All posts by Jonathan Levy

TIP 014 | Showrunner

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Today, we have with us Mark. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Mark is. He grew up in Houston, Texas. He worked on a show about con artists. And as a hint, he’s been working on a CBS show and that’s no bull.

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TIP 013 | The Paradox of Choice

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Today, we have with us Barry. For those of you who were listening last week, there were several hints to suggest who Barry is. He was born and raised in the Bronx. He is famous for having bought a pair of jeans that were the best fitting jeans ever. And an idea that he had articulated as foreign to the way everybody thought had then become the received wisdom.

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TIP 012 | Book in a Box

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Today, we have with us Max. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Max is. He grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. He would pick Lose Yourself by Eminem as a song that represents his life. And as a hint, he’s like the frat boy David Sedaris, even though he wasn’t in a fraternity.

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TIP 011 | Make Love Not Porn

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Today, we have with us Cindy. For those of you who were listening last episode, there were several hints to suggest who Cindy is. She grew up in Brunei in Borneo. She openly says that she dates younger men. She’s had an illustrious career in advertising. And as a hint, if you watch porn, then you should know who she is and you certainly need to know who she is.

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TIP 010 | Autism

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Today, we have with us Joan. For those of you who were listening last time, there were several hints to suggest what Joan does. She’s in the medical industry working with a slew of diseases and looking at how to affect them, ranging from autism to Parkinson’s. She grew up in New York. If somebody were to play her in a movie, it would be a cross between Melissa McCarthy and Meryl Streep. She’s also sat on the Dalai Lama’s bed but didn’t even tell him about it.

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TIP 009 | Be Flexible

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We have Jason on the podcast today. For those of you who were paying attention in last week’s episode, there were a few critical hints. He grew up in Coral Springs, Florida and he stumbled into what he loves doing through blogging before the word blog existed. And as a hint, if you are a close watcher of the magazine rack, you would’ve noticed a major visual change on the cover of a particular magazine in the last couple of months and you might have a sense of where he works.

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We have Jeff on the podcast today. For those of you who were paying attention last week, there were a few critical hints. He grew up in a little town in Connecticut called Milford, he recently hit 100 episodes with his TV show and he works out six days a week. And as a hint, think of an ‘80s movie starring a young actor who became famous on a TV show and they rebooted that movie and are now finishing up their sixth season which will air this summer.

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Influencers 007 | The Promise Of A Pencil

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I’m here with Adam. For those of you who were paying attention last week, there were a few critical hints. When he was traveling, he met a child who was quite poor. The child was asked if he could have anything, what he would have. The child said, “A pencil.” Adam is a New York Times bestselling author that achieved position two, which is absolutely incredible. If anybody were to play him in a Hollywood film, he would want Denzel Washington. The song that represents his life is Everything in its Right Place by Radiohead. Among the many other hints that he gave was that his last name is associated with a major brand that although there’s no relation, it’s a household name.

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TIP 006 | Develop Your Skills

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Today, we have Dan as our guest. For those of you who had listened to the last episode and tried to figure out who he is, here were the hints: He was born in Detroit but grew up mostly in Florida. He wants Will Smith to play him in a movie. The movie that would represent his life for the last year would be The Revenant. His name was almost Jamal Johnson, but instead he has a different name. Who is Dan? Let’s welcome him on.

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TIP 005 | Cultural Base

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Today, I have the absolute pleasure of sitting down with Aya. For those of you who had listened to the last episode and tried to figure out who she is, here were the hints: Aya is clearly in fashion. She styled Michelle Obama while Barack Obama was our President and went to the White House to do so. She styled Scarlett Johansson. Her job requires a lot of lifting potentially hardworking and dramatic people. She is not white. Who is Aya? Let’s welcome her on.

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