This Mortal Coil with Sarah Macdonald
Sarah Macdonald asks writer Mark Matousek why he left working with Andy Warhol behind and what gives his life meaning today in This Mortal Coil.
Mindpod Network with Chris Grosso
National Association of Memoir Writers
Roundtable discussion with Linda Joy Myers about the changing self in memoir.
Teaching What We Need to Learn with Raphael Cushnir
Leaders in personal growth and spirituality share their innermost challenges.
Writing & True Love with Polly Young-Eisendrath and Mark Matousek
Can you write about true love without experiencing a broken heart? Did you know that writing and love both have mystery?
Crossing the Murky, Moral Terrain of Ethics
Helen Kim Presents
February 29, 2012
Mark Matousek on The Art of Spiritual Memoir
November 19th, 2011
Interview with Mark Matousek
Are people inherently good or inherently bad? That’s the question writer Mark Matousek set out to answer in his new book, Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good.
The Leonard Lopate Show
August 23, 2011
What Makes Us Good – Interview with Mark Matousek. Mark Matousek explains why he believes that, contrary to what we’ve been taught in our reason-obsessed culture, emotions are the foundation of ethical life, and that without emotions, human beings cannot be empathic, moral, or good. In Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good, Matousek examines morality from a scientific, sociological, and anthropological standpoint.
August 5, 2011
Ethical Wisdom. A whole bunch of nerves, skin, bone, and so forth… what makes us so different from other animals? A neocortex, among other things: a portion of the brain that allows us to not only feel emotions but think about feeling them. We’ll talk about brain structures and societal strictures that lead to morals and ethics with Mark Matousek, the author of Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good.
Prime Time Radio with Mike Cuthbert
July 29, 2011
Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good or Not
Mark Matousek’s Ethical Wisdom is an insightful book, which explores ethics and morality. Listen to Matousek explain how people are inherently ethical.
New York Open Center
November 1, 2010
Spiritual Memoir: Art of Self-Inquiry
WNPR: The Faith Middleton Show
July 16, 2009
Mark Matousek’s When You’re Falling, Dive, and Luke Dempsey and birdwatching
There aren’t many books available about how the most profound challenges can strengthen us, but Mark Matousek’s When You’re Falling, Dive is one of them.
Michael Toms: How to Keep Going When Your Life Is Falling apart with Mark Matousek
September 10, 2008
When life becomes impossibly difficult, what does it take to pick yourself up off the floor and face another day? Mark Matousek has learned to survive crisis by studying with the world’s great spiritual teachers and by facing his own darkest days.
The Positive Mind with Armand di Mele
June 5, 2008
Survival Strategies interview with Mark Matousek
There are many opportunities to develop new skills and awareness when challenged by stark realities.
The Leonard Lopate Show
August 23, 2001
The Boy He Left Behind
When You’re Falling, Dive at Watkins Books, London – Full Video
Here’s the full video of my reading from When You’re Falling, Dive, at Watkins Books in London followed by a Q&A.
May 26, 2016
Wake Up The Masses
July 15, 2014
Writing as a path of self inquiry
This is an excerpt from the interview with Mark Matousek at the Science and Nonduality Conference featured in the 3DVD set “Science and Nonduality Anthology Vol.4″.
Growing Boulder TV: Mark Matousek
Growing Bolder TV: Mark Matousek
Who are you? What is the story of your life? Whatever you think it is, author Mark Matousek says it’s probably a lie or a delusion!
July 23, 2013
Tips on Having Healthy Friendships
Mark Matousek in Conversation with Eve Ensler
May 1, 2013
Mark talks to the author of The Vagina Monologues about her extraordinary memoir, In the Body of the World during this public event at Barnes and Noble
Dharma Salon: How to Survive a Plague
January 25, 2013
New York was Ground Zero in the 1980s for the activist AIDS movement known as ACT UP, and David France’s wrenching documentary, How to Survive a Plague, captures that time as never before with footage he has gathered going 30 years back.
Dharma Salon: The Warhol Exhibit at the Met
December 18, 2012
If Andy Warhol had never lived – turning Campbell’s Soup cans into pop art icons, injecting the “15 minutes of fame” meme into our collective consciousness – American culture, as we know it, might never have happened.
Mark Matousek teaches Spiritual Memoir at The Open Center
Science and Nonduality (SAND) Conference
Truth Story Transformation: Mark Matousek at the Sand Conference
October 12, 2012
San Raphael, CA.
Grow Through It: Online Storytelling Community
September 14, 2012
Mark Matousek, Author of When You’re Falling, Dive
ABC News: Lessons in the Art of Living
September 7, 2008
Fox News: Judith Regan Tonight
Author Mark Matousek with Ram Dass
Working on his book Still Here in the movie Fierce Grace.
November 1, 2013
Turning Around Trauma
Maverick approaches are helping people to heal from trauma, and thrive through life’s biggest hardships.
August 4, 2013
An Interview with Mark Matousek: Energy Vampires
The Chicago Tribune
July 23, 2013
How to be a healthy friend
You can nurture and navigate your friendships so they last a lifetime – here’s how
US News & World Report
July 15, 2013
The Do’s and Don’ts of Friendship
Mark Matousek on how to be, find and keep a good friend
Art & Inspiration Magazine
From Crisis to Creativity: An Interview with Mark Matousek
The Sunday Times
March 11, 2012
After the Fall
To survive a tragedy, you have to dive into the pain and embrace it. Clover Stroud explains how her Mum’s accident has helped her to really live.
Kindred Spirit Magazine
25th Anniversary Edition
Ethical Wisdom: Interview with Mark Matousek
January 8, 2012
Talking to Mark Matousek
The Inspirational American writer talks to Healthy about how hard times can help us find meaning in life.
June 1, 2011
Ethical Wisdom Interview with Mark Matousek.
Mark Matousek is a Tricycle contributing editor. His new book, Ethical Wisdom: What Makes Us Good, is now available in bookstores.
April 28, 2010
Andy Warhol Creeped Me Out
Of God and Warhol
“As Mark Matousek’s exhilarating memoir, Sex Death Enlightenment, proves, disgust with and even terror at the hollowness of a life spent manufacturing glitz can send one screaming down the highway toward the holy even faster then doing time in an ashram. That is only the first of many astonishing discoveries available to the openhearted, even those who work at (or read) slick magazines with celebrities on the cover.”