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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 (334)

epekilis recommended:May 31st

Scientists understand so much, but migration continues to be a mysterious phenomenon.

The People's Insect

by Sidedoor

epekilis recommended:May 31st

The segment on killer bees kind of freaked me out a bit. Like a lot of animal species in our recent human history, African bees were deliberately introduced by humans to a new ecosystem (South America) under controlled conditions to cross-breed. That is, until they escaped their controlled conditio...Show More

I thought this episode was...

💡 Educational

Best of the Rest II

by Sidedoor

epekilis recommended:May 28th

I was fascinated by the concept of using an aural medium like podcasting to describe the utterly visual medium of painting. I decided to start with a completely abstract painting to see how this would work. It’s a really interesting experience. I have a general sense of what Mondrian’s paintings loo...Show More

I thought this episode was...

💡 Educational
🤔 Thought-provoking

Ep. 10 - Piet Mondrian's "Composition with Red, Yellow, and Blue" (1927)

by The Lonely Palette