How to Reinvent Yourself, With Coss Marthe and Lawrence O’Donnell

In this episode, Coss Marté tells us how he went from drug lord to fitness entrepreneur using the regime he developed in prison. We then go outside to learn how humans reinvented themselves and chat with TV expert Lawrence O’Donnell about how he reinvented himself as a socialist (and why some people are so afraid of socialism).

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In this episode

Introduction (0:00 – 2:04)

Alice and Melissa discuss their first attempts at rethinking.

Man in the street (2:05 – 4:11)

Producer Levi Sharp takes to the streets to ask people, “How did you reinvent yourself?”

Interview (4:30 – 26:47)

Koss is the creator of Conbody, a New York-based fitness studio. This is how he reinvented himself.

Playlist (27:38 – 30:14)

This week, Coss Marté is proposing a few songs for Become the Beast. Playlist below!

Happy Hour with three ingredients (30: 27-32:53)

Our very own food editor Claire Lower tells us about one of her favorite inventions: Fauxjito without the confusion.

Scary Corner (33:00 – 36:57)

We get together with MSNBC host Laurence O’Donnell to discuss socialism. (Scaaary.)

Update of the week (38:53 – 43:30)

Finally, we are back with Lawrence O’Donnell to check out this week’s updates. This week: Another brand-specific oat milk cork; the benefits of hiring an online dietitian / trainer / butt specialist; and it is a universal bike mount for your smartphone.


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