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  • Highlights from recent episodes, including Slate's head of audio Alicia Montgomery; Chicken Fiesta founder Harold Vega; and Larry Ingrassia, author of A Fatal Inheritance: How a Family Misfortune Revealed a Deadly Medical Mystery
  • Lawrence Ingrassia on his book A Fatal Inheritance: How a Family Misfortune Revealed a Deadly Medical Mystery. The veteran journalist, who lost his mother, two sisters, brother and nephew to cancer, discusses the painstaking detective work that has gone into understanding his family's Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.
  • Soulidifly Productions' founder and CEO B.K. Fulton on reinventing from the top executive ranks of Verizon into a career as a prolific filmmaker and Broadway producer.
  • Restaurateur Harold Vega on leaving the violence of his native Colombia for the U.S. -- where he bussed tables and accumulated the ambition and capital to found Virginia rotisserie empire Chicken Fiesta.
  • Alicia Montgomery, Slate's head of audio and a longtime NPR producer, on the converging and diverging words of public and for-profit media. Slate, a 28-year old digital media OG with a roster of hit podcasts, just had its most profitable year on record.
  • Cambria Investment Management's Meb Faber on staying ahead in the era of democratized markets -- with too many choices and maybe too much information. We discussed diversification, risk and the tech heavyweights dominating U.S. returns. And Faber's career journey.
  • • NPR's Sarah McCammon on her bestseller The Exvangelicals • MBA-ish feels your corporate pain • New Martin Agency CEO Danny Robinson
  • Dr. Vanessa Sinclair on her new novel Things Happen -- which recalls her days as a homeless grunge teen crashing at Miami's then-abandoned Hotel Mutiny after Hurricane Andrew broke her family apart. Today, Sinclair is a psychoanalyst based in Sweden.
  • Danny Robinson, The Martin Agency's new CEO, on staying competitive, omnivorous and funky amid the seemingly relentless disruption of advertising and media.
  • NPR's Sarah McCammon on her new book, The Exvangelicals: Loving, Living and Leaving the White Evangelical Church. Recorded before an audience for Fountain Bookstore and Sam Miller's Restaurant in Richmond, Virginia.