Third Eye Weekly

Premiere DateMar 5, 2015
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Echoes
00:46 The Question
02:13 Taking it to the Streets
04:50 Reflection on the Power of Secrets
09:15 Last Rites at the Jane Hotel of Montreal
14:16 Introducing Jennifer Jacquet
14:59 Jacquet Interview
36:08 Reflections on the Secrets of Shame
43:29 Bodies Anna Binkovitz
46:37 Introducing Michael Brandow
47:24 Brandow Interview
58:14 Reflections on Negative Secrets of Dog Breeding
62:11 Watusi Humans
63:59 Third Eye (Forrest Fenn)
65:35 Fenn Interview
75:48 The Answer
79:37 Outro
79:51 Haiku
80:12 Finish

Welcome to Third Eye Weekly–a podcast dedicated to answering the big questions through intimate story telling. Tune in and listen to BTR hosts Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz as they weave spoken words, independent music, and unique stories that help bring our inner and external selves to full circle.

Today’s podcast is about secrets.Our big question is: What are the different kinds of secrets that we hold close? Are we better off without them or do they help us build stronger relationships and seek the answers in life?

To investigate the secrets of how our society shames for revealing secrets, we’ll talk with Jennifer Jacquet, an assistant professor at the Department of Environmental Studies at NYU. She is the author of Is Shame Necessary: New Uses for an Old Tool, which seeks to examine the evolution, function, and future of the use of the social disapproval.

We’ll also chat with Michael Brandow about the secrets behind dog breeding, and the negative implications nobody talks about. Michael is the author of A Matter of Breeding: A Biting History of Pedigree Dogs and How the Quest for Status Has Harmed Man’s Best Friend.

Lastly, for our Third Eye perspective into the question this week we’ll wrap it up by talking with Forrest Fenn, a former gallery collector who has hidden millions of dollars worth of treasure in a chest somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. He has written a poem including clues for people to discover it.

For our People on the Street segment, check out our video featuring the folks we interviewed down at Union Square Park in NYC.

You can also check out a video of our interview with Michael Brandow on the secret dangers of pedigree dog breeding.

The Playlist!

Music & Poetry

Last Rites at the Jane Hotel – of Montreal

Watusi – Humans

“Bodies” By Anna Binkovitz

Zach Schepis and Lisa Autz have co-hosted BTR's Third Eye Weekly podcast since November 2014. Learn more about Zach and Lisa.