326 Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond || Western Civ Revisited
We take a look at Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond.In a Pulitzer Prize-winning book, the author dismantles racially based theories of human history by revealing the environmental factors he feels are responsible for history's broadest patterns. Reissue.Once Upon a VampireRead with me: Aspiring Authorskawfeehaus@protonmail.com Finally on Twitter @KawFee_Haus Read new articles at KawFee Haus Korner on Substack Consider supporting the show on Patreon See what I'm reading on Goodreads
This month, the two Daves convene to discuss America's past time. They reminisce about their own memories of baseball and listening to games on the radio before diving into Jared Diamond's book about how the new science of hitting has revolutionized the game in the last decade.
You Know I’m Right, Episode 174: The Wall Street Journal's Jared Diamond
You Know I'm Right
On the 174th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by The Wall Street Journal's MLB reporter, Jared Diamond for an exclusive interview to discuss: - Pursuing a career in journalism and attending Syracuse University - Getting hired by the Wall Street Journal - Being a beat reporter and covering the 2015 New York Mets - Writing a book - 30 Newsletter - Being a professor at Manhattan College - You Know I'm Right moment
It's time to take the mound for the latest episode of the Just End The Suffering podcast! Host Mike Phillips (@MPhillips331) kicks off the show by wrapping up March Madness coverage (2:01) with Troy Mauriello (@TroyMauriello), the host of the Seeing Red podcast, as the pair recap the Final Four and National Championship Game while looking ahead to next season. Mike is then joined by Jared Diamond (@JaredDiamond) of the Wall Street Journal to preview the upcoming baseball season (36:37) with a look at the two New York teams and the league as a whole. Mike then makes MLB Over/Under picks (1:06:15) with Phil Fraietta in a baseball-themed edition of Show Me The Money and shares his thoughts on Moon Knight (1:47:24), the latest Marvel show on Disney+, in the Two Minute Drill. Check out Jared Diamond's baseball coverage for the Wall Street Journal! Check our Jared Diamond's book, Swing Kings! Subscribe to the Seeing Red podcast! Subscribe to the Just End The Suffering podcast on Apple, Amazon, TuneIn, Stitcher and Spotify! Subscribe to Mike Phillips’s channel on YouTube!
55. Jared Diamond on the Downfall of Civilizations — and His Optimism for Ours
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He’s the award-winning author of hugely popular books like Guns, Germs, and Steel; Collapse; and Upheaval. But Jared actually started his varied career as an expert on gallbladders and birds. The physiologist turned geographer talks with Steve about his brushes with death, why the Norse Greenlanders wouldn’t eat fish, and why he has never been invited to a cannibal ceremony.
Nick Pollack & Friends - Nick Pollack hangs out with Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal. Follow Nick Pollack & Friends on Twitter - @NickFriendsPodFollow Nick Pollack on Twitter - @PitcherListFollow Jared on Twitter - @JaredDiamondPurchase Swing Kings here. Support the podcast with Pitcher List Plus Part of the Pitcher List Podcast Network - @PitcherListPods
Nick Pollack & Friends - Nick Pollack hangs out with Jared Diamond of The Wall Street Journal. Follow Nick Pollack & Friends on Twitter - @NickFriendsPodFollow Nick Pollack on Twitter - @PitcherListFollow Jared on Twitter - @JaredDiamondPurchase Swing Kings here. Support the podcast with Pitcher List Plus Part of the Pitcher List Podcast Network - @PitcherListPodsGet PL+ and join our Discord: https://pitcherlist.com/plus
Jared Diamond and Rosie Boycott - The Last Tree on Easter Island
A 5x15 and Penguin Classics series of Green Ideas special event with Jared Diamond who discusses his short book The Last Tree on Easter Island.Life on earth has become irrevocably altered by humans. What can we do to acknowledge our impact on the earth and pave the way for a fairer, saner, greener world?The Last Tree on Easter Island is Jared Diamond's haunting account of visiting the mysterious stone statues of Easter Island. As the multi-award winning author and geographer proposes in his best-selling book, Collapse, Easter Island is the ‘clearest example of a society that destroyed itself by overexploiting its own resources.’Diamond’s new book hones in on this theme with powerful brevity. In his exploration of how a remote civilization dismantled itself by exploiting its own natural resources he urges us to recognise why we must heed this warning for our own era.Penguin Green Ideas: The Last Tree on Easter Island is in the Penguin Classics series of Green Ideas; twenty short books which bring you the ideas that have changed the way we think and talk about the living earth and together point the way to a fairer, saner, greener world. This Autumn 5x15 is working on a number of talks with the ground breaking authors from the Green Ideas series.Jared Diamond is a Professor of Geography at UCLA and a noted polymath whose books about human societies blend biology, geography, anthropology, linguistics and history. He is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the seminal million-copy-bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, which was named one of Time magazine's best non-fiction books of all time, Collapse, a No. 1 international bestseller, and Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change, among other books.5x15 brings together outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. Learn more about 5x15 events: 5x15stories.comTwitter: www.twitter.com/5x15storiesFacebook: www.facebook.com/5x15storiesInstagram: www.instagram.com/5x15stories
Justin Fields Is Now Starting, Jared Diamond Interview (Sports Talk Chicago / WCKG 9-26-21)
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On today’s show, host Jon Zaghloul previews the Bears’ matchup against Cleveland, and explains why Justin Fields will have much to prove on Sunday. Jon also catches up with Jared Diamond, national MLB writer for The Wall Street Journal (19:09)! They discuss the White Sox’s playoff run, and their chances against the Astros in the ALDS. They also talk about the AL MVP race, and whether Shohei Ohtani is a lock to win the award. Later in the interview, Jared reveals the story behind his new newsletter, entitled The 30, plus shares the joys of fatherhood! TO ACCESS SPORTS TALK CHICAGO’S EXCLUSIVE SPORTS GAMBLING PROMOTION, VISIT https://sportstalkchicago.com/cash/. Remember to tune in on weekends at 7a Central to listen to the show live on AM 1530 WCKG! National audiences can find WCKG on the iHeartRadio and Radio.com apps!