Episode 5 Passion Plays

Panelists and contestants confer during Wheel of Maximum Danger round. (Photo: Lucy Sutton)

All of the things we’re passionate about, in a positive or negative way, from sports to sounds to experimenting on students. This week’s panel of passionate people:

Angela Duckworth, author of the best-selling Grit and psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Interned along the most famous intern in our country’s political history.

Austan Goolsbee, economist at the University of Chicago and former White House economist, who collects movie ticket stubs.

Keisha Zollar, actor, comedian, and host of the Applying It Liberally and The Soul Glo Project podcasts; also the proud owner of a semicolon.

Our “Real-Time Human Fact-Checker” is Negin Farsad, host of the podcast Fake the Nation and author of the book How to Make White People Laugh.