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Ellen Pekilis

@epekilis

Information omnivore, seeks podcasts that shine a light on the human story in the big picture issue. Love the edges where disciplines touch: science, business, women, food, writing, history, design. But NO true crime. EVER. Except about food.

Episode Recommendations (337)

epekilis recommended:Jun 1st

150 years have passed and the technology has finally caught up with her, but Florence Nightingale’s work on statistical analysis and data analytics is still foundational and relevant.

I thought this episode was...

🕵️‍ Well-researched

The life and legend of Florence Nightingale

by History Extra podcast

epekilis recommended:Jun 1st

I can’t answer this question. I don’t know how you communicate something after the apocalypse. Who is the audience if humanity was wiped out? It does make me think of 99% Invisible Episode #114 Ten Thousand Years, about the challenges of communicating a nuclear waste warning forward to whoever wi...Show More

I thought this episode was...

🧐 Intriguing
🤔 Thought-provoking

The Cataclysm Sentence

by Radiolab

epekilis recommended:Jun 1st

This episode was so powerful I started to have an anxiety response listening to it. It’s also the first time I’ve ever heard anybody assess/explain Yoko Ono’s work as a performance artist thoughtfully & seriously without constantly reframing it as a rather contemptible side note within her husband’...Show More

I thought this episode was...

💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

Ep. 28 - Yoko Ono's "Cut Piece" (1964)

by The Lonely Palette