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Blue Men, Psychopaths and a Bad Date

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After many years in the legendary Blue Man Group, a performer makes a profound connection with an audience member; Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch meets a debonair man at a cocktail party and dares to think he might be Mr. Right; and a world-renowned neuroscientist identifies patterns in the brains of psychopathic killers.

John Grady. Photo by Robin Damore.

After many years in the legendary Blue Man Group, a performer makes a profound connection with an audience member.

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A world-renowned neuroscientist identifies patterns in the brains of psychopathic killers

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After losing her job, a comic tries to use her time wisely.

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John Grady

After many years in the legendary Blue Man Group, a performer makes a profound connection with an audience member.

John gets ready for a “Blue Man Group” show backstage.

 

James Fallon

A world-renowned neuroscientist identifies patterns in the brains of psychopathic killers.

The Moth’s Artistic Director, Catherine Burns, interviews neuroscientist James Fallon about his family’s dark past and his struggle to keep his promise.

James with his family’s brain scans. Image courtesy of Daniel A. Anderson/UC Irvine Communications.

James struggles with his family’s legacy.

James as a little boy.

James with his family.

James’ TED Talk, “Exploring the Mind of a Killer.”

The music featured in this episode…

The Drift – Uncanny Valley - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify

Blue Man Group – PVC 

Matthias Bossi – A Delicious Silence 

Matthias Bossi – Delphyic Hymn 

Billy Elliot Original Cast – Finale - Find it on iTunes/Amazon/Spotify