Dr. John Gowdy is Rittenhouse Teaching
Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Department of
Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. We discuss the
social and economic lives of hunter gatherers, among other
About the Podcast
Tangentially Speaking is dedicated to the idea that good conversation is spontaneous, organic, revelatory, and free to go down unexpected paths with unexpected people. Come hang with comics, porn stars, bank robbers, drug smugglers, scientists, authors, and world travelers.