Hacks

Health & Fitness

Is Being Fat Bad For You?

Maintenance Phase, Aubrey Gordon , Michael Hobbes

In this November 2021 episode of the Maintenance Phase podcast, hosts Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes question commonly held misconceptions related to weight and health.

Arts & Design
Culture & Society

Is This Anything?

Jerry Seinfeld

This pseudo-memoir from comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld takes an inside look at every joke Seinfeld ever wrote, from the beginning of his career to the current day.

Mind & Philosophy

Is Toxic Positivity a Thing?

Freakonomics Radio, Stephen Dubner, Angela Duckworth

This January 2022 episode of Freakonomics Radio explores whether extreme positivity can ever be toxic, discussing optimism and how to change your mindset to be less pessimistic.

History

Islam

Karen Armstrong

This book draws a compact yet comprehensive picture of the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad, Islam's spread beyond the Arab Peninsula, and its relation to the modern world.

Religion & Spirituality

Islam: A Very Short Introduction

Malise Ruthven

This entry in the Very Short Introductions series provides an overview of the history, practices, and beliefs of Islam.

Culture & Society
Mind & Philosophy

Islands of Abandonment

Cal Flyn

Scottish author and journalist Cal Flyn explores how nature is flourishing in places that humans have abandoned.

Business
Career & Success
Culture & Society
Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Technology & the Future
Personal Growth
Money & Investing

It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

Jason Fried, David Heinemeier Hansson

This book helps you rethink the current work-yourself-to-death culture and see how getting rid of these stressful mentalities will make you and your company more focused, calm, and productive.

Personal Growth

IT'S ALL IN YOUR HEAD

Russ

Sharing the rise to fame of rapper and songwriter Russ, It's All In Your Head will motivate you to work hard, stay determined, and believe you can achieve your dreams.

Mind & Philosophy
Personal Growth

It's Not Always Depression

Hilary Jacobs Hendel

In her insightful guide on navigating emotions, Dr. Hilary Jacobs Hendel shows us how to use the Change Triangle to work through our emotions and reach the openhearted state of our true authentic selves.

Mind & Philosophy
Personal Growth

It's Not Your Fault You Can't Pay Attention

The Ezra Klein Show, Ezra Klein, Johann Hari

In this February 2022 episode of the Ezra Klein Show, host Ezra Klein meets with New York Times bestselling author Johann Hari to discuss why we're struggling to pay attention now more than ever before.

Mind & Philosophy
Biographies

Ivan Pavlov

Charles River Editors

Charles River Editors provide an insightful summary of the life of one of behavioral science's leading lights, Ivan Pavlov.

Education
Culture & Society

Ivory Tower

Andrew Rossi

Ivory Tower is an insightful documentary that shines a spotlight on the growing student debt crisis in the U.S.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Personal Growth

IWoz

Steve Wozniak, Gina Smith

iWoz is Steve 'Woz' Wozniak's autobiography, detailing his roadmap to success from his first job to creating the world's earliest desktop computer, founding what would later become the most valuable company in the world.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Business
Technology & the Future

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook

Gary Vaynerchuk

Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook is a message to everyone who's not on the social media train yet, showing them how to tell their story the right way on the internet - so they can finally be heard.

Culture & Society
Biographies

Jacinda Ardern

Supriya Vani, Carl A. Harte

This biography explores the origins and legacies of Jacinda Ardern's notably empathetic methods of leadership, moving from her family, early career, and influences to present-day challenges and achievements.

Culture & Society
Biographies

James Baldwin

David Leeming

This expansive and detailed biography offers intimate access into the life and mind of one of America's most significant Black writers.

Personal Growth
Mind & Philosophy

James Clear: How to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones

Feel Better, Live More, Dr. Rangan Chatterjee, James Clear

In this January 2021 episode of the Feel Better, Live More podcast, entrepreneur and author James Clear shares actionable advice on how to transform our habits to work for us rather than against us.

Biographies

Jane Fonda in Five Acts

Susan Lacy

This 2018 HBO documentary from director Susan Lacy offers an intimate look into the life of actress and activist Jane Fonda.

Biographies
Arts & Design

Janet

Benjamin Hirsch, Janet Jackson

In this documentary, Janet Jackson looks back on her 50-year career alongside friends and family, revealing the resilience that made her a pop legend.

Culture & Society
Biographies

Janis Joplin and the Sexual Revolution

The Open University, Laura Hamer, Emily Chambers

This course analyzes the sexual revolution through the figure of Janis Joplin, examining how women were affected by the pervasive double standards of the 1960s.

Arts & Design
Culture & Society
Lifestyle

Jason Sudeikis & Brendan Hunt: Ted Lasso

Unlocking Us, Brene Brown, Jason Sudeikis, Brendan Hunt

In this October 2020 episode of Unlocking Us, Brené Brown interviews Ted Lasso co-creators and stars Jason Sudeikis and Brendan Hunt, discussing the show's origins and cultural impact.

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