Episodes

Dec. 24, 2020

Do Better Better #8: One Choice Determined the Last 400 Years

This episode was originally published in print on October 11, 2020. Originally published to our community through our newsletter …

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Dec. 23, 2020

Do Better Better #7: Let's Measure How Exposed You Are, Shall We?

This episode was originally published in print on September 20, 2020. Originally published to our community through our newslette…

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Dec. 22, 2020

Do Better Better #6: How to Spend The Next 10 Years

This episode was originally published in print on September 7, 2020. Originally published to our community through our newsletter…

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Dec. 21, 2020

Do Better Better #5: How to Spend Your Time Right Now

This episode was originally published in print on August 29, 2020. Originally published to our community through our newsletter a…

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Dec. 18, 2020

Issue #210: Checking Your Clean Air Privilege, Fighting COVID Misinfo…

This week: Justice for Ella Kissi-Debrah; fighting COVID misinformation on Facebook; how often should your kids be on antibiotics…

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Dec. 17, 2020

Do Better Better #4: How To Pass A Test

This episode was originally published in print on August 29, 2020. Originally published to our community through our newsletter a…

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Dec. 16, 2020

Do Better Better #3: This Is What Makes Us Exceptional

This essay was originally published in print August 2, 2020 Originally published to our community through our newsletter and blog…

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Dec. 15, 2020

Do Better Better #2: Why Do We Exist?

This essay was originally published in print July 26, 2020 Originally published to our community through our newsletter and blog,…

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Dec. 14, 2020

Do Better Better #1: Who Do You Want To Be? And Why?

This essay was originally published in print July 19, 2020 This week, we’re introducing Do Better Better: essays to plan for the …

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Dec. 11, 2020

Issue #209: This is Definitely Important Probably, Guy Fieri Rescues …

This week: The 80-20 Rule works both ways; The incredibly timely importance of probably; We can learn a lot on how to think from …

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Dec. 4, 2020

Issue #208: Something new

We’re moving the audio version of our Webby and Shorty-nominated newsletter into our main podcast feed and we can’t wait to share…

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Oct. 12, 2020

#101: Code Blue: Arizona Goes to The Emergency Room

In Episode 101 , Quinn & Brian ask: How did all of America end up in the emergency room? Our guest is: Dr. Hiral Tipirneni. She i…

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Oct. 5, 2020

#100: A Conversation With (A) Future President of the United States

In Episode 100 , Quinn & Brian discuss: Why state elections matter not just for your state but for the future of our planet. Our …

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Sept. 28, 2020

#99: How You Doin’?

In Episode 99 , Quinn & Brian, with help from Inverse.com, ask: how are YOU feeling? Our guest is: Ali Pattillo , a health and sc…

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Sept. 21, 2020

#98: How to Stop School Shootings in the USA

In Episode 98 , Quinn & Brian discuss: common sense solutions to prevent gun deaths and destroy the gun lobby. Our guest is: Fred…

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Sept. 14, 2020

#97: How Do We Rebuild Capitalism in a World on Fire?

In Episode #97 , Quinn digs into how we can rebuild capitalism for the world, for your company, and for yourself. Our guest is: R…

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Sept. 7, 2020

#96: A Just Alternative to Climate Disaster *and* Gentrification

In Episode 96 , Quinn & Brian ask: How do we orchestrate a just energy transition for frontline low- and middle-income communitie…

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Aug. 31, 2020

#95: How to Upgrade Your Microbiome

In Episode 95 , Quinn & Brian ask: how can we upgrade our microbiome (also, what’s a microbiome (also, why does it need upgrading…

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Aug. 24, 2020

#94: Wait. Is Climate Science...Fashionable? It Is With Allbirds!

In Episode 94 , Quinn & Brian discuss: the most comfortable and sustainable shoes on the planet. Our guest is: Hana Kajimura , wh…

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Aug. 17, 2020

#93: All The Fun Stuff (That Shouldn’t Be) in Your Drinking Water

In Episode 93 , Quinn & Brian ask: What can we do about all of this not-water in our water? Our guest is: Imari Walker , who is q…

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Aug. 10, 2020

#92: Your Invitation to Climate School at Terra.do

In Episode 92 , we're headed off to climate school! Our guest is Anshuman Bapna , the creator (and headmaster) of Terra.do , whic…

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Aug. 3, 2020

#91: Why is Drinking Water So Unaffordable for So Many Americans?

We’re back! In Episode 91 , Quinn & Brian ask: Why is drinking water so unaffordable, or unavailable, or just filthy for so many …

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June 15, 2020

GOOD NEWS: What The Hell Is CRISPR?

Back in Episode 51 , Quinn & Brian asked: Are we thinking about CRISPR all wrong (and what the hell is it)? This is one of our mo…

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June 13, 2020

Black Lives Matter: A Letter to My Fellow White Men

We published our company statement on the Black Lives Matter protests on June 8th. This is an audio version of that statement, ti…

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