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Revisionist History
Revisionist History
Pushkin Industries

Revisionist History is Malcolm Gladwell's journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person,... more

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The Cadillac Lyriq: Malcolm Gladwell meets an Electric Icon – Part One

Not long ago, we got a call at Pushkin Headquarters from Cadillac. They knew that Malcolm takes cars very seriously…... more

22 Nov 2022 · 10 minutes
From Inside Voice: Lake Bell and the Sexy Baby Voice Phenomenon

Malcolm's friend, actress/writer/director/producer Lake Bell, is obsessed with voice. Malcolm is a little obsessed with Lake. This excerpt from Lake's... more

01 Nov 2022 · 26 minutes
The Creative Power of Misfits

Sharing something from our friends at the TED Audio Collective—an episode of WorkLife with Adam Grant. Adam talks about harnessing... more

20 Oct 2022 · 40 minutes
The Mennonite National Anthem

Lester Glick’s year in the Minnesota Starvation Experiment cost him his hoped-for career and also left him with an eating... more

06 Oct 2022 · 31 minutes
The Rise of the Guinea Pigs

The Minnesota Starvation Experiment could never be done today. No scientist could get permission to starve 36 healthy people for... more

29 Sep 2022 · 42 minutes
The Department of Physiological Hygiene

In the final year of the Second World War, 36 men spent a year in a dingy set of rooms... more

22 Sep 2022 · 31 minutes
Outliers, Revisited

Did Malcolm Gladwell blow it in his bestselling book Outliers? What if all he did was write a primer for... more

15 Sep 2022 · 44 minutes
We’re Back … With More Experiments!

Revisionist History returns on September 15th with a saga about self-sacrifice. Plus, Malcolm offers a mea culpa for an unintended... more

12 Sep 2022 · 1 minute
Tim Harford Cools Us Down This Summer

We’ll be back in September with new episodes of Revisionist History. In the meantime, I got to sit down with... more

19 Aug 2022 · 21 minutes
“I Was A Stranger and You Welcomed Me”

Malcolm tells the story of how his parents and their friends sponsored three Vietnamese refugees, in the aftermath of the... more

28 Jul 2022 · 33 minutes
Revisionist History
The Cadillac Lyriq: Malcolm Gladwell meets an Electric Icon – Part One
Revisionist History