma have proved harder to combat. Elsa also...

Apr 12, 2022

Matt Crawford speaks with author Michael Meyer about his book, Benjamin Franklin's Last Bet. At the end of his life, Benjamin Franklin gifted Philadelphia and Boston 2000 pounds to be lend out to tradesmen over the next 2 centuries. Each loan was to be repaid with interest over 10 years and the eventual windfall to be...

Jun 26, 2018

In this episode The Curious Man Matt Crawford interviews VA whistleblower Dr. William Kois. After 26 years as a private practitioner Dr. Kois then went to work for the VA and exposed gross negligence at the Manchester New Hampshire VA. This is a story of how a few people with enough grit can truly make a difference.