Point Blank Show

Point Blank Show (46)

The Point Blank Show is an excuse to spend sometime with people having immense insights and significant achievements. The guests on the show range from entrepreneurs, artists, business leaders, writer, sports personality etc. Each show attempts to bring out insights and often making us think about things that aren't obvious.

Brendan Greeley joins us after a long time to talk about his feature story in Bloomberg's Businessweek on Spotify entering the United States. In this podcast, he talks about how Spotify cracked the long standing question: 'How do we make something so much more convenient than piracy that we get…
Philip Coggan, The Economist's Capital Markets Editor joins us to talk about his special report on Pensions. Things have changed quite a bit since the first pension scheme was introduced by Otto Von Bismarck back in the 19th century. As people in developed countries are living longer, the pressure on…
Robert Lane Greene, the International Correspondent of The Economist has released his first book titled, 'You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity'. In this podcast, Lane clearly distinguishes the sticklers from the linguists. While he supports those who strive to write and talk…
In the Indian film industry, what Amitabh Bachchan or Dilip Kumar is to acting, Nitin Chandrakant Desai is to art direction. The winner of four national awards and many successful movies such as Lagaan, Devdas, Jodha Akbar, Hum Dil Dechuke Sanam, Munnabhai, etc talks about his craft and the challenges…
Kenneth Cukier is The Economist's Japan Business and Finance correspondent, but in the last couple of weeks, he has stared at one of the most grueling assignments of his career: cover Japan's largest earthquake, visit disaster zones and make sense of the mayhem. In this podcast, Kenn salutes the spirit…