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The Talks at Google podcast - where great minds meet.

Talks at Google brings the world’s most influential thinkers, creators, makers, and doers all to one place. Every episode is taken from a video that can be seen at YouTube.com/TalksAtGoogle.

Aug 20, 2019

Heidi Schreck, Mike Iveson, Thursday Williams, and Rosdely Ciprian from the Broadway production of What the Constitution Means to Me discuss their groundbreaking play. The play was a finalist for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Direct from its revolutionary Off-Broadway run, "WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME" has...


Aug 13, 2019

According to the 2018 World Happiness Report, the world’s happiest countries tend to have high values for six critical variables found to support well-being: income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity. Denmark is consistently among the top 3, while the USA are slipping down the...


Aug 6, 2019

If you think the world is coming to an end, think again.  People are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, Steven Pinker believes the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.

Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of...


Jul 30, 2019

Comedy Sex God is a hilarious, profound, enlightening romp around the fertile mind of stand-up stand out, podcast king, and HBO superstar Pete Holmes.

Pete Holmes is a comedian. Maybe you've seen his show, Crashing, on HBO. Maybe you know him from his podcast You Made It Weird. Or The Pete Holmes Show! Or his videos...


Jul 23, 2019

Surgeon, public health researcher, and MacArthur fellow Atul Gawande discusses his #1 NY Times bestseller, "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End."

Modern medicine has transformed the dangers of birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But when it comes to the inescapable...