S6 E26 Mike O’Toole and Hugh Kennedy, David Thomson, Brian Castner
On the Podcast: Mike O’Toole & Hugh Kennedy, David Thomson, and Brian Castner

In this episode, meet Mike O’Toole and Hugh Kennedy, co-authors of The Unconventionals, film critic David Thomson, author of A Light in the Dark, and journalist Brian Castner, author of Stampede. Whether you are a business buff looking for a jolt of inspiration, a film buff seeking behind-the-screen secrets, or a history buff questing after untold stories, you’ll want to hear more about each of these author’s new audiobooks. Plus, get the inside scoop on what it was like for them to record their work.

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The Unconventionals chronicles the amazing stories behind leading brands like American Express, Converse, and Waze, and shows listeners how reinventing a company (or starting a new one) can be easier than you think.

With his customary candor, film critic Thomson analyzes both landmark works and forgotten films from classic directors such as Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Jean Renoir, and Jean-Luc Godard, as well as contemporary powerhouses such as Jane Campion, Spike Lee, and Quentin Tarantino. Judicious, vivid, and witty, A Light in the Dark is a required audiobook for every movie lover.

Stampede is a gripping and wholly original account of the epic human tragedy that was the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98. One hundred thousand men and women rushed heedlessly north to make their fortunes; very few did, but many thousands of them died in the attempt.

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