Episode 19

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BJ Mendelson

Author and Speaker

Aired: February 11/2019

B.J. Mendelson, is a keynote speaker, author, and comic book writer. His books include Social Media Is Bullshit from St. Martin’s Press and Privacy: And How We Can Get It Back from Curious Reads. His comic books include Vengeance, Nevada and A National Story of Minor Significance.

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Episode 18

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Catherine Pelonero

True Crime Author

Aired: January 14/2019

Catherine Pelonero is a true crime author and commentator. Her first book, Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and Its Private Consequences, was published in 2014 and became a New York Times bestseller. She appears on several true crime TV shows including A Crime to Remember, It Takes a Killer, and Murderous Affairs. Catherine’s latest book, Absolute Madness: A True Story of a Serial Killer, Race, and a City Divided, was published in November 2017 and was recently optioned for film.

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Episode 17

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Dr. Samuel West

Founder and Curator
Museum of Failure

Aired: December 10/2018

Samuel West is a clinical psychologist with a PhD in Organizational Psychology. He is the founder and curator of the Museum of Failure. The museum’s message is that an acceptance of failure is essential for all innovation and that organizations need to improve their willingness to learn from failure. The collection consists of over a hundred failed innovations including tech, food, business models and some stupid products that should never have made it past the brainstorming sessions. The museum has locations in Sweden and in Los Angeles, and the traveling exhibit is on global tour. Samuel is American-Icelandic and lives in Sweden.

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Episode 16

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Moe Abbas


Aired: November 12/2018

A self-taught businessman, founder of over 14 companies, 40 under 40, and CEO of GenM, Moe is on a mission to transform education from the ground up. He is inspired by the hidden potential in relationships between students and business and wants to unlock that potential.

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Episode 15

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Maple Music

Aired: October 15/2018

Kyprios is the stage name of David Coles, a Canadian hip hop musician. Formerly associated with the musical collective Sweatshop Union, he now records and performs exclusively as a solo artist.

He is Juno nominated and has released three solo albums; Say Something, 12:12 and most reacently The Midnight Sun.

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