The Gist

Where Genius Is Born

Eric Weiner explains why you never hear about great geniuses coming out of Las Vegas.

Where’s our modern-day Florence for incubating genius?

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On The Gist, traveler Eric Weiner joins us to discuss why certain cities throughout history have been ripe for cultivating our most creative thinkers. He’s the author of The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World’s Most Creative Places From Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley. For the Spiel, another Lobstar of the Antentwig.

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