8.16.14 - The Whole Pairs Show


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The lone genius myth, is just that - a myth - according to Joshua Wolf Shenk, author of “Powers of Two: Seeking the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs.” And the creator of one of the most iconic pairs - Kermit and Miss Piggy - is the subject of a new book, “Make Art Make Money: Lessons from Jim Henson on Fueling Your Creative Career.” Then MIT cultural anthropologist Natasha Dow Schull, author of “Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas” explains the gambling industry’s latest innovations and why they’re not so good for people. Plus, Twister – why it’s less fun with one.