Radiolab Live: How the Cassette Tape Changed Us
Do you want to be happier, healthier or wealthier, or simply want to reach your full potential? What if we told you that you have the power to do all these things and more?
Starting in the 1980s, phrases like these could be heard on cassette tapes and through headphones at a dizzying rate. It was the birth of self-help and the death of collective reality. WNYC Studios’ Radiolab and Senior Producer Simon Adler present a live multimedia event exploring self-help, the power of these phrases, the cassette tapes that carried them, and the ideas embedded within. Featuring silent disco headsets, an interview with novelist Tara Isabella Burton, and a performance from freestylers Bay Area Theatre Cypher.
Bring your own cassette tape and players if you want to listen in the lobby!