Manoush Zomorodi

Host, Note to Self

Manoush Zomorodi appears in the following:

Catherine Mohr: A Love Story... That Begins With A Sea Urchin

Friday, June 11, 2021

Catherine Mohr shares the story of a scuba diving trip gone wrong, where getting stabbed by a sea urchin transformed her relationship with the ocean... and ultimately led her to the love of her life.

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Jen Gunter: The Truth About Our Bodies

Friday, May 28, 2021

What does it mean to be healthy and to care for our bodies? This hour, physician and writer Jen Gunter empowers us to cut through false medical claims and make informed decisions about our health.

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Lee Mokobe: How Can We Make Sense Of Ourselves Through Poetry?

Friday, May 14, 2021

How can art be a tool to better understand ourselves and the world around us? Poet Lee Mokobe shares what it was like to grow up trans in South Africa, and how language can be a tool for change.

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Amanda Gorman: Using Your Voice Is A Political Choice

Friday, May 14, 2021

Poet Amanda Gorman has often been asked to write poems that aren't "political." In her 2018 TED Talk, she explains why her writing inherently carries messages greater than her words.

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Jon M. Chu: Why Does Representation On Screen Matter?

Friday, May 14, 2021

With his film Crazy Rich Asians, director Jon M. Chu made his mark on Hollywood — opening doors for Asian American representation on screen. He reflects on how his heritage informs his cinematic work.

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Camille A. Brown: How Can We Tap Into Our Creative Expression Through Dance?

Friday, May 14, 2021

For Camille A. Brown, choreography unlocked a new way to understand her power as a dancer. She explains how social dance — and its origins — have allowed her to celebrate her creative identity.

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What It's Like To Be A Radio Host With Hearing Loss

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Manoush Zomorodi of the TED Radio Hour podcast talks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about her hearing loss and strategies she's developed to cope.

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TED Radio Hour Offers A Show About Loneliness During The Pandemic

Friday, May 01, 2020

The pandemic has left people to deal with various complicated emotions. TED Radio Hour has put together a show about one of them, loneliness.

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A Good Time for Boredom

Monday, March 30, 2020

Manoush Zomorodi, host of TED Radio Hour, discusses her book, Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self.

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Whose Bot Army Is Following Manoush?

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Generic usernames, no photos, no tweets. This week, we investigate the dozens of mysterious accounts following Manoush on Twitter. Plus, what makes a good bot – and a bad one.

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The Fourth Amendment Needs Your Attention

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

This week, the Supreme Court cases that defined privacy for the digital age. Because the founding fathers didn’t write the Bill of Rights with the internet in mind.

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How To Have No Filter

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Listener stories and tips: we wrap up our No Filter series of conversations about how women live online.

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How Women Are Owning It Online

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Note to Self's Manoush Zomorodi and Stella Bugbee, president of New York Magazine's The Cut, on what they've learned by talking to women about life online.

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No Filter: Jasmyn Lawson

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

The woman behind some of your favorite gifs takes us to the future. See what being a woman on the web may look like.

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No Filter: Barbara Kruger

Friday, March 30, 2018

The iconic artist on our curated selfies, owning a font, and why we all need likes. You know?

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No Filter: Christiane Amanpour

Thursday, March 29, 2018

The CNN anchor on sex, wearing a “uniform,” and staying profesh on air and online.

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No Filter: Amy Sherald

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Her portrait of Michelle Obama went viral. Amy Sherald dismisses the haters. “Some people want their poetry to rhyme.”

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No Filter: Trace Lysette

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The Transparent star on the political nude selfie, her #metoo moment, and constructing her self online and IRL.

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No Filter: Lele Pons

Monday, March 26, 2018

What 23 million Instagram followers see when they look at Lele. Day 1 of our weeklong series with The Cut.

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Women Online

Monday, March 26, 2018

Is your online self “the real you?

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