Nov. 9, 2022

Kurt Andersen - Writer & Best-Selling Author | How to Make America New Again

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➡️ About The Guest⁣

Kurt Andersen is the author of the New York Times bestsellers “Evil Geniuses” and “Fantasyland”, as well as the bestselling novels “You Can’t Spell America Without Me”, “True Believers”, “Heyday”, “Turn of the Century”, and the podcast “Nixon at War”. He co-founded “Spy” magazine and co-created and hosted “Studio 360”, a Peabody Award-winning public radio show about art and pop culture that aired until 2020. He’s also a journalist — former New Yorker columnist and staff writer, Time critic and columnist, New York editor-in-chief and columnist — and has written as well for television, film, and the stage.

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➡️ Talking Points⁣

00:00 - Intro

01:59 - Kurt Andersen's origin story

13:38 - Thoughts on

23:42 - Kurt Andersen’s take on how America was founded

33:58 - What did Kurt Andersen mean by “make America new again” in one of his books?

39:48 - How America could achieve a better system?

41:27 - Kurt Andersen talking about his book?

42:42 -The biggest challenge Kurt Andersen has ever faced in his life

43:59 - What would be one thing Kurt Andersen would tell his 20-year-old self?

44:39 - The most impactful person in Kurt Andersen’s life

46:15 - Kurt Andersen’s book or podcast recommendations

49:51 - What does success mean to Kurt Andersen?

50:52 - How can people connect with Kurt Andersen?

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