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    • The Genius Dialogues

    • Written by: Audible Originals, Bob Garfield
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Original Recording
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    The MacArthur Foundation awards the “Genius Grant” every year to the most compelling scientists, educators and artists in the country. But who are these “geniuses,” really? Host Bob Garfield sits down with fellows, including writer and producer David Simon, radio producer Jad Abumrad, and inventor Amy Smith, to learn what events shaped their life, how they became leaders in their fields, and what they imagine our shared future looks like.

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    • Great Show

    • By kendra on 2018-10-06

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Can't Buy Me Like

    • How Authentic Customer Connections Drive Superior Results
    • Written by: Bob Garfield, Doug Levy
    • Narrated by: Lee Han
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Today’s brands face an apparent choice between two evils: continue betting on their increasingly ineffective advertising or put blind faith in the supposedly mystical power of social media, where “likes” stand in for transactions and a mass audience is maddeningly elusive. There has to be a better way... As Lennon and McCartney wrote a half century ago, money can’t buy you love. But in today’s world, where people have become desensitized - even disillusioned - by ad campaigns and marketing slogans, that maxim needs an update: Money can’t even buy you like.

    Price: CDN$ 25.92

    • Bedfellows

    • Written by: Bob Garfield
    • Narrated by: Alan Marriott
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
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    When a scandal cost him his high-paying job on Madison Avenue, ad man Jack Schiavone thought he could start over as a mattress discounter in beachfront Brooklyn. But his dream of a nice, quiet new life running a mattress store is about to get whacked. There’s a mob war brewing, and 'Mr. Mattress' quickly finds himself in the middle of it.

    Price: CDN$ 18.51