70 Over 70

Pineapple Street Studios

A show about how we make the most of the time we have left. Max Linsky talks to 70 remarkable people, all over the age of 70, not just about their past but their lives right now. These are conversations about the big questions we all ask ourselves, no matter how old we are. What does it mean to live well? What are we still searching for? And how do we learn to let go?

Beschikbare afleveringen

  • “They Don't Call Those Years Formative for Nothing” with Raffi

    Deanna Gobio tells the story of getting her first tattoo when she was 79 years old. Then Max talks to Raffi about his musical roots, how he learned to embrace his career as a children’s musician, and how it feels to keep playing songs...
  • “I Cannot Go from Sixty to Zero” with Bob Iger

    Anna Lee Fisher reflects on her career as an astronaut and how traveling to space helped her define her priorities. Then Max talks with Bob Iger about the impact he has had on the world as the CEO of Disney, how he has balanced personal...
  • “Everybody’s Job Changes” with Nikki Giovanni

    Howard Kakita explains how surviving the atomic bomb has impacted his perspective on aging. Then Max talks with Nikki Giovanni about why she thinks getting older is a good idea, how she decided to let the next generation of activists...
  • “We Are the Last Generation to Die” with Michio Kaku

    Travis Mayes shares how a mistake made him one of the best pit masters in Texas. Then Max talks with Dr. Michio Kaku, a physicist and co-founder of string field theory, about how physics can help predict multiple futures: of aging, of...
  • "When You Win, Brag Gently; When You Lose, Weep Softly" with Jim Clyburn

    William Locke explains why he’ll never give up his two biggest vices. Then Max talks with Congressman Jim Clyburn about how the balance between optimism and pragmatism has guided his political career and how he's maintained that balance...
  • “We Need to Make Time” with Alice Waters

    Evelyn Griesse reveals why she believes in fate. Then Max talks with Alice Waters about what she has learned over 50 years of running Chez Panisse, her legendary restaurant, and why she’s not afraid to pass it on to the next generation...
  • "I’m a Better Person Now Than I Was" with Dan Rather

    Sjanna and Peter Leighton explain how their biggest regret came to be their greatest source of joy. Then Max talks to Dan Rather about his career as the anchor of the CBS Evening News, learning to live with his mistakes, and finding his...
  • “I Am Dionne from Beginning to End” with Dionne Warwick

    Gloria Allen thanks her role models for teaching her everything she needed to know about love. Then Max talks with Dionne Warwick about how she has held on to her sense of self and why everyone—Dionne included—needs a backup...
  • “The Foolishness of the Human Condition” with Norman Lear

    Paula Weinstein reveals the secret to good parenting. Then Max talks with TV producer Norman Lear about how to sustain creativity, the perfect moments he's always searching for, and how to live between the words “over” and...
  • “Slowly Is the Fastest Way to Get to Where You Want to Be” with André De Shields

    Betty Goedhart tells the story of how a trip to the circus changed her life at age 78. Then Max talks with André De Shields about winning his first Tony Award at age 73 and why that milestone could not have come any sooner than it...
  • "What If Fire Is Just Love?” with Sister Helen Prejean

    Timothy Fullam shares the exhilaration of returning to a favorite instrument. Then Max talks with Sister Helen Prejean about what dedicating her life to ending the death penalty has taught her about facing her own mortality. -- Do you...
  • Prologue: “The Balcony and the Dance Floor” with Marty Linsky

    Before our first episode, Max sits down with the person over 70 who knows him best — his dad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices