198: How to Win Friends and Influence People

198: How to Win Friends and Influence People

Nov 2, 2001
Stories of people climbing to be number one. How do they do it? What is the fundamental difference between us and them?
Paul Feig is the recent author of the children's book, Ignatius MacFarland: Frequenaut!.
  • Host Ira Glass talks with Paul Feig, who as a sixth-grader, at the urging of his father, actually read the Dale Carnegie classic How to Win Friends and Influence People. What he found was that afterwards, he had a bleaker understanding of human nature—and even fewer friends than when he started. (9 minutes) ChildhoodFriendshipFunny

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